Are you excited for winter break and for your finals to be over? I bet you have a whole break full of lounging around, eating TONS of holiday food, hanging out with family, and shopping with all of that Christmas money. I understand that with such a busy schedule planned you may not have much … Continue reading Holiday Networking Tips
Some people think dead week is a time before finals where you just get to chill out and wait for finals week to start studying. They think the “dead” stands for having no work in any classes. However, if your classes are anything like mine, you know the “dead” in dead week is code for: … Continue reading Dead week is here!
--Written by Jacqueline F. Hills-- As a Purdue graduate just under five years in the work force, I reflect on how my career path has brought me back to Boilermaker Nation. During my time at Purdue, I did everything to supplement my Purdue degree with additional experience on and off campus. I was fortunate enough … Continue reading Guest Blog: Keeping an Open Mind to New Opportunities
Resumes may get you an interview, but it’s your interview that will land you the job. Here are some big, and for some reason often made, interview mistakes to avoid. Never bad mouth your old boss or an old co-worker. Not only does this look poorly upon you, your interviewer could know or be related to … Continue reading Interview Mistakes–Woops!
According to Resume Bear, 40% of employers check out candidates on Twitter before hiring. What you say, or don’t say, on Twitter could have an effect on what these employers think of you. Why don’t you use this to your advantage instead of ignoring it? Here are 7 steps to running a Twitter that will … Continue reading Make Twitter “work” for you
--Written by Linden Petrin-- “Hi, Professor Smith. I was in your Psy 120 class 3 semesters ago and I wondered if you could write a letter of recommendation for me?” What are the chances that Professor Smith knows an individual student from a large lecture class from three semesters ago? What could Professor Smith say … Continue reading Guest Blog: Letters of Recommendation (by an advisor at the CCO)!