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Top 6 Things to Be a Virtual Interview Success

A lot of things have changed during this time, but job seekers are still on the hunt for stand-out employees like you! Although the process is a little different, virtual career fairs are essentially the same as in-person career fairs and we want to share 6 tips to help you be successful. With just a…

Introducing “Influencing” Strengths

Every team needs to communicate, both inside and outside the group. No matter your goals, effective communication is essential to achieving them. High-performing teams rely on people with strong Influencing themes because they take charge, speak up and make sure others are heard. When your team needs to sell its ideas and persuade others, look to…

Introducing “Strategic Thinking” Strengths

In CliftonStrengths, the 34 themes are sorted into four domains, each of which reflect the type of strength it is. This week we’ll be introducing you to the Strategic Thinking domain. Whether it be a new idea or a comprehensive analysis, those who exhibit Strategic Thinking know how to see what could be. Talent themes…

Introducing “Relationship Building” Strengths

Every team is nothing more than a group of unique individuals, and the best teams are made up of individuals who understand their own, and others' contributions to the team. Whenever teams need to be greater than the sum of their parts, they turn to people with Relationship Building themes to strengthen their bonds. Because…

Introducing “Executing” Strengths

The 34 CliftonStrengths themes are sorted into four domains, or categories. This week, our focus is going to be on the Executing domain. People with executing talent themes excel at making things happen. These are the people who take concepts from ideation to implementation and enjoy seeing things come to fruition. They can be motivated internally…

Are you Leveraging Your Strengths?

In today's world, we like to learn a lot about ourselves, from the Meyers-Briggs test to the Enneagram to the quiz about what  kind of pizza you would be. There's no end to the tests you can take about your likes and interests. Assessments about how we think, what we like, and who we love…

Competitive Interviewing: A Student Q&A

Competitive Interviewing: A Student Q&A    The following Q&A occurred with sophomore, William Sullivan, a Marketing major who applied for the Alumni Association Student Board (AASB) What were your expectations interviewing for AASB? Compared to reality? Honestly, I was not sure what to expect when interviewing for AASB. I knew that it would be challenging,…

Exams: Don’t Freak… Prep Smart!

If you are someone who feels anxious about tests, don't worry. You are not alone! It can be overwhelming to recollect information from the beginning of the semester, but as long as you take the time to study and take advantage of resources provided by your professor, acing your midterm should be a piece of…