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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
(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.

Career Talk
(Apr 02, 2012) Play Dowanload

Ryan Newman of the Career Management Center's Professional Work Program joined host Ruben Britt to talk about the Professional Work Program. Newman talked about what he and his fellow interns do to help Roher business students obtain internships. In addition, he mentioned how to get involved in the PWP. Finally, Britt mentioned upcoming Career Management Center presentations.

Career Talk
(Feb 06, 2012) Play Dowanload

Jeff Hickman, recruiter for the Disney Internship Program joined host Ruben Britt to give insight on the Disney College Program. Hickman described the history of the program and what exactly students do during the internship. As a paid internship, students work and experience everything Disney. Students interested in the program can get more information by attending an information session on campus on March 8th at 5pm and 7pm in the Career and Academic Planning Center located in Savitz Hall.

A Community Affair
(Jan 09, 2012) Play Dowanload

Susan Ascher, coach, motivational speaker and author of "Dude, Seriously, It's NOT All About You!" joined host EJ Campbell to discuss tips to help you get ahead in the workplace. She mentioned ways young people can stand out from the crowd of other applicants. Proper dress, thank you note etiquette and hand shaking pointers were also mentioned. Additionally, how to face office gossip was detailed.

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