Author: college

How role playing can perfect your interview skills

December 21, 2018

Role playing your interview from beginning to end (with a friend “acting” the interviewer) can do more than just reveal a limp handshake. A consistent message Your entire “performance” should allay an interviewer’s greatest fear – that of choosing the wrong person. Does your appearance, attitude, and the way you reply give the overall impression […]

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Top tips for Skype interviews

November 21, 2018

And they’re on the rise. 18% of candidates have experienced a video interview in the past year, more than double the amount from a year ago, according to a survey by Right Management. 82% of hiring managers have used Skype, and 6% have used pre-recorded platforms. Although people are used to being on video to family and […]

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How to master body language in an interview

October 21, 2018

“Before you say a word, the interviewer will have made crucial decisions about you through the way you communicate with your body and through your facial expressions,” says Joan Kingsley, psychotherapist and author of The Fear-Free Organisation. Of course, what you actually say in an interview is still crucial, but the interviewer will also be watching […]

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8 Inspiring Women Artists Worth Getting to Know

September 21, 2018

We’re not the first to have overlooked the contributions of female artists and certainly most had more challenging routes to success than many of their male counterparts. But today we’re giving them their due. Read on to learn more about eight inspirational women who helped pave the way for their fellow female artists. 1.Hildegard of Bingen She lived […]

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Thinking of Doing a Double Major? Read This First

August 21, 2018

While the data on double majors is surprisingly sparse, one 2013 report from the Curb Center for Art, Enterprise and Public Policy at Vanderbilt University, Double Majors: Influences, Identities, & Impacts, suggests that as many as 40 percent of college students at US colleges and universities are pursuing double majors. Which begs the question: Should you […]

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Why Sports Management Needs Unique Educational Models

July 21, 2018

The keys to success?  A positive attitude.  Self-reliance.  A willingness to push forward.  The Johan Cruyff Institute has it all.  According to Jordi Cruyff, the late Johan Cruyff’s son, former footballer, and current manager for Maccabi Tel Aviv, “My father always told me that when I had doubts about a certain situation, to follow my intuition and […]

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Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Machine Learning

April 21, 2018

What is Machine Learning? SAS defines machine learning as “a method of data analysis that automates analytical model building. Using algorithms that iteratively learn from data, machine learning allows computers to find hidden insights without being explicitly programmed where to look.” Princeton University lecturer Rob Schapire puts it in simpler terms: “Machine learning studies computer algorithms for learning to […]

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Why Are Summer Internships Important?

February 21, 2018

Let’s look at six in-depth reasons why internships are critical for success—and how you can maximize your chances of finding the right one. 1. Discover the real world. Working as an intern gives you hands-on professional experience.  You’re not just there to do errands and make coffee—you’re there to work.  Bigger companies, like Facebook and […]

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How to Negotiate Your First Salary

January 21, 2018

Negotiating your salary, benefits, and even holiday time is an acceptable, and sometimes expected, part of the hiring process. But what can you request and how much is too much (or too little). Fear not! We have a handy guide for figuring out when to negotiate, how to negotiate, and for what you can negotiate. […]

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