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Welcome to CW’s blog! Check out our posts and get a glimpse of what life can be like at CW! Explore interesting information about CW activities, clubs, and people across our community. To view blog posts from our President, Mary Beth Del Balzo click here.

Your Next Mentor May Be Closer Than You Think

Friday, October 18, 2019

Having a mentor as you progress through your academic or professional life can be a valuable resource. They can offer advice, help you navigate pivots and big moves, and serve as a sounding board when you need someone to bounce ideas off of. The concept of finding a mentor can be intimidating, though. Where are they? How do you find one? While it’s possible you’ll encounter a potential mentor through your professional network, sometimes they may be closer than you think.

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October 2019 Career Horoscopes

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Looking for a little extra career guidance this fall? October is a busy month full of opportunities. Have you ever wondered how your zodiac sign might play a role in your career? For something fun that you might get some insight from, enjoy these October career horoscopes created by the AstroTwins for Monster.

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Haven’t heard back after an interview? Here’s how to respond.

Friday, October 4, 2019

After you’ve completed a job interview, waiting to hear back can be excruciating.  While it’s completely normal for companies to spend some time interviewing candidates and deciding which would be the best fit for the role they need to fill, what should you do if weeks go by and you still haven’t heard back from them?

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When Procrastination Is A Good Thing

Friday, September 27, 2019

We usually think of procrastination as a productivity killer to avoid—a bug that needs to be squashed. Turns out, though, when used correctly and at the right times, procrastination can actually be a powerful tool.

This Fast Company article by Stephanie Vozza explains.

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Explaining A Gap In Your Job History

Friday, September 20, 2019

There’s a whole bunch of reasons why you may have a gap in your job history. Sure, it could be that you were laid off or let go from a job, but some other common reasons are relocation, going back to school, or taking time to care for an ailing loved one or raise a family. Whatever it may be, you can be sure that you’ll be asked about that time when you reenter the job search world.

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