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CareerShift

UVA Alumni Career Services has partnered with CareerShift to offer a tool for finding and applying to jobs and for finding contacts. CareerShift’s tools and applications provide a unique opportunity for you to manage your job search. Only CareerShift provides an easy-to-use approach to crack the “hidden job market” and manage the job hunt all […]

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Audiences, Career Planning, Company Research, Established Professionals, In Transition, Job Posting Sites, Job Search, Job Search Materials, Networking, New Grads, Retirement, Rising Professionals, Uncategorized
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September 11, 2018

Tackle Your Job Search Like a Pro!

The prospect of a job search can be daunting, particularly if you’re preparing for your first post-graduation job, or if it’s been a while since your last search. Whether you’re new or returning to the job market, or just ready to level up in your career, it can be hard to take the first step. […]

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Audiences, Career Planning, Established Professionals, In Transition, Job Search, Make a Plan, New Grads, Retirement, Rising Professionals
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April 20, 2018

Summer Career Refresh

Summer is here! As you refresh your spirit with a well-deserved vacation, it’s also the perfect time to refresh your career. Whether you are considering a new job, graduate school and/or professional development, or simply starting the next fiscal year on a high note, you can proactively take stock of your goals and progress to […]

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Audiences, Career Planning, Established Professionals, In Transition, Make a Plan, New Grads, Retirement, Rising Professionals, Topics
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July 5, 2017

What exactly are MOOCs anyway?

The subject of MOOCs has come up several times recently, both in our conversations with clients and in Friday Forum Webinar discussions about professional development opportunities. We thought it might be helpful to clarify what MOOCs are and share how they might fit into your career management strategy. MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) are online […]

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Audiences, Continuing Ed & Certificates, Education & Learning, Established Professionals, In Transition, New Grads, Retirement, Rising Professionals
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January 31, 2017

Resources

January—and wintertime in general—can make many of us feel like we could use some extra support. The weight of handling personal issues or needs may affect someone’s ability to focus on a job search or career strategy. It’s important to get the support you need in those areas of your life, so you can have […]

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Audiences, Education & Learning, Established Professionals, Finances, Health, Home & Community, In Transition, New Grads, Professional Development, Retirement, Rising Professionals, Topics
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January 20, 2017

Holiday Networking

The holidays are here! With festive holiday gatherings comes a terrific opportunity to polish your networking skills. Sharing holiday cheer with others will often organically develop into leads, or offers of help.  Here are some networking tips to keep in mind as you celebrate. Ask people about themselves If you’re nervous or timid about meeting […]

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Audiences, Established Professionals, In Transition, New Grads, Retirement, Rising Professionals
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December 6, 2016

12 Tips to Refresh Your Resume and Cover Letter!

Fall is a great time for fresh starts; use these tips to refresh your resume and cover letter! RESUMES Update. Add any new jobs, skills, education, certifications, and software. Delete skills, bullets points, or certifications that are out of date or no longer relevant. Keywords. Most resumes are now scanned for specific criteria. Include keywords […]

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Established Professionals, In Transition, Job Search, Job Search Materials, New Grads, Rising Professionals
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August 16, 2016

Finding the Right Fit

Have you ever been attracted to a company because of its culture, or experienced a job where the company culture just wasn’t a good fit? Finding the right cultural fit is key to overall job satisfaction. Researching a company’s culture is therefore an important part of job search due diligence. Not only will researching help […]

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Audiences, Career Planning, Established Professionals, Explore Occupations, In Transition, New Grads, Rising Professionals
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April 28, 2016

Resume Profiles: Dos and Don’ts

Did you know that many employers decide in the first 6 seconds whether or not to keep reading your resume? It’s important that you capture their attention from the start to get them to keep reading, and include the most critical information high on page one of your resume so it can be easily seen. […]

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Audiences, Established Professionals, In Transition, Job Search, Job Search Materials, New Grads, Rising Professionals, Topics
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April 4, 2016

4 Things to Do (and 3 Things Not to Do) When You Have An Offer and Are Awaiting Another

Congratulations, you’ve just received a job offer! Your hard work has paid off; the job is interesting and you liked the people you would be working with.  However, there’s a catch.  You were much more excited about another job you interviewed for, but you haven’t received that offer yet.  What should you do? Receiving a job […]

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Audiences, Established Professionals, In Transition, Interviewing, Job Search, Negotiating, New Grads, Rising Professionals, Topics
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February 17, 2016

How to Network With Alumni

Networking is a key step in a successful job search. Conversations with other people can help you learn more about an occupation or organization and explore different career paths. However, many people find networking to be difficult. They share that they: Don’t know what to say Feel intimidated Don’t want to bother anyone Are introverted […]

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Audiences, Established Professionals, In Transition, Job Search, Networking, New Grads, Retirement, Rising Professionals, Topics
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February 17, 2016