Apr 05

How to Negotiate Salary

Bryan School alumna Ashlee Wagner ’11, currently a Practice Leader at Charles Aris, shares tips on negotiating salary as part of a job offer. Welcome to Tips from Top Talent – a new series of blogs and video webcasts with top talent from the Bryan School of Business and Economics. Each month an alumna/alumnus will … Continued

Apr 02

Growing Your Network

What is a professional network? The goal of networking is to build professional relationships and create personal connections.  Building your network is about meeting and establishing mutually-beneficial relationships with other professionals. Professional networking is much more than swapping business cards or connecting on LinkedIn; it is building relationships and developing trust with other professionals. It … Continued

Mar 27

End the Networking Nightmares

 “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”  “Your network is your net worth.” “You’re either networking, or you’re not working.” The half of you reading this who consider yourself extroverts may think networking is no big deal – but I’ll bet you could use some tips on how to network more effectively. The … Continued

Mar 13

Hi! I’d like to join your LinkedIn Network.

Social media network LinkedIn launched in 2003 and now hosts more than 500 million professional users. According to recent research, more than 44% of users are active on the platform monthly. LinkedIn is a “go-to” networking tool for many of us. While LinkedIn provides an excellent opportunity to connect and stay in touch with your … Continued

Feb 26

Utilizing Career Services from Day One

As a career services professional, I have worked with undergraduate and graduate students at two large public universities. I also spent two years in corporate America as a national recruiter.  During my time in both worlds, I have seen how hard it is for students to articulate their experiences on a resume and in interviews. … Continued

Feb 13

The Perfect Personal Statement

Don’t let your personal statement stress you out! Here are a few tips and tricks from our Graduate Recruiter. Applying to graduate programs can be a daunting task. There seem to be many moving parts between the online application, recommendation letters, GMAT/GRE tests, and more. Don’t let the personal statement give you a headache! Use … Continued

Feb 13

Working the Room at a Career Fair

Making an entrance Never just “show up” at the UNCG Career Fair. Take time to prepare. Create an account in Handshake.  After your account has been created, you can access details on employers that will attend the career fair. Create a game plan and research the companies. Make a list of the companies you plan … Continued

Feb 07

Dressing to Impress

When you show up to your next interview, will your outfit be an asset or a distraction? Dressing to an impress at an interview is about more than just wearing a suit. It’s important to consider the details that could help or hurt your chances to get hired for your dream job. Glynis Bell (MS … Continued

Jan 29

Making the Most of Company Spotlights

“I’ve applied for dozens of jobs online, but I’m not hearing from anyone!” If you graduate without building a network, that’s likely to be your future. Employers typically receive hundreds of resumes for every job posted, so even with the most on-point resume you’ll have a hard time standing out. What’s the answer? Make sure … Continued

Jan 22

6 Tips to be a Successful Student

In order to be successful, I think that you must realize that you are and always will be a student. You may not always have an academic institution listed as your primary vocation, but you should have the mindset that continuous learning is paramount. Since graduating in 2010, I’ve held analyst roles at BB&T, KPMG, … Continued

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