Join us Thursday, October 30 at 12:00 p.m. CST for a live discussion with the Partnership for Public Service’s Tim McManus on federal job and internship opportunities for students and recent graduates. The federal government is hiring, and there are a wide-range of entry-level positions available in mission-criticaloccupations across the world. The Pathways Programs offer [...]
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Writing your very first resume can be a daunting process. And it doesn’t help to know that recruiters spend an average of six seconds reviewing a resume before they make the initial decision on candidates, according to research conducted by TheLadders, an online job-matching service for professionals.
“Many students don’t know what should and should not be included in [...]
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I’ve sent out hundreds of resumes over my career, applying for just about every kind of job. I’ve personally reviewed more than 20,000 resumes. And at Google we sometimes get more than 50,000 resumes in a single week.
I have seen a lot of resumes.
Some are brilliant, most are just [...]
Dining Etiquette Formal Business Dinner
Are you nervous about attending a business dinner or banquet because you don’t know which fork to use or what to do? If so, make plans to attend The Career Development Center’s Dining Etiquette Formal Business Dinner, where you will have the opportunity to learn important dining etiquette rules from expert [...]
The tech sector is booming. If you’ve used a smartphone or logged on to a computer at least once in the last few years, you’ve probably noticed this.
As a result, coding skills are in high demand, with programming jobs paying significantly more than the average position. Even beyond the tech world, an understanding of at least [...]
One of the most important tools in critical thinking about numbers is to grant yourself permission to generate wrong answers to mathematical problems you encounter. Deliberately wrong answers!
Engineers and scientists do it all the time, so there’s no reason we shouldn’t all be let in on their little secret: the art of approximating, or the [...]