General Professional Development

How to Successfully Navigate One-way Video Interviews

You have an interview coming up – excellent! But it’s with an online system where you won’t have the chance to speak with a person – ugh! Check out these tips for how to navigate those one-way video interviews on …

By Laura Coutts (she/her)
Laura Coutts (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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Humanities PhDs: Transferable Skills And How To Talk About Them

In this blog, Connected Academics project coordinator Stacy Hartman introduces two downloadable documents to help job seekers in the humanities identify their skill sets and describe them in ways that make sense to potential employers.

By Rachel Coleman (she/hers)
Rachel Coleman (she/hers) Director, Career Development and Education
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How to Decline a Job Interview Without Being the Worst

When a recruiter emails and invites you to interview for a job, your split-second reaction can range from “YESSSSS” to “ugh.” The “YESSSSS” next steps are pretty straightforward: You respond, schedule it, prepare for it, and shine bright like a …

By Stav Ziv - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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Being: Centered | Duke Catalyst

As a Technology Analyst at Accenture, Eyram is no stranger to trial and error. He is comfortable adding and subtracting to find the perfect balance. Learn how you can pursue any industry post college with confidence no matter your degree.

By KJ Juett
KJ Juett Catalyst Fellow
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Thinking: Adaptable | Duke Catalyst

Taking chances, inviting risk, and seeking reward are not easy tasks to take on. The thought of uncertainty can turn a dream into a nightmare riddled with doubt. The ability to embrace uncertainty is a critical skill for career building. …

By KJ Juett
KJ Juett Catalyst Fellow
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Before declaring your major, before your first job, before that interview, before you leave Duke what are you doing to …

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