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Tips for a Successful Virtual College Experience

on Sep 24, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Graduate Coronavirus Virtual
If you are a college student in 2020, you are probably in the position of being unable to return to campus because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be a Fall semester like no other. COVID-19 has changed how we do everything. Some universities and colleges will be physically open, but with different kinds of restrictions; others, will open the year completely online.  Here are some tips for a successful virtual college experience.
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Recent Grad? Try These Pandemic-Era Job Seeking Tips

on Aug 27, 2020 9:45:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Interviews Job Search Graduate Coronavirus
According to a recent study by financial provider Affirm, 80% of graduates have rescheduled their post-graduation travel, most shifting their plans to 2021 instead. But why wait?
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3 Reasons to Take a Job You're Less Than Passionate About

on Jul 30, 2020 10:05:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Job Flexibility Graduate
My niece, Vivienne, wants to be a graphic designer. Specifically, she wants to work for herself and have her own firm. She even planned to pursue this dream right out of college, but—given the current economy—she had to put that dream on hold. Now she feels like she is stuck taking a job she doesn't love just to pay her bills.
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5 Job Prep Tips for May 2020 Graduates

on Apr 16, 2020 9:30:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Graduate
When college graduation is over, a flood of new talent enters the workforce. In the past, these recent grads have often had a job lined up pending graduation. But with the current state of the workforce in Spring 2020, that is less likely. Now is the time to remind your grads of valuable lessons and have them recommit to their most ambitious goals. Here are four tips for seniors looking to enter the workforce soon.
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4 Job Prep Tips for December Graduates

on Dec 3, 2019 9:00:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Workforce Work Ethic Graduate
When college graduation is over, a flood of new talent enters the workforce. Ideally, these recent grads have a job lined up pending graduation. But even if they are still searching, now is the time to remind your grads of valuable lessons and have them recommit to their most ambitious goals. Here are four tips for seniors looking to enter the workforce soon.
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7 Spooky Job Mistakes New Grads Make

on Oct 31, 2019 9:30:00 AM By | Brianne Tomko | 0 Comments | Workforce Work Ethic Graduate
Today’s talent market is flooded with new graduates just starting out in their first jobs. These graduates have a huge opportunity in front of them—as well as some challenges. Here are the six most common mistakes new grads make when looking for or working in their first full-time position.
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Automatic Network: Your Alumni Association

on Jun 13, 2019 4:27:07 PM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Search Networking Graduate
Some experts say that 70 percent of people ended up in their current position thanks to networking. Others say it’s more like 80 percent or even 85 percent.
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Looking Back, Moving Forward: Brielle Burris Reflects on Her Internship as She Transitions to Full-Time Employment with EEI

on May 20, 2019 10:14:00 AM By | Sarah Perlman | 0 Comments | Job Seekers Internship Graduate
At Employment Enterprises, Inc. (EEI), we are constantly on the lookout for fresh faces to intern at local companies - including our own. Our internship programs have given many students the real-world career experience they need while providing employers with eager, educated, and professional employees. Our own intern, Brielle Burris, graduated from George Mason University (GMU) on May 17. We are fortunate enough to have her joining us full-time to continue the valuable work she has contributed to our team. We asked Brielle to provide some insight into her experiences as an intern and to reflect on her time with EEI thus far.
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