Phone Interview Tips

Phone Interviewing Tips   Many companies use phone interviews to pre-screen candidates before setting up in-person interviews. This is very common practice so students, be prepared!   Phone interviews my nature can be awkward and a bit unnerving. Why? Think about it. Your interviewer has nothing to go on but your resume and the sound …

Interview with the Recruiter

So what is a recruiter really looking for at career fairs, on resumes, and in interviews? We interviewed Kathy Allemang, a recruiter for Avnet for over 10 years. Here is what she had to say: Career Fairs What do you expect from students when they approach your booth/table at a career fair? Kathy: I expect …

How to Build your Career

I had a friend once who knew someone who worked at a very large mortgage company. I knew someone who worked at a small mortgage company who thought working at a large mortgage company was a bad idea. “Why?” I asked my friend at the small company. “Because they pay less per loan,” was his …

Advantages of Internships

Why internships?  Internships have been identified as the best (#1) way to get those soft skills employers demand that are not obtained in the classroom. A majority of college students are under the impression that their sole focus during college is to graduate. Getting a college degree is why we are here, isn’t it? Yes, …