9 Soft Skills That’ll Put You Ahead of the Competition, According to Real Hiring Managers

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Sure, you’re an Excel wiz, a killer social media marketer, or have years of experience in the sales industry.

But, as you probably know, impressing a hiring manager is about more than just checking the job description boxes. As Muse …

By The Daily Muse
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Career Fair+ App

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Get up-to-date information for the Fall Agriculture & Agribusiness and Engineering & Technology Career Expos!
The NDSU Career Fair+ App includes company information, announcements, fair map, and a note section to track your interview time(s).

Download today!
  

By Bridget Kessler
Bridget Kessler Guest Services & Employer Relations Specialist Bridget Kessler
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The Checklist You Need to Run Through Right After Your Interview

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I get excited every time I find out that a friend just left an interview feeling good about their chances of landing the gig.
Because of my recruiting background, one of the first questions I get asked is, “What …

By The Daily Muse
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Ask a Recruiter: How Can I Be Sure the Culture Is a Good Fit?

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Dear Recruiter,

I’m in the final interview stages at a company I’m pretty excited about. The role is great for me and feels like a step up in my career. The problem is that I’m not sure it’s going to …

By The Daily Muse
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We here at the Career Center believe that all  students should have the opportunity to prepare and present themselves professionally for employers recruiting on-campus for full-time professional and internship opportunities or graduate school.

Our services support students with cover letter/resume reviews, …

By Bridget Kessler
Bridget Kessler Guest Services & Employer Relations Specialist Bridget Kessler
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What Types of Skills are Best for a Sustainability Studies Major?

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If the idea of contributing to solutions for real environmental change appeals to you, then becoming a sustainability studies major might be the right fit for you. What’s the best way to thrive as a sustainability studies major and set …

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4 Reasons Summer’s Actually the Best Time to Job Search

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Oh sweet, sweet summertime. Chances are, it’s a time of year when your social schedule is packed. But, your professional life? Well, that seems a little slow.

The office is quieter than usual, thanks to the various vacations your colleagues …

By The Daily Muse
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3 Name-Dropping Mistakes That’ll Kill Your Chances (No Matter Who You Know)

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Name-dropping can open doors on your job search. After all, it’s one way to instantly have something in common with a person you’ve never met. It’s like a de facto reference that you can use to establish your credibility long …

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Is It Normal to Have to Send a Hiring Manager (Lots of) Reminders?

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The job search process can be confusing.

It can feel like you need to consult a psychic, or at the very least, every single friend who’ll listen to you. You want to know if what you’re experiencing is normal or …

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Preparing for a New School Year

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We will be turning our daily, weekly, and monthly emails off for the summer starting on Monday, May 22 as we start to prepare for the coming school year. The emails will be turned back on starting Monday, August 21.

If you …

By Jamie Tait
Jamie Tait Events Assistant & Marketing Coordinator Jamie Tait
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