Many students graduate and cannot get a job or find opportunities in their field. Networking plays an essential role in this. To network is to exchange ideas, interests, or desires with another person. In the professional arena, networking can mean making a connection to a professional or establishing a mentor in your field of interest. Work […]
Networking is an easy way to meet a variety of people that can accelerate your career.
How you interact with others can be the difference between getting or losing the job.
The resume and interviewing process can be overwhelming. Don’t be caught unprepared.
Managing time and reducing stress are healthy habits that can improve productivity.
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Although stress can be a normal part of life, especially for those of you who are on the job market and experiencing additional demands and pressures to succeed. At the same time, too much or frequent stress can negatively influence your physical health (e.g., headaches or weakened immune system), mental health (e.g., mood swings, irritability, […]
Communication is a social or personal skill that when done right, plays a role in your success in college, on the job market, and in work settings. Here are some basic tips to consider when communicating (written, oral, or nonverbal) with others in professional settings. Written or electronic communication Written or electronic communication may be […]
Social skills involve picking up on social cues, interpreting the behavior of others, and interacting with others in positive ways. Examples of social skills may include self-confidence, problem-solving, being flexible and adaptable, displaying empathy, dealing with conflict, smiling, being polite, showing interest, actively listening, and many more. Necessary social skills can vary based on the […]