Career Center Blog

Being The Best Candidate You Can Be

Many seniors are beginning to apply for full time employment after graduation. Along with the seniors, many other Luther students are applying for summer employment in these next few weeks. This being said, everyone on campus is trying to put forward their best image to employers

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Work Ethic

Improving Your Work Ethic

Work ethic is a major factor when it comes to one's prospects for job improvement and promotion.  While some people have a naturally high work ethic, others may need help to reach their potential.  This blog will highlight a few tips to help you do just that.

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Fastest Growing Jobs

The job market is ever changing, and at times is hard to predict.  These six careers, though, seem to be steadily increasing in numbers and are projected to for years to come.

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Happy Holidays

How to Act at the Corporate Holiday Party

This time of year is filled with joy, family, and corporate holiday parties.  These parties are far more important than most people think, and avoiding a few big mistakes can help keep your career moving along the right path.

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Email Layout

Emails are the primary communication medium in the business world. We need to be aware of the expectations and layout of an email. Keep in mind the subject line, salutation, body paragraph, closing statement, and signature.

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Generation Y

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…for Employment

Since it is officially December, I can start talking about the holidays, right? Have you considered finding seasonal employment to fill your time and bring in some extra cash? Retailers collect anywhere from 20 to 40 percent of their year’s sales during holiday season, so they will take all the extra help they can get.

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TED Talks - A Tremendous Career Resource

TED talks are put on by an organization called TED intended to spread knowledge and ideas like wildfire. These talks can help you look at improving your skill set and behaviors in order to bring you to a more successful career.

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