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So you’ve perfected your handshake and practiced your pearly white smile. Now it’s time to take that professional charm into the virtual world! Email has long since replaced phone calls as the primary resource for business communications. It’s used within offices to communicate about tasks, to send in job applications, and to form important business contacts, which is why being able to send impressive and put-together emails is crucial to business success these days. Here is your guide to composing each part of a business email, so the only shock resulting from your emails will be amazement...
By now you've learned how important networking is for your future career, but all of your networking efforts might be futile if the people you meet can't contact you. That's why it's important to have business cards on hand! But making business cards can be tricky—so HC is here to answer all your questions, from what to put on the cards to where to buy them. Where To Buy Your Business Cards MOO: With MOO’s easy-to-use online design tool, you can design a one-of-a-kind card with your choice of colors, fonts, and images. You can even upload photos from your Facebook or Flickr. Choose from one...
You worked hard all semester finding and landing the perfect summer internship – researching, networking, applying, and polishing up your resume. Now that summer is here, it’s time to dip your toes into the professional world (and hopefully a pool). After putting in the hours at the office this summer, you can make your internship work for you by gaining valuable contacts and a killer recommendation letter from your supervisor. Follow these steps to make a great impression and turn your hard work into the best recommendation letter ever! Pre-Internship Research your employer Making a good...