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Level Up: Move from Entry Level to Next Level

Many entry level roles look pretty much alike: wrangling projects to keep them on time and within budget, creating reports/presentations/proposals and scrutinizing every last detail, doing research, and most...
Mar 24, 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.

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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 […]

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Job Search, Negotiating, Topics

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

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

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

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

Living with Purpose – Family, Fun & Freedom

In today’s fast-paced society, more people (than ever) are feeling stressed, overwhelmed and uncertain about the future. In this empowering webinar, Marlon Smith (Engr ’90) shares insights for living...
Feb 10, 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

Career Trends and Resolutions for the New Year

The new year is the perfect time to refresh your career goals and make new resolutions, whether you’re seeking a new job, a new industry, or new skills. Join...
Jan 13, 2017

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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