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Top Five Networking No-Nos


Remember what you were taught about being polite and humble…don’t forget your manners when networking!

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How to Not Get Accepted to Graduate School


While applying to graduate and professional school is a daunting task, UNC Career Services offers Pre-Graduate Advising to help you avoid common pitfalls of the application process such as:

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Reasons You Shouldn't Go to Grad School


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Regardless of what field you’re considering, the decision to apply to graduate school is not one that should be made on a whim. Sure, there are lots of compelling reasons to consider a graduate education—the potential to increase your expertise and earning potential in a particular field, the possibility of enhancing your career flexibility, and the ability to satisfy your intellectual curiosities and passions, to name just a few. But there are also some reasons that are red flags—signs that you should perhaps think long and hard about whether you really want to invest years, money, and energy on a graduate education.

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10 Emerging Job Search Trends, Tips and Tactics


An exerpt from a white paper on the state of the job hunt, with insight from top professionals

By Arnie Fertig

The changing nature of résumés, use of applicant tracking systems, LinkedIn and other social media sites, Skype video conferencing, big data applications and more are all impacting the way employers and hope-to-be-employees find, communicate and interact with each other.

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What NOT to do at a Career Fair!


Negativity bias is the psychological phenomenon by which humans have a greater recall of unpleasant memories compared with positive memories. Make sure you don’t leave potential employers with negative memories about you! Follow this list of what NOT to do at the career fair.

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5 Reasons to put the Career Fair on your Calendar


Here are five good reasons why YOU should attend the Fall Job and Internship Fair on September 11th from 12-4pm in Rams Head Rec Center.

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How UCS Can Help You in 15 Minutes


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We all push things off or decide to nap/ binge watch Netflix instead.  But 15 minutes could help you find your fit (that’s only a quarter of a Game of Thrones episode). University Career Services has an array of resources no matter what you need.  It doesn’t matter if you don’t know what to do or if you really want a specific job, a UCS Career Counselor can help.

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