Struggling? Here Are Some Tips on How to Succeed on Indeed.

Posted by Andrew Hurst on Apr 24, 2019 2:19:26 PM is now one of the biggest online job boards. Because when it comes to candidates being hired, Indeed delivers. Of course your resume will need to make its way over to this website, but how will you separate yourself from the thousands of other candidates? Here are some of the best tips and advice for posting your resume on Indeed and getting above the rest of the herd.

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Topics: Job Exploration, Professional Skills, Selling Yourself

LinkedIn and Your Professional Profile

Posted by Ryan Sohmer on Apr 22, 2019 1:02:57 PM


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Topics: Networking, LinkedIn Tips, Social Media, Professional Skills, Job Research, Dream Job

LinkedIn Tips You NEED To Know

Posted by Molly Wilson on Apr 18, 2019 9:43:44 PM


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Topics: LinkedIn Tips, Professional Skills

Following Up the Interview

Posted by Josh Hall on Apr 17, 2019 2:29:23 PM

There are many things in life that we tend to overlook and brush off as not important. Primarily in the business world, small things like greetings, gestures, and simple mannerisms are what can be the difference between whether or not you secure a job. There are many simple gestures that ultimately reflect how a potential employer may perceive you as either a worthy or an unworthy candidate for the job.

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Topics: Interview Follow-up, Job Research

How to Find Networking Opportunities in College

Posted by Rachel Bennington on Apr 17, 2019 2:27:43 PM

Are you in college trying to find a job?

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Topics: Networking, Job Fair

8 Tips to Take Your Emails to the Next Level

Posted by Dominic Lizambri on Apr 17, 2019 2:23:27 PM

When writing a professional email, the first impression is made before you even write the first line. Maybe you made your email address when you were young and never changed it, but “jacklaxguy98@hotmail” or “susiesunfl0wer@yahoo” could use a professional update. You want to make sure your email address is identifiable, so the person you are emailing will recognize that it’s you. You might be saying to yourself “I’ve written tons of emails in my life, I have this down already”. However, there are some key things to keep in mind when writing a professional email that you’ll want to make sure to remember. Here are 8 email tips that will help you build your professional persona!

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Topics: Professional Skills, Email

5 Tips for Networking Success

Posted by Garrett Neville on Apr 17, 2019 2:21:39 PM


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Topics: Networking, Social Media, Selling Yourself

Interview Hacks: Greatest Weakness? Try Greatest Strength!

Posted by Haley Franz on Apr 17, 2019 2:09:50 PM

You have entered your interview. Everything is going very well. You think you’ve nailed every question they have thrown at you. You are confident that the job is yours. Then this happens…

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Topics: Interview, Professional Skills

Tips for Creating a Professional LinkedIn Profile

Posted by Graham Hays on Apr 17, 2019 2:08:19 PM

Your LinkedIn profile is an online representation of yourself that employers will often see before meeting for the first interview. Like a first impression, it is important that your LinkedIn showcases the abilities and persona you would like employers to see.

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Topics: LinkedIn Tips, Professional Skills

Professional Skills You’ve Earned from Summer Jobs

Posted by Allison Piercy on Apr 17, 2019 2:07:55 PM

Most people overlook their small, part-time, summer jobs. But why overlook a rather small job when the value of it is huge!

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Topics: Resume, Professional Skills

How to Create a Professional Email Address

Posted by Chris Mansolf on Apr 10, 2019 2:45:42 PM


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Topics: Professional Skills, Selling Yourself

The Top 5 Places Millennials Look For Jobs

Posted by Julia Mann on Apr 10, 2019 2:41:34 PM

 Looking for a job but not sure where to start? Here are the top five sites millennials are using to look for jobs!

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Topics: LinkedIn Tips, Resume, Job Research

No, You Can’t Use Your Mom: Developing Professional References.

Posted by Duncan McNair on Apr 10, 2019 2:40:37 PM

Written by Duncan McNair

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Topics: Networking, References, Job Research

A True Match? 5 Tips to Help you Research your Dream Company

Posted by Kenya McLean on Apr 10, 2019 2:39:15 PM


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Topics: Networking, Job Research

How to Design a Beautiful Business Card that Stands Out from the Crowd

Posted by Andrew Likovich on Apr 10, 2019 2:33:45 PM

Top 5 Stunning Business Card Design Tips

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Topics: Networking, Selling Yourself, Business Card

How to Link Your College Major to Entry Level Jobs

Posted by Meredith Ledford on Apr 10, 2019 2:30:20 PM

So you’re getting ready to graduate with a degree in ________!  Now what?  Here are tips to find the perfect entry-level job that complements your major.

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Topics: Interview, Networking, Resume

How to Create a Stand Out Resume Using Keywords

Posted by Marissa Corso on Apr 10, 2019 2:29:16 PM

With an increase in applicants and new technology, recruiters have turned to Applicant Tracking Software’s to sift through applications and choose the few that they deem are actually worth looking at. And now you’re thinking, “Well how do I get my application to stand out when it gets processed through this software?” The answer to that question starts with a t-chart. You want to first begin by making a t-chart of the company’s ideal candidate based off of the information given in the job posting, and what you have to offer that matches their requirements. 

