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23 Mar

Secrets From the HR Department: How to Negotiate Your Salary

March 23rd, 2017|Job Search Advice|

The full article can be found here. How many of you feel like you're getting paid exactly the right amount for the work you do? There probably aren't many of you (and if you're one of the fortunate ones, more power to you). The truth is, we've probably all felt a bit underpaid at one [...]

01 Dec

Why There’s Nothing “Soft” About Soft Skills

December 1st, 2016|General, Job Search Advice|

This article was found on and written by Ray Bixler.  To read the full article, please go here. The notion of "soft skills" has been in the news a lot lately. For instance, a recent Wall Street Journal article explained how liberal arts majors may trail their more career-oriented peers in earnings at first, [...]

10 Nov

The 5 Worst Pieces of Networking Advice – And What To Do Instead

November 10th, 2016|General, Job Search Advice|

In a recent article published on, David Stuart and Todd Nordstrom give some insight into tips for networking successfully.  To read the full article, please click here. The word “networking” has somehow become one of many recent business buzzwords. In fact, the word is so overused that the concept of networking, in our opinion, [...]

15 Sep

Employer Advice for Industry/Career Expos

September 15th, 2016|Industry/Career Expo, Job Search Advice|

As the Industry/Career Expos approach (Prescott's September 29 and Daytona Beach's October 6), we wanted to gain some insight into what employers expect of students/alumni. Below is information from various employers who recruit at ERAU: What do you expect from students/alumni attending the Expo? We understand that getting in front of a potential employer is [...]

25 Jul

See & Be Seen: How to Work your Contacts and Build your Networking Capacity

July 25th, 2016|General, Job Search Advice|

By Merrie D. Heath A couple of years ago I received a phone call from a student – a senior – who wanted to do an internship at a particular company. When I asked if he had connected to and built a relationship with the company’s main recruiter over the past three years, there was [...]

18 Jul

The Ultimate LinkedIn Cheat Sheet

July 18th, 2016|Job Search Advice|

06 Jun

References 101: The Secret to Winning the Job

June 6th, 2016|General, Job Search Advice|

Recently, Lindsey Pollak posted a blog in regards to effectively using references.  To view the full article, please click here. Are your ears burning? I know why: An HR person or recruiter is calling your references. Maybe you applied for a new job, or maybe someone’s got an eye on you and he or she [...]