Social Media Clean-Up

So you’re searching for a job or an internship and being passed over for offer after offer; you’re a great candidate, and you’ve done everything you’re supposed to. Are you still unsure as to what you’re doing wrong? Let’s talk social media. We’ve all heard it time and time again—that it’s a necessity to clean … Continue reading Social Media Clean-Up

Don’t Let Your LinkedIn Profile Picture Hurt Your Chances of Getting a Job!

By Donna Schilder, MCC, Career Coach & LinkedIn Expert Your LinkedIn Profile Picture is the first thing a recruiter or hiring manager will see when they look at your LinkedIn Profile. In literally an instant, they will make a judgment about you. If you make any of the mistakes below, that judgment will be: “this … Continue reading Don’t Let Your LinkedIn Profile Picture Hurt Your Chances of Getting a Job!

Study Tips – Because You Can’t Land Your Dream Job with Bad Grades

One more week of classes, then we have our final exams. While the libraries might be empty all semester, they start filling up now. Personally, I can’t study in the midst of a crowd. Here are some of my study tips that help me through the final exam rush. Find your happy place. For different … Continue reading Study Tips – Because You Can’t Land Your Dream Job with Bad Grades

A Boilermaker Who…Turned Her Passion Into a Career

Name: Irene (Jingyi) Wang Year, Major: Senior, Mass Communications Number of Internships: 3 Name of companies and job titles: Beauty and the Dirt (London)-fashion editorial intern College Fashionista-style guru Syndicate Media Group (New York City)-digital and media relations intern How did she do it? Beauty and the Dirt: Irene applied online through the Purdue Study … Continue reading A Boilermaker Who…Turned Her Passion Into a Career

4 Tips to Get in the in-crowd on LinkedIn

This is the story of how a LinkedIn discussion about my major indecision landed me a phone conversation with a very interesting and successful professional who named the iPod. In a moment of indecision about whether I should add another major to my mix of studies, I decided to reach out through LinkedIn to a … Continue reading 4 Tips to Get in the in-crowd on LinkedIn