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The Two-Hour Job Search

Does submitting online applications feel ineffective and unsatisfying? Consistently, data show that the majority of Duke engineering master’s students find their post-graduation jobs using alternate methods. In fact, connecting with other people often exceeds websites as the largest source of …

By Cameo Hartz (she/her or they/them)
Cameo Hartz (she/her or they/them) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development
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How to Upload or Add Your Resume to LinkedIn

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Your LinkedIn profile supports and enhances your job application. You can go more in-depth about your skills, abilities, and accomplishments than on your resume. And because of this, you might not see the point of adding …

By Rachel Pelta - Forage
Showcase your skills. Find your career fit.
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Managing Yourself | Succeed in New Situations

“For most of the executives and students I coach, the difficulty isn’t in understanding how to introduce themselves, ask questions, or recall names. It is in fighting natural biases against social risk and changing lifelong habits. Real progress comes only through mindful reflection and practice. Be patient but committed, and remember that as you become more confident with introductions, names, and questions, you’ll set yourself up to be more proactive and effective at all the other skills required to be a successful newcomer at any event, office, or organization.” – Keith Rollag, Associate Professor at Babson College

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community
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What to Say When You’re Reaching Out to Someone on LinkedIn

by Kristi DePaul. Originally appeared in the November 2, 2020 issue of Harvard Business Review

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Summary.   Networking effectively online is key for young people seeking their next role, wanting to learn more about industry trends, or make meaningful …

By Greg Victory (he/him/his)
Greg Victory (he/him/his) Assistant VP Student Affairs/Fannie Mitchell Executive Director, Career Center
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Networking as a First-Generation Student Can Be Hard. Here’s How to Get Started.

“Students from underrepresented communities are often given the advice to “network for better opportunities.” However, the unfortunate reality is that white, more privileged groups continue to control access to the majority of jobs and career opportunities, often through hidden rules …

By Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him)
Kai Kelley Jr. (he/him) Career Advisor, Discovery & Exploration Career Community
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