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Good Networking/Bad Networking

**********************GUEST AUTHOR KACEY MCCORMACK Networking is essential for career success. Bad networking can harm career success, but good networking can help you get a desired job and to move up in that job. Good networking is a positive experience for both parties. Some tips for good networking include: Preparing in advance for interviews scheduling a […]

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Impression Management and the Power of Your Handshake

From previous experience, I have learned that the first impression can make a significant impact on the tone of the rest of a job interview. It has also been documented that handshakes influence first impressions; see our Power of a Handshake article. Indeed, handshakes can influence whether the people we meet trust, like, or want […]

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You had me at…,”Would you like some water?”

It is a challenge to stay properly hydrated, especially during summer.  Hydration status is essential in improving one’s overall health and well-being and plays a vital role in both physical and cognitive functioning.  Water plays numerous roles in the body (e.g. regulating body temperature, controlling blood pressure, and transporting nutrients) making daily consumption essential. Even […]

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Drowning in Credit Card Debt

It is not uncommon to graduate from college with a high amount of debt. Student loans can quickly add up, yet another contributing factor is the use of credit cards. Credit cards are more available than in the past, enticing a majority of today’s college students to use credit cards to pay for their living […]

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Don’t Deprive…Eat for Your Body and THRIVE!

We are constantly bombarded with messages about our weight.  We are told that thinness equals beauty and that being fat is a bad, shameful thing.  We receive conflicting information about the best ways to maintain a healthy body, and fad crash diets are regularly promoted in the media.  It’s no wonder that many of us […]

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Smart Networking

Networking is essential for career success. Yet, there are right and wrong ways to do it. For example, it’s critical to find mentors who are willing to help you, but if you monopolize the time of someone you just met, act like a know it all, ask them questions that are too broad or that […]

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Lean In: Graduation-Style

So, you did society a solid and got a college degree…………YIPPEE! You have it all together, right? Know EXACTLY what to do with the rest of your life? If so, you are in the minority. Luckily you have many many MANY people to help you out with advice! For instance, a lot of famous people […]

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Effects of Networking on Career Success

Students and new professionals are always told to network, but what does that even mean? And, how do you do it? According to Wolf and Moser, networking is defined as meeting individuals, building relationships with these individuals, and maintaining relationships with these individuals in order to help both parties (you and the individuals) gain work-related […]

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