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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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Career Fair Success

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Career Fair Success

It might sound old-fashioned, but a career fair can be a great way to form new connections can score a job. Showing up is just one step, though. Researching which companies will be there and what opportunities are open, for example, are a few key steps. Preparing ahead of time and dressing for success can also have a powerful impact.

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Avoid These Job Search Stamina Killers

Friday, March 15, 2019

When you’re on the hunt for a new job, stamina is important—it can be a long process. It’s easy to become discouraged and lose steam, especially when things slow down or you don’t hear from a company you’ve applied to for a while and just feel like you’ll NEVER find something. Job search fatigue is a real thing, and there are some common things that can eat away at your stamina.

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Still Making To-Do Lists? Try This Instead.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Check list

There’s nothing like the rush you get from completing a task. Have you ever noticed, though, how little you actually manage to cross off of that list, or how difficult it feels? We tend to underestimate the time, energy, or money it may take to complete a task. Maybe we’ve been trained to prioritize what’s urgent rather than what’s important, spending out day putting out little fires that don’t actually matters. 

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Communication Skills You Need For Work

Friday, March 1, 2019

Whether it happens face-to-face or behind a screen, communication is a part of any job. Even if you’re someone who prefers to keep their head down and avoid interaction, it’s still bound to come up, and having the communication skills you need help you form strong relationships and foster a positive work experience.  The good news is that these skills are actually pretty basic, such as treating others with respect and being an active listener.

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