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How to prepare an elevator pitch

Your "elevator pitch", or your “30-second intro,” is one of the most important things you’ll need to prepare before attending a career fair. Why? Because it will help you make a great first impression and first impressions are everything! An elevator pitch explains, in 30 seconds or less, who you...

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How to master behavioral interview questions

During an interview, it’s likely that you will be asked a few behavioral questions. When an employer asks these types of questions, they’re typically seeking concrete examples of how you responded to certain tasks, relationships or situations. They often start with “tell me about a time when…” or “describe a...

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Ways to network as a recent college grad

You have finally completed four hard years of college and you are prepared to venture into the real working world now! But, how do you land a job straight out of college? We’ve probably all heard the saying, “It’s about who you know, not necessarily what you know,” when it...

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How to reduce interviewing stress

Prior to the interview, as well as the morning of, walk yourself through the following visualization: Find a quiet spot to sit for about 10 minutes. Close your eyes and see yourself arriving at the business where you are interviewing. You walk in and introduce yourself to the receptionist. He/she...

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Networking Is the Key to a Successful Job Search

Networking is not a skill you are born with, it is something that is learned through education, training, and practice. Many people spend a lot of time networking, but very few actually do it correctly. If you are looking for work, you need to be spending at least 80 -...