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The Nuts and Bolts of Asking for a Reference in the Search Process

 Remember choosing references to include in your undergraduate or graduate school application? You thoughtfully chose people who could communicate positively on your behalf. Now you’re in the search, and guess what? References are often part of the search process in …

By Jenny Johnson (she/her)
Jenny Johnson (she/her) Assistant Director, Engineering Master's Career Services & Professional Development
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How to Answer Questions About Your Strengths and Weaknesses in an Interview

Learn tips for tackling these tricky interview questions.

It’s common for employers to ask you about your strengths and weaknesses in an interview. These questions are asked to measure your self awareness as much as seeing if you’re qualified for …

By Megan Wilson (she, her, hers)
Megan Wilson (she, her, hers) Associate Director, Communications and Outreach
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Get advice from your greatest resource-Duke Alumni!

By Megan Wilson (she, her, hers)
Megan Wilson (she, her, hers) Associate Director, Communications and Outreach
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How Entrepreneur Mark Cuban Rebounds From Career Setbacks

Recently Fuqua School of Business Dean Bill Boulding interview serial entrepreneur Mark Cuban for a Fuqua Alumni event. Over a lifetime of entrepreneurship and taking risks, billionaire and NBA owner Mark Cuban has rebounded from more than a few setbacks – getting fired …

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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6 Great Questions to Ask Your Interviewer

In interviews, hiring managers and recruiters will inevitably ask, “So, do you have any questions for me?” And when they do, you better have at least a few questions prepared to ask. As for which questions you should ask, below …

By Ellie Yantsan - Firsthand
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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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