Tag: Jobs

History’s Oddest Jobs

| October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments
History’s Oddest Jobs

Jobs have existed throughout human history as a way for people to make ends meet. Today in the U.S. and many parts of the world, many jobs must comply with certain pay and safety regulations for an employer to be able to legally hire an employee. However, throughout history, there have been several odd jobs […]

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Interviews 101

| September 16, 2016 | 1 Comment
Interviews 101

After weeks of sending in resumes and asking for references, you finally get that holy grail of emails, an interview. The final step before achieving that well deserved job. But before the interview it’s important to adequately prepare. Remember, there is no such thing as too much research. Make sure you know who the owners […]

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My two-cents on finding, accepting and leaving a Job

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
My two-cents on finding, accepting and leaving a Job

Jobs. They pay the bills, they put food on the table and they make fun excursions possible. Some people love their jobs and others cannot stand them. Yet, it’s our decision to decide to apply to these jobs, so what is with the unhappy, tragic stories we hear all the time about others and their […]

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OP-ED: School doesn’t teach you to do what you love

| July 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
OP-ED: School doesn’t teach you to do what you love

I don’t care if it’s cheesy: Dream and dream big. They may hint at it here and there, but most of the professors I have had the privilege to learn from don’t really show you how the class you update your Facebook status in can actually fuel your dreams in some way. We focus on […]

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Feminist Friday: The dreaded job-hunt

| April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Feminist Friday: The dreaded job-hunt

There comes a time in every feminist