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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Thursday, March 25th, 2010

The Alumni Relations/Career Development Center Would Like to Welcome Dr. Julee Bertsch

We are pleased to announce that we have hired a new Program Director of Alumni Career Services, Dr. Julee Bertsch. Julee is returning to the world of Higher Education and Career Services after 25 years working in a corporate environment in Human Resources for MetLife, Deutche Bank, Barclays Capital, Kidder, Peabody & Company and Painewebber.  All of her work has been focused on some aspect of why people choose careers and the challenges that accompany these life decisions. Most recently at MetLife, Julee focused on providing direction and advice to recruiters across the country regarding hiring college students, recent college […]

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Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

A new type of job networking

So, you show up at a job fair, hoping to make connections that will eventually lead you to your job. However, you leave more discouraged than ever. This happens to a lot of people, and thus you start thinking that these job fairs are useless and a waste of time. If this is you, then the upcoming Women for Hire career expo is right for you. The Women for Hire career expo gives women the opportunity to get advice, attend lectures, and obtain and use the necessary tools in order to succeed in their fields. The expo guarantees that women […]

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Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Being Taken Advantage of When Unemployed

Advice from an Alum who has been there and doesn’t want you to have to do that: When the economy is in trouble and unemployment rising, there are businesses that unfortunately see the unemployed as a target audience for their questionable services. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to help prevent your losing your limited finances to them. A Bucknell alumna who has been unemployed over the last year was kind enough to share her experiences and learned lessons so you can hopefully avoid the negative experiences she has had: 1. Ask You to Pay – Walk Away: this […]

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Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Job Fair for Teacher Candidates

Greetings MAEE College Colleagues, UD is proud to host this year’s MAEE Education Job Fair and we welcome your students and alumni! The event will be held on our campus (Trabant University Center, Main Street, Newark) on Wednesday, 12/2, from 11am to 4pm. Students/candidates are welcome to arrive anytime during these hours and stay as long or as little as they wish depending on their needs. There will be no participation fee charged this year (FREE!) and while pre-registration is not required, if students would like their name/contact info to be included in a database that will be shared with […]

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