Nance Rosen

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Do You Have the 5 Characteristics of Successful Young Entrepreneurs? Can you be an “intrapreneur” at work?

November 24, 2020 by | School of Communication

When you have control over your life and time, you just naturally feel more confident, joyful, and engaged with your work. Whether you decide to start your venture or find great satisfaction on-the-job for an employer, thinking in an entrepreneurial way will give you a path to success. Entrepreneurs are typically known for “finding their

Can You Pass the Jeff Bezos Job Interview Test? 3 Unexpected Questions Asked by the World’s Wealthiest Person

October 26, 2020 by | School of Communication

What do CEOs ask their recruiters and hiring managers about the final candidates competing for a job or internship? In a letter to his shareholders, Jeff Bezos shared the grilling he gives someone who is recommending a job candidate for his company. Below you’ll find his questions and some tips that will get you to

11 Steps that Lead to the Ideal Job or Internship How Career Advising Can Guide You Now

September 23, 2020 by | School of Communication

You can bring any internship, job, or career question to your career advisor. I am ready to help you with a myriad of challenges, ideas, discovery exercises, or whatever is on your mind – especially during this “interesting” time in the working world. From “what career is right for me?” to setting up the ideal

Get the Early Internship and Career Advising Advantage Here’s to a Smart, Safe, and Stylish Strategy!

August 21, 2020 by | School of Communication

Successful executives and entrepreneurs embody this famous sentiment, “Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” Famous athletes spend hours practicing how to hit a game winning shot in a championship game. Mega social media influencers write, shoot, and edit a ton of content before they gain their first 100 followers. All performers know the

Shortcut to Getting LinkedIn Testimonials Why Skill Endorsements are Better than Recommendations

August 6, 2020 by | School of Communication

Not everyone who knows you and likes you can take the time to write a recommendation for you. Unfortunately, your requests for recommendations on LinkedIn might be ignored until your contacts have a moment to reflect on what you do well and put it down into words. While there are ways to make it easier

The Only 3 Things that Matter in a Job Interview How to Create a Simple, Winning Strategy

July 17, 2020 by | School of Communication

Every movie has three parts. Same with a book. A poem. A song. And life. The three parts they all share are a: 1) beginning, 2) middle, and 3) end. A job interview or networking conversation have the same three parts. Each part plays a specific role in creating an impression and helping you get

This Land is Our Land What to Say First in Your Networking Emails

July 15, 2020 by | School of Communication

Unless you are famous, no one hopes to receive an email that starts off with your name. For example, Tabitha Weston immediately loses the attention of her recipient, when she writes: “Hi, I’m Tabitha Weston, a recent graduate of Chapman University.” Now, if you are – or when you are – a highly visible expert

Tweaking Is for Winners How Minor Details Make a Big Impression

June 26, 2020 by | School of Communication

A very successful creative director once said, “Without a deadline, nothing would get done.” Because Alice was renowned (and recruited) for her rare combination of imagination and leadership skills, her reliance on the pressure of the clock might be shocking. Of course, Alice simply revealed the ultimate determinant of great advertising: when is the ad

Are You Crushing on a Job Posting? How to Avoid Job Search Soulmate Syndrome

June 19, 2020 by | School of Communication

“I found the absolutely perfect job. It’s me! I have to work there!” These can be the most nerve-wracking, heart-breaking, and time-wasting sentiments a job seeker can have. Having a job crush means you found an attractive and exciting opportunity that stops you in your tracks. You fixate on it. Read the post over and

Why is Personal Branding Central to Career Success? Positive Self-Awareness is Key in Job Interviews

February 8, 2020 by | School of Communication

You attract job offers you genuinely desire when you focus on your unique and most appealing set of qualities. Positive self-awareness helps you naturally and intentionally communicate why you are the ideal candidate. After all, how you feel about yourself is like a cold. It’s contagious. When you answer job interview questions with stories and

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