NAVIGATING HANDSHAKES DURING THE FLU SEASON

Can I Decline a Handshake? By Joana Scharinger | Career Counselor | Office of Career Planning You are at a networking event and you see someone politely coughing into their hand. A few minutes later, you are introduced to this person who immediately extends a hand to greet you. You are concerned about possible germs, but don’t want to be rude. What do you do? … Continue reading NAVIGATING HANDSHAKES DURING THE FLU SEASON

INSIDE SECRETS OF GETTING HIRED: AN EVENT RECAP

By Emily Nahem | Career Counseling Intern | Golden Gate University Last month, we had an amazing group of recruiters visit GGU to share job search tips and strategies. With shifts in technology and the increased autonomy of job-seekers, it’s important to know the current trends. We’re excited to reveal their top secrets for the job search process: Best Ways to Network Attend social events … Continue reading INSIDE SECRETS OF GETTING HIRED: AN EVENT RECAP

I’LL PROTECT YOUR FEELINGS IF YOU PROTECT MINE

What to do when you just don’t wanna By Neepa Parikh | Director | Office of Career Planning Ahhhh!! Starting a new job is super exhilarating. You’re learning new things (hopefully), meeting new people, and working on different projects. At some point, that honeymoon period is over and you begin to really get into the rhythm of things. Next thing you know, your dragging your … Continue reading I’LL PROTECT YOUR FEELINGS IF YOU PROTECT MINE

STOP CARING SO MUCH ABOUT YOUR JOB

Protecting Your Health in the Workplace By Neepa Parikh | Director | Office of Career Planning Have you ever cried at work? Have you ever been so angry or irritated with a colleague but held it in? There is a false belief that we need to leave our emotions at the door when we walk into the workplace. However, accepting and appropriately dealing with feelings … Continue reading STOP CARING SO MUCH ABOUT YOUR JOB

DIDN’T GET THE JOB OFFER? NOW WHAT?

No offer? What’s next? By Joana Scharinger | Office of Career Planning Let the emotions pass: Knowing that you didn’t get the job you wanted can be very frustrating. Let the initial impact of the news pass before you decide on next steps. You don’t want to send an angry email to the recruiter or hiring manager and regret closing the door to your dream … Continue reading DIDN’T GET THE JOB OFFER? NOW WHAT?