Common Interview Mistakes and What Employers Really Look For

Posted by Our First Job Search on Jul 19, 2018 11:55:44 AM

Nervous for a big interview? Don’t sweat it! We’re about to break down some of the most common and easily avoidable job interview mistakes so that you won’t make them. We will also provide you with a unique insight into what employers’ questions are really asking, and how to meet their criteria.  

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Topics: Interview, Networking, Job Exploration, Professional Skills

4 Ways A Public Speaking Class Can Help Prepare You for That Interview

Posted by Francesca Sabelhaus on Jul 6, 2018 3:31:41 AM

Public speaking is the top fear in America, before heights, darkness, and strangers. However, there are so many reasons why taking a public speaking course can be beneficial to all of us. Public Speaking is a tool everyone should learn to master, not just those majoring in communications. It is a lifelong skill, and will help prepare you for the intimidating one-on-one interviews in the business world. 

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Topics: Interview, Networking, Professional Skills

I'm glad I volunteered!

Posted by Noah Cain on Jun 27, 2018 9:51:00 AM

I am glad that I… had the opportunity to become involved in the Believe in Tomorrow House Foundation. I am a volunteer coordinator for this philanthropy and work directly with the head of the Ocean City branch. My involvement has expanded my network, providing me with outstanding references, a conversion piece during interviews, as well as first-hand experience in event planning. I am passionate about my work through this foundation and honored to think that my influence has helped them raise thousands of dollars. I wouldn’t trade my time and effort put into this organization for anything.

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Topics: Interview, Networking, Professional Skills

Public Enemy #1: Public Speaking

Posted by Genevieve Kurtz on Jun 1, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Yes, today I am going to talk about, he that should not be named, public speaking. While that was a rather clever intro to this topic, we all know that if I tried to deliver that witty banter in front of a crowded classroom, it wouldn’t be the joke people are laughing at. During my time at university, public speaking is something I always ran into. Whether it was simply saying an answer aloud or giving that dreaded class presentation. No matter your major, it is important to understand some key factors when public speaking. Below are five steps to successful public speaking:

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Topics: Networking, Professional Skills

The Stop and Go of Finding Jobs on LinkedIn

Posted by Samantha Goetz on May 14, 2018 11:00:00 AM

LinkedIn is a powerful networking force that can make or break your job searching success. It’s essential that in this day and age one knows how to use LinkedIn to their advantage. The last thing you want is to miss out on all the potential greatness the platform has to offer. So here, I want to just dispel some common misconceptions and position you in the right direction.  

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Topics: Networking, LinkedIn Tips

10 Tips to Crush your Next Networking Event

Posted by Genevieve Kurtz on May 8, 2018 11:00:00 AM
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Topics: Networking

Job Searching Secret Weapon: The Informational Interview

Posted by Kaylee Payne on Apr 25, 2018 12:29:45 AM

Informational interviews are beneficial when looking for a job. They allow you to speak with someone that is in your specific area of interest so you can learn more about their career path! It’s an informal form of networking that often leads to real interviews. Follow these steps to help you land that informational interview:

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Topics: Networking, Job Application, Job Research

How To  Be  The  Perfect  Applicant  In The  Business World

Posted by Kaylee Payne on Apr 11, 2018 6:58:12 PM

Preparation is KEY. It is a major part in the application process and here’s why: 

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Topics: Networking, Job Application, Job Exploration, Professional Skills, Job Research

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