Career Services

Interview Tips

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Interview Tips

Scoring a job interview is exciting but can also be anxiety provoking. Whether this is your first-ever job interview or you’ve been on many before, it’s completely normal to feel nervous. Fortunately, having the support and resources you need to show up prepared can help you shine in your best light. The College of Westchester (CW) Career Services team provides guidance and support to students so they can approach those conversations calmly and with confidence—and ace the interview.

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How To Avoid Making Careless Mistakes

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Mistakes at Work

Making mistakes at work and school is something that happens to the best of us. We get overloaded, distracted, or we’re rushing. When these mistakes happen very frequently, though, it can put a huge dent in our productivity when we go back to correct those errors or even make us come across as sloppy or not as intelligent. Thankfully, there’s hope!

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2019 Career Resolutions

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
2019 new years resolution

It’s New Year’s Resolution season, and chances are you’ve got a few goals in mind. “Lose weight” and “get in shape” get the most airtime, but this is also a great time to set resolutions related to your career. In this blog post, Monster contributor Daniel Bortz shares 10 career resolutions that you can absolutely keep.

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What To Do When You’re Bored Over The Holidays

Thursday, December 20, 2018
Holiday Job Search

It might be hard to imagine when you’re in the end-of-semester crunch or wrapping up end-of-year projects before schools close and a lot of companies slow down for the last week of December, but sometimes we don’t know what to do with ourselves when we have downtime over the holidays. If a new job is on your wish list for the year ahead, this can actually be a great time for a job search.

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Thank You Note Mistakes To Avoid

Thursday, November 29, 2018
Thank You Notes

Last week we talked about gratitude and “thank you” notes you should write to people who’ve been helpful to you in your academic and professional life. What about when it comes to expressing thanks after a job interview, though? Turns out there are some mistakes that can cost you the job. Are you making any of these?

This article by Monster contributor Daniel Bortz explains.

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What Recruiters Won’t Tell You

Friday, October 5, 2018

When you’re out there looking for a job, a recruiter can be a valuable tool in connecting you to the right position at a company where you’ll be a great fit. Sometimes they can seem intimidating, but their goal is to make a good match in which both parties will benefit.  Because they generally work with potential hires all the way through the initial screening to interview to on-boarding, and they have some valuable secrets they can’t (but would love to) share with you.

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Why Sleep Is Important To Your Career

Monday, June 11, 2018
Sleep is Important

Have you ever pulled an all-night in order to meet a deadline? Have you ever said you’ll catch up on the weekend and then binge-sleep Saturday and Sunday, only to feel off when you have to jump back into the work week? Most adults need about 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night to function at our peak, but many of us skimp, justifying that sacrificing shut-eye is helping us get ahead in our career.

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Design Your Resume For The Job You Want

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Not all jobs are the same, so why should your resume format be the same for every one? Should you use a chronological format? Functional? Combination? No idea what those are? Don’t panic!

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Work Tips For College Grads

Thursday, May 3, 2018
College Graduates

With graduation coming up, there’s a lot to think about as you wrap up the semester and plan for the weeks, months, and years ahead.  Whether you’re new to the job hunt or have been in the workforce for a long time, your next moves are going to matter. Especially if you’re just getting started in your career, it can be very intimidating to think about.


What Recruiters Look At More Than Your LinkedIn Profile

Friday, April 27, 2018
Social Media

Whether you’re new to the job search or a seasoned pro, making sure your social media profiles are up to date and suitable for recruiters is key.  You’ve likely heard that LinkedIn is an important one to maintain, but as this article by Stephanie Vozza

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