Three Things to Consider When Asking for a Job Reference

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Asking for a job reference is one of those things that is perfectly normal and necessary, and yet potentially uncomfortable. There something about asking, “Hey, is it okay if a stranger calls you and asks you a lot of questions …

By Kaitlin McManus - Vault
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So you want to be a…Human Resources Specialist

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What They Do

Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle tasks related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training. Typical duties include the following:

Consult with employers to identify employment needs
Interview applicants about …

By Hayden Duplechain
Hayden Duplechain Career Development Specialist Hayden Duplechain
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4 Tips for Building Relationships Through Informational Interviews

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Informational interviews are treasure troves of information. What you collect from these types of networking meetings—in which you build relationships with people at the organizations you want to join—can provide you with insights that can help you improve your resume, cover …

By David Solloway - Vault
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HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) Application is due Feb. 12th

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The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is seeking applicants for the 2021 sessions of the HACU National Internship Program (HNIP). This program offers students the opportunity to receive valuable work experience through paid internships at federal agencies and …

By Troy Hopkins
Troy Hopkins Director, Undergraduate Career Counseling Troy Hopkins
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10 Tips for Finding a Mentor—and Making the Relationship Count

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When Kelly Jackson was a 24-year-old public relations manager at the Philadelphia-based marketing firm Allen & Gerritsen (A&G), she asked three top executives at the firm to be her mentors—to answer her questions, offer advice, and help her navigate the …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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