How to Effectively Use Social Media to Develop Your Brand

I love social media.  For the last 7 years, I have expanded my public relations career to include social media marketing aimed at successfully promoting a business to a larger consumer base.  I have found great success in using social …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Brand Yourself to Advance Your Career

By now, most job seekers know that anything posted to social media is potentially available to recruiters, future employers and current bosses. In addition to adjusting their privacy settings and de-tagging pictures of themselves doing body shots on spring break …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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From College to Retirement: Mapping Your Career Path for Success

Many people think of their lives as a series of phases that are passed through. In one phase, you are planning your college career to help you get the right job, in another you are saving for retirement and for …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Navigating Professional Development When Transitioning from Military to Civilian Life

Deciding to leave active duty and transition to civilian life is often a stressful and difficult decision. Upon transition, military members might have questions about what their next moves should be. Should they go back to school? Venture a new …

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Applying for International Jobs? Keep These 8 Tips in Mind

📖 3-minute read

Lauren Anderson | Idealist | June 5, 2014
Source: Idealist

A few years ago, I was on a long distance phone call to a country in Africa for a job there. I would make “mmm hmms” sounds trying to affirm …

By Lauren Anderson
Lauren Anderson
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What Are You Doing After College? Find Out How to Best Plan for Life After Graduation.

📖 3-minute read

Demystifying what comes after graduation by helping you prepare now.

Does the question “What are you doing after graduation?” fill you with dread and send you into a cold sweat? You’re not alone — many students lack a clear, …

By Handshake Blog
Handshake Blog
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Get Started with the UB Career Community Slack Network!

We know figuring out what you want to do with your life can be overwhelming. So we’ve created a less overwhelming way to design what’s next for you.

Find a community (or two) that fits you. There’s no limit to …

By Vicky Lee
Vicky Lee Global Career Consultant
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The Side Hustle

Written by: Lisa Cannavale ’20
Reading Length: 3 minutes

 

Last week I got a text from my mom. It was a screenshot from a hometown Facebook page. A mom was looking for someone willing to dress up as a …

By Kristy Strough
Kristy Strough User Interface (UI) Designer
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10 Questions to Ask in Your Next Internship Interview to Make Sure It’s Right for You

Congratulations, you did it! You landed an interview for your dream internship. Since you haven’t had a lot of experience in the workplace yet, an internship is an awesome opportunity to get “real world” work experience, figure out what you …

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A Day in the Life: Communications Consultant

My role on the Inclusion & Diversity (I&D) team as a Communications Consultant is to spread awareness of I&D initiatives and share the importance of inclusion to the 40k+ Humana associates across the country. It's important that we inform our …

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