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Talent Thursday

Talent Thursday: Five Ways to Succeed Despite a Job You Dislike

Zareen Wajid, Talent Acquisition Specialist
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We all aspire to have the dream job. You know, it’s the one where at the end of the day, with a twinkle in your eye, you say “yep, this is my calling”. It’s the job with the perfect amount of challenge, the one with the […]

By |December 18th, 2014|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: A Little Give and Take – A Correlation Between Employment and Volunteering

Zareen Wajid, Talent Acquisition Specialist
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Not sure if you have noticed, but the holiday season is just around the corner. If you are anything like the high school and college student I was, you are probably super excited about sleeping in, good food, and presents and money. And, if you have […]

By |December 11th, 2014|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: Internships and other stuff

Zareen Wajid, Talent Acquisition Specialist
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Here is to hoping you have had a pleasingly stuffed Thanksgiving. No pun intended. As you have bid good-bye to all the festivities from the holiday, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, it’s back to the grind of schoolwork and exams. And of course, the endless anticipation […]

By |December 4th, 2014|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: Five Must Do’s For College Students

Zareen Wajid, Talent Acquisition Specialist
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The employment market is tough, there’s no doubt about that. Put that together with I-don’t-know-what-I-can-do-with-my-degree, and you have got yourself some major job-search dilemmas. Personally, I think it’s great that you have decided to go to college, and expand your knowledge and wisdom. Unfortunately, typical college […]

By |November 20th, 2014|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: Open House – To Attend Or Not to Attend

Zareen Wajid, Talent Acquisition Specialist
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One of the most prominent, industry-leading companies is hosting an Open House. I mean they have the coolest headquarters, are fully invested in their employees’ well-being, and would be the best career starter that you could ever think of. It’s your dream company. You know it […]

By |November 13th, 2014|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: First Ebola Diagnosis – Lessons learned for New Graduates

Zareen Wajid, Talent Acquisition Specialist
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If you haven’t heard by now, the United States recently diagnosed its first Ebola patient. It has been a couple of weeks now, but the topic is still very much new. Of course, there have been challenges containing the Ebola virus worldwide, but there have also […]

By |October 31st, 2014|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: The Time is Now – Apply for an Internship

Zareen Wajid, Talent Acquisition Specialist
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I know it’s only mid-semester. Academically speaking, right now you are wondering about your second exams, what grade you need on your final to pass your classes, and what classes you need to register in for the Spring semester.

I hate to break to you, […]

By |October 23rd, 2014|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: Five Outdated Resume Practices

Zareen Wajid, Talent Acquisition Specialist
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Industries evolve. Processes improve. People develop. Technology advances. Then, why should resumes remain the same? Typically, resumes are created through a cookie-cutter strategy, which includes lame lists under bold-faced headings of education, experience, etc. While it is highly encouraged to have a good format- with a […]

By |October 16th, 2014|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: FAFSA and You – Debunking Mysteries of Financial Aid

Zareen Wajid, Talent Acquisition Specialist
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Every school year, my mother filed the FAFSA for me. Sometimes, she gave me a stack of papers in a manila envelope, and told me to give to my college’s financial aid office. I never looked inside that manila envelope. I just handed it to the […]

By |October 8th, 2014|Talent Thursday|0 Comments

Talent Thursday: Eight Common Job Search Mistakes

Zareen Wajid, Talent Acquisition Specialist
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Searching for a new job is downright nerve-wracking, especially if you are a new college graduate. You always hear those horror stories of how it took so-and-so 14 months to land a job or how most-likely-to-succeed forfeited a job offer because he wanted something “better” only […]

By |October 2nd, 2014|Talent Thursday|0 Comments