Archive for August, 2011

Sean O’Keefe ’78 MPA: Career Connection Talk September 1st

  Sean O’Keefe, ’78 MPA Background in national security, information technology, educational administration, and the federal government Thursday, September 1 Noon to 1:30 p.m. Room 220, Eggers Hall No RSVP required. Free lunch will be provided. Open to all Maxwell graduate students. About the speaker: Sean O’Keefe is CEO of EADS North America, a global leader in aerospace, defense and
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International City Manager’s Association’s Annual Conference

Interested in State and Local Government?  The International City Manager’s Association’s (ICMA) 97th Annual Conference   September 18-21, 2011 Milwaukee, Wisconsin *Student Travel Stipends Available for this Event (More Information Below) Funding Application Deadline: Friday, September 2 , 2011 (Short deadline is necessary so that participating students can arrange airfare and accommodations) Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Description: ICMA is the professional
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How to Keep Cool and Wait It Out

Ok – interview is over. Now what? Pacing the floor won’t get you anywhere, but neither will pestering your would-be employer with compromising behavior. Hunker down, buy a stress ball, and shake off self-destructing urges with these tips from BusinessWeek, “Self-Defeating Job-Search Moves to Avoid.“ Tweet

Interview Like a Salesman

Your job search is coming to an end. You have narrowed down the few employers that interest you and have you want to learn more; you are even eager to become a part of the team. Interview day hits though and you realize that it has been a while since you have had to sit down and sell yourself. Take
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