Month: October 2014

How to reply to rejection email

These past few months after graduate school have not been the easiest! After hundreds of applications and dozens of interviews I have not been able to secure a permanent position. However I have been able to learn from every rejection letter because I send a thank you letter to every rejection email I receive. Through completing this action I have been able to learn various tid bits about hiring processes at different companies. The article below goes into further detail … happy reading !

-Jam the Admin

How rejection can help in the hiring process

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Ready, Set, Goals!: 5 Ways To Setting Effective Career Goals

Ready Set Goal

by Angel McNeil, Contributing Writer

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Over the past few posts I’ve shared best practices to help you find and plan your next career move. Today we’ll focus on what happens when you get in the door.

We know that the hard work doesn’t stop once we’ve received a company email address and a box of business cards. We know in order to improve and grow within our companies and as professionals we have to set goals. But how many of us actually do it? Today we’ll talk about 5 ways to create goals for your career. Let’s go!

1. Create a Mission Statement

Yes, individuals can have mission statements too. Just as organizations and companies use mission statements to tell what they are and who they are about, you as a professional can create your own mission statement for the same reason. Creating your mission statement can help you hone…

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