LinkedIn Part 2: How to Get the Attention You Want

August 17, 2017

Having a great summary is important when you have a limited amount of time to attract attention. The goal of the summary is, in essence, to sum up you—your personality and qualifications. Plus, it should give employers a clear sense of what you are looking for, what you value, and where you want to go.

Here are three themes to follow when making your LinkedIn summary.

Mission...

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LinkedIn Part I: Your Profile and Personal Brand

August 14, 2017

With more than 500 million users, 10 million jobs, 9 million companies, and 24 languages, you’ve probably already heard of this professional-oriented social media site. Used correctly, LinkedIn communicates similar information as a résumé and provides positive information about you.

But what does that mean for a student without lots of experience? Is it an online location for your...

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Hiring International Students

July 26, 2017

International students at the UO demonstrate tremendous ambition, drive, and curiosity. As an employer, hiring international students can seem like a daunting task when you aren’t sure of all the facts. Read on for quick tips, myth-busters, and benefits of hiring international students.

There are over 3,000 international students currently study at the UO—the majority of which are four...

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Tips for Safer Online Job Searches

July 13, 2017

The Internet and e-mail have transformed job hunting and employee recruitment. There is greater access to more opportunities, but any online job search should be tempered by caution. Increased accessibility has benefited scammers, too. Fraudulent job postings may actually be targeting your money or personal information. The following suggestions are ways to protect yourself when searching for...

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