By Delaney Swift, CLDC Social Media Intern "Tell me about yourself." "Why do you want to work for this company?" "What are your strengths and weaknesses?" All of these are questions you might expect to answer in an interview. But, you might not always be prepared for those not-so-normal interview questions that could arise. Strange … Continue reading Weird interview questions to keep in mind
By Delaney Swift, CLDC Social Media Intern Bobcat CareerLink (BCL) is an excellent resource for OHIO students and alumni. But, the problem is many people don't know what it is or how to use it best. BCL is a job and internship search engine made specifically for Bobcats. On Bobcat CareerLink you can make your own … Continue reading Steps to Best Use Bobcat CareerLink
We all have heard the phrase, "choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life." Although there is a lot of truth to this, we also need to think practically about what skills and experiences we possess that will enable us to achieve that ultimate job. It … Continue reading Finding Your Dream Job as Told by Seinfeld
Finding a summer internship can be extremely stressful and difficult. For college students today, there is an enormous amount of pressure to get internship experience before graduating and heading into the real world. Although an internship does look great on a resume and can teach you valuable skills, there are other ways to grow and gain … Continue reading Didn’t Land an Internship? Here’s What to do Instead
Throughout your professional life, you will encounter many behavioral-based questions in job and internship interviews. All of these questions can be answered perfectly with the STAR method. If done correctly, this structured manner of responding to behavioral-based questions is guaranteed to impress employers. So...what is the STAR method? To demonstrate this technique, we will use the following example … Continue reading Mastering the STAR Method
You've been vigorously searching for a full-time job or internship all year and it feels as thought you've finally found a good fit for you. You got an interview and it went well! Anxiously, you await their feedback, clinging to the hope that you'll receive an offer and your stressful job search will finally come to an end. … Continue reading Steps to Take After a Job Rejection
Bobcats, what if I told you there was a website full of recruiters that are specifically looking to hire students from Ohio University? We all know that the job search can be stressful and frustrating...so why wouldn't you use that resource? It's time to wake up and smell the Bobcat CareerLink !! Bobcat Career Link … Continue reading Employers Want to Hire yOU!