AQ Advantage Center Mid-Year Report 2022-2023

Thanks to Aquinas College students, faculty, and staff along with our employer and community partners for making this an amazing fall semester. Please take a look at our mid-year report. Hope to connect in the new year!

By Dana Hebreard
Dana Hebreard Executive Director, Advantage Center
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4 Warning Signs To Consider Before Taking a Job

So you got a job offer—congratulations! Now, the decision is yours: Are you going to take the offer or not? 

Committing to a new job is a big decision.

While you might feel inclined to take it since, well, you …

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10 Tips to Succeed on a Telephone Interview

With remote and hybrid work environments in full swing post-pandemic, telephone interviews are more important than ever.

Recruiters and hiring managers find phone interviews to be an effective method for either screening candidates or as a step earlier in the …

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Attend the Career Fair!

Attend The Career Fair!

Job fairs can be intimidating, and can seem as if they are only directed to seniors (or juniors who are really on top of it).  Oh you are so wrong! While these huge halls filled with booths …

By Annabella Bressler
Annabella Bressler
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Job Search Anxiety After College? Find Your Zen With These 8 Tips

Congratulations, you’ve graduated from college (or will soon)! So, what’s next? For most recent graduates, finding work is priority number one, but it’s a process that leaves many with job search anxiety. 

Anxiety about a job search is completely normal, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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