Preparing Your Elevator Pitch

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Imagine this. You step into the elevator while visiting your dream company. You immediately recognize a very influential person who works for the company. You have approximately 30 seconds in the elevator with this person and you know that you …

By Allison Patton
Allison Patton Program Coordinator
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Interview Like a STAR

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To help strengthen your next interview, try to utilize the STAR Method for answering questions, which will help add more detail to your answers, making them more impactful.

For the upcoming example, let’s assume an interviewer has asked an applicant “Have you …

By Jacob Gordon
Jacob Gordon Career Development Specialist
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Strengthening Action Verbs

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Writing bullets may be the most challenging aspect of resume writing. For many of us, we don’t like to talk about ourselves, so we downplay our accomplishments. For others, we simply don’t enjoy writing and feel frustrated when we try to put …

By Jacob Gordon
Jacob Gordon Career Development Specialist
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Adding Your Study Abroad Experience To Your Resume

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You’ve made your way back to Lubbock after your study abroad program, and it’s time to get that experience incorporated into your resume. Here are a few things to consider as you work to get that experience into your resume. …

By Jacob Gordon
Jacob Gordon Career Development Specialist
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Common Interview Questions

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Navigating an interview is a make-or-break situation in the job search process. Do well, and you proceed to the next level of the process (another round of interviews or the job itself). Do poorly, and it’s back to the drawing …

By Jacob Gordon
Jacob Gordon Career Development Specialist
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Types of Business Attire

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One of the trickier parts of the business world, especially for those of us just entering it, is knowing what to wear and when to wear it. Depending on the company culture, terms like “business professional” or “business casual” could take …

By Jacob Gordon
Jacob Gordon Career Development Specialist
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