Key Tips Before Meeting a Future Employer

Preparing to meet a possible future employer can be very nerve-wracking. Whether it is a job interview, networking event, or even a coffee meet-up, it is super important to bring your A game. With the Fall Career & Internship Fair right around the corner, it's so crucial to make sure you are on top of … Continue reading Key Tips Before Meeting a Future Employer

Didn’t Land an Internship? Here’s What to do Instead

Finding a summer internship can be extremely stressful and difficult.  For college students today, there is an enormous amount of pressure to get internship experience before graduating and heading into the real world. Although an internship does look great on a resume and can teach you valuable skills, there are other ways to grow and gain … Continue reading Didn’t Land an Internship? Here’s What to do Instead

Mastering the STAR Method

Throughout your professional life, you will encounter many behavioral-based questions in job and internship interviews. All of these questions can be answered perfectly with the STAR method. If done correctly, this structured manner of responding to behavioral-based questions is guaranteed to impress employers. So...what is the STAR method? To demonstrate this technique, we will use the following example … Continue reading Mastering the STAR Method

Steps to Take After a Job Rejection

You've been vigorously searching for a full-time job or internship all year and it feels as though you've finally found a good fit for you.  You got an interview and it went well!  Anxiously, you await their feedback, clinging to the hope that you'll receive an offer and your stressful job search will finally come to an end. … Continue reading Steps to Take After a Job Rejection

The 5 Commandments of Swearing in the Workplace

Using Your Favorite &$%*ing Words at Work Can you guess the number of times each day I successfully filter a “swear” word in the workplace? It’s truly a magnificent feat at times, not because I dislike my job, but because I think of language like a big box of crayons. I don’t want to settle … Continue reading The 5 Commandments of Swearing in the Workplace

How to get career experience IN ATHENS over the summer

As an OHIO alumna that spent two of my undergraduate summers in Athens between quarters (does that give away how old I am?), I am fondly reminded of how wonderful those few short months were as a true “local.” I am also reminded of the awesome experiences I had here, instead of feeling the pressure … Continue reading How to get career experience IN ATHENS over the summer