Category Archives: Twitter

Around the Web in 7 Days: 2-27-09

In this weekly segment, I post 7 career articles that caught my eye over the past week – articles I think are worth your attention.

Career Interrupted? A Note to Gen Y on Surviving the Job Market
Marla Gottschalk offer practical advice to new professionals and job seekers for navigating a difficult job market.
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Quick Tips: Your success team?

(I originally posted these tips on Twitter. @sweetcareers) Who’s on your success team? Surround yourself with individuals who inspire you. These should be people you trust, whose work ethic is admirable. Drop the “friends” that are unmotivated and are sabotaging their own success. Your success team doesn’t have to be in your field or industry. They do need to be […]

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Quick Tips: Choosing a Major

(I originally posted these tips on Twitter. @sweetcareers) Speak with faculty and current students in a department about the major before you declare. These conversations can help you confirm or dis-confirm your expectations about the major. Picking a major that you love will be more effective than selecting a major whose job prospects seem good, but remember to supplement your […]

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Quick Tips: Networking for College Students

(I originally posted these tips on Twitter. @sweetcareers) Not sure where to start networking? Try starting with some informational interviews. College students have networks, too. But you’ll need to expand your network, and work to keep it active. Connect with your college’s alumni network by contacting Alumni Relations. Also see if your alums have a LinkedIn group which is especially […]

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