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The Spring Career Expo is THIS Wednesday March 9th…DRESS TO IMPRESS!

Are you prepared?  Have you registered and researched the companies who will be attending, and have a game plan for talking with each of them?  Have you polished your resume?  Do you have an elevator pitch (15-30 seconds on who you are and what you’re looking for?)  Are you planning to bring something professional to collect things in?  (A bag or pad-folio can go a long way!)  And last but not least, are you prepared to be professionally dressed?

Business etiquette for professional attire can vary based on gender.  Here are some helpful tips when considering attire for the Career Expo.

Men: Your suit should fit, be ironed, nicely tailored, and conservative regarding color choices.  A tie is almost always a good idea, and make sure you have shined, closed-toed shoes (with matching socks) as well. Your shoes and belt should match if you choose to wear one, be careful of too much cologne, and make sure your facial hair is kept neat.  Piercings and tattoos should be minimized or covered if possible.

Women: Your suit should fit, be nicely tailored, avoid overpowering patterns, and be conservative regarding color choices.  Avoid distracting jewelry, revealing clothing, overpowering perfume, and makeup that could be considered distasteful.  Shined, closed toes shoes with low heels are recommended (you will be standing for some time).

All students:  Make sure your hair is neat, choose mints over gum, and leave your phone in your pocket/bag unless you’re using it to take down some employer information!  And remember…the best thing you can wear is a smile!

 

Reminder, check IN with Career Services at the elevators on the 3rd floor, and check OUT for MAP miles at the elevator after you’re finished.  We will start checking out at approximately 1:45pm, but you should plan to spend some time with the employers in the room!


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The Spring Career Expo is Wednesday March 9th!

Have you registered, and are you planning to attend the Career Fair next Wednesday?  It will be here before you know it!  Make sure you’ve signed up in advance under “Career Fairs and Events“.  While you’re there, upload your newest resume, check out the employers who are planning to be there, and RESEARCH them!  The more you know about the employers, the more they will want to know about you!

Details:

What: The Spring Career Expo

Who: More than 60 employers from large and small firms, US and International Companies/Organizations

When:  Wednesday March 9th, 2016

Where:  Campus Center Ballroom, 3rd floor

Why:  Because employers are here to recruit UMass Boston students!  Let our connections work for you!

Don’t delay, register today!

P.S.  On Wednesday, make sure you come to the third floor check in table before you go to the ballroom.  It will be right outside the elevator on the 3rd floor.  When you’re done, make sure you come back by, and see the MAP program to check out for miles!


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U-ACCESS Donation Drive – Reminder!

As a reminder, the College of Management is collecting non-perishable food items like canned foods, pasta, peanut butter, and personal hygiene products such as deodorant, shampoos, toothbrushes, or toothpaste this week. Please bring your donations to M-5-610 during regular business hours 8:30am – 6:00pm Monday – Thursday, and 8:30am-5:00pm on Fridays. All students who donate 5 or more items February 29th – March 4th in the College of Management, or on Saturday, March 5th at the MAP MOST Conference will receive a set of questions to respond to that are worth 1 MAP mile.

We hope you consider giving to the U-ACCESS Food Pantry!

U-ACCESS drive flyer

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