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Oregon’s four percent unemployment rate is the lowest in 40 years according to the state’s employment department and is projected to remain strong if the state continues to attract a growing and skilled labor supply.  31 more words

Statesman Journal

Building a Personal Brand

By Tina Humphrey, Peer Advisor

What is Personal Branding?

Personal Branding is a unique story that others recall when they think of you.

Why is it Important? 120 more words

Gaining Experience

Workplace Etiquette

By Kim Wilks, Peer Advisor

The end of the semester is quickly approaching and this means that students will be moving into their full-time jobs and summer internships. 275 more words

Career Advice

MY SPEAKING STINT AT POVEDA

Here’s the VLOG of the career talk I gave to sophomore, junior and senior college students of Poveda. I taught them the importance of having a professional image, gave them job interview do’s and don’ts and told them to be mindful of their character and behavior.

Video Blog

Tell Me About Yourself Question

By Kiera Adams, Peer Advisor

Spring time. It’s the time that interviews are being done for summer internships or jobs. There’s one question that is asked in all of these interviews: some people’s least favorite question, Tell me about yourself. 273 more words

Gaining Experience

Asking the Right Interview Questions

By Tina Humphrey, Peer Advisor

Congratulations, you’re at the interview! You’ve prepared so much to come this far and you’ve already grabbed the employer’s attention. Now it’s time to seal the deal. 390 more words

Career Advice

Email Etiquette

By Sterlie Achille, Peer Advisor

With the close of Spring Career Expo, many of us might have to reach out to professional recruiters by email. Whether to network, apply for a job, or follow-up after an interview, it is important to keep things professional. 344 more words

Career Advice