Networking: Do you know who I think I am?

Have you ever heard of the phrase “It’s not about what you know, it’s about who you know”? Sometimes this phrase applies to the job search. 75 to 95 percent of jobs are never advertised, instead candidates are plucked from the insider network.  Another applicant may be more likely to get the same job you … Continue reading Networking: Do you know who I think I am?

A Taste of Sweet Endings

Last week my coworkers and I had the pleasure of attending a dessert tasting event called A Sweet Ending in the School of Hotel and Restaurant Management. The tasting was for a class called Fundamentals of Cooking (HA243). The students are instructed by Chef Lecturer, Mark Molinaro teaches his students how to plan, organize, and … Continue reading A Taste of Sweet Endings

Psst… It’s not over yet!

We are in the last few weeks of the spring semester and the atmosphere seems to be a lot more stressful and tense than usual. There are students filling up the library in their final attempts to raise their GPA. But we’re here to help you make the most of your time before finals week! … Continue reading Psst… It’s not over yet!

Don’t Post That! Guest Post by Emma-Leigh Enrico

Everyone is on social media these days. It’s a great way to keep in contact with friends or to do an occasional bit of social espionage. It’s okay, we all do it. The problem is, we aren’t the only ones spying. From Facebook and Twitter, to Instagram and Tumblr, more and more employers are using … Continue reading Don’t Post That! Guest Post by Emma-Leigh Enrico

Career Fair Fashion Tips!

Dress for the right occasion! So you just wrapped up a racket ball game and you’re wearing a slightly sweaty gym ensemble? What the heck…why not make an unscheduled visit to the career fair? Before deciding to skip the shower and change into something more context-appropriate, consider the impression you’ll be making before you even open your … Continue reading Career Fair Fashion Tips!

First Year Seminar and Action Learning Team Programs

College can be intimidating as an incoming first year student. Campus is probably much larger than your high school was, and you may not have all the same friends as you did there. The First Year Seminar (FYS) and Action Learning Team (ALT) programs are a great way to step out of your comfort zone … Continue reading First Year Seminar and Action Learning Team Programs

5 Simple Tips on How to Navigate the Part-Time Job Fair

As you begin your Fall 2015 semester here at Northern Arizona University, you may be on the hunt for a part time job. Maybe you want to have a little extra cash in your pockets for your fun night out, or you have bills and rent to pay. Maybe your parents are pressuring you to … Continue reading 5 Simple Tips on How to Navigate the Part-Time Job Fair

Experience with Altitude: Leah Manak, Class of 2016

Read all about NAU Students getting hands-on experience and making an impact in Flagstaff and beyond! Each week a new student will be featured on Experience with Altitude with the hope of highlighting our many amazing students and inspiring the rest of us to get out and be the change we want to see in … Continue reading Experience with Altitude: Leah Manak, Class of 2016

Life Lessons from Eva Putzova

The following blog post is a speech Eva Putzova, Flagstaff City Council Member and Director of Strategic Planning at NAU, gave at the NAU Delta Epsilon Iota Induction Ceremony. _______________________________________________________________________________________ I rewrote the speech I’m going to deliver to you tonight three times. In my first draft I had some generic ideas about leadership and … Continue reading Life Lessons from Eva Putzova

Action! UTV62 Students Learn Professionalism

As a college student thinking about their career, you may be sick of all of the talk about “professionalism” and gaining “professional skills”. What exactly does professionalism even mean? Demonstrating professionalism does not necessarily mean carrying a briefcase, wearing a pencil skirt, or suiting up with a tie. Professionalism is “conducting oneself with responsibility, accountability, … Continue reading Action! UTV62 Students Learn Professionalism