Tag Archive: tips

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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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2012/01/still-trying-to-think-of-a-new-year%e2%80%99s-resolution-make-it-your-career-search/

Dec
14

Career Tip: When In Doubt, Assume A Higher Standard

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When in Doubt, Assume a Higher Standard…. Not sure how to dress?  Dress up Not sure how to follow up?  Send a Thank You Not sure whether to bring an extra resume:  Bring one Not sure how to showcase your work?  Bring a portfolio Not sure how to address someone?  Use their surname…Ms. Alito You’ll …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2011/12/career-tip-when-in-doubt-assume-a-higher-standard/

Dec
06

Remembering Names – critical for job hunting, networking & climbing the ladder.

How many times have you been called a different name by someone?  Did it make you feel important? Not remembering a person’s name can be embarassing, and yes, even a deal-breaker!  Names are a crucial identification piece that will show how observant you are as well as how respectful you act. Miriam Salpeter’s article in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2011/12/remembering-names-critical-for-job-hunting-networking-climbing-the-ladder/

Oct
20

Career Tip: Create an Organization List!

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CAREER TIP: CREATE AN ORGANIZATION LIST! Searching for an internship? Looking for a job? Trying to transition into a new field? Be creative about the internship and job search process. You should always search through the databases that Career Services has, but also consider what organizations that you are interested in. Many internships and positions …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2011/10/career-tip-create-an-organization-list/

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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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~careerblog/2011/10/career-tips-questions-to-ask-your-interviewer/

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