Archive for category After Graduation

The Top 5 Job-Hunting Tips for 2014 Grads

Career services director at Harvard offers guidance for the Class of 2014

By Valerie Sutton
Director, Career Services Office, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Beginning the search for your first post-graduate job is a daunting process that tens of thousands of people face each year. In my experience, soon-to-be graduates’ most common question is simply, “where do I start?” [...]

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Tips and Tricks for the Skype Job Interview

Business school career centers have long prepared students for job interviews, but now they have a new platform to contend with. Enough companies now interview for jobs and internships over Skype that career offices have started to train business students in the art of conversing on video chat.
You’d think that digital natives could pull it [...]

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Doing This on Social Networks Could Cost You a Job

With his Blurred Lines parody, Weird Al is onto something: America’s grammar stinks. And there’s strong evidence that it’s so bad, it’s costing us jobs. A new survey from CareerBuilder finds that about a third of HR managers say they’ve taken an applicant out of consideration because of “poor communication skills” on social media.
Yes, people know [...]

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Tech Wildcatters and Health Wildcatters Fall 2014 Internships


Tech Wildcatters and Health Wildcatters are currently recruiting interns for the Fall 2014 semester. We have internships available in Operations, Marketing, Social Media, and Technology and would love to have your students participate. I’ve included a link to the internship postings below. Please feel free to share with your students, campus clubs, or directly recommend [...]

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The Reciprocity Rule of Online Networking

It’s all the rage these days. If you’re in transition, you have to be using LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. But why? The rationale seems to be that if you can just reach the right person – no matter how distant and tenuous the link – you can depend on them to help you land a [...]

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10 Reasons Why I Ignored Your Resume

A lot of people want jobs in marketing, which is great news for those of us currently hiring. However, after a decade of screening, interviewing and onboarding marketers, there are still some mistakes that I constantly see. Here are examples of some mistakes you should avoid.
1. You use a Hotmail or AOL email address
Marketers should [...]

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