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To Accept or Not to Accept: Big Job Offer Questions to Consider

Thu, 10/06/2016 - 9:34am -- ampalm

Deciding to accept a job offer is a big deal, so you’ll want to make sure there are no big surprises when you sign on. Especially if you’ve gone through several rounds of interviews and/or back and forth negotiations, you’ll want to have a clear picture of what your future at the company will look like.

See the attachment for helpful hints with this!

The Perfect Elevator Speech

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 9:53am -- ampalm

Putting together a great 30-second summary of who you are and what you have to offer in the career world is an essential tool that anyone, whether they are actively seeking a job or not, should have in their toolkit. Elevator speeches are so named because they are short speeches that take advantage of opportunities that unexpectedly present themselves during our everyday lives, such as a short ride on an elevator with the company CEO.

Greater University Tutoring Service (GUTS) Conversational English Opportunities

Thu, 09/15/2016 - 9:39am -- ampalm

The Conversational English program matches UW student volunteer tutors with UW students and affiliates looking to work on improving their English conversation skills. Conversational English pairs will meet weekly for a total of two hours. Once you are matched with a partner, it’s up to the two of you when and where you would like to meet. Be creative- meet at the Union, teach your partner how to make your favorite food, or go ice skating together! The world is your classroom!

Ways to Freshen up your Resume

Thu, 09/08/2016 - 9:35am -- ampalm

If you are sending out a resume to an online job posting, the resume in many cases is the first contact you will have with that employer. This means that it's really important that you make a great impression with your resume right from the beginning! The attached guide has some great tips to help you do that.

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