New Year, New You! Tips on Crafting Your Professional Brand

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Happy New Year!  Whether your New Year resolution was to exercise, to eat better, to study harder, or to not make a resolution, The Walter Center has a career-oriented resolution that you can implement!  If you have not yet built …

By Kaitlynn Cull
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Google Study Highlights the Importance of Soft Skills

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It is a common belief these days that hard skills (like those learned in STEM majors) are more critical for workplace success than soft skills (like communication and listening skills). Many studies have refuted this belief, but one of the …

By Justin Zuschlag
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Get SMART Before Spring Semester!

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No, I’m not talking about the movie Get Smart, either.  I’m talking about SMART goals!  SMART goals stand for: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely. Winter break is a particularly wonderful time for goal-setting because you have time to …

By Kaitlynn Cull
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Lean into the I.U. Community: Connect to Your Local I.U. Alumni Association Chapter

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Are you a recent I.U. graduate? Congratulations, fellow Hoosier!!!

Have you been combing through job applications and feeling nervous about the future? Maybe try a different approach by activating your network… or reaching out to connections in your community for …

By Suzanne Fodor
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Taking a Gap Year Will Definitely (Not) Ruin Your Career Prospects!

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“Life is best lived working.  The more work the better.  Americans follow this life mantra: We work harder, longer, and with less vacation than nearly all our 1st world peer countries.”

That’s why gap years are so dangerous.  Taking a …

By Kaitlynn Cull
Kaitlynn Cull Peer Coach Kaitlynn Cull
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