What's the best way to ask an employer for a referral?
It's important to first make sure your current employer is aware that you are searching for a new position. This should not come as a surprise if you are approaching graduation. I would say to them that you…View all answers »
When employers ask for a writing sample, what exactly are they looking for? Are there certain types of writing that would be more useful for them than others (i.e. research reports, creative writing, articles I wrote for the school newspaper)?
There's no standard, as you suggest, good writing can take many forms. Best thing to do is ask if the employer has a preference. If they don't, don't necessarily provide what you think might be…View all answers »
I just graduated,and am in the process of job hunting. What is your advice for finding a good job,and quickly?
Attend social networking events, get involved with the community, find ribbon cutting ceremonies where business professionals will be attending.View all answers »
I am about to enroll for a Masters in Sustainable Solutions focusing on Food Systems. What kind of internships or jobs would be available for this type of degree?
Hello! First of all great question and congrats to you for wanting to continue your education! I think a good starting point would be to call someone within career services at the school you want to enroll…View all answers »
I get along with my coworkers fine, but I feel like I'm not making any meaningful connections. How do I change this?
This is a great question. I would suggest that when you meet someone, you ask if it's ok for you to put 15 minutes on their calendar to get to know them and their role a bit better. You can also suggest grabbing…View all answers »