Companies seeking to build their management talent pools work to develop future leaders through real world responsibility and ownership. As such, students looking to work in management are wise to choose companies like Enterprise that offer management training (MT) programs. The benefits of MT programs for students and employers are clear: a corporate culture that emphasizes respect and growth opportunities for employees will lead to success.
“You have a 75% higher chance of being hired if it’s through a referral.”
Stacey Lane, an experienced career coach, spoke about how to better network and interact with professionals at the ninth annual Get Connected.
Rely on your network
Stacey suggests that you build relationships at every single part of your career—beginning, middle, and end. The average person works about 13–14 jobs in their career. The goal is to create lasting connections and different communities for networking.
I’d like to say it’s easy, but we all know “going to school” isn’t easy, so when do you have time to learn how to fly? Well, the U.S. Marine Corps will be on campus on October 10 from 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. in the EMU Amphitheatre to help you make it happen. If you are interested in building your leadership skills and starting your career as a pilot, intelligence officer, or direct liaison with over 50 countries, stop by to find out more.
What’s a career fair? A career fairs help you find jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities, and learn more about a particular company. This is a great way to meet lots of employers in one room while on campus.
One of the major concerns for college students who are beginning a new job is how to appropriately dress for the workplace. How can you be professional with style? Do you have to buy a suit? Do you have to wear a jacket? Do colors matter? To be honest, it truly depends on where you work and who you work for.
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.
The UO Career Center held Spring Career Fair Week during the first week of May. We organized Diversity Career Night and hosted over 100 employers that engaged with our Ducks and conducted interviews on-campus.
PacificSource, a proud Career Center partner committed to hiring Ducks, brought Emmanuel Quansah, Data Analytics Specialist, to engage with students. Quansah was an international student in college and offered career tips to students.