We’re Hiring! Become a 2017-18 CCO Peer Consultant

Working at the CCO is one of the best, and most wise decisions I have ever made. For those who don’t know, Purdue’s Center for Career Opportunities hires students to guide other students and alumni through what can be challenging professional development documents and questions. The CCO provides valuable services to Purdue students, including resume … Continue reading We’re Hiring! Become a 2017-18 CCO Peer Consultant

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How to Create a Positive Online Presence

In today’s ever increasingly competitive job market, recruiters are utilizing all kinds of tools at their disposal to analyze applicants. Most recently, this has extended to social media. The 2015 Jobvite Recruiter Nation Survey shows over 93% of recruiters are now using social media to learn more about candidates during the hiring process. Why social … Continue reading How to Create a Positive Online Presence

Applying For Jobs Is Now As Easy As Sending A Tweet

By now, we hope you know the importance of having a LinkedIn profile, how to make yourself stand out, and how to choose a strong profile picture. And if you're not already sold on the importance of having one, we have a blog coming soon on a Purdue student who recently landed her dream internship at … Continue reading Applying For Jobs Is Now As Easy As Sending A Tweet

The Entry-Level Job Search, As Told By Parks & Rec Gifs

It's senior year, and autumn is in the air. You're ready to have fun with your friends and live it up your senior year, but there's one thing constantly nagging at the back of your mind. What's that? Oh yeah, your job search. While it may feel like several of your friends already have their post-grad … Continue reading The Entry-Level Job Search, As Told By Parks & Rec Gifs

Umm.. Why Would You NOT Have A LinkedIn Profile?

The average college kid spends nearly 4 hours a day on social media. Think of all the times you check your Twitter feed between classes, surf Pinterest in lecture (just kidding... this NEVER happens ;D) or scroll through your Facebook profile to procrastinate studying for your exam. For the most part, social media is a … Continue reading Umm.. Why Would You NOT Have A LinkedIn Profile?

What Makes A Good Leader?

You always hear recruiters or potential employers talking about how they look for students with leadership experience. But what does that actually mean? There are definitely great leaders, and there are certainly bad leaders. I started thinking about this when my roommate approached me for ideas on what to write about in her leadership blog for a … Continue reading What Makes A Good Leader?