Are college career fairs worth it? Employers weigh in.

Employers reveal what they look for at a career fair, and how you can stand out.

Not sure whether to sign up for a career fair? This should convince you! Employers come to career fairs because they genuinely want to …

By Gabby Maxwell
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These 9 Tips Will Instantly Make You a Better Job Candidate

I spent a 14-year career interviewing people for all types of jobs. I typically knew within the first five minutes of the interview if that person was going to make it.

It is not difficult to set yourself apart …

By Maribea Merritt
Maribea Merritt Director, Career Education
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Top 21 African American professional groups

Looking for networking support and career advice in your field? You’re bound to find a professional association here that can help.

Whether you’re an African American accountant, attorney or astrophysicist, there’s probably a related professional organization. Joining …

By Amaya Pryor
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How to Find and Reach Out to Recruiters on LinkedIn

While recruiters work to help companies fill their open roles, they can also help you — the job seeker — connect with roles you might be interested in and a good fit for. According to Jobscan, 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to …

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9 Things to Say in a Job Interview in 2022

When you think about what to say in a job interview, you probably assume you’ll be answering common interview questions. And while what you say when you answer those questions matters, there are a few more things you should say …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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What Are Collaboration Skills? Definition and Examples

Collaboration skills are what you use to work with others efficiently. In the workplace, collaborating means anything from brainstorming new ideas with a teammate to problem-solving with a client.

Collaboration skills are one of the top soft skills employers want …

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Career Services team places dozens of students in summer internships

Additional funding was made available thanks to a Work-Based Learning Opportunity Grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

UT Permian Basin’s Career Services team is passionate about helping students feel prepared to enter the workforce after they graduate. One …

By Megan Baeza
Megan Baeza Director of Internships and Employer Relations
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What Is a CV (Curriculum Vitae)?

As you’re searching for a job, you may notice that some postings ask you to submit your resume and others ask you for a CV. While you likely already know what a resume is, you might be wondering about a …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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Interview Tips for New Healthcare Providers

Even with a fancy degree like MD, PA, NP, RN, or DO, and despite a lot of evidence that shows the world you’re a competent, learned, responsible person, interviewing for a potential job can still be anxiety-provoking. It can be …

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15 Phone Interview Tips That Have Nothing to Do with What You Say (And Everything to Do With Making a Good Impression)

Phone interviews are a common job screening tactic. Many candidates have to undergo a phone interview before they’re invited to a virtual or in-person second-round interview.

There are many things to keep in mind if you’re invited for a phone …

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