For Class of 2010 College Grads, Marketing to Employers is a must

May 24, 2010 by  
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The value of your college degree is not always obvious to employers, especially if the job is not written to a specific set of technical skills.  Further, if your degree is in the traditional liberal arts, finding a way to match your education and skill set to a job description can be challenging. Katharine Brooks, director of liberal arts career services at the University of Texas at Austin and author of a career guide called “You Majored in What?” has lots of great advice for liberal arts majors. Check out her book at amazon.com and take a look at her advice in a NY Times article from the weekend.
"... in most fields, it is important to write... Read More »

A Great Idea For Recent Grads From UMaryland at Baltimore

May 21, 2010 by  
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Take a look at this website highlighting some of UMd-Baltimore's Class of 2010.   If I were a 2010 grad, I'd consider creating my own web page in similar fashion. I especially love these photos,  as they really bring out the humanity and personality of each student.  The size and scale renders well on a computer monitor and is much preferable to a head-shot.  One could highlight experiences, interests, and even add a brief video self-interview or a link to a resume.  It is good to stand out, especially when everyone else is doing the same thing.  Don't be afraid to highlight your strengths and interests to potential employers. Many young adults struggle when talking about themselves because they are... Read More »

Hello world!

December 4, 2009 by  
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Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start... Read More »

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