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Posted April 25, 2014 by

Build Up Your Skills for an Interview Presentation

Young man smiling while holding a microphone in front of him

Young man smiling while holding a microphone in front of him. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When you apply for a job after graduation, you may be asked to give a presentation in front of an interviewer or a panel as part of the screening process. This is often a requirement for sales, marketing, or other positions that call for face-to-face meetings with clients or management.

Public speaking can be nerve-wracking, let alone presenting to decision makers who may or may not give you that sought-after break. The butterflies in your stomach are just one of the many physical indicators of tension – you’ll also sweat profusely, your body may shake, and in a worst-case scenario, you may experience mental block. (more…)

Posted March 21, 2014 by

Networked with Someone About Recent College Graduate Jobs? Follow Up with an Appropriate Email

If you have networked with someone about recent college graduate jobs, following up with them can be important to your job search.  In the following post, learn how to follow up with an appropriate email.

I made the mistake of not following up several times when I first started networking. I used to say to myself “I know they’ll contact me. I gave them my business card and told them a rock star career story that would enhance my personal brand.” As a result, no one ever contacted me. It wasn’t

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Posted January 02, 2014 by

Making a Presentation at Your Entry Level Job. Tips to Make Yours Effective

Do you need some help for an upcoming presentation at your entry level job?  If so, the following post offers tips to make your presentation effective.

Wherever you are in your professional career (or schooling), it’s safe to assume you’ve had the pleasure of sitting through a presentation or two. Chances are, these presentations have fallen flat in at least one way or another: too many slides, not engaging, psychedelic concept. Whatever it may have been, the

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Posted August 23, 2013 by

5 Ways an Internship Finder Can Get Noticed at Work

How much does your internship mean to you?  As an internship finder, your goal should be to make a lasting impression.  Learn five ways to get noticed by others at work in the following post.

Featured: Not Featured This is a guest blog post by Anna Hicks. Whether this is your first internship or your fifth, you want to stand out from the crowd and make the best impression possible. Use these tips to get the most out of your internship and make sure your supervisors and colleagues

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Posted May 31, 2013 by

Can Nontraditional Cover Letters Land Entry Level Jobs?

For college graduates applying for entry level jobs, nontraditional cover letters could help them find employment.  Learn more in the following post.

Everyone knows you need to submit a great cover letter with your job application.* But you might not know that that great cover letter doesn’t have to be written in “business block” form. You don’t even have to use Microsoft’s “Clippy.” A nontraditional cover letter can take

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Posted April 04, 2013 by

Career in Graphic Designing

If you are interested in a career that involves creativity and communication, then graphic design might be for you.  Learn more about this field in the following post.

Graphic design is a creative process that combines art and technology to communicate ideas. The designer works with a variety of communication tools in order to convey a message from a client to a particular audience. The main tools are image and typography. ~ aiga.org Skills Qualifications for a Graphic Designer You might the the skills or you might

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Career in Graphic Designing