Career Development

Finding your path to the careers of the future

Ask an Employer: How to Land a Job in High-Stakes Finance

How do employers view the value of higher education? In this series, we ask leaders and hiring managers from a wide variety of industries about what qualities and experience—educational or otherwise—they look for when hiring new employees. In this installment, we interviewed Seth Derdzinski, Director of Credit Strategies and Analytics for Bank of America. Name: …

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Ask an Employer: Marketing and Business Knowledge Bolsters Careers in Tourism

How do employers view the value of higher education? In our Ask an Employer series, we ask key leaders and hiring managers from a wide variety of industries about how they view the relationship between higher education and employment. Nancy Harrison has a passion for travel, adventure, and working in communications. This is what led …

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Ask an Employer: Business Coach Values Dedication to Learning

How valuable is an education to employers? What weight does education carry when you’re looking to advance your career, apply for jobs, or assessing professional goals? How do hiring managers and businesses really view the value of education? Opinions of employers about the value of education differ across various fields and various types of organizations. …

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Reboot Your Career with a Graduate Degree

As an undergraduate at the turn of the millennium, I subscribed to a sentiment shared by many friends, faculty advisors, and fellow students: “Pursue your passions and let them guide your career. Happiness will follow.” I’d enjoyed writing for my high school newspaper, so when I entered college I decided to study journalism. Four years later, I …

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The Value of Pursuing and Finding Meaningful Work

To lead a meaningful life, do we have to have meaningful jobs? Considering the average person spends 90,000 hours of their lifetime at work, it makes sense that finding meaningful work can help us feel more fulfilled in every aspect of our lives. Of course, “meaning” is subjective; but regardless of what you consider to …

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The Truth About Current Job Market Statistics: It’s Not That There Aren’t Jobs

At first glance, current job market statistics might seem perplexing. Employment rates are sluggish, even nearly five years after the recent recession ended. With millions of people unsuccessful at finding work, one might assume there simply aren’t enough jobs available. But that’s not necessarily the case.  There are actually millions of positions open throughout the …

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Social media and the job search: Your first impression is made long before the interview

Social media and the job search: Your first impression is made long before the interview

In today’s social media saturated world, the likes of LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook can both help you and hurt you if you’re not careful. On one hand, you can use social media and the web as a job search and networking tool that is becoming more robust by the second. However, just as you have …

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Resume Rejection: Common Reasons Why People Don’t Make The Cut

Finding a new career is frustrating. You come across a job for which you just know you’re the perfect fit, you spend hours tailoring your resume, you pour your hopes and dreams into the prospect of getting hired…and then you get rejected (or worse yet, you never hear anything back). “Why?,” you ask yourself, “What …

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