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Friday, November 13th, 2020

Define Your Plan: Going Beyond Major

Your major is just one aspect that helps you discover interests and career paths but it does not define your plan. Explore the tools available to you to help link major to a variety of career paths.

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Friday, May 4th, 2012

Pinterest and Job Searching

NACE (our our national professional association) recently published a great article on “Using Pinterest as a Job-Search and Branding Tool.” Since we are on Pinterest we love the idea of using it, in general, and for your job search. Just because we think this is a fun idea does not mean you need to do it or it is essential for your job search but we wanted to share the idea with you in case you’d like to explore it. Here is a quick excerpt: “The arts, graphic design, marketing, and other heavily visual majors will probably find using Pinterest […]

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Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Tip from Forbes: Facebook and Job Search

I wanted to share this great tip I saw in a recent Forbes article on how to build a positive social media profile and avoid being rejected by a potential employer: Always follow the old saying about not posting anything that would make you embarrassed if it were published on the front page of a newspaper. Don’t use Facebook as a forum to vent on everything you hate about life, your job, someone else, or a company – talk to a friend in person if you feel the need to vent. For more tips, here is a link to the […]

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Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Job Search Engine Tips and Suggestions from

We came across this article from our Alumni Career Services office and wanted to share it as we found it was full of some great information. Alison Doyle, from, got to spend some time time talking with’s co-founder and CEO, Paul Forster, about online job searching and how to get the best results when using a job search engine. Paul suggests that, “Job seekers narrow their search as much as possible in order to find jobs that fit their experience, skills, and desired location.” He goes on to say that it makes sense to “Focus on finding exactly […]

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Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Bmail and the Internship/Job Search

There is an old (and overused) saying that goes “searching for a job is a job,” and as much as it’s a cliche it’s also pretty accurate. We tell you here that each cover letter should be customized to the job and often times your resume too. We send Weekly Job Lists from filled with great jobs and internships with varying deadlines. Then there are all those great other resources and listings like InterQueen, Intern Alert, YouTern not to mention LinkedIn and any other company research you may do (like on One Day, One Job). All this adds up […]

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