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The Center for Career & Professional Development is available to help you whether you are researching job opportunities, considering a change in careers, hope to hire a Hawk or become a mentor. See below for featured resources  along with more information about our online networking platform, The Roger Connection, where Alumni, Students, Faculty & Staff can connect and collaborate through mentorship, externships, engagement opportunities and more! Visit The Roger Connection link at the top of the page to be part of this online community.

Roger Williams University offers resources to assist you in your professional journey while also providing ways for you to help a fellow hawk!

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 …

By Neal Shyam - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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How to Ask for a Raise or Negotiate Your Salary

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Whether you’re negotiating your incoming salary for a new job or asking for a raise in your current position, here are some points you’ll want to address in order to have a professional conversation regarding your salary.

1. Know the …

By Jeriann Watkins Ireland - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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Resume Best Practices (According to 97 Certified Professional Resume Writers)

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We’ve all been there:

Scratching our heads about what is ultimately essential to add to a resume to make it stand out.

Should you include hobbies? References? How about self-grading your skills, which so many resume builders now let you …

By Max Woolf - Vault
Vault
A comprehensive resource for students and job seekers looking for career advice, job postings, company reviews from employees, and rankings of the best companies and industry employers.
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5 Reasons You Should Write a Cover Letter—Even When the Job Description Says It’s Optional

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We get it. Writing a cover letter for every application is hard. So when you come across the words “cover letter optional” on a job posting, you might feel a weight lift off of you. After all, your application just …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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7 Ways Job Searching Will Be Different in 2021 (and How You Can Adapt)

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I know everyone is tired of hearing the words “unprecedented” and “2020” together. So I’m going to say that this last year was…extremely unordinary. And it’s probably safe to say that many of us are eager to put 2020 in …

By Jaclyn Westlake - The Muse
The Muse
Expert advice to answer your career questions.
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