By Dyllan Cook, Career Jack **The following blog post is based on true events and contains explicit interview horror stories. Viewer discretion is advised.** Halloween is quickly approaching and NAU Career Development is getting into spirit. Balance is key to doing great during an interview. Did you know you could actually make too much eye … Continue reading Horrifying Interview Stories
By Dyllan Cook, Career Jack As my senior year of college steadily approaches I’ve found myself, on more than one occasion, reflecting on the time I’ve spent here at NAU. To put an awfully long story short, I’ve spent my time here at NAU trying to master what some may call the impossible: Figuring out … Continue reading Full-Time Student, Part-Time Student Worker
Asking for a letter of recommendation can be slightly intimidating. Maybe that person is always busy and you don’t want to add more onto their plate or you haven’t asked for a letter before and have no idea where to start. The good news is asking for a letter of recommendation can be very simple … Continue reading How to Get the Best Letter of Recommendation
Are you interested in a career in sustainability but have no idea how to start? Maybe you like the idea of working outside every day or want to go into politics to draft environmentally friendly policy. There are an endless number of fields you can explore that incorporate your talents and passion for sustainability. Despite … Continue reading How to Begin a Career in Sustainability
What is your personal brand? Are you confused because usually companies like Coca-Cola and Disney have distinct brands? Creating a personal brand does not mean turning yourself into an object to be sold, but a way to distinguish yourself from other people through presenting a specific image of yourself. For major corporations, like Coca-Cola and … Continue reading Introduction to Personal Branding
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?
Your winter break is more than time to eat cookies and play video games. Having a month off is your opportunity to gain identity capital by making an investment in who you are now or who you might be next. Investments of time that build transferable skills, your knowledge of your strengths and interests, or … Continue reading Forget identity crisis, get some identity capital!
The updated Wall Aquatic Center is in one of the newest buildings on campus, the Tennis and Aquatics Center. It opened to students on February 20th, 2016 and has hosted many exciting events since! Campus Recreation employs about 64 students each year to teach various classes and sessions at the aquatic center. Students teach campus … Continue reading NAU Aquatic Center
NAU is a beautiful campus surrounded by dozens of hiking trails and camp grounds. One of the great features that NAU has to offer its students is the NAU Outdoors program. The program offers a variety of ways that you can experience the outdoors! For instance, the Wilderness Welcome Trips are 1-3 credit courses that … Continue reading The Hidden Beauty of NAU Outdoors
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