Monthly Archives: May 2016

Grace Potter gives commencement address to Champlain College Class of 2016

College: Maximizing Your Time

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 First Year of College Your first year of college is all about transition and adjustment. Ideally, here are the things you will accomplish to stay on track: Complete the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and attend a workshop to learn about your personality Schedule an appointment with your career coach […]

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Two recruiters sit at a table at the Champlain College Career Fair

Career Fair Success

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 A Career Fair offers the chance to speak directly with recruiters offering internship, job, and project-based employment opportunities. Although a job fair can be nerve wracking at first, it can also be exciting. Remember that the people on the other side of the table are humans, too, who once […]

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graduating senior 2016 with bernie graduation cap

How to Talk Politics in the Office

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Religion and politics: the two forbidden conversation topics. You’ve probably heard your Great Aunt Bessie say, “Don’t talk about religion or politics at the dinner table.” What’s the big deal? Well, have you seen the media buzz lately? Religion and politics are impassioned topics for many people, and some […]

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Managing Your Online Presence

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Managing your online presence is important because employers often check your social media profiles to ensure you’re the kind of candidate they want to hire. Maintain your online presence: Don’t Flame Out. If you disagree with someone, always do so respectfully. “Flames” and profanity can help you strike out […]

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nina knorr graduating champlain college

Benefits, Salaries, Taxes and Raises: Q&A

by Sarah Wilkinson, Class of ’17 Salaries, benefits, taxes, and raises can be confusing and difficult to navigate. This question and answer will hopefully answer many of the questions you have relating to these topics. What are the typical benefits that companies offer? What kind of benefits can we expect from different types and sizes […]

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