Author Archives: Carol Sharick

This Thursday: Q&A with Amir Moini ’11, Employer Branding Lead, Netflix UMass Communication Alum

Join UMass Comm alum Amir Moini ’11, for this Industry Speaker online event. Go behind the scenes at Netflix and hear what it’s like to work for the innovative streaming giant. There will also be discussion about the impact of …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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Much More Than Job Placement: UMass Amherst Career Services prepares students for careers they love

Are you ready for a Zoom job interview? Dress up, use a bland background. Smile, sit up straight, or walk around—your posture greatly influences your tone of voice. UMass Amherst Career Services help students ace virtual interviews and find jobs, …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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What Employers Want: Liberal Arts Education and a Broad Skill Base

The Association of American Colleges and Universities surveyed employers to find out what they are seeking in top candidates.

The results?  “Employers generally have confidence in higher education and value the college degree. They believe that a liberal education — …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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How to Be Flexible While Looking for Civilian Roles

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about what most companies think about translating seniority level for veterans to the corporate/civilian world. Here’s what we learned:

To …

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Why Negotiating is Crucial for Women

Learn concrete steps to negotiate for a raise, a promotion, more vacation days, or a better schedule with this video series from Duke University professor Ashleigh Shelby Rosette. In Part 1, she explains why women need to negotiate. She also …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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Digital Content and Digital Marketing – Two Types of Jobs That Are In Demand and Growing

As we all know, the world of work has been greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. While certain industries have been particularly hit hard in early 2020, the demand for some jobs grew. Do careers in digital marketing and content …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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How to Interview with Your Whole Self

It’s natural that interviewing can sometimes feel unnatural, as it can often be difficult to know “who you’re supposed to be” during an interview. You might think that you need to interview in a certain way and try to be …

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The Benefits of Studying as a Group

As a student, you know already that studying is vital to your success. Of course, you could choose to study on your own, or you could join a study group. In this article, I will discuss five benefits that group …

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Apply now to be a 2021-22 SBS Pathways Center Peer Advising Intern

The SBS Pathways Center is seeking Peer Advising Interns for the 2021/22 academic year!
Priority deadline is March 21st. See full position description, and apply here: https://umass.joinhandshake.com/jobs/4484394

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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Sarah Yi ’22, Economics, Wins StudentUniverse and Sara’s Wish Foundation Travel Award

https://www.umass.edu/sbs/news/sarah-yi-economics-wins-studentuniverse-and-sara%E2%80%99s-wish-foundation-travel-award

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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