Professional Communication

Here’s Why You Should Update Your LinkedIn Profile (Even if You’re Not Looking for a Job)

Almost everything in your life eventually needs an update—your car, your clothing, your Facebook profile picture. Just the other day, I discovered that my running shoes are so worn down I’m basically running barefoot.

Your LinkedIn profile is no different. …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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The Email You Have to Send After Interviewing for an Internship

The hunt for a great internship has a lot of moving parts. You’ve got to write a resume, tailor it to each position, and potentially prep for multiple rounds of interviews.

But even if you aced that interview, you’re not …

By The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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#Adulting: Be proactive and actively engaged

How can you stand out and showcase what you bring to an internship, job, student organization, or the classes you take? Be proactive, ask questions, and be willing to observe! Being proactive builds your personal brand and reputation at work, …

By Sherry Rice
Sherry Rice Director of Professional Development & Programming Sherry Rice
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#Adulting: The World’s Smallest Violin

It’s 8:30am, you just walked into the office of the company of your dreams. You’re interviewing for a position you’ve wanted since, well, you can’t remember when. You had to get up early today. Typically, your day doesn’t start until 10am, …

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#Adulting: Don’t Take Criticism Personally

We as individuals are not perfect.  We as individuals make mistakes. We as individuals will do something wrong at some point.
Walt Disney was fired from the Kansas City Star in 1919 because, his editor said, he “lacked imagination and …

By Sherry Rice
Sherry Rice Director of Professional Development & Programming Sherry Rice
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