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Post-Recession Workplace Insights

Most economists are showing that the recession is over, and we know that job openings are on the rise.  Our own signals are promising – fewer alumni are calling with news of lay-offs, many long time unemployed are landing in desirable jobs, and job posting volume on the Darden Alumni…

By Connie English-
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The Six P’s of Job Search

Job searching can be frustrating, particularly in the summer when meetings and decisions tend to be postponed by vacationing decision makers. Delays have not deterred some recent Darden graduates from effectively hunting for their first job out of school. Alumni Career Services has had the pleasure of assisting our newest…

By Connie English-
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Utilizing LinkedIn in Today’s Job Search

“Wow, things have changed since I last looked for a job!” This is a common sentiment Alumni Career Services’ (ACS) coaches hear from alumni now in search mode.Methods of recruiting talent (and therefore being recruited) have dramatically altered the way positions are filled. Popularization of online networking, along with…

By Connie English-
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Networking: Key to Transition!

Alumni Career Services Featured Success Story,Danica Hunt Harrahy (MBA ’96)Career transitions can be stressful in the best of times, but conducting a job search during the 2009 downturn was particularly challenging for many. Darden alumna Danica Hunt Harrahy (MBA ’96, pictured) experienced these challenges first-hand when she…

By Connie English-
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