How Long Should Your Resume Be?

Your resume is the most important tool you have in your job-seeking arsenal. It gives potential employers a detailed look at your education, work history, skills, and achievements. In certain cases, your resume might also include additional information about any …

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Top Three Reasons Why You Should Be a Medical Assistant

Medical assistant on the phone at a desk, with doctor in the background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Anyone who wants a secure career in a field that’s rapidly growing could find that a medical assistant degree provides a fast track …

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Capital One Recruiters’ 5 Resume Tips for Students

It’s time to boil down your college experience into a one-page document that sells who you are to a stranger. Where do you list your major? How do you summarize your invigorating internship or great part-time job? What kind of …

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Negotiating Your Executive Role: A Guide to Compensation and Job Terms

Congratulations; you’ve just landed a job offer!

But before you should accept, you still must navigate one of the trickiest parts of the hiring process: negotiating compensation and job terms. 

We’ve been taught to wait to take a job until …

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What is a Technical Assessment?

A technical assessment can be part of a technical interview or something you do in addition to a technical interview. In rare cases, it’s given instead of a technical interview. But no matter what kind of technical assessment you take, …

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Negotiating Salary

Congratulations, graduate! You’ve landed your first job offer, and now it’s time to negotiate your salary. Negotiating your salary can feel intimidating, but it’s an important step in ensuring that you are paid fairly and are able to start your …

By Candice Melton
Candice Melton University Director of Career Services
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Patient’s Family Nominates Richmond Nursing Student for a DAISY Award

Patient’s Family Nominates Richmond Nursing Student for a DAISY Award Dale Connor
Emerywood ADN student Dale Connor was completing his senior capstone/leadership nursing course last term at Bon Secours – St. Mary’s Hospital in Richmond when one of his patients …

By Candice Melton
Candice Melton University Director of Career Services
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Interested in Entry Level Jobs in Electronics and Communication Engineering? Some Career Options

For electronics and communication engineering college graduates searching for entry level jobs, the following post shares some career options to consider.

Career options in Electronics & Communication Engineering- Electronic engineering, is an engineering discipline where non-linear and active electrical.

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Growing Your STEM Career

Guest writer Luciana Amaro, Vice President Talent Development & Strategy, BASF

The STEM workforce is crucial to America’s global competitiveness. STEM graduates have more career opportunities now than any other time in U.S. history. This three-part series from BASF, a …

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The Various Titles and Roles of a Chef’s Staff

Chefs working in crowded kitchen with narrow aisle. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When you remember Mom’s cooking in the kitchen, you may sit in amazement at how she managed to do everything all at once. Doing everything she did, she …

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