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Student Support in COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues, the MU Career Center would like to take this time to discuss how to best use our services in these crazy times. While we are no longer on Mizzou’s campus, we are still holding our regular services…

Student Appreciation Week, April 12-18

Whether it is for work study or just to earn some extra cash, working on campus can be beneficial in many ways: employers are willing to work around your hectic class schedule and on-campus locations can be…

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…

CliftonStrengths: Communication "The Storyteller"

People with the theme of communication feel they must express themselves, and this expression can take many forms – verbally, artistically, musically, through writing, how one dresses, teaches or even how one tells stories. They want to let people know…

CliftonStrengths: Competition "The Driven"

Competition is rooted in comparison, so for people with the theme of competition, they love to measure their progress against the performance of others. They know, intuitively, how other people are performing and how they measure up.

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…

CliftonStrengths: Woo "Winning Other Over"

Winning over others, it’s a hard thing to do, isn’t it? For a rare few, though, making friends and connections is second nature. The strength of Woo, or winning over others, is that elusive trait that these rare few exhibit.

CliftonStrengths: Strategic "The Anticipator"

Faced with any given scenario, people with the theme of strategic can quickly spot the relevant patterns and issues to create alternative ways to proceed. Unfortunately, this is not a skill that can be taught, but…

CliftonStrengths: Learner "The Perpetual Student"

From current events to coding, those with the theme of learner enjoy learning about anything and everything. In fact, learners care less about the outcome of what was learned and more about the process of learning as…

CliftonStrengths: Futuristic "The Visionary"

People with the theme of futuristic are inspired by the future and what it could be. They see the future as a place where they can paint different visions, and this ability to envision the…