Tag Archive: interview

Dec
05

Should I disclose my disability to an employer? An Interview with Ward Newmeyer

There are several hundred students at Dartmouth who are bright, talented, capable and also have a disability. Deciding when, how and where to disclose a disability in a job search is a personal decision and can feel awkward. (I say this based on my own personal experience which I will share in a later post.) …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/12/should-i-disclose-my-disability-to-an-employer-an-interview-with-ward-newmeyer/

Oct
29

Making the Case for your Liberal Arts Degree

Ever wonder why an employer would rather hire you for a job over a candidate with years of experience in their specific trade? Check out Debra Humphreys’ “Making the Case for Liberal Education: Responding to Challenges,” recommended by Undergraduate Dean Brian Reed. This report emphasizes the merits and practical value of a liberal arts education …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/10/having-trouble-making-the-case-for-your-liberal-arts-degree/

Jan
04

Still trying to think of a New Year’s Resolution? Make it your Career Search!!

Kasey Kaplan provides some great ideas in the article New Year’s Resolutions for Job Seekers.  Briefly, here’s the highlights: “This year, MY New Year’s Resolution is to: 1. Proofread all cover letters, messages, emails, applications, and resumes I send to employers, before I send them….. 2. Attend X number of networking events….. 3. Be specific….. …

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Dec
27

Career Tip: “Red Flags” in the Job Search

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Career Tip: “Red Flags” in the Job Search Why job seekers are disqualified in the job search: 1. Inattention to details and sloppy grammar in cover letters & resumes 2. Questionable or offensive auto-replies, nicknames, Facebook accounts & telephone messages 3. Factual discrepancies between your resume and cover letter 4. Not strategically relating applicant’s background …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2011/12/career-tip-%e2%80%9cred-flags%e2%80%9d-in-the-job-search/

Nov
08

Career Tip: When should I post my status? When should I not post my status?

With the advent of multiple forms of social media, everyone’s status can become great reading material.  BUT, do you want it to be?  Do you want your potential boss reading it? Is it strictly personal? Is it strictly business? Would it be awkward to explain to your parents? Or grandparents?  Be very careful of what …

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Oct
05

Career Tips: Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

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QUESTIONS TO ASK YOUR INTERVIEWER Asking intelligent questions in an interview shows that you’ve done your research and are motivated to do well if you get the job. Following are some questions recruiters like to hear from students: What do you do in a typical work day? Ask this question in your interview with a …

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