Month: August 2020

Law and order is no get-out-of-jail card for floundering politicians

All instances of criminal law-making (or promising) deserve scrutiny –especially if they raise concerns that politicians might be politicising the lawfor electoral advantage. However, it would be a mistake to assume this isthe only way criminal laws are made.We are part of a examining how, when and why criminal laws […]

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CRIME AND PUNISHMENT

Geographic, cultural differencesConsidering that populations may be widely dispersed among urban areasand rural, remote and very remote areas, it’s reasonable to considerwhether these geographic and cultural differences impact how people viewthe role of punishment in the criminal justice system. To explore this, we examined data from 2004, 2008, 2011 and […]

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CULTIVATING RESILIENCE DURING YOUR JOB SEARCH

As students’ undergraduate careers come to an end, many are realizing that they will not meettheir goal of having a job lined up before graduation. For some, this may represent the veryfirst time they did not reach an important milestone they had set out to achieve. For thosewho will be […]

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HOW TO TURN YOUR SUMMER INTERNSHIP INTO JOB

We are now in July, peak internship season. If you are interning this summer, now is a greattime to review your performance and success thus far. If you approach this process the rightway, hopefully you can parlay this internship opportunity into an offer of full-timeemployment after college graduation.To position yourself […]

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BACK TO SCHOOL

The start of any new school year is the perfect time to develop yourself in new ways that willcontribute to your future success in life. Preparing for college in a thoughtful way is far moreinvolved than stocking up on dorm room essentials. As you get ready for your move toschool, […]

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A CAREER GUIDE FOR EVERY COLLEGE STUDENT

Fall semester is the time to organize your thinking; not only about your academics, but alsoyour career plan. Whether you’re a Freshman with the opportunity to thoughtfully approachcollege with a career in mind, a Senior who needs to get serious about the job search, or astudent somewhere in between – […]

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BUILDING 21 CENTURY SKILLS

For students in the midst of Fall Semester, as well as graduates targeting employmentopportunities, it’s vital to consider the kinds of skills that will increase employability.Students must think intentionally about how academic work needs to be coupled withtargeted skill-building outside the classroom to help them become job-search ready, andgraduates must […]

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BRIDGING THE NETWORKING GAP TO GET HIRED

Next week is Thanksgiving, which marks the beginning of holiday festivities that will carryus through the New Year. The upcoming holidays, and the many gatherings that typicallyoccur, present a good opportunity to evaluate your networking approach and find ways to getstarted or improve in this area. Developing a network is […]

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OUR 10-STEP HOLIDAY CHECKLIST TO LAUNCH YOUR CAREER

The end of the calendar year usually means a little well-earned relaxation. Students wrap upthe fall semester – putting exams, papers, and projects behind them – and many youngprofessionals will have some time to recuperate as well. While it’s great to enjoy some timerelaxing with family and friends, and to […]

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MAXIMUM NEW OPPORTUNITIES TO LAUNCH YOUR CAREER

The New Year is filled with new opportunities, and many college students and graduates arekicking off 2020 with new classes, capstone internships, and full-time jobs. These newexperiences are exciting, and each provides an opportunity for strategic students andgraduates to effectively maximize the outcomes in order to position themselves for careersuccess.At […]

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THE CHANGES OF JOB SEEKING

A job search sometimes feels like a juggling act, and keeping the balls in the air – includingjob-search tasks, as well as the continuing demands of school/work and day-to-day living –can oftentimes feel like a struggle. For neurodiverse individuals, the thought of embarkingon a job search can be overwhelming, as […]

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