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The News Record: Career Services Staff Encourages New Grads to Network

Source:
The News Record
Contact:
Patricia Bath
Published:
Monday, December 19, 2016 6:21 PM
Students should take note of the most effective strategy business professionals use for securing a new job—networking.

Stephanie Burke, assistant director of academic career development in the College of Business advises first-time job seekers to go beyond the traditional and impersonal method of job searching by building their professional network. “Networking allows for a relationship that a resume can’t give,” says Burke. “Fifty-five percent of employers hire based on first impressions.”