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Category: Career Corner

Students working with a cat/kitten at Unity College

June 12, 2020

20+ Cool Careers With Animals (That Pay Well)

Are you interested in working with animals? Ready to get out from behind a typical desk job and head outdoors to study wildlife, take samples, or rescue injured animals? Jobs involving animals aren’t limited to veterinary clinics or zoos. You may find yourself diving into the depths of the ocean or traversing forests to enforce… Read more »

Covid-19 Interview

April 09, 2020

Navigating a Job Search During COVID-19

A job search can be exciting and motivating as you start to see your next professional step unfold, however it also comes with its own set of challenges.  When you bring the COVID-19 pandemic into the fold, it’s easy to feel like giving up. While many employers are slowing down their hiring processes or freezing… Read more »

May 15, 2019

Informational Interviews – Get the Scoop on your Dream Job

An informational interview is an opportunity to speak with professionals in your field in an informal setting to learn more about a specific organization or industry. This is a great way to help you think more purposefully about your professional future and what you would like to pursue while building a professional network. You may… Read more »

May 15, 2019

How to Negotiate a Higher Salary

You’ve earned your degree or a stack of credentials, you’ve taken on more responsibility at work, and you’d like to advance at your current place of employment. Not only has your supervisor taken an interest in you, but has also offered you a promotion! One catch, the promotion does not come with a salary increase.… Read more »

February 08, 2019

Make the Most of a Career Fair

Career fairs are a great way to network and meet a lot of different employers in a very short amount of time.  However, they can feel a bit overwhelming and exhausting especially if you’ve never been to one or have been out of the job search world for a while.  Here are a few tips… Read more »

Woman at computer

January 08, 2019

Time Management Tips for Online Students

As an online student, you have the benefit of completing classwork based on your schedule.  This can be a huge benefit, however, it can easily become overwhelming to incorporate quality time for reading and assignments into your already hectic life.  Many online students juggle one or more jobs, families, and a series of other commitments… Read more »

Farmer talking with pesticide saleswoman

October 26, 2018

Top 10 In-Person Interview Tips

Here are ten helpful tips to help you feel confident throughout the interview process! Research the business or organization you are interviewing with Carefully read over their website, paying close attention to the mission and history of the company and any future initiatives they’re working on. Check out their social media presence (LinkedIn, Instagram, and… Read more »

Group talking at table

October 26, 2018

How to Get Promoted at Work

Do you see yourself advancing at your current place of employment? Is furthering your education helping you reach that goal? Here are some great tips and things you can do to get yourself positioned for advancement! Talk to your boss about your desire for a promotion They may not assume you want to be promoted… Read more »