Tag: Job Search

Why You Should Never Settle for Less Than Your Dream Job

Graduation always feels right around the corner, and the scramble to find an amazing job opportunity with that newly earned degree comes at you fast. You’ve spent hours perfecting your resume, editing your cover letters and checking your email for interview offer—but how do you choose which job to actually accept? Dreams of your perfect job have been building in your head…

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Everything You Need to Know to Conquer a Virtual Interview

Everything You Need to Know to Conquer a Virtual Interview By: Mariah Schlossmann First of all, CONGRATULATIONS, you landed yourself an interview! Maybe it’s your dream job or you’re just learning a little more about the position, the hardest part is getting the interview—and you’ve already done that. With social distancing rules still in effect and offices closed, your potential…

How to Make the Most of a Virtual Job Fair

How to Make the Most of a Virtual Job Fair Navigating a virtual job fair may be new territory for a lot of students. Although it looks different from a regular job fair, there are just as many opportunities to take hold of. To make the most out of your experience, it’s important to be prepared to speak to employers and show your…

5 Ways to Curate Your Online Presence During Your Post-Grad Job Hunt

5 Ways to Curate Your Online Presence During Your Post-Grad Job Hunt It’s incredibly important to monitor your social media use both personally and professionally when searching for a job. Employers are now, more than ever, consulting candidates’ social media profiles to get to know them. In fact, 70% of employers use social media to screen candidates during the hiring process, and one of…

What to Do When You’re Not Feeling Super Motivated About the Post-Grad Job Hunt

What to Do When You’re Not Feeling Super Motivated About the Post-Grad Job Hunt We’ve all been there. You’ve submitted a dozen applications, sent countless “connect” invites on LinkedIn, and gone to the umpteenth virtual networking event, all without getting a single hit. The job or internship hunt can be wildly frustrating, especially when you feel like you’re getting absolutely nowhere. If you’re drained and need…

How To Maintain Your Career Plans During This Pandemic

 With COVID-19 spreading rapidly across the globe, many companies are more concerned with the present rather than looking forward to hiring new employees, resulting in several hiring freezes. While the situation is unprecedented and understandably stressful, it makes this time extremely difficult for seniors who depend on jobs after graduation to support themselves. Esther Leonard, the Assistant Director of Career Education at Boston University, discusses with HerCampus…

3 Tips For Job Hunting During The Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus concern has been spreading like wildfire and it’s causing some major issues for both employers, employees, and job seekers. Some companies are experiencing hiring freezes, alternative interviewing setups (i.e. video interviewing vs. face-to-face), and even layoffs as a result of this pandemic.  So, don’t be surprised if you see hiring slow down over the next few months. In a time…

How to Land an Entry-Level Job When You Think You Might Not Have The Experience

Maybe you’re a fresh graduate, or maybe you’re simply seeking a career change, but it always stings when you scroll through Indeed and Glassdoor only to stumble across the words: “five years of experience required.” For an entry-level position, this is all backwards. How are you, a person with minimal experience, supposed to land an accesible job with a basic resume? Now comes the period…

How to Navigate Your First College Career Fair

Career fairs can be nerve-wracking. Don’t feel discouraged; instead, go in with a plan of attack. Prepping yourself as much as possible is key in calming your nerves. As the saying goes: “Proper preparation prevents poor performance.” So, let’s get prepped! The Wide World of Networking Networking is the key to navigating any career fair. In today’s society, it’s all…