Day: March 6, 2020

Don’t Make Rookie Interview Mistakes

Got your first interview coming up? Don’t be tempted to wing it. As competitive as the job market is these days, coming across as uninterested, unprofessional or unprepared during the interview will prove to be a big mistake. Here are three common interview mistakes and how to avoid them. Being […]

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Tips for Managing Your Career Fears

John Lennon is often quoted as saying “There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love…” While the great musician probably wasn’t dispensing career information and advice, thinking about this philosophy may help you navigate your career – and the rest of your life – with success. How often have […]

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You Said What Online?

The great thing about starting a new year is that you can resolve to change all sorts of bad behaviors – you know, things like downing four glazed donuts every morning or a pint of Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey every Friday night, spending way too much money on that online gambling […]

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Those that fail to plan…

If you live your life by the old saying, “those that fail to plan, plan to fail,” there’s an emerging career you may want to check out – Project Management. What exactly is project management? The Project Management Institute, a globally recognized professional organization, defines it as “the application of knowledge, […]

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Webinar Recap: Citation: Using APA & the Bluebook Together

In today’s internet-age information is so readily available, causing an increase in instances of plagiarism – especially accidental or ‘responsible’ plagiarism. The webinar Citation: Using APA & the Bluebook Together helped attendees identify instances where citation is necessary and what reference materials to use and how to properly cite information. Presented by […]

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Webinar Recap: "Exploring Career Options: How Many Ways Can You Use Your Degree?"

The “Exploring Career Options” webinar provided tactics and information resources to discover a variety of professional paths to attendees. The  presentation also enabled attendees to: Understand and be able to use the best frameworks to explore the diversity of degree-related career opportunities Identify and use the best people and information resources for researching their […]

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How does Math fit into your Career?

As a Math major, I spent eight years of training at a University where I learned all the intricacies of how Mathematics works. Throughout that time, I had the same question many of you currently have i.e., how does math fit into my career? Two weeks after I graduated, I started […]

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Can we Trust an “Eyewitness”?

Yes sir, the light was green, I am positive…or was it yellow….maybe it just turned yellow….ok, now I am not sure…  The exciting field of criminal justice is all about dealing with people; whether in the course of an investigation, arrest, court proceeding, or corrections setting.  One of the most frustrating aspects […]

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Why Is Technology So Complicated?

Why is technology so complicated?  I don’t understand it already, and I haven’t even gotten started!  My kids know more than I do, and I stay away from it so I don’t look ridiculous. It changes so fast, how can anyone keep up? I recently visited the Kennedy Space Center. […]

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