Career Competencies and Readiness

Announcements about soft skills employers seek of recent graduates and how to strengthen to be ready for workforce.

Interviewers Are Looking for Emotional Intelligence—So Be Prepared for These Questions

One of the most valuable traits employers are looking for right now can’t be found on a resume, at least not explicitly. It’s not something you can fake in an interview, or convince your prospective boss that you have without …

By Alexandra Frost - The Muse
The Muse
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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton - The Muse
The Muse
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Take Our Quiz | What’s Your Leadership Style?

While we may not all be leaders in the sense that we’re managing a team or running an organization, we all possess certain habits and instincts when we’re presented with an opportunity to lead, be it as a project manager, …

By Alexis Perrotta - Idealist Careers
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How to Improve Your Problem-Solving Skills (and Show Them Off in Your Job Hunt)

Problem-solving skills are critical for any career path—no matter where you work or what job you have, you’ll face problems big and small all the time. If you want to succeed in your career, being able to effectively navigate (and …

By Deanna deBara - The Muse
The Muse
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How to Make Your Voice Heard in the Workplace (Especially as a Woman or Minority)

Have you ever sat silently as a coworker talked for 47 of the 50 minutes allotted for a meeting? Have you mentioned an idea only to be ignored or have someone else say it later and get credit? It can …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
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Want to Fix Tech’s Gender Gap? Start by Listening to These Women

In 2018, Amazon scrapped its in-house applicant tracking system because of one major flaw: it didn’t like resumes containing the word “women,” so if an applicant listed “mentoring women entrepreneurs” as one of their achievements, they were out of luck. …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Yes, You Can Still Learn About Company Culture When Interviewing Remotely—Here’s How

There are a number of things you consider when evaluating whether or not a job is a good match for you. You need a salary that meets your expectations, responsibilities that get you excited, and a manager you think you’d …

By Kat Boogaard - The Muse
The Muse
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The Sports Intern Show – Denver Broncos’ Darren O’Donnell-Figuring Out How To Smell The Money

This week, Colbi Ellison chats with Darren O’Donnell, Vice President of the Business Development department at the Denver Broncos. O’Donnell shared valuable insights into the sports industry from a business perspective. They talked about how he thinks the new normality …

By Kristine Nielsen
Kristine Nielsen Assistant Director, Career Services Kristine Nielsen
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The Sports Intern Show – Ordeal or Adventure, Let Your Attitude Decide with Roger Jones

In this week’s episode, Colbi Ellison had an inspirational conversation with Roger Jones, Cleveland Browns Corporate Partnerships Director. They talked about how he decided to major in sports, the decisions that help him make his childhood dreams real, and what …

By Kristine Nielsen
Kristine Nielsen Assistant Director, Career Services Kristine Nielsen
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How Recruiters Really Read Your Resume

Have you ever been curious about how recruiters read your resume? Ashley Watkins is a Nationally Certified Resume Writer with more than 15 years of experience. Read her blog post on Jobscan to learn about her review process and what …

By Kristine Nielsen
Kristine Nielsen Assistant Director, Career Services Kristine Nielsen
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