Students often ask if they can keep interviewing after accepting an offer. This is a bit like asking if you can keep dating after committing to a monogamous relationship. (Hopefully, your answer to that question is clear no!) While it may not be what you want to hear, similar to dating, once you’ve committed to an employer, you are expected to honor that commitment until, … Continue reading Can I Keep Interviewing if I’ve Accepted an Offer?
Thank you for applying for the position! We would like to invite you in for a formal interview. This is one of the best, but also one of most terrifying messages you can receive from an employer. This means they liked your resume and want to get to know you better, which is both exciting and nerve wracking. Interviews can be an extremely daunting task. … Continue reading How to Stand Out in a Behavioral Interview
“Do employers even look at my application for more than six seconds? Am I just wasting my time?” Students constantly find themselves feeling discouraged and asking these types of questions when applying for jobs or internships. Unfortunately, the hard truth is that it’s difficult to stand out in a large pool of applicants. However, luckily there is a way grab their attention—by “putting a face” … Continue reading How to Put a Face To Your Application
Are you involved in a student organization? Do you play a sport or have a job on campus? Chances are, if you leave your residence hall for any reason, you probably have what we in the career services world call “transferable skills.” In fact, in almost every one of your experiences, whether it is in or out of the classroom, I’ll bet you can identify … Continue reading The Mystical Transferable Skills
As you begin your internship and job search, you may notice that an increasing number of companies are choosing to use one-way video interviews as an additional evaluation tool. While it may seem nerve-wracking or uncomfortable to complete a one-way video interview, it can help bring your resume to life by giving you the chance to show off your personality and expand on the experiences … Continue reading How to Ace Your One-Way Video Interview