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The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

Leadership Road SignLeadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time.  For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question.   Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under immense pressure.  The process of making these decisions comes from an accumulation of experiences and encounters with a multitude of difference circumstances, personality types and unforeseen failures.   More so, the decision making process is an acute understanding of being familiar with the cause and effect of behavioral and circumstantial patterns;  knowing the intelligence and interconnection points of the variables involved in these patterns allows a leader to confidently make decisions and project the probability of their desired outcomes.   The most successful leaders are instinctual decision makers.  Having done it so many times throughout their careers, they become immune to the pressure associated with decision making and extremely intuitive about the process of making the most strategic and best decisions.

Most Asked Job Interview Questions

By: | March 15th, 2013 | leave a comment

Countdown to a New Year, New You

Look the Part

Invest in your image on and offline with a budget-conscious haircut, updated clothes, makeup, and a professional head shot for your online profiles.

Since we’re only on week one of this countdown to the New Year, New You, I want to start with something fun. This week I want you to go shopping for your personal brand.

That’s right, you heard me – shopping.…


By: | October 31st, 2012 | leave a comment


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CSPD Wednesday Webinar Series is Back!

By: | October 25th, 2012 | leave a comment


Student Career Speaker Series

October 31st, 2012

Turn Your Job Interviews Into Job OffersMichael Neece
Webinar Overview

Research suggests it will take as many as 16 interviews to get a job.

Knowing that, you need to do everything you can to improve your odds to be offered a job.  Michael Neece will show you things you need to do to make it to the next round of interviews and get the job offer.…

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Students & Alumni – Meet Great Companies Live Online..Attend the Fair from Anywhere!


As more companies turn to online pre-employment tests, complaints of bias are cropping up.

One came from Vicky Sandy, who in 2007 was turned down for a cashier job at a KrogerCo. KR +0.40% supermarket in West Virginia after taking a 50-question test that asked her to rate the degree to which she was self-confident, always cheerful, and tried to sense what others thought and felt.…

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College Day 2012

By: | September 20th, 2012 | leave a comment

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Join CDW for a virtual discussion providing insight on your first profession.

By: | September 14th, 2012 | leave a comment

Join CDW for a virtual discussion providing insight on your first profession.

How will you benefit in this 45 minute Live, Online Webinar Session:

  • Recruiting and Sales Leaders will share the 3 Keys to Successthat every student should know before entering the job market:
    • How to identify the right company culture that aligns with your passion and career goals
    • How to communicate your value to a potential employer
    • How to navigate job offers and understand how your first professional position will shape your future succes

Our presenters; Ray Benedetti, Alexis Lyon and Jaclin Principato with CDW will enable you with the tools necessary to launch your first career.…

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13 Common Complaints Employers Have About Recent Grads

Think it’s the economy that’s keeping you from landing a job? Sure, that could be the problem. But have you considered that maybe it’s you? Employers have a lot of complaints about recent grads these days, from a sense of entitlement to being completely unprepared. Are you guilty of any of these employment no-nos?

  1. Grads are clueless about the job:

    Employers complain that often, interviewing recent grads can be frustrating because they lack a basic knowledge of the job.

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How recruiters look at a resume

By: | September 10th, 2012 | leave a comment


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What your interviewer says vs. What you hear

By: | September 5th, 2012 | leave a comment

August 27, 2012

We’ve had a few letters recently where people have felt misled by a job interviewer’s apparent enthusiasm for them, and then were angry and/or confused when things ended up not working out.

So I hereby present a guide to what your interviewer says, what you’re hearing, and what it really means.

What the interviewer says: You’d be great at this.…

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Gen Y’s Impact on a Social Workplace

While social media is not reserved to any generation or age, there is no denying that millennials are heavily influencing how organizations operate in the world of digital communication. My fellow millennials have a great deal to learn as far as strategy and execution goes, but their social nature is driving a distinct change in organizations both young and old.

As seen in the infographic below Millennials are responsible for a culture shift because of their emphasis on social media freedom, quality of work, and collaborative work environments.…

10 U.S. Cities Trying to Recruit New Grads

Posted on Thursday July 12, 2012 by Staff Writers

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Periodicals and blogs across the United States really seem to enjoy publishing articles about the best places for recent college and university graduates to find jobs, live, and hopefully thrive. Rarely, though, do they ever turn their attention toward options that may lack the glamour, but seriously need the talent and the money young professionals provide for the local economy.

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Your LinkedIn Intervention: 5 Changes You Must Make

By: | July 9th, 2012 | leave a comment

LinkedIn is, far and away, the most advantageous social networking tool available to job seekers and business professionals today. Far and away.

So why is it that so many of us stink at LinkedIn etiquette?

That’s right, folks. We stink at it.

We send out lazy, generic connection requests. We ask people we barely know for recommendations. We ambush people, asking for favors before we’ve ever spent even two seconds of time building rapport.…

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