Monthly Archives: April 2013

Are You Prepared to Use Your Language Studies to Make a Good First Impression?

On Friday, Ann Abbott and Beth Chasco in the Department of Spanish, Italian and Portuguese at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign hosted me as I led a workshop on “First Impressions: Getting Started on Your Job Search with a Language … Continue reading

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Start Networking Now. Here’s How.

Deborah Shane had a great post about networking on careerealism.com today: “8 Steps to Build Relationships After A Networking Event“. I have a colleague who probably follows those 8 steps more closely than anyone else I know–she takes notes, she … Continue reading

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Want to Know How to Use Language Degrees to Get a Consulting Job?

David Bower is a twenty-something Indiana University graduate who has a plum consulting job with Simon-Kucher & Partners. ┬áHe uses his business degree in his work to be sure. But what made him the standout candidate when he was interviewing … Continue reading

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Career Advice From “The Onion.” Ouch!

This career advice from “The Onion” was typically sarcastic and harsh. ┬áSome of the digs taken at the expense of the fictitious job applicant, Corey Wilhelm, made me flinch. But there are a few great takeaways: 1- Your resume can’t … Continue reading

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