Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Are Your Listening Skills Killing Your Chances Of Landing A Job?

With On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) in full swing we thought this post from Blog by Debra Wheatman was very pertinent. Enjoy! Good Luck! Schedule a Mock Interview! Come to Interview Tips (every Monday at 5pm)! In this article Debra explains, “It is normal and expected that you will be slightly nervous. The art of listening should not be diminished! Oftentimes, people tend to talk more when they are nervous. During an interview this can work against you.” She goes on to explain the other problem with failing to listen, “you may miss some important clues or red flags related to […]

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Hitting with a spoon? Deal Breaker. And other Interview Do’s & Don’ts you can learn from toddlers

A fun article in honor of the first day of OCR You all should know by now that I LOVE NPR! Yup. I say it loud and I say it proud: I love NPR! I love it even more when I can use it for work (like we did when discussing Elevator Pitches). Well, courtesy of NPR comes yet another post from me, this time about preschoolers and interviewing. It really made me laugh. Then it made me feel bad for these little tykes. My preschool days were carefree bliss of making play dough (and of course taste testing it), […]

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Monday, September 26th, 2011

Deloitte Consulting Case Interview Workshop

Are you considering the Consulting Industry? Do you know how to approach a case interview? We can help! Wednesday, September 28 from 6 – 7 pm in ELC 217, join visiting alumni and company representatives from Deloitte Consulting to learn about case interviewing techniques as well as jobs and internships at Deloitte Consulting! Registration on the BRIDGE encouraged!

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Thursday, September 15th, 2011

After Expo: Bluewolf Presents Pre-and-Post-Interviewing Tricks & Tips

September 20 | 3-4pm | ELC 217 Impressed them at Expo? Nailed the interview? Now what?! Join us to learn what you should do NOW with that stack of business cards you acquired at the fair! Learn the tips and tricks from the insider perspective; Gianna Scorsone, VP of Sales Operations, Bluewolf will be in town to share her views on what she looks for pre and post interview. A question to you: Ever go to a party and realize you look exactly like everyone else in the room (or worse) and you wonder, how am I going to meet […]

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Friday, August 26th, 2011

Infograph: What to wear and not to wear for an Interview (or career fair)

I was watching Millionaire Matchmaker (don’t judge) and she was “evaluating” this one poor girl and she had her take off her pantyhose right in front of her and said, “Don’t ever wear pantyhose, ever.” And it made me realize why so many people are confused on what to wear for interviewing and/or career fairs. On the one hand pantyhose are not in style but on the other hand they are professional. So I realize the mixed messaging you are getting out there for what’s appropriate and there has never been a greater mystery for college students than trying to […]

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Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Top 10 Job Interview Tips

from Career Online Blog! by Adil Syed Interviews can be a harrying experience. You want the job, but the stress of having to answer questions correctly while making sure not to commit any behavioral mistakes can lead to a disaster. Here are the top 10 tips from Career Online Blog! to help you out…and remember you can also come into the CDC for mock interviews, which are a great way to accomplish the #1 tip. Tip 1: Role Play Prepare in advance for the questions you may be asked by the interviewer. Practice sounding natural while having your responses ready. […]

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Friday, June 24th, 2011

Interview Questions for YOU to Ask

At the end of every interview they turn to you and say “Do you have any questions for us?” and if you answered “No,” it’s not the worst mistake but if you really want to wow them having a few questions is a great way to make a GREAT impression. Thinking of questions for the interviewer is hard though, especially when you have a lot of other stress, that’s why when I saw this post by youtern I wanted to share it. So here it is…interview questions YOU can ask (and help make a great impression)!   Interviews aren’t a one […]

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Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Um…Like…You Should Seriously Hire Me

When I was in graduate school I had to do a mock interview in front of my entire class. Then the class, as well as my Professor (who had 7 Masters and 2 Ph.D’s –no joke!) critiqued me. As horrifying as this sounds, it was every bit! But it was also amazingly helpful. I think I owe all the jobs I’ve gotten due to that class. While I was doing some research on Mock Interview tips I came across this great post on SUNY Cortland’s Career Services blog and had to share it. On-Campus Recruiting (OCR) starts February 7th, get […]

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Monday, January 31st, 2011

Deloitte Consulting presents INTERVIEWING TIPS

Enjoy FREE PIZZA and learn from the experts about interviewing tips and techniques! Deloitte Consulting will be here presenting INTERVIEWING TIPS on February 2nd from 6-7 pm in the ELC Walls Lounge. Mark your calendars for this great opportunity to learn FIRST HAND.

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Monday, January 31st, 2011

On-Campus Recruiting Starts February 7th

Did you know that several employers come to campus to recruit Bucknellians to work at their companies? If the thought of this makes your blood pressure rise…don’t worry! Here are 5 easy steps to help you stand out and conquer the on-campus recruiting (OCR) process. 1) Accentuate the Positive. Rather than getting stuck on the ways you think you aren’t competitive, focus on what strengths (and you all have them) you bring to the position. The easiest way to do this is to first understand what skills an employer is looking for so… 2) Know the industry. Following what’s going […]

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