12 Things You Can Do Right Now for Your Job Search

It is said that looking for a job should be a full time job, but that doesn’t mean that you should be spending 40 hours per week scanning online job boards and submitting applications electronically. To conduct a smart job search, you should take a varied approach. Read the tips below, as well as our 12 Things Your Can Do Right Now for Your Job Search guide, to learn about the different activities you can engage in to further your job search.

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Alumni Career Profile: Dale Furrow, MPH ’03

We interviewed alumnus Dale Furrow, MPH ’03 who works as an Industrial Hygienist and Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Specialist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington DC. In his interview, Dale shares why there is “no such thing as a typical day” at his job, the path he took to get where he is, and why he believes it is important to love what you do. Read the interview here.

All About Informational Interviews

Informational interviews can be an extremely important part of your job search and professional development. Unlike a job interview, your purpose in an informational interview is not to ask for a job, but rather, to gain information that will help you to become more efficient in your job search and to present yourself as a stronger candidate for the positions for which you apply. Read on to find out more about how to set up and conduct an informational interview. Continue reading

Alumni Career Profile:Erica Hayton, MPH ’08

We interviewed alumna Erica Hayton, MPH ’08 who works as the Director of Benefits and Wellness, Human Resources at The George Washington University. In her interview, Erica shares her experiences in the health promotion field, a typical day on the job, and her thoughts on finding what makes one happy in a career. Read her interview here.