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Why is Relevant Experience So Important?

Understanding What Relevant Experience Means

Posted by Glassdoor Team Last Updated June 29, 2021

Having relevant experience is important before applying for a job. For a vacancy that receives several applications, employers will need to save time while going through …

By Carol Balk
Carol Balk Career Consultant
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Find Your Consultant – Fall 2022

We have updated our staffing and portfolios for Career Consultants for the Fall 2022 semester.  Check out the updates here, and feel free to schedule appointments with relevant staff using Handshake!

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By Alyson Kavalukas
Alyson Kavalukas Interim Assistant Director
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Career Fair Strategies that Work

If you are in a Google group, are a member of a family, or have met someone at your college or university orientation who is still your friend, you already know how to network. We meet, form bonds, text, and …

By Kathy Douglas
Kathy Douglas Associate Director, Career Development Office
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Meet the 2022-23 Alumni-In-Residence

The University of Pittsburgh Career Center’s Alumni-In-Residence program provides notable alumni a chance to give back through assisting current Pitt students with career and professional development. The AIR program is designed to work in tandem with Career Center services and …

By Caroline Willig
Caroline Willig
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16 Things Recruiters Want To See On Your LinkedIn Profile

What recruiters want to see on your LinkedIn Profile?

1. Headline: The headline of LinkedIn is one that comes along with your profile and is very important. The headline will usually bear your name and job title in it. This …

By Lindsay Fera
Lindsay Fera Employment Development Specialist
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Pitt among Forbes Top 300 Best Employers for New Grads

The University of Pittsburgh has been named among the Best Employers for New Graduates by Forbes for the second year in a row.

Forbes recognized Pitt as one of the top 300 employers in America for new grads, spanning all …

By University Times
University Times
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“Your Goals are Achievable”: A Student’s Experience of the Career Center

As an incoming freshman, Dionna Dash was dreading her meetings with the Career Center. The recent Pitt graduate entered the university in 2018 as a Nordenberg Scholar – a role based on leadership that included mandatory meetings with a career consultant …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash
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