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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

Response-based Job Searches

How you approach your job search depends on the purpose for your search. What are your goals? Are you looking for advancement? Have you been laid off and timing is a factor? Are you a career changer looking for that first crossover job? Your strategy will likely combine both response-based and proactive job search approaches. […]

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Proactive Job Searches

How you approach your job search depends on the purpose for your search. What are your goals? Are you looking for advancement? Have you been laid off and timing is a factor? Are you a career changer looking for that first crossover job? Your job search strategy will likely combine both proactive and response-based job […]

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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 Delete skills, bullets points, or certifications that are out of date or no longer relevant.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

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

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

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

How Alumni Career Engagement Can Help

Some of you have asked us what Alumni Career Engagement has to offer.  We’re happy to share information with you about the services and resources we provide, and how we can help. We serve alumni of all UVA schools, at all stages of their careers.  We can help with: Job search Career transition Resume and […]

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Audiences, Career Planning, Education & Learning, Established Professionals, In Transition, Job Search, New Grads, Retirement, Rising Professionals, Topics

Upcoming Webinars

Visit our Webinar Library to view past webinars. Friday Forum webinars are online, with live video of our alumni presenters, and are open to alumni, students, parents and friends of the University; there is no charge to participate. Can’t make it on Fridays? No worries. Register anyway and receive the link to the webinar recording […]

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Webinar Library

View our Upcoming Webinars. Watch Previous Webinars Online Webinar recordings will be posted here in the library approximately one week after the webinar airs. (If you register, you receive a link to the recording a few hours after the webinar ends.) System Requirements: Take a moment to check your system, confirm that your operating system […]

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