Hawks Hired! Ben Manning ’21

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Ben Manning will be graduating from the Gabelli School of Business, magna cum laude, with a bachelor of science in management with a double major in marketing in May of 2021. During his time at Roger Williams University, Ben completed …

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Hawks Hired! Marissa Kottage ’20

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In May of 2020, Marissa graduated summa cum laude from Roger Williams University with a double major in Psychology and Criminal Justice and a minor in Spanish. The knowledge she gained through experiences and coursework has helped crystallize her goal …

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Seniors, First Destination Survey!

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Seniors,

With the semester winding down and your next adventure beginning soon, the Center for Career & Professional Development at RWU wants to remind you we are here to help!

Resume help, email resumes@g.rwu.edu for feedback or review on your documents
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Hawks Hired! Amanda Rosadio ’21

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“There is nothing more authentic than learning from experience.” – Amanda Rosadio ’21

Amanda Rosadio will be graduating this May from Roger Williams University with a Bachelor of Arts in educational studies and a double minor in psychology and Spanish. …

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Your Guide to Virtual Career Fairs—So You Can Impress From Afar

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Have you ever seen that episode of The Office where the Dunder Mifflin crew heads to a local job fair? Just like in any other episode of the show, everything that can go wrong does. The worst part is when …

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This Diverse Future Leaders Fellowship Will Accelerate Your Career Path—Here’s How

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We hear from students time and time again that finding opportunities that will actually help you develop professionally can be extremely challenging at times. That’s why when Lola and Johnny heard about L’Oréal USA’s Diverse Future Leaders Fellowship, they …

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Interview Questions You Should Ask in the Wake of COVID-19

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COVID-19 has altered the typical way that we perform many aspects of our jobs, as well as typical practices in the legal industry like OCI, summer associate programming, and more. As we continue to operate within a global pandemic, it …

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Starting a New Job Remotely Can Be Scary—Here’s How to Impress Everyone Right Off the Bat

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As if starting a new job wasn’t already daunting enough, you may now be faced with the challenge of starting a new job remotely, without ever meeting your colleagues in person. This might be happening during the coronavirus pandemic—and hey, …

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How Office Lighting Is Affecting Your Health, Sleep, and Productivity

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The quality and intensity of your office lighting can have a significant effect on your ability to focus, concentrate, and live a healthy life. That’s why it’s so important to work under the proper amount and intensity of lighting at …

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No Degree? No Problem—Here’s How You Can Still Write a Winning Resume

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I’ve been a career coach for years. And of the hundreds of clients I’ve worked with, I can’t think of a single one without a college degree who wasn’t worried that their lack of credentials would hold them back—or rule …

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What Interviewers Really Want to Hear When They Ask “What Can You Bring to the Company?”

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“What can you bring to the company?” is an interview question that cuts to the core of what you’re doing in any job interview. The goal is simple: convince your interviewer that they want you to work there. And why …

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15 Kinds of Jobs That Are In Demand—and Growing—Heading Into 2021

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When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, it quickly disrupted every aspect of work. Offices shut down. Those lucky enough to keep their jobs found themselves working from home, clicking into video meeting after video meeting, some while caring …

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What Size Company Is Right for You? Here’s What I’ve Learned Going From Startups to a Fortune 500 Company

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Last year, after a decade of working at small startups, I set my sights on larger, established companies: Series Bs, recent IPOs, and the Fortune 500. Recently married, in my mid-30s, and staring down a global pandemic, I was looking …

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4 Interview Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

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Not getting the job offer after an interview is something we’ve all likely experienced. And often, we falsely believe we didn’t get the offer because the employer didn’t think we were qualified. However, the fact that we were selected to interview is …

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Following Up on an Application Without Sounding Desperate

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Sometimes the most difficult time during the job application process is waiting to hear back once you have submitted your application. This period can take weeks, and it is difficult to know how to best handle the wait. Many …

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How to Create a Powerful LinkedIn Profile

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LinkedIn has more 55 million registered companies, and some 86 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to help them find qualified candidates. This means if you’re looking to grow your career, using the networking platform is a necessity. And if you’re …

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16 Behavioral Interview Questions Big 4 Firms Ask—and How to Answer Them

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This past winter, we surveyed approximately 11,400 accounting professionals, asking them to tell us what it’s like to work for their firms. We asked about culture, compensation, hours, training, work/life balance, diversity, and business outlook. We also asked about the …

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What to Do When Your Job Is Hurting Your Mental Health

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Although improved awareness around mental health has made workplaces more attuned to supporting struggling employees, some workplaces are still making employees’ mental health worse. And not only is poor mental health detrimental to you on a personal level, but it can …

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12 Essential Data Engineering Interview Questions and Answers

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One of the most substantial economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic was the acceleration of workplace trends like the transition to remote work. While some businesses needed to shut their doors amid the economic slowdown, others have been growing and …

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These Time Management Skills Can Make You a Better Employee—and Improve Your Work-Life Balance

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Time management is one of those important work and life skills that seems to find its way into every job interview and performance review. That’s because recruiters and management teams alike know that an employee’s time management skills can make …

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