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College Students Share Their Opinions on Mental Health at Work

A global pandemic is difficult enough to cope with; combine that with campus closures and economic uncertainty sparked by COVID-19, and you’ve got a seriously scary and confusing year. So when we sent out a recent survey to college students like you, we wanted to talk mental health. The results show that you care a lot…

Job Search Myths That Could Keep You From Getting Hired on Handshake

Handshake is here to help all students find great jobs and internships. And we want to clear a few things up! So we’ve collected some common misconceptions about your profile, employer events, applications, and more. Read below to learn the truth about your job search and how to really find the right job for you…

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…

A Final Note to All The Seniors

Since we’ve been getting so much rain this past week, we thought we would play along the idea of “April showers bring May flowers” and talk about graduating seniors “blossoming” into the real world. I know, it’s cheesy, but let’s be real seniors-- you all have been at this University for four whole years of…

Exploration: Columbia & Careers || Part 2

This is a continuation of a previous blog post about exploring all Columbia has to offer while you are in school here at Mizzou!   For the studious ones|| The Grind Coffee House: The Grind is a great spot to get away from campus and crank down on some studying. The coffee is reasonably priced…

Make Your Move, Tiger!

August 16th: the official time to move to Mizzou, then let the college life begin! My college experience started just a few days prior. Apparently, it wasn’t normal for freshmen to come before move-in day without a legit reason, so it was common for me to be approached with: Are you in a sorority? Are…

2 Simple Ways to Promote Your Personal Brand

Let’s face it; that pretty face of yours can only take you so far, and not far enough to impress potential employers. In today’s world, employers look for a key element in potential employees called the “personal brand.” Basically, your personal brand is your impression on others, whether it comes from your mannerisms or your…