There’s a good chance you already know what you want to accomplish in your career. Perhaps you’re longing to launch your own business or you’ve been eyeing the executive office. But do you have what it takes to get there?
Many older professionals are fearful about job searching. Some are concerned their age may prevent them from finding a job, while others are concerned they may have to compromise in order to get the position that they want. These concerns are real and legitimate. While it is true that the workforce has changed and competition for jobs has increased, it does not mean you should give up your search. The right attitude and perspective can get you closer to your goal. Below are a few strategies to help you stay focused and yield positive results in your job search.
Congratulations! You scored an interview. But the excitement of the opportunity may fade as you realize you need to prepare to make the best impression possible. Here are five steps to help you get ready for a big interview:
Are you an up-and-coming professional looking to jumpstart your career? If so, UMUC has a not-so-secret weapon available to help you succeed: the UMUC Career Mentor Program.
In the next couple months, your UMUC Career Services team is hosting a variety of online webinars to assist with your career progression. No matter where you are in your professional journey, these are certainly events you won’t want to miss!
Once you make it through several rounds of interviews, the most challenging part of the process is over. However, there is one more thing to consider before you accept any job offer: salary negotiation. For many people, negotiating salary is uncomfortable and scary. To help you confidently ask for what you want, here are five tips to help you negotiate a great salary.
Now, there’s an even easier way to tap into the job listings posted on CareerQuest. As a UMUC student and/or alumni, you no longer need to log in and search the Job/Internship board each day to stay in the know. CareerQuest will do the job for you!