Overheard In The Recruiting Lounge #7

OVERHEARD IN THE RECRUITING LOUNGE is a weekly feature on things going on in the recruiting side of CCD. To intern or not to intern? That is the question. A senior came into the office last week, wondering whether he should get an internship after graduation instead of a full time job.  I offered up…

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Overheard in the Recruiting Lounge #6

OVERHEARD IN THE RECRUITING LOUNGE is a weekly feature on things going on in the recruiting side of CCD. I overheard a lot of frustration and concerns about the economic crisis and its resulting impact on the college job market.  And here’s what I have to say to that: Watch this: New Kids On The…

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Overheard in the Recruting Lounge #5

OVERHEARD IN THE RECRUITING LOUNGE is a weekly feature on things going on in the recruiting side of CCD. Happy Halloween guys and ghouls.  This week we heard a lot about tricks and treats.  Let’s start with the tricks. “Company ABC invited five of us back for second rounds, but gave no one offers.  Why are…

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Overheard in the Recruiting Lounge #4

OVERHEARD IN THE RECRUITING LOUNGE is a weekly feature on things going on in the recruiting side of CCD. It’s late October. You’ve got a first round interview with Company ABC on campus, but you’ve just been invited for a second round interview with Company XYZ for the same day.  What’s a senior to do?…

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Overheard in the Recruiting Lounge #3

OVERHEARD IN THE RECRUITING LOUNGE is a weekly feature on things going on in the recruiting side of CCD. This week I overheard the following,“What’s a Vault guide?” After that, my coworkers overheard me falling out of my chair. WHAT’S A VAULT GUIDE?!? Well, my goodness, a Vault guide is probably one of the single…

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Overheard in the Recruiting Lounge #2

OVERHEARD IN THE RECRUITING LOUNGE is a weekly feature on things going on in the recruiting side of CCD. This week we heard rumblings about the age old question, “Tell Me About Yourself.” Note that although this statement ends in a period, it is indeed a question.  The employer is really saying, “Who are you…

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Overheard in the Recruiting Lounge #1

OVERHEARD IN THE RECRUITING LOUNGE is a weekly feature on things going on in the recruiting side of CCD. One of the toughest questions asked in interviews this week was “Walk me through your resume.” This question seemed to stump quite a few students so here’s a quick break down on what to do. Don’t…

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