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Working Wildcat: Experience employers value over GPA

Ariel Hernandez Photo credit: Kasey Judge

Ariel Hernandez

April 4, 2014

A high GPA might represent achievement in a college classroom, but it doesn’t ensure your success in the work force. While there is hardly a valid excuse for doing poorly in a class, a bad grade doesn’t stain you with incompetence to a recruiter. Here are five things that can matter more ...

Working WildCat: Perfecting professional attire

Ariel Hernandez.Photo credit: Kasey Judge

Ariel Hernandez

February 21, 2014

To suit up or not to suit up?There is a lot of confusion about the proper time for business professional versus business casual attire. As if trying to interview, network and give presentations wasn’t stressful enough, figuring out what is appropriate to wear is just an additional burden.If you are trying to decide whether to sport business professional or casual, ask yourself what lev...

Working WildCat: Creating well-crafted resumes

Ariel Hernandez

Ariel Hernandez

February 2, 2014

You've found the perfect job. It pays well, has the trendy atmosphere you crave and you are more than qualified. This is the job you were born to do. A great resume is a golden ticket to accessing this unbelievable opportunity. Here are four tips to consider while creating a resume: 1.Make it visually impactful A resume is your life...

Working WildCat: Seven steps for keeping a professional social media presence

Ariel Hernandez

January 18, 2014

College is a time filled with nights to never forget and nights you never fully remember. These harmless college memories have a tendency to creep into Twitter feeds, Instagram photos and Facebook posts. But are these updates really that harmless? A survey from 2012 by CareerBuilder found that 37 per...

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