Category: Career Advice

  • How to Work From Home

    How to Work From Home

    Amid all of the uncertainties caused by the coronavirus pandemic, one thing is set in stone. Work will never be the same. Remote work has become a new norm. Companies, organizations, and government bodies have fundamentally changed the ways that they operate. Even after the pandemic settles down, many employees and interns will still be […]

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  • How to Get a Job — Interview With Adam Capozzi, Director of Career Services, Assessment and Student Success at Syracuse University

    How to Get a Job — Interview With Adam Capozzi, Director of Career Services, Assessment and Student Success at Syracuse University

    TUN sits down with Adam Capozzi, the director of career services, assessment and student success at Syracuse University, to discuss what students should do to get a job.  TUN: Adam, thanks so much for joining.  CAPOZZI: I appreciate it, Jackson. It’s always great talking with you.  What can students do while they are in college […]

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  • How to Get a Summer Internship — Interview With Adam Capozzi, Director of Career Services, Assessment and Student Success at Syracuse University

    How to Get a Summer Internship — Interview With Adam Capozzi, Director of Career Services, Assessment and Student Success at Syracuse University

    TUN sits down with Adam Capozzi, the director of career services, assessment and student success at Syracuse University, to discuss what students can do to help them get a summer internship.  TUN: Adam, thanks for joining us.  CAPOZZI: I appreciate the opportunity, Jackson.  So, let’s start on campus. What on-campus resources can students use to […]

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  • How to Find a Job — Interview With Lynn Hansen, Executive Director of Career Services at UCF

    How to Find a Job — Interview With Lynn Hansen, Executive Director of Career Services at UCF

    TUN sits down with Lynn Hansen, the executive director of career services at the University of Central Florida, to discuss how students can find a job.  TUN: Lynn, thanks so much for joining us.  HANSEN: You’re more than welcome. Thank you for having me.  So, let’s start on campus. What on-campus resources can students use […]

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  • Networking Tips for College Students — Interview With Natalia Guarin-Klein, Director, Magner Career Center at Brooklyn College

    Networking Tips for College Students — Interview With Natalia Guarin-Klein, Director, Magner Career Center at Brooklyn College

    TUN sits down with Natalia Guarin-Klein, the director of the Magner Career Center at Brooklyn College, to discuss networking tips for college students.  TUN: Natalia, thanks so much for joining us.  GUARIN-KLEIN: Well, thanks for having me. So, let’s start with on-campus networking. Where’s the best place on campus for college students to meet people […]

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  • How to Find Internships — Interview With V’Rhaniku Haynes, Interim Director of Experiential Learning, University of Central Florida

    How to Find Internships — Interview With V’Rhaniku Haynes, Interim Director of Experiential Learning, University of Central Florida

    TUN sits down with V’Rhaniku Haynes, the interim director of experiential learning at the University of Central Florida, to discuss how students can find internships. TUN: V’Rhaniku, thanks so much for joining us. HAYNES: Thank you for having me. Let’s start on campus. What on-campus resources can students use to help them find internships? I […]

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  • Questions to Ask During Job Interviews — Interview With Natalia Guarin-Klein, Director, Brooklyn College’s Career Center

    Questions to Ask During Job Interviews — Interview With Natalia Guarin-Klein, Director, Brooklyn College’s Career Center

    TUN sits down with Natalia Guarin-Klein, director of the Magner Career Center at Brooklyn College, to discuss the questions you can ask (or not) during job interviews.  TUN: Natalia, thanks so much for joining us.  Guarin-Klein: Thanks for having me.  Why is it important to ask questions during job interviews? What does it show the […]

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  • How to Get a Job Interview — Interview With Jia Wei Cao, Career Coach, Stony Brook University’s Career Center

    How to Get a Job Interview — Interview With Jia Wei Cao, Career Coach, Stony Brook University’s Career Center

    TUN sits down with Jia Wei Cao, a career coach at Stony Brook University’s Career Center, to provide some tips on how to get a job interview.  TUN: Jia Wei, thanks so much for joining us.  JIA WEI: Absolutely. Great to be back. Thank you, Jackson.  Applying for jobs can be exhausting. Sometimes it can […]

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  • How to Enhance Your Resume During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    How to Enhance Your Resume During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting social distancing policies have resulted in millions of layoffs and a stagnant economy. Typically, summer is the time when students pursue work experience in the form of internships and temporary jobs. Due to the unforeseen circumstances we collectively find ourselves in at the moment, this summer looks a little different. […]

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  • COVID-19 Took Your Job? Time to Rebuild Your Career with These Free Professional Development Courses

    COVID-19 Took Your Job? Time to Rebuild Your Career with These Free Professional Development Courses

    Out of work? If so, you’re not alone. According to the weekly jobless claims report released today (March 26), a record 3.2 million Americans filed for unemployment in the past week as the coronavirus pandemic shut down businesses across the United States – the worst jobless claims data in history! The job market is not […]

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  • How to Use Resume Keywords to Land an Interview

    How to Use Resume Keywords to Land an Interview

    Sending out a resume without using keywords in it is the best way to reduce your chances of getting yourself shortlisted for an interview. A resume is not about just jotting down your work experience, achievements, education, etc. on a piece of paper, and then mindlessly sending that paper anywhere and everywhere you apply for […]

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  • Most Popular Jobs for New Grads, Who’s Hiring & How to Be Hired

    Most Popular Jobs for New Grads, Who’s Hiring & How to Be Hired

    With college graduations coming to an end and summer kicking off, it’s time for new grads to put their education to use and enter the workforce. Granted, even with a degree, finding employment in your desired field is easier said than done. But, overall, 2019 is a great time to be entering the job market. […]

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  • Four Common Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Chances in a Job Interview

    Four Common Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Chances in a Job Interview

    If you make it to the job interview stage of an application process, the prospect of a new job is very much in sight. Make a good impression and you are likely to get the opportunity you want. But imagine you get to the interview and, despite being highly qualified and motivated, you end up […]

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  • How to Get a Job In Your Field of Study With No Experience

    How to Get a Job In Your Field of Study With No Experience

    Once you have graduated from university, you will face the challenge of finding your first job. The trouble is that many job vacancies require an applicant to have work experience, which a graduate may not have. A vicious circle thus appears – you do not have the experience to apply for the job, yet you […]

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  • Employers Could Test for Emotional Intelligence in Job Interviews

    Employers Could Test for Emotional Intelligence in Job Interviews

    Jobs require soft, relationship skills – emotional intelligence or EQ –  as much as hard skills. In fact, as reported in Forbes, a study by the Carnegie Institute of Technology found that while only 15 percent of financial success was due to technical ability, 85 percent was due to skills in “human engineering,” such as […]

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