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A monthly show offering tips and advice on employment. Hosted by Ruben Britt, Assistant Director of the Rowan University Career Management Center, on the 1st Monday of each Month at 5:30 p.m.
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Career Talk
(Sep 02, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Ruben Britt speaks with the Recruitment Manager for City Year Greater Philadelphia, Alissa Krutoff. Alissa talks about City Year Greater Philadelphia and its 17 years of work helping to reduce the drop out rates in urban public education.

Career Talk
(Aug 05, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Ruben Britt spoke with Michael Fedrick of the Veterans Vocational Institute. Mike speaks about the Veterans Vocational Institute and how to land a job with the Federal Government through the ten step process.

Career Talk
(Jul 01, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Ruben Britt spoke with Barbra Duboise and Heather Alexander of Catholic Charities of Trenton. Barbra and Heather speak about the work the Catholic Charities of Trenton have done over the years, and the upcoming events that are being held in honor of their 100 years of Service.

Career Talk
(Jun 03, 2013) Play Dowanload

Mark Ludes the General Manager of Courtyard by Marriott joined host Ruben Britt to discuss the upcoming talent fair at the Courtyard by Marriott. He also discusses the qualities that make a great General Manager along with the dos and donts of making a good first impression on a future employer.

Career Talk
(May 06, 2013) Play Dowanload

Dr. Wanda Broach-Butts of Nurses Make The Difference joined host Ruben Britt to discuss Nurses Make The Difference and it's services and how she ended up starting it. She also gave insight on the future of the medical field. For more information, please visit nursesmakethedifference.net

Career Talk
(Apr 01, 2013) Play Dowanload

Playwright, author, teacher and former television host, Rosalind Bell joined host Ruben Britt to talk about her career as a writer. Growing up as the daughter of two teachers, Bell accredits reading as the basis of her education. She also outlined some of the challenges a writer can face throughout their career. She also discussed future projects she's working on.

Career Talk
(Mar 04, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Ruben Britt spoke with Cassiara Corbett, Development Director for the College of Science and Mathematics at Rowan University about the field of development. Corbett discussed what it takes to work in development and how to learn how to not get discouraged by hearing "no." She also mentioned different skills that people who work in the nonprofit sector should posess, including being personable and not being ashamed of asking for money from donors. Finally, Britt promoted upcoming CMC events.

Career Talk
(Feb 04, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Ruben Britt spoke with Netesha Peterson, Career Advisor for the Career Management Center at Rowan University. Peterson spoke about common mistakes that job applicants make, including not marketing yourself effectively and resume flaws. In addition, Britt and Peterson discussed typical interview questions that hiring managers may ask candidates and how to effectively answer these questions. Finally, Britt mentioned upcoming events at the Career Management Center.

Career Talk
(Jan 07, 2013) Play Dowanload

Host Ruben Britt spoke to Tiffany Aliche aka The Budgetnista about her book "The One Week Budget" and how college students can improve financially. Aliche also gave some tips for students about to graduate and how they can be financially secure despite having to pay back student loans and other expenses that come with living on your own. For more information on Aliche, her work and "The One Week Budget," visit the budgetnista.biz.

Career Talk
(Dec 03, 2012) Play Dowanload

Stephanie Easterday and William Briggs joined host Ruben Britt to talk about the ins and outs of interviews. Easterday and Briggs gave tips on every step of the interview process from how interviewees should dress to how to answer those tricky questions like "What are your weaknesses?". In addition, they also addressed proper hand-shake ettiquite and stressed the importance of eye contact.

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