LinkedIn’s 2022 Guide to Kickstarting Your Career: The top jobs, industries and cities to launch your professional journey

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Asa Jones’ career journey began with an unexpected turn.

The Kansas City, Mo. native was working on a marketing degree at the University of Houston when she …

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Top Companies 2022: The 50 best workplaces to grow your career in the U.S.

Published on April 6, 2022

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LinkedIn Top Companies is a ranking of the 50 companies that are investing in their talent and helping people build careers that will set them up for …

By Tess Surprenant
Tess Surprenant Director, Bloch Career Center
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How to Be Small Talk Savvy During the Job Search

If there’s one activity that occurs at nearly every stage of the job search, it’s small talk. And unlike other aspects of the job search, small talk usually happens without warning. So to be successful in the job search, you …

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5 Interview Wardrobe Must-Haves

I remember all too clearly the first email I received that asked me to come in for a job interview. I was elated, sent a response confirming that their suggested time the next week worked great for me—then I sat …

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Tips from the Bloch Career Center: How to Be Successful at the Career Fairs

We have a variety of career fairs coming up this spring to help connect students interested in internships and full-time opportunities with hiring employers! If this is your first time going to a career fair, below are our best tips …

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How to “Professionalize” Your Winter Break

Do you have time over the winter to focus on your career? Learn how you can kickstart your career and professional development by utilizing your break to build skills and knowledge. Create an impressive foundation with our ideas below. Before …

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7 Tips For First-Generation College Students Navigating the Job Search

Originally written by Gabriella Julia: https://ripplematch.com/journal/article/tips-for-first-generation-college-students-navigating-the-job-search-39903041/ 

Advice from a first-generation graduate who made it through the process.

I was about 8 years old when I knew I wanted to pursue writing as a career. The chunky 2003 desktop computer sitting …

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Career Guidance for First-Generation Students

First-generation college students are learners from households where neither parent (or guardian) has obtained a Bachelor’s degree. In other words, they are the first ones in their immediate family to attend college.

These
students forge their own paths ahead in …

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4 Tips for Searching for Companies that Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

Everyone’s heard the phrase “diversity and inclusion” (“D&I” for short), but what does it really mean? Why is it so important? And how do you find companies that prioritize it?

In honor of Black History Month, below are the answers to …

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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 …

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