Receiving a job offer is exciting, but the real stress comes when deciding whether or not to accept it. Since most employers give a short time frame to negotiate and accept, many people figure that going through with the acceptance is the best option. Their strategy is to land the job, but some may continue … Continue reading The Risks of Reneging on a Job Offer
With all the recruiters around the CCO office this week, I took some time to talk to a few and give you some insight into how they think and what they notice about you as a student! Passion: While speaking with one recruiter, she told me that what she loves about her job is seeing … Continue reading 5 Things Recruiters Notice about You
LinkedIn has become a critical tool in professional networking and recruiting in virtually any field. Having an expert status on your profile will be even more beneficial, as more recruiters are likely to find you through the site's search engine. Your profile is the viewer's first impression of you! A great way to help ensure the … Continue reading How To: Ask for a LinkedIn Recommendation
Blog Post Contributed By: Amanda Hayes, CCO Ambassador As graduation creeps closer, you may be using all available resources to find a full-time job: Purdue’s Center for Career Opportunities, myCCO postings, career fairs, Monster.com, newspapers, LinkedIn, etc. The methods of finding jobs are numerous and have vast differences. One recruiting trend that is growing is third party … Continue reading What Is A Third Party Recruiter?
First impressions are critical. Your first few seconds of interaction with a recruiter will likely effect how the recruiter perceives you throughout your interaction and handshakes can make or break first impressions. Here's your guide the perfect handshake. 1. Introductions First - Extend Your Voice Before Your Hand If you're initiating an introduction with a recruiter (or anyone for … Continue reading Meeting Recruiters – The Perfect Handshake
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