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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
(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.

Career Talk
(Jan 02, 2012) Play Dowanload

Elizabeth York, the outreach coordinator for Inside Jobs, joined host Ruben Britt to talk about the career search website, insidejobs.com. York detailed the features on the website including "career families," groups of jobs that all share a similar quality. Insidejobs.com is a free resource that is available to anyone on the job search.

Career Talk
(Dec 05, 2011) Play Dowanload

Jolie McTerrell and Anthony Diggs joined host Ruben Britt to explain how to get a job in a down economy, tips for improving your resume and proper career fair etiquette. McTerrell and Diggs gave advice on how to make the most use of your time at a career fair.

Career Talk
(Oct 03, 2011) Play Dowanload

Andy Schwartz, Trish Purner and Michael Messina from Northwestern Mutual Financial Network joined host Ruben Britt to discuss the partnership between Rowan University and Northwestern Mutual Financial Network. The Rowan University Trading Room in Bunce Hall was detailed.

Career Talk
(Aug 01, 2011) Play Dowanload

Mike Butterfield, a Rowan University alum and an employee with Aflac, discussed his background and role with the company. Also, he explained what he looks for in a potential employees and provided tips on how to get hired.

Career Talk
(Jun 06, 2011) Play Dowanload

Host Ruben Britt talks with Adrian Smith, a graduate of Rowan University, about her job with the United States District Court. She is part of the many agencies who work on researching those who are arrested and go to court. She discusses how she got her job and the experience she had prior.

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