Recent graduates who will be entering the world of work have a lot to consider as they begin their new jobs, including what to wear to work every day. Your appearance is part of the “personal brand” that you project in the workplace, so it’s important to dress appropriately and professionally. A stylish and professional work wardrobe can help you make a good impression as you start off your career.
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Part I featured tips for the packing and moving part of relocation. Now it’s time to focus on the emotional adjustment that needs to take place so that you can feel more comfortable in your new location.
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After the graduation ceremony is over and you’ve celebrated your past four years of hard work, you realize it’s time for the daunting task of relocating. Graduating seniors who plan to relocate to a new community have much to consider when moving their life to a new place and learning to adjust. This two part post will address the two major aspects of relocating: the physical act of moving yourself and your belongings to a new location and mentally and emotionally adjusting to your new community.
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Your phone rings. It’s mom again. You’re getting frustrated – your parents keep calling to find out if you’ve found an internship yet. The more they ask, the less you feel motivated to search. You’ve got a case of helicopter parents.
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As an undergraduate student, you may be involved in on-campus extracurricular activities and student organizations that will help you develop skills and knowledge pertinent to your future career. But don’t forget to take time between all of those club meetings to research professional associations in your field! Joining a professional association can help you get a jump start on preparing for your career after college.
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Three very unique panelists joined us in the Career Center last week to answer questions about “alternative” careers in education. These panelists shared their experiences working in careers that allow them to educate diverse populations outside of the traditional classroom setting.
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