Career Closet To The Rescue!

Are YOU wondering how you can afford an outfit for your upcoming interview? Perhaps you can relate to this: At the CCO, one of our goals is to provide professional clothing to students who are unable to afford proper interview attire. Read on to see what we can do for you! A closer look into the process of visiting … Continue reading Career Closet To The Rescue!

Dreading writing a cover letter? Not anymore.

Ah, the dreaded cover letter. What people don't realize is that the cover letter helps an employer get a feel for your personality and what you can bring to the company. The cover letter gives you your opportunity to shine. Tackle these steps and all you will have to do is get interview-ready. Understand the Company Culture The … Continue reading Dreading writing a cover letter? Not anymore.

LinkedIn Discussion: Career Fair and Interview Tips from Alumni and Recruiters

Getting ready for a career fair or interview? Great news! Purdue CCO has started a discussion on LinkedIn where Alumni and Recruiters share their advice for students with upcoming career fairs or interviews. Feel free to pose questions and reply to comments! To jump into the discussion join the Purdue CCO LinkedIn Group and look for … Continue reading LinkedIn Discussion: Career Fair and Interview Tips from Alumni and Recruiters

How close are you to becoming a true professional?

PROFESSIONALISM. Do you know what it means? Here are 6 basic foundations for becoming a true, successful professional. 1. Specified knowledge Professionals have a deep understanding of the topics in their respective fields. While some professionals are set apart because they have the highest degrees and certifications to prove it, all professionals work in a serious, thoughtful, … Continue reading How close are you to becoming a true professional?

Spring Break 2014: Social Media Do’s and Don’ts

Congratulations, Boilermakers--you can take a sigh of relief after making it through your papers and midterms, because Spring Break is FINALLY here! We know that while you may be exploring exotic locations or lounging in relaxation at home for the next week, Spring Break is a prime time for updates all across your social media. … Continue reading Spring Break 2014: Social Media Do’s and Don’ts