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Why Networking Is Necessary — Plus 5 Introvert-Friendly Steps To Start Networking

Networking is a big buzzword and an important concept, but it’s still challenging for many people! On one hand, networking is all about making strategic connections with other people. On the other hand — in the Real World — networking includes connecting with everyone you cross paths with. It encompasses anyone who shares interest in…

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How to Make Your Network Work for Career Exploration

You put in a lot of effort to build your personal and professional network. While networking is a good exercise for building confidence and relationships, you probably want to get results from networking.  So, how can you learn about different careers through networking?  Follow these four steps to approach networking in a structured, strategic way…

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A Guide to Understanding Career Assessments

Do you frequently take quizzes like “What animal are you?” on Buzzfeed? Or maybe you’re a diehard Enneagram or Myers-Briggs fan?  These assessments — also called tests, instruments, inventories, or questionnaires — can be a helpful tool for job seekers. But no assessment will have the perfect answer to “what you should be when you…

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3 Essential Steps to Getting A Job

Getting a job is a simple set of steps. How hard can this be? Create a resume and cover letter, search for jobs, apply for jobs, interview for jobs. Voilá! Accept a job offer!  Oops. Not quite so simple. Take a step back.  The steps sound simple, but if you’ve begun taking the steps, you…

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Research Careers with these 7 Resources

7 Resources to Research Careers

When researching careers, the information can be overwhelming. If you google a career field, you’ll quickly find yourself buried under a mountain of links. Should you ask your parents? See if friends and family have ideas? Take an assessment? The research options – and the results – can be overwhelming. So, where can you get solid…

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Know Yourself to Choose a Career

Finding the right career is an investment in yourself and your future. That means carving a path that gives you financial security as well as a rewarding career that you find meaningful.  After all, do you really want to spend 40+ years of your life doing something you don’t even like?  While it’s tempting to…

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How To Plan a Career Path When You’re Undecided

Whether you are just beginning your college experience or closer to graduating, here are a few helpful places you can go to choose your career path. Use Your College Career Center Learn what services your college offers and how to access those resources. In addition to finding out how to schedule an appointment in the…

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