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27 Apr

The Most Important Interview Prep You’re Probably Not Doing – But Should Be

April 27th, 2017|General, Job Search Advice|

A recent blog post by Lindsey Pollack discusses successful interview tips.  To view the full article, please click here. What kinds of interviews yield the best candidates? According to research from Glassdoor Economic Research, more difficult interviews lead to more satisfied employees. And that can be daunting if you’re the candidate — whether you’re a [...]

13 Apr

Expecting the Unexpected: Navigating the Interview Process

April 13th, 2017|General, Job Search Advice|

By: Alicia Kielmovitch As one who has been job searching off-and-on for the past decade, I have been lucky enough (or perhaps unlucky enough, given your point of view) to experience all different types of interviews.  My first job interview was for Cold Stone Creamery for a summer position in between high school and college.  [...]

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 USNew.com 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 Forbes.com, 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 [...]