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Updated November 4

To all the early career job-seekers who’ve spent the past month wondering: “Is anyone out there still hiring?” We hear you—and the answer is YES!

View the full article on Handshake’s blog here.

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January 14, 2021 Ask Me Anything Winter Break Series

January 14, 2021 Ask Me Anything Winter Break Series

Welcome to the CDC’s Ask Me Anything Winter break series.

Missed yesterday’s? We got you: https://careers.newark.rutgers.edu/blog/2021/01/12/january-12-2021-ask-me-anything-winter-break-series/

Today’s question is:  Question: How can I stand out in the applicant pool?

Short Answer: Tailor all of your documents, do your research, highlight …

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Gain experience in the hands-on, 3-credit Braven Accelerator course

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As you’re putting together your academic schedule for the spring semester, we hope you’ll consider enrolling in Braven’s 3-credit course: HLLC Special Topics II: Braven Accelerator (designed for sophomores and juniors but open to all students). In just one semester, …

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January 12, 2021 Ask Me Anything Winter Break Series

January 12, 2021 Ask Me Anything Winter Break Series

Welcome to the CDC’s Ask Me Anything Winter break series.

Missed yesterday’s? We got you: https://careers.newark.rutgers.edu/blog/2021/01/11/january-11-2021-ask-me-anything-winter-break-series/

Today’s question is:  How do I explain that I was laid off?

Address it yourself, be honest but keep it brief!

It might feel …

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January 11, 2021 Ask Me Anything Winter Break Series

January 11, 2021 Ask Me Anything Winter Break Series

Welcome to the CDC’s Ask Me Anything Winter break series.

Missed yesterday’s? We got you: https://careers.newark.rutgers.edu/blog/2021/01/08/january-8-2021-ask-me-anything-winter-break-series/

Today’s question is: Should I go to graduate school instead of looking for a job right now?

In short: Weigh the costs and benefits …

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How to Feel More Confident in Interviews

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When you land an interview, you often feel instant joy. Unfortunately, this joy can soon be replaced by anxiety—and that can wreak havoc on your confidence. The good news is there are several distinct ways to fight this anxiety, boosting your …

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The Right Way to Include Your Work Experience on a Resume (With Examples)

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We all know resumes are important. They’re your first impression. The highlight reel of your qualifications. The tool that you can use to land an interview (and ultimately a job).

Your past experience takes up the bulk of your resume …

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Should You Go to Grad School? 5 Things to Consider in the COVID Era

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During times of economic weakness or uncertainty, many graduate programs see their applications swell. There are already signs that the economic strain brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will drive the same kind of increased interest in graduate school.

While …

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3 Keys to Writing Cover Letters That Stand Out

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It’s a myth that high quality job openings are few and far between thanks to Covid. The truth is, despite the economic uncertainty created by the pandemic, there are many great openings out there. And to get them—or, at least, …

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Better Breaks | How to Manage Your Energy at Work

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We’ve all been told that it’s healthy to take breaks during the workday—and stepping away from your desk presents a great opportunity to recharge your batteries and passively process information. But are your breaks really adding to the energy you …

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How to Ace ‘Guesstimate’ Interview Questions

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Guesstimates such as How many ping-pong balls fit in a 747? are among the most unnerving interview questions you can receive. They can seem so off the wall that they can shake up even the most calm, collected candidate. In …

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