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Doers Hired Summer Camp – Lessons from taking the Adventure Challenge

Business Career Services recently hosted the Doers Hired Summer Camp. This event featured both live and recorded career prep sessions containing tools and insights from our career coaches to help students land their dream jobs. The Adventure Challenge, an interactive session from Career Coaches Melissa Kraft and Suzy Shurtliff featured CliftonStrengths. This online talent assessment tool uncovers themes that explain how you most [...]

2020-07-20T13:28:21-06:00July 20th, 2020|

Doers Hired – Best practices for working at home

The Doers Hired Summer Camp hosted by Business Career Services in June was the first of its kind. This virtual event "focused on helping you thrive in the new normal" brought together students, staff, and faculty through relevant and impactful breakout sessions on conquering the virtual work environment.  One of the breakout rooms was titled "Best Practices for Working at Home." This is [...]

2020-07-20T13:28:39-06:00July 17th, 2020|

Now hiring! Join us for the Doers Hired Career Fair

Business Career Services is happy to report that Utah companies are hiring! And they want to connect you with a range of potential candidates from the Eccles School. Are you a freshman beginning to explore future careers? A sophomore or junior seeking internships experience? Or a senior, grad student, or alum ready to interview for full-time positions today? There’s something for you at the [...]

2020-07-10T11:58:28-06:00July 10th, 2020|

What I learned from freshman year

One of the most significant transitions you will make in your life is the transition from senior year of high school into freshman year of college. While this may be true every year, it is especially true now, as we are in the midst of a global pandemic. Everyone's expectations for their second semester of senior year were crushed for the Class of [...]

2020-06-16T15:13:15-06:00June 17th, 2020|

How Cotopaxi created a brand to support its mission

Outdoor gear company, Cotopaxi, is best-known for its brightly colored products and annual Questival scavenger hunt, a social media sensation. But, there’s far more to the company than meets the eye. They HeyU podcast team got an inside look at how Cotopaxi integrates its values and mission into its overall operation and marketing in an interview with Director of Brand and Impact, Annie Agle. [...]

2020-08-04T17:55:46-06:00June 15th, 2020|

SMART Start alumni panel discusses six ways to build your network

Now, more than ever, it’s important to have a strong network to utilize in your career and business. A recent article from TopResume showed that 60% of jobs are found through networking instead of online or recruiters. But how do you go about building a network? On May 19, 2020, the David Eccles Alumni Network and Business Career Services held their first-ever virtual SMART [...]

2020-06-02T15:57:30-06:00June 3rd, 2020|

Webinar Series: Expectations for 2020 Fall Semester

Have questions about Fall Semester? We have answers! Join us for our NEW! weekly webinar series where Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Director of Business Scholars Andrea Thomas will discuss what the 2020 Fall Semester will look like. Register for upcoming sessions at Eccles.link/fall-webinar. What to expect for the 2020 Fall Semester [Original air date: May [...]

2020-06-04T17:53:47-06:00May 28th, 2020|

5 games and activities you can do via Zoom during COVID-19

Zoom has been extremely useful in connecting us in work meetings and lectures; however, it can also help us connect with the people we miss the most! Instead of going on your third neighborhood walk of the day, check out some of these ideas for your next Zoom hangout! Jeopardy. Jeopardylabs allow its fans to play their signature game all across the world! [...]

2020-05-26T21:30:51-06:00May 27th, 2020|

More than ever: The importance of Business Career Services

As college students, our primary purpose on campus is to earn a degree that can catapult us onto a career path that is both fulfilling and successful. According to a new report by Gallup and the Strada Education Network, 80 percent of students have cited getting a well-paid and satisfying career as the main reason they enrolled in university. However, only 34 percent [...]

2020-07-20T10:53:30-06:00May 26th, 2020|

Business Career Services launches first Virtual Career Fair

The David Eccles School of Business hosted its first virtual career fair on April 29. The hiring-focused event highlighted companies that are currently seeking skilled student candidates. This successful pilot drew in several prominent employers, including Access Development, TEK Systems, Pronto, University of Utah Health, and many more. With a high student-to-employer ratio, students shared their elevator pitches whilst also inquiring about the company's [...]

2020-05-15T12:01:50-06:00May 15th, 2020|