University of Wisconsin-Superior
Swenson Hall 1061
Belknap and Catlin
P.O. Box 2000
Superior, WI 54880
Mon - Fri 7:45am - 4:30pm
You've searched, applied, and now it's time to make a great impression. Learn how to prepare, research, and present the best you to your prospective employer. Career Services offers a breadth of opportunities both online and in person through our office and campus events.
Know where you are going and prepare materials, padfolio, copies of resumes etc
Behavioral interviews determine that what you did in the past often predicts what you would do in the same situation in the future
S - Situation
T - Task
A - Action
R - Result
One of the best things to do is practice and go into the interview with a plan of what you want to convey. Career Services offers multiple opportunities for you to refine your skills.
Appearance matters, whether it is an interview, networking event, or a normal day on the job. Often individuals don't know the difference between professional, business and business casual attire. The variations between the three can make a big difference in the way you are viewed. Learn the ins and outs of business dress all the way from your hair to your shoes.
Pants: dockers, khakis
Skirts: casual cut, no more than three inches above the knee
Shirts: short or long sleeve shirt, button up, polo, no t-shirts
Shoes: loafers or lace ups, no athletic-type shoes
Whether its meeting potential employers over dinner or chatting with new clientele at a lunch social, table manners and dining etiquette remain a crucial piece of first impressions and building professional relationships.
Utilize this guide to learn the ins and outs of American dining, general tips, and how to politely handle difficult foods such as artichokes, bread, caviar, shellfish, and more.
Every country has their own ideas of manners and politeness. Make sure you are prepared so as not to offend your foreign hosts by reading this article from the BBC.
Congratulations! You've been offered a position. You may even be juggling multiple offers. Learning how to analyze the job offers and ultimately how to negotiate salary and benefits will help you obtain the best possible opportunity for both you and the employer.
Learn about determining your worth, understanding the many potential benefits and compensation, and how to strategize obtaining the best possible outcome.
Use this worksheet to rank what's important to you and find your salary range based on your expenses and needed income.
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