Ace the Interview: #GetHired13

Posted in on October 17th, 2012 by .

Recap by Tracy Tillapaugh Last night, Rosanne Ecker, associate director in Career Services, provided many excellent tips for those seeking new job opportunities in a Senior Session called “Ace the Interview.” With off-the-wall questions such as “What kind of salad dressing would you want to be?” it’s hard to know what an interviewer is looking... Read more

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Don’t fall off the interviewer’s radar!

Posted in , , on March 2nd, 2012 by .

By Tracy Tillapaugh (and Katie Conrad) Write a thank you note.  Why, you ask? It gives you a chance to remind the employer that you’re still interested It shows your maturity and professionalism You will stand out from the other applicants-many people don’t write thank you notes! Don’t be tardy for the party… Send the... Read more

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Resumes and Cover Letters: a Senior Session Recap

Posted in , , , on February 7th, 2012 by .

By Lauren Wannermeyer, Intern at Syracuse University Career Services Did you miss Career Services’ first Senior Session on Resumes, Cover Letters, and preparing for a Career Fair? Here’s what you missed! Tracy Tillapaugh and Shannon Feeney from Career Services presented on how to make our resume and cover letters stand out among the stack and... Read more

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If I could write a letter to my 18 year old self…

Posted in , on November 29th, 2011 by .

Organized by Tracy Tillapaugh While crowd-sourcing knowledge a few weeks ago, I received some great responses on Twitter to the question, “what would you tell your 18-year-old self?” I asked people to tweet their responses to me. Here’s what some of our SU alumni, staff and community members had to say! @kimincuse: Katie Couric’s job... Read more

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A Thanksgiving Day Recipe for Career Success

Posted in , on November 15th, 2011 by .

By Tracy Tillapaugh and Kim Brown Family, food, football. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. Are you planning to spend some time at home this year during Thanksgiving break? Make sure you whip up a recipe for success, career-style. Ingredients –          1 – 50 relatives –          1 – 30 awkward high school mini-reunions at... Read more

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A Thanksgiving Day Recipe for Career Success

Posted in , on November 15th, 2011 by .

By Tracy Tillapaugh and Kim Brown Family, food, football. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year. Are you planning to spend some time at home this year during Thanksgiving break? Make sure you whip up a recipe for success, career-style. Ingredients –          1 – 50 relatives –          1 – 30 awkward high school mini-reunions at... Read more

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The best career advice I ever received was…

Posted in , on November 1st, 2011 by .

Compiled by Tracy Tillapaugh If you’re reading this post, you most likely follow @CareerSU on twitter, and maybe you even follow me, @tracytilly. If you do, then you probably saw some questions that I posted a few weeks ago. While the original idea was to turn some crowd-sourced tweets into some suggestions for the Class... Read more

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4 ways to make the most of employer information sessions

Posted in on October 3rd, 2011 by .

by Tracy Tillapaugh Career Counselor Did you know that 20+ companies will be on campus providing you with information over the next few weeks? You can view the full list on OrangeLink (accessible through MySlice). These information sessions are a great way for you to learn more about a company prior to applying for internships or... Read more

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How to update your resume after a summer internship

Posted in on September 12th, 2011 by .

By Tracy Tillapaugh Career Counselor Did you just finish a summer internship, job, study abroad or other career-relevant experience? Well then, it’s time to update your resume! Before you groan, remember that your resume is a living document. Constantly updating it allows you to show your most current experiences and skill sets.  This is a... Read more

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