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July 2013

Professional communication key to positive first impressions!

So many of your first encounters with a potential employer will be by email or by phone. Don’t let bad habits sink your interview before you even know it’s being offered! Here are some common sense tips on how to make sure that your phone and computer are helping you in your job search!

1.       Clean out your email inbox!

If your inbox is at capacity, then anyone sending you a message will have it bounced back to them. Likely, an employer won’t try twice, they’ll just move on to their next candidate. Also, if you have a full inbox, you may miss important messages as they get buried in the mix.

2.       Clear your voicemail!

On the same note, make sure that you not only have a professional voicemail message, but that employers can leave a message if they choose. Employers find the canned “This subscriber’s … 

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Registration filling quickly for the Engineering Career Success Conference!

There are only three weeks left to register for the First Annual Engineering Career Success Conference on Saturday, August 24th.  I know that the weekends are so valuable to busy engineering students, however, I can't stress enough how helpful this event is going to be for those of you seeking career employment in the upcoming school year!  

The networking portion of the event will give you access to 25+ company representatives.  The keynote speaker will make you laugh and energize you about your job search.  The etiquette luncheon will teach you how to mind your manners during those important interactions with employers that happen over meals.  The multitude of breakout sessions that you can chose from will ensure a customized day so that you are improving in the right areas of your search.  Participants  will also receive a professional development certificate.

Don't miss this opportunity to get all of … 

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