5 Tips for Career Fair Success

January 28, 2015

Meeting and interacting with recruiters face-to-face is a critical part of the job search process, and career fairs offer a unique opportunity to make personal connections with potential employers. But beneath the buzzing fluorescent lights and among the hundreds of other job candidates vying for the attention of employers, it’s easy to feel lost and […]

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Why Engineers Make Great Leaders

January 14, 2015

We often discuss the potential for career success that comes with earning an engineering degree, but what about the potential for becoming a successful leader? The Harvard Business Review (HBR) recently conducted a study examining the attributes of the Best-Performing CEOs in the World, and we’re not surprised to find engineers rounding out the top […]

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CREW Network Convention Answers the ‘Social Media Why’ for Business

January 12, 2015

There’s no denying the constant role that social media plays in our daily lives, but as professionals, should we really invest our time and efforts into social engagement? The short answer: absolutely! I recently had the opportunity to see Crystal Washington, a social media strategist and co-founder of Socialunities, at this year’s CREW Network annual […]

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Setting Career Goals for the New Year

January 8, 2015

A new year is here, which means many of us resolve to make changes in our lives. Maybe you’ve resolved to lose weight, exercise more or change other lifestyle habits that you’ve been putting off for some time. Why not also make a resolution to move your career forward? Now is the perfect time to […]

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Fighting the Flu: Tips for Staying Healthy at the Office

January 2, 2015

The hectic holidays may have come to a close, but as we welcome the new year, we also find ourselves in the middle of another stressful time of year: flu season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that flu cases in the U.S. peak in mid-January, and as you head back to work […]

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Key Traits of the Best Job Candidates

December 10, 2014

Your resume is a great tool for catching a recruiter’s eye, but to truly win them over, you need to understand what employers are really looking for. As a recruiter, I’m always looking for individuals who demonstrate specific characteristics that show their potential for being a dynamic employee. And I’ve found that the best job […]

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