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Category: Job Search

How to Write the Best Job Application of Your Life

Are you worried that your applications are going into a black hole? How do you help your resume and cover letter stand out in a crowded job search market?...
Apr 14, 2017

LinkedIn Alumni Profiles

Using the Find Alumni tool in LinkedIn, you can see alumni from your school (or others), and search by geography, industry, or company.


Tracking your accomplishments: 3 benefits and 6 strategies

One of the points we stressed in our recent webinar, Career Trends and Resolutions for the New Year, was the importance of keeping your resume up to date and keeping track of your accomplishments as you go. We offer three benefits of tracking your accomplishments, along with six strategies you can implement right away. BENEFITS […]

Job Search, Negotiating, Topics

Your Network Is Your Net Worth

Have you ever attended a conference or networking event, or met UVA alumni at social events, and dutifully collected contact information—only to do nothing with it? Regina Clay (Col...
Mar 10, 2017

5 Keys to Making a Successful Career Transition

Let’s face it, career transitions can be tricky. Whether you’re changing sectors, industries, organizations, countries, or functions—or ramping up or ramping down—many of us struggle to navigate the necessary...
Feb 24, 2017

Strategic Tweeting: Advancing Your Career in 140 Characters

One of the biggest challenges in any career is making both connections and a good impression, in the right place and at the right time. With a range of...
Jan 27, 2017

Developing Your Digital Professional Portfolio and Your Personal Brand

Learn how to create your own digital professional portfolio and build your brand.

Dec 9, 2016

Small Town Job Searches: 4 Ways to Hit the Ground Running!

Job searches in smaller towns require a slightly different approach, as there are not as many employers, and the existing employers are usually smaller. There is a greater emphasis on relationship building and becoming a known entity, as hiring managers prefer to hire candidates they know or who are recommended by someone they trust. Whether […]

Job Search, Networking, Topics

Switching Careers Successfully – Advice from a Recruiter

Get a recruiter’s perspective on the best way to position yourself for a new career.

Nov 4, 2016

How to be an Unforgettable Job Applicant

Learn how to impress an employer at different stages of the hiring process.

Oct 7, 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 […]

Established Professionals, In Transition, Job Search, Job Search Materials, New Grads, Rising Professionals

When People Make You Tired: Networking for Introverts!

We all know the importance of networking – it can lead to nice raises, interesting new jobs, and completely revitalized careers. Who doesn’t want to pick up the phone...
Jun 3, 2016