Tips for Improving Your Public Speaking Skills

Public speaking skills allow us to share important information with our coworkers, team members, and higher-ups. Yet if you feel nervous, sweaty, and afraid when speaking to an audience, you’re not alone. In this article, we’ll help you combat your …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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How to Answer, ‘Tell Me About Yourself’

The “tell me about yourself” interview question is more of a statement than a question. But, when you hear it, you know what comes next: it’s time to tell the interviewer all about you.

In some respects, this interview question …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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9 Things Recruiters Search for on LinkedIn

Eight hundred thirty million.

There are 830 million professionals using LinkedIn.

That’s 830 million professionals with profiles with which you’re competing for attention—the attention of recruiters who are searching for specific answers on LinkedIn when hunting for candidates to fill …

By AnnaMarie Houlis - Ivy Exec
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15 Questions to Ask the Hiring Manager (and 5 to Skip)

The interview process is a two-way street. The hiring manager is trying to figure out if you’re a good fit for the role, and you’re trying to figure out if the job and company are a good fit for you. …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
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How to Find a Job You Love: 3 Things to Do (and 4 to Avoid)

Knowing how to find a job is hard enough, let alone how to find a job you love. What are you passionate about? What are you good at? Who do you want to work with? What benefits are you looking …

By Zoe Kaplan - Forage
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How to Answer: ‘Why Do You Think You Are Qualified for This Position?’

Answering “Why do you think you are qualified for this position?” is tricky, but it’s not a trick question. It’s tricky, as in, how do you sell yourself as the best candidate for the job without sounding like you’re bragging …

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How to Negotiate Your Wage and Benefits

After multiple interviews and a lot of stress, your dream job just called and gave you an offer! Now what? If you accept the offer on the spot, the odds are that you are settling for something lower than they …

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Interning

Why Should I Intern?

 

I can understand why interning may seem like a complicated process and time consuming, especially if it is not a paid one.  Experience is valued in the workplace, but not always required. Why should you …

By Annabella Bressler
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Productively Busy

 

The second installment of Bella’s blog covers the college dilemma of being productive vs. being busy. Have you ever equated being busy with being important? Do you find yourself scrolling through your phone to “relax” only to find you …

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Why Should I, a First Year Student, Go to The Advantage Center?

We are so thrilled to introduce you to the newest member of the AQ Advantage Center, Annabella Bressler! Bella is a first-year student and hails from Sturgis, Michigan. Each week, she will share her thoughts on our AQ Advantage Blog, …

By Annabella Bressler
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