Monthly Archives: November 2013

What Does It Mean to “Polish” Your Resume?

The students in Elena DeCosta’s Latin American Civilization class at Carroll University are ready to start their professional careers. When I went last week to lead a job search workshop, many had resumes already, a few had started their job … Continue reading

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Globalization and New Technology in a Changing Workplace

Guest blogger, Alex Pritchett is co-founder of Upswing, an online knowledge-sharing marketplace, providing a highly flexible and personalized experience to learners and coaches.¬†Students are able to search for a subject, see accredited coaches, book a session, and engage in one-on-one … Continue reading

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“How Should I Handle Gaps in My Employment History?”

Yesterday I led a job search workshop for students in Dr. Elena DeCosta’s Latin American Civilization class at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wisconsin. ¬† After each student designed a resume line that illustrated their language and cultures skills, we did … Continue reading

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Carroll University Latin American Civilization Students–Ready to Get Started on the Job Search with a Language Degree

I am excited to finally meet the amazing Elena DeCosta in person today. She works tirelessly to bring the best to her students–in class, outside of class, from international guest speakers, and through their own beautiful publications (check out El … Continue reading

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