Monthly Archives: May 2011

LinkedIn Making News

Many of us have heard LinkedIn topping 100 million users and launching its IPO this week, the Wall Street Journal’s career section has an article about LinkedIn and quotes ND alum, JP Sniffen on how to best utilize the online … Continue reading

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Searching for a Job With a Non-Profit

Notre Dame is proud to state that over 10% of each graduating class chooses to spend the year after graduation working in a volunteer capacity through a service program.  For many of the 200+ graduates who choose this course, the … Continue reading

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25 Companies Who Are Hiring

CNNMoney released this article in late January 2011 listing 25 companies looking to hire.  Technology, Healthcare, Financial and Accounting firms make up the bulk of the list: http://money.cnn.com/galleries/2011/pf/jobs/1101/gallery.best_companies_most_hiring.fortune/index.html

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Job Hunting using House Buying Strategies

Earlier last week I read a blog post by Paul Hellman where he writes about negotiating, in particular through the lens of buying a house.  Toward the end of the posting, he wrote about one of the cardinal rules of … Continue reading

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There is an ‘I’ in “Interview”

In a recent post about the STAR answer format, I blogged about the need to highlight how you contributed/your role during your interview answers.  Some readers were concerned about being perceived as arrogant or cocky if they spoke about their … Continue reading

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Interview STAR

How long should my answer be? How much detail should I provide in my answers? These and other questions are often asked when one is trying to improve on his/her interviewing technique.  While there is never one catch-all solution, a … Continue reading

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