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7 Ways Job Searching Will Be Different in 2021 (and How You Can Adapt)

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I know everyone is tired of hearing the words “unprecedented” and “2020” together. So I’m going to say that this last year was…extremely unordinary. And it’s probably safe to say that many of us are eager to put 2020 in …

By Jaclyn Westlake - The Muse
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Networking during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, daily life has changed drastically.  As a community, we now have to communicate and work virtually making connecting with employers and finding new career opportunities a more overwhelming and daunting task.  Although these changes continue …

By Lindsey Albrecht
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What I Learned From My Summer Internship: Tidbits of Career Advice That Could Benefit Anyone

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Completing an internship has apparent benefits– you can earn college credit to learn industry-specific skills. However, internships can offer even more; if you pay attention, you may be able to pick up on other important professional skills as well.

I …

By Mandy Hay
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Reviewing Your Resume: How Often Should You Update Your Documents?

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How often should I update my resume? 

What’s a cover letter? 

Where do I even start when creating these documents?

These are all excellent questions. Whether you have never written a cover letter in your life, or you are a …

By Mandy Hay
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8 Interview Questions About Diversity and Inclusion Every Job Seeker Should Be Able to Answer

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For both employers and job seekers, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are more important than ever. As the former head of people at two quickly growing startups and the cofounder of a nationally recognized workplace inclusion strategy firm, I’ve seen …

By Kelli Newman Mason - The Muse
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Who signs up for the Professional Development Program?

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The Professional Development Program provides First-year, Sophomore and Junior students in the College for Women an opportunity to design their career pathway and prepare for their future career. Students receive training in professional skills, and will have access to experiences …

By Emily Reeder
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Best practices for virtual interviews

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“Hello, we have reviewed your resume and cover letter, and would like to hold a virtual interview this coming week–”

Wait, what? A virtual interview? You may have never done one before. How is it different from a face-to-face interview? …

By Mandy Hay
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Finding the best cultural fit within your professional life

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The job market is often very competitive. Employers have very specific criteria that they look for in a new hire, and one position may have multiple competing candidates. The St. Catherine University Career Development Office has staff and tools to …

By Mandy Hay
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How to Succeed in a Difficult Job Market After Graduation

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Completing a degree in healthcare is quite an accomplishment. Years of rigorous courses, studying and memorizing large amounts of information, and attending countless hours of clinical experience can feel like climbing Mt. Everest, but the excitement and anticipation …

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How to Ask for Help in Your Job Search During COVID-19 (Email Templates Included!)

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If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a million times: When you’re job searching, you should tap into your network for advice and assistance. But the COVID-19 pandemic—and the record unemployment that’s come with it—has turned so many aspects …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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