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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
(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.

Career Talk
(Nov 05, 2012) Play Dowanload

Tom Campana, financial advisor and college unit director from Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, joined host Ruben Britt to talk about his roles at Northwestern Mutual Financial Network as well as other positions within the company. He also discussed details about internships and duties and responsibilities that interns have at Northwestern Mutual.

Career Talk
(Oct 01, 2012) Play Dowanload

Abby Kohut, human resources recruiter and writer on her website AbsolutelyAbby.com joined host Ruben Britt to discuss the history behind her website, which includes job search and intership tips. She also spoke on the importance of cover letters and what to include in them. Later, Kohut shared ways job seekers can stand out from a sea of resumes.

Career Talk
(Sep 03, 2012) Play Dowanload

Darrell Ardison, columnist for the Houston Defender joined host Ruben Britt to discuss his career in sports journalism. He outlined memorable interviews and moments throughout his career including interviews with Magic Johnson and Shaquille O'Neal to covering the NBA Finals. In addition, Ardison gave tips for how aspiring sports journalists can help gain knowledge in order to become successful writers.

Career Talk
(Aug 06, 2012) Play Dowanload

Greg Holland, Director of Cost Allocation and Revenue Management for the state of Maryland as well as a life coach joined host Ruben Britt to discuss how he helps young people transition from college to the real world. He spoke about the challenges that today's college graduates face post-graduation. He also mentioned various costs that go into living on your own and the importance of having a budget.

Career Talk
(Jul 02, 2012) Play Dowanload

Gary Teasley, a high school coach in Southfield, Michigan, joined host Ruben Britt to discuss his background and how he came to coaching high school basketball. He talked about what he sees the role of a coach as and some of the challenges he faces. Later, he expressed his opinion on where he sees high school sports in the future.

Career Talk
(Jun 04, 2012) Play Dowanload

Host Ruben Britt spoke with Jackie Howard and Barry Hate from the Department of Veterans Affairs to speak about the services offered by the office. They discussed their backgrounds and gave advice for how veterans can enter the workforce. They also mentioned shortcomings that they've come across on resumes. In closing, both Howard and Hate mentioned trends in employment with the federal government.

Career Talk
(May 07, 2012) Play Dowanload

Host Ruben Britt spoke with Rachel Bugman and Stephen Flemming from the Career Management Center to talk about the interview process. They spoke about what a candidate should do prior to an interview, proper interview attire and how to respond to tough questions.

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