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3 Ways to Showcase Your Skills in the Job Search

Ninety-three percent of employers say skills are more important than college majors in the hiring process, according to a recent Association of American Colleges...

 
 

Camera-Ready

The first rule of video job interviews: keep your pants on. This spring, the Forty Acres’ first interviewing room opened at the Perry-Castañeda Library. Equipped...

 
 

How to Beat Job-Search Burnout

Job-hunting can be a long and arduous process. A 2012 AARP survey found that workers under age 55 take an average of 35 weeks to get hired, while those over age...

 
 

Personal Branding Done Right

The ubiquitous phrase “personal branding” prompts many an eyeroll—as the Onion recently parodied (“‘I Am a Brand,’ Pathetic Man...

 
 

Résumés Made to Order

Résumés are getting more creative than ever. One job-seeker made his résumé into an Amazon product—complete with customer reviews and “frustration-free...

 
 

Ask Jen: Bonding With Coworkers

Hi Jen, I was recently promoted to a management position for the first time, and my team hasn’t quite bonded yet. What can I do to build good relationships personally...

 
 

5 Ways to Survive the World’s Worst Job Interview

Stress interviews are a job-seeker’s nightmare—unless you’re prepared. Everything is going smoothly in your job interview. But then you’re asked...

 
 

5 Last-Minute Job Interview Tips

So your job interview is tomorrow, and panic is starting to set in. Don’t worry—it’s never too late to prepare! Here are five easy things you can do...

 
 

Four Tips for Stealthy Job-Searching on LinkedIn

I’ve worked for my company for 11 years, and I’m ready for something new. I recently set up a LinkedIn profile and am connected to my boss and others...

 
 

Have Diploma, Will Travel, Must Network

Dear Jen, Since graduating from UT in December, I’ve been struggling with the job search. I’ve applied for about 75 jobs, but haven’t landed a single...

 
 
 
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