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Graduates
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Practice Articulating Your Strengths

The hypothesis that employees are happier and more productive when their work aligns with their natural talents or strengths is based on research in the field of positive psychology. Two assessments designed to identify strengths – Gallup’s StrengthsFinder (or StrengthsQuest) and VIA’s Survey of Character … Read more

Graduates
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To Build Career Capital, Pay Yourself First

Everyone can appreciate the value of accumulating savings in principle. It’s just that it is so hard to do in practice. By the time all the bills have been paid there never seems to be very much money, if any, left to invest. This is … Read more

University Students
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Asking for a Letter of Recommendation: Who, How, When

A strong recommendation letter, from the right person, can weigh heavily in any application for a scholarship, or for admission to a graduate or professional program. It is worth thinking about what you can do to elicit the best one possible.  Who: Read the application … Read more