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.
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.
As the on-campus recruiting coordinator for the Career Center, I work with all types of employers who want to hire Ducks. This is one of those rare times in your life when you have exclusive access to employers from all different industries, roles, and experience coming to campus to hire YOU.
Take advantage of opportunities to meet and connect with employers and professionals through activities such as career fairs, networking events, on-campus interviews, practice interview program, career information sessions, and more.
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.
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 résumé? Are you able to find jobs on LinkedIn?
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.