Tag Archives: Professional

Doing Your Homework: What to Research Before an Interview

So you’ve practiced how you will answer all of the behavioral questions that come your way, but it’s also equally imperative to convey that you understand both the company itself and the role you are applying for. In order to properly prepare for an interview, it is important to conduct background research to guide your discussion.

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Fireside Insights Summer of Success: Workshops, Career Fairs, Summits, and More!

The summer is a great time to catch up on networking and continued learning opportunities for your career and professional development. We’ve done the hard work for you by sifting through numerous events across the country that would be just right for all of our FI followers.  This list contains FI-approved summits, workshops, networking opportunities, job fairs, and courses. Check it out! Continue reading Fireside Insights Summer of Success: Workshops, Career Fairs, Summits, and More!

Introductory Excel Guide: Useful Functions, Capabilities, and Formulas

No matter what job you are seeking or what role you currently have, most employers will expect for you to have some knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Begin exploring Excel today with our introductory guide. Continue reading Introductory Excel Guide: Useful Functions, Capabilities, and Formulas

6 Ways to Tailor your Resumé

As someone who has been applying to jobs post-grad school, I have learned to play by the rules of resume-crafting—and it is a craft to sell your qualifications on an 8 by 11-inch piece of paper. While the overarching goal is to tailor your resumé to be as relevant to the position and company you are applying to, I’ve included a handful of other tips to create a standout resumé. Continue reading 6 Ways to Tailor your Resumé

21 Questions to Ask During an Interview

When the interviewer invites questions at the end of an interview, it is important to optimize this time. Asking the right questions can be a great opportunity to showcase your interest as well as to determine if the company is a good fit for your professional goals. To help you out, we have compiled these questions to keep the conversation going. Continue reading 21 Questions to Ask During an Interview