Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Great websites for 20 year olds

In this economic climate, job seekers want as much of the edge and help that they desire.  Listed below are some wonderful sites that can give you what you are looking for: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/mypath-lindseypollak/2010/04/07/modern-moonlighting-why-two-jobs-may-be-better-than-one : This features Jenny Blake on something modern and chic in the job field, and that’s having two jobs! http://www.keppiecareers.com/2010/03/28/five-networking-fundamentals-to-land-a-job/ : Miriam Salpeter of Keppie Careers discusses your networking strategies–and if they are really working for you. http://www.talentculture.com/ : Check it out. This site offers tons of information. http://youngandsuccessful.com/i-quit-without-having-a-job-lined-up/ : what if you quit your job, but you don’t have one as your back?  OMG!!! http://connect.mypath.com/mypath/blogs/college-to-career/2010/01/22/5-high-impact-career-habits : […]

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Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

How to ace your interview

So, you got that call/e-mail you’ve been waiting for.   Now, what do you do now in order to ace that interview, make a great impression, and move one step closer to getting that job?  Two great articles from govcentral.monster.com give terrific advice on how to get through an interview with flying colors. http://govcentral.monster.com/benefits/articles/25929-7-stupidest-interview-questions-and-what-they-really-mean : this wonderful article takes a look at the different interview questions that all interviewers seem to like to ask, and tells you what they mean and how to give the “correct” answer. http://govcentral.monster.com/benefits/articles/13188-5-interview-types-and-how-to-ace-them : Who would have thought that there were so many different types […]

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Friday, April 9th, 2010

Think using a language is useless? Think again.

There are those who may think that learning another language is useless.  After all, everyone around the world can speak English.  So, what’s the point of learning another language?  A recent article released states that companies now are hiring candidates with foreign language skills.  How to convince you otherwise that this is what many employers are looking for?  Here are some examples: The CIA are looking for people who can speak Mandarin Chinese, Arabic, and among other languages in their analyst positions, as well as their teaching positions Schools are now expanding their faculty, and many are in demand for […]

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Friday, April 9th, 2010

Employers finding you on facebook? Quick! Hide!

With the use of social networks nowadays to keep our friends updated on our lives is the norm. However, what many people are now realizing is that employers are using social networks, such as facebook, to determine whether or not a candidate will be hired. There have been many different opinions about whether or not employers should be doing online screenings. Some people believe that the contents of one’s facebook should be private. After all, what one does outside of the office (in this case outside of the classroom) does/will not determine how well someone will do his/her job. So, […]

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Thursday, April 8th, 2010

80% of getting hired is in your hands

In this economy, it can be very frustrating when trying to get a job. After all, you spend hours upon hours putting together the perfect resume, and even more hours typing up the perfect cover letter, only to find out weeks (sometimes even hours) later that you were rejected. What can be done to ensure that you at least have a chance of getting your foot in the door?  According to SixFigureStart and the Vault.com, there are certain “tricks” you can do to further enhance your chance of getting that job. 80% of whether you get the job or not is […]

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Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

Bucknell Summer Networking Events in Northern CA!

Save the Date!  More information will be available.  Check the Northern CA club page for updates. Silicon Valley Wednesday, June 9 Venue Details to Follow 6:00-8:30 p.m. San Francisco Wednesday, June 23 Hosted by Lee Hansen ’89, Partner & Co-Founder Meriturn Partners The Olympic Club 6:00-8:30 p.m.

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Monday, April 5th, 2010

Job Opportunities on the Bucknell Network – Social Science Analyst, Lab Coordinator, Bridge Operations Manager/VP…

These are some of the recent opportunities through the Bucknell Network that have been posted on Beyond the BRIDGE and B-Link.  Once you log on to B-Link, select Career Center and then Alumni Career Services to find where jobs are posted and other helpful career resources.  As always, let us know if you have questions by emailing acs@bucknell.edu or calling 570-577-1238.

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