CE&D Weekly Newsletter

Week of December 3rd, 2014

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, December 4th

Summer on the Cuyahoga (SOTC) Info Table

11:30AM-1:30PM, Slayter 2nd Floor:

Challenging internships, FREE summer housing, alumni connections, community introductions and access to a variety of cultural (FUN) events! All of this could be your summer experience through Summer on the Cuyahoga (SOTC). Learn more by visiting the link below!

http://www.summeronthecuyahoga.com/


Intro to CE&D

11:30AM-12:30PM, Burton Morgan 219


CE&D Convo

4:30-5:30PM, Higley 8


SOTC Info Session

5-6PM, Burton Morgan 218



Monday, December 8th

Intro CE&D

4:30-5:30PM, Burton Morgan 219



Tuesday, December 9th

CE&D Convo

11:30AM-12:30PM, Higley 8


ProLink Information Session

5-6PM, 202 Knapp Hall

FYI: ProLink provides staffing solutions to a variety of industries including:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Operations Support
  • Professional Staff
  • Call Center
  • Mortgage
  • Administrative
  • Sales

Learn more about ProLink here!

Advice to a Younger Me: Rachel Haot

Advice to a Younger Me: Rachel Haot

In an interview with The Atlantic, Rachel Haot, Chief Digital Officer of the City of New York, discusses her past as an entrepreneur, skills of decision-making, among other insights.

Etiquette Tip of the Week: Sit Anywhere

When meeting or eating, wait for the host to tell you where to sit.

What happens when the host says, "Sit anywhere?" Some scenarios:

Long conference room table
The ends of the table are reserved for the leaders — the highest ranked person sits at the end opposite the door to the room. Select a seat somewhere in the middle. If you are the highest ranked person, it shows humility. If you are not the highest ranked, you won't have to worry about being told to move for someone else.

Dinner party in someone's home
The ends of the table are reserved for the host and hostess. The seat to the right of the host is reserved for a female guest of honor. The seat to the right of the hostess is reserved for a male guest of honor. If you are not any of those, sit somewhere in the middle.

Banquet
Don't grab the front tables and tip the chairs to save them for your friends, who may or may not be showing up. Find a seat somewhere in the middle of the room. (Never tip chairs, regardless. There's no "I called it" in adult life.)

Interview
If an interviewer says, "Sit anywhere," let your interviewer have the best seat — the one facing out into the meeting room or the restaurant, the seat with the best window view, the most comfortable chair, or the one at the end of the conference room table.

In meetings and interviews, sit on the edge of your chair and lean forward to show you are listening. At a dinner party or banquet, sit up straight and bring the food up to you, not your face down to the food.

Let the purpose of etiquette be your guide: make the people around you more comfortable.

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LinkedIn: Classmates

Check out the LinkedIn feature called "Classmates." This feature allows you to use your classmates as an alumni network to see exactly what they are doing and where they are doing it. Click on the link to below to learn more about Classmates:

http://mashable.com/2011/10/19/linkedin-classmates/

Anatomy of a Job Interview

Here is the link for the full-size version of the infographic below: http://dailyinfographic.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Anatomy-of-a-Job-Interview.jpg


Vault

Use vault's online resources to gain relevant career intelligence and research companies.


Link: http://www.vault.com/

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