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Six reasons to visit Career Services today

You may find it surprising, but Career Services does way more than help with your resume. In fact, we offer a wide range of services to help students discover professional development opportunities through CU Boulder and beyond. So, why should you pay us a visit? Here are six not-so-obvious reasons:...

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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 -...

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Action Verbs to use on your Resume

Recruiters often see the same action words on a resume - led, responsible for, managed. And quite frankly, they have lost their meaning when it comes to properly communicating your accomplishments. So, let's spruce up your resume with a few action verbs and phrases that will catch the recruiters eye...

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Most Common Interview Questions

Wouldn't it be great if you knew exactly what questions you would be asked in a job interview? Even the most qualified candidate can be thrown off by a random interview question. Our advice? Prepare and practice! We've compiled some of the most common questions that might get asked during...

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Myth Buster: Why your major does not equal your career

Before jumping to any conclusions, let’s walk through some common misconceptions regarding choosing a major... Myth #1: My major will determine what I do for the rest of my life. Reality: Studies have shown that within ten years after graduation, most people are working in careers that aren’t directly related...

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8 things to consider when deciding your career path

People often underestimate the amount of time needed to do effective career planning. This is true whether you are just starting out with your career or in the process of changing your career direction. The development of career goals depends on input from each of the components of the wheel...

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5 steps for choosing your major

Are you overwhelmed at the thought of choosing a major? Does it seem like everyone around you has declared a major? Have you declared a major and now you’re having second thoughts? Choosing a major can be stressful, and yet it can also be a great opportunity to explore what...

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How to navigate through a technical interview

A technical interview, depending on the field, could be writing out a code you developed or working through a program. Sometimes they will give you a broken code and you have to fix it, other times they want to see how you problem solve. So, how do you best prepare...

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Making the Most of the Conference Scene

As many disciplines have major conferences coming up, now is an excellent time to sharpen your networking skills. Conferences come packed with opportunities to connect with others in your field and leave a positive impression on your fellow attendees. Follow these tips to maximize your success. Remember that networking is...

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