It can be hard to stay calm in times of such uncertainty, but it’s not impossible
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By: Christina Cahill
“Normal” is a word that no longer holds much meaning to those of us around the world who functioned on a schedule. Here at Chico State, as with everywhere else, we have a lot to come to terms with. Graduating seniors may never set foot on campus again. Our commencement has been indefinitely postponed. Plans for summer travel, studies or internships have been all but abandoned. Some of us that have received job offers have seen those offers revoked and some of us who have yet to start our job hunts find ourselves looking at a bleak market. Covid-19 hit hard and fast and, apparently, the worst is yet to come. It’s difficult to swallow the consensus of specialists that the fall out from this virus will last months at a minimum, not weeks, but the notion that our lives are to remain abnormal for the foreseeable future is finally settling into our accepted realities.
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It’s 2020… if your LinkedIn is not up to par you’ve got a big problem
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By: Marisol Rocha
There comes a point in your life when it’s time to open up a LinkedIn account, and the reality is, you cannot get away without having one this day and age. Think about it as Instagram for the professional world, you want people to be impressed when they come across your profile. The same way we customize our personal social media channels to fit our personality, LinkedIn gives us the opportunity to highlight certain qualities about ourselves to impress our connections.
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Leadership does not come naturally for everyone, but anyone can learn how to become a leader.
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By: Casey Bell
There is a first for everything. The first time you manage other people tends to happen much later than your other firsts though, especially when you professionally manage people.
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Ways to motivate you to keep the job search going
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By: Katelyn Alegria
As a soon-to-be college graduate, the pressure to find that perfect job is slowly creeping up. Some people find jobs quickly and accept offers shortly after their interviews, others struggle to find a job that fits their needs and skills, which is also okay. As I notice my colleagues and classmates begin to apply to positions and accept offers, the stress begins to creep up. Why is my search going differently?
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How to use your personal social media channels to affect your career
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By: Naomi Baker
We live in a world where almost everyone uses social media. In fact, 72% of all internet users are on social media (Liz Seasholtz, Social Hire). Social media is no longer used to only communicate with your close friends or family. People, organizations and companies all over the world are constantly looking for new individuals to hire. Social media shapes their first impression of who you are as a person and what you represent as an individual. Therefore, it is extremely important to use your social media platforms correctly and appropriately.
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By: Kylie Nishite
You’ve just missed your connecting flight to your destination. You’re stuck, panicked and in a country you don’t know. Your first instinct is to call your family in hopes that they can solve your problems but soon you’ll have to ask yourself one thing:
What are your parents going to do for you 5,000 miles from home?
The simple answer: Not much.
So what do you do now?
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Tips and tricks for your resume that will land you that dream job
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By: Anthony Mendoza
Are you stressed about job interviews? Don’t have an idea of what to include in your resume? Don’t worry and don’t stress out because I’ll be going over some of the most helpful tips I’ve acquired from professors and other PR practitioners to build a successful resume. Having a resume that makes you stand out but also showcases your professional experience will be the determining factor in getting that dream job. Most hiring managers spend less than 60 seconds looking at each resume, so what qualities and experiences make you unique?
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Help leave your impact on the Chico community
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By: Olivia Nott
This year on March 4, show your support by donating on Giving Day to Tehama Group Communications, CSU Chico’s student run PR firm.
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Spring clean your wallets and donate to TGC on March 4
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By: Heather Oest
There truly is no better feeling than giving back. Join us during Chico State’s March 4 Giving Day in donating to Tehama Group Communications.
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Interviews can be a nerve-wracking experience. To ease those nerves make sure that you are prepared.
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By: Amy Sprague
You got the call; you have an interview. After many hours, days and even months of looking you got an interview. Now you need to make sure you are ready.
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