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Topics: Social Media, Resume, Dream Job

How To Boost Your LinkedIn Profile

Posted by Hailey Dougherty on Apr 10, 2019 2:25:37 PM

One of the most important parts of finding a job or internship is networking.  It’s preached to us time and time again- make connections with employers and keep those connections.  The easiest and most professional way to do this is through LinkedIn.  LinkedIn is a social networking site, specifically designed for employers, job seekers, and all business professionals to connect. Think of it as a Facebook for the business world, with the intent to build and engage with professionals while establishing and maintaining your own business identity. 

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Topics: Networking, LinkedIn Tips, Social Media, Job Exploration, Selling Yourself

Here are the Most Valuable Tips to be Interview Confident

Posted by Rebecca Giannini on Apr 10, 2019 2:24:21 PM

“What do I do now?”

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Topics: Interview, Resume, Job Research

How to record a Professional Voicemail

Posted by Taylor Garner on Apr 10, 2019 2:24:17 PM

Frequently, the message on your answering machine is a future employer’s first impression of you. A truly remarkable voicemail is the first step to getting your dream job. As someone who frequently calls young professionals, I have heard many wonderful and striking voicemails. The following are some of the best. Before we get started, here are some helpful tips.

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Topics: Professional Skills, Interview Follow-up

Post-College Military - Job Opportunities

Posted by Chase Coursey on Apr 10, 2019 2:22:59 PM

Why are you desired?
Many people view joining the military as an ultimatum to attending college, but is it? The answer is of course not! College degrees are increasingly important and can open opportunities for you that most of us never knew existed. As technology around the world progresses, the military is in need of more tech driven individuals who can help advance military operations through more efficient communication systems, data processing, logistics, and many more tech savvy areas. You’ve probably heard that serving in the military offers post-service college opportunities, but did you know that the military will also cover your student loans for serving post-college? The opportunities are endless! Here we have provided you with a list of a few current, and expanding positions you may be overlooking...

Construction- (Interior Electrician, Heavy Construction Equipment Operators, Concrete & Asphalt Equipment Operators, Carpentry and Masonry Specialists)

Engineering, Science & Technical- (Radio Operator, Satellite Communications Systems Operator, Information Systems Operator, Psychological Operations Specialists)

Electronic/Electrical Repair- (Aircraft Electrician, Avionic Communications Repair, Radio/Communications Security Repair)

Health Care- (Animal Care Specialists, Dental Specialists, Optical Laboratory Specialists, Pharmacy Specialists, Respiratory Specialists)

Human Resources- (Personnel Administration Specialists, Personnel Information System Management Specialists, Personnel Services Specialists)

Media & Public Affairs- (Multimedia Illustrators, Translator/Interpreters, Journalists, Combat Documentation/ Production Specialists, Civil Affairs Specialists, Musicians)

Transportation & Supply Services- (Watercraft Operators, Cargo Specialists, Food Service Operations, Laundry and Bath Specialists, Mortuary Affairs Specialists)

Protective Services- (Firefighters, Military Police, Internment/ Resettlement Specialists, Criminal Investigations Special Agents

*A more detailed and descriptive list can be found by clicking the following link: s/army-jobs.html

Want to Learn More?
We all remember the military recruiters in high-school sitting at the table outside the cafeteria or in the hallway. Most people don’t know that the majority of colleges also have a military recruiter that you can speak with about your interest in a potential service career. Individuals who prefer a specific branch may also go online to,, as well as; where you can locate the nearest military recruiter in your area. Here at Salisbury University students can go to the “Student Military and Veterans Association” located in Holloway Hall 125 to receive further information about the opportunities available for those interested. You may also contact AshleyRivera, PresidentoftheSMVAather SU email; 


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Topics: Job Research, Dream Job

Landing Your Dream Job Out of College: Top 5 U.S Locations to Start Your Search!

Posted by Thomas Svec on Apr 10, 2019 2:19:20 PM

With 2018 behind us and graduation fast approaching, now is the perfect time to think about where you want to begin your search for entry level job positions!

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Topics: Job Research, Dream Job

3 Easy Steps to Build a Professional Reference

Posted by Jacob Linton on Apr 10, 2019 2:15:31 PM


Believe it or not - you have the opportunity to potentially build a professional reference every time you step into the classroom. That’s right; while you’re browsing the internet finding means to pass time, there’s a professional reference standing right in front of you.

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Topics: Job Exploration, Resume, Professional Skills, References, Selling Yourself

First Steps Before an Interview; Cleaning Up Your Social Media

Posted by Sara Taddeo on Apr 8, 2019 10:52:05 PM
Social media is important in today’s society, we use it to share our lives for everyone to see. The thing is, everyone sees it, including potential employers or coworkers before an interview. Kununu states that 70% of employers use social media to view potential candidates for their businesses, according to a Career Builder survey. Keep reading for a few tips on how to make your social media professional, but fun for employers to take an interest in you.

1. Delete any inappropriate pictures or videos

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Topics: Interview, Social Media, Job Exploration, Selling Yourself

How to Get Your Resume Into the “Yes” Pile

Posted by Jordan Latham on Apr 8, 2019 8:08:00 PM

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Topics: Resume

Your Resume is NOT about YOU! (a message from the other side of the table)

Posted by Paula Morris on Apr 8, 2019 11:01:00 AM

There are three simple things to remember as you create a resume.

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Topics: Resume


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