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10 Good Communication Skills In The Workplace (Guide 2024)

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Introduction

Effective communication skills are essential in the modern workplace, regardless of your job level or industry. The ability to communicate information clearly, concisely and with impact can make the difference between success and failure.

By Lisette Guy
Lisette Guy
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Spring ’24 Etiquette Dinner Recap

On Thursday, April 4, the Office of Career Services hosted our Etiquette Dinner at the Federal Room, located inside the IMU. During this event, students had the opportunity to network with special guests over a fine dining setting and participate …

By Amanda Zwissler
Amanda Zwissler Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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Avoiding Employment Scams While on the Job/Internship Hunt

April, May, and June is the season of the year when students are either applying for internships or applying for their first positions after school. While this is a time to celebrate the milestones, this is also a time to …

By Nan Rockey
Nan Rockey Career Consultant
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Resume Dos and Don’ts for Ph.D. Students

Answers to common questions about this crucial document for an industry job search.

Jennifer Furlong of The Chronicle of Higher Education shares tips for doctoral students to create competitive resumes.

https://www.chronicle.com/article/resume-dos-and-donts-for-ph-d-s

By Nan Rockey
Nan Rockey Career Consultant
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10 Best Sample Answers to “Why Do You Want to Work in Our Company?”

10 Best Sample Answers to “Why Do You Want to Work in Our Company?” was originally published on WikiJob.

 

If you’ve been invited to an interview, you can expect to be asked some variation of the question, “Why do …

By Rosemarie Gabinete Garganta
Rosemarie Gabinete Garganta
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IMS College Program

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is hiring College Program Event Staff!

The College Program is designed for students looking for hands-on experience and career development, and who are interested in being a part of a talent pipeline for careers at Penske …

By Amanda Zwissler
Amanda Zwissler Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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’23 Sports, Hospitality & Recreation Career Day Recap

This past Wednesday the School of Public Health hosted their Sports, Hospitality & Recreation Career Day! We had an amazing turnout with employers and students. A huge thank you to all of the employers who attended, everyone who helped, and …

By Ashlynn Kirk
Ashlynn Kirk Student Assistant
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Interstride – Empowering IU Students on their International Journey

Interstride is making its way to IU, offering you a unique opportunity to explore and navigate international career interests. As an IU student, this resource platform provides a one-stop-shop for all things related to international education, career development, and networking …

By Kim Ecenbarger
Kim Ecenbarger SPH Senior Associate Director
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’23 IU Health & Human Services Career Day Recap

This past Wednesday, the School of Public Health, School of Education, and School of Social Work hosted their IU Health and Human Services Career Day! There was a great turnout – more than 50 employers were in attendance to engage with …

By Amanda Zwissler
Amanda Zwissler Assistant Director, Employer Relations
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When to Apply For Summer Internships: A Timeline

You may have a stellar internship resume, a polished cover letter, and prepared answers to interview questions. But do you know when to start the internship application process? Knowing when to apply for an internship is necessary to increase your …

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