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Monday, August 29th, 2011

Become a LinkedIn Superman/woman

Is this my ad nauseam topic of the year? It may be…and I know you’ll be thanking me later so I appreciate all those Thank You cards in advance. But this time I’m going to let someone else talk to you about it, in person. So get up from your computer, stop reading this on your iPhone and head on over to Taylor 203 to learn, see and do! Find out if you really are LinkedIn and learn how to strategically use it  in your job search and create a professional online presence. You can also use LinkedIn to start […]

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Monday, May 9th, 2011

Life After Bucknell – Pack your cyber stuff

As you begin to look around your rooms and post all the stuff you don’t want to move on the Message Center remember to “pack” your cyber stuff, like any BRIDGE documents (resumes, cover letters), transcripts, or papers in your netspace. Here’s an quick list of what to think of and what to do with it. Let’s start with an easy one: Email – Good news, your Bmail account will continue without interruption but if you are no longer going to be checking this account make sure you update your information on your resume, LinkedIn and B-Link.  If you have […]

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Sunday, April 17th, 2011

Life After Bucknell: Graduation Goggles

Did anyone else see How I Met Your Mother last week? Well I caught and (sadly) could only think of work when they introduced the great new phrase “Graduation Goggles,” and I thought I had to figure out a way to incorporate it into the Career Insider so here goes. In case you missed the episode here is the recap (of the part that reminded me of work): Marshall wants to quit GNB because he hates it but after he makes up his mind to quit the next day at work isn’t so bad at all so he wonders if […]

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Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

Life After Bucknell: Love Your Money! Learn About Investing, Stocks & Credit

Love Your Money: Make Smart Choices about Credit, Stocks & Investing Part of the “Life After Bucknell” workshop series for seniors Tuesday, April 12 | Noon – 12:50 pm | ELC Center Room RSVP by 4/8 – Lunch Provided Big paychecks come with big choices! Join us for lunch on April 12 – a personal finance professional will help you prepare for your life after Bucknell. Get your questions answered: What is the difference between a Roth and a 401k? Should I invest in CDs? A mutual fund? Stocks? Can I afford a new car? How do I improve my […]

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Friday, March 25th, 2011

Life After Bucknell: Graduate to LinkedIn

You may be a Facebook pro, but are you on LinkedIn? LinkedIn is for professional networking only – you can use the site to make connections, research companies, find a job, and more. We’ve created 2 prezi’s to help! One is geared more towards students who aren’t familiar with LinkedIn (Basics for Students) while the other (which still provides similar, great information) was created for an Alumni Networking event we did this year in Philadelphia (Are You LinkedIn?). Both help you  learn the basics and see how easy it is to create a professional profile, find your dream job, and […]

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Monday, October 18th, 2010

Senior Excuses Series: Get Unstuck in Preparing for Life After Bucknell

Feeling worried about graduation and beyond?  Is it hard to move forward with your goals, or even decide what those goals are?  This series of programs is especially designed for seniors who feel stuck or overwhelmed with what happens next.  We will focus on concrete solutions to roadblocks in your planning. Sign up on the BRIDGE. DATE: Series of five dates on Tuesdays (see below) TIME: Noon – 12:50 p.m. LOCATION: McDonnell 242 Transition & Anxiety, Tuesday, October 26, Noon – 12:50 p.m. Leaving Bucknell, Tuesday, November 2, Noon – 12:50 p.m. You – Then & Now, Tuesday, November 9, […]

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Monday, October 11th, 2010

Life After Bucknell – Banking 101

I know you probably don’t want to think about it or hear it but your life after Bucknell is drawing near and we don’t want to leave you unprepared, especially when it comes to finances. That’s why you should come hear Jessica Brazier, Vice President of Lewisburg M & T Bank discuss the basics of the banking and lending system, including how to open a checking account as well as specifics of having a checking account. Additionally, she will discuss how credit works and the importance of credit not only now but in the future. This presentation will last approximately […]

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