Friday Mar 24 2017

Why Cover Letters Matter

Why Cover Letters Matter

Resume updated? Check!  And, cover letter? Not that important ... so, no problem. WRONG!
You’ve updated your resume, and are now in the throes of applying to internships and jobs. Did you put any thought into your cover letters? You think to yourself, no one reads them… well, you could be right, but you could also be completely wrong. 

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Tuesday Feb 28 2017

Make Your Passion Your Career: Arts Jobs

Make Your Passion Your Career: Arts Jobs

How does a student majoring in an arts related field find a career? 
 
Arts education often consciously does not teach students how to integrate their artistic pursuits with business and technology know-how - skills which, in lieu of royal patronage of eras past, have become essential for a successful career in the 21st century. So as an artist or art historian or musician, how can you can earn a living after college? How can you get beyond Oscar Wilde’s observation: “When bankers get together for dinner, they discuss art. When artists get together for dinner, they discuss money.” 

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Tuesday Jan 31 2017

Secret to Interview Success: Mock Interviews

Important Interview Tip for Students

What’s the secret sauce to interview success? Mock interviews. 

Mock interviews are one of the best and simplest ways to sharpen your interview skills. They should be a must for everyone preparing for a job interview. Here’s why.

You are set for your interview. You’ve updated your resume, done your company and industry research, finished preparing answers to likely questions, and also prepared questions to ask your interviewer.

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