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Land Your Next Role Internally – This Alumnus Did

A significant source of company hiring happens within. It pays to be aware of your employer’s internal process and culture around hiring and promotions. This month, the Armstrong Center for Alumni Career Services interviews Jon Fraade (MBA ’84), managing director at JPMorgan Chase & Co., regarding his recent experience…

By Marty Speight-
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The Art of Introducing Yourself

When you have an interview, you know the request is coming in some form or another. Usually right out of the gate. “Tell me about yourself.” “Walk me through your resume.” “Tell me about your background.” When you have an interview, you typically have plenty of time to think about…

By Jennifer Coleman-
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Winter – A Great Time for Reflection and a Good Read

Been looking for a good read in the personal or professional development genre? Check out these books reported on by our Armstrong Center for Alumni Career Services coaches:Ego is the Enemy by Ryan HolidayLast fall, an alumnus I met in Seattle recommended, rightly, that I read Ego is…

By Sallie Lesemann-
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Demystifying Executive Search

If you are actively searching for a senior-level job, or if you simply want to be considered for new opportunities in your field, executive search professionals are an excellent resource to include in your proverbial Rolodex.Recently, BlueSteps,* the executive career service of the Association of Executive Search and…

By Jennifer Coleman-
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Coming to a Chapter Near You…

Alumni Career Services is excited to announce that we are going on the road this year! Been thinking about a career change? Want some networking tips or feedback on your LinkedIn profile? Seeking a promotion? Considering reaching out to Alumni Career Services but haven’t picked up the phone? Well…

By Jennifer Coleman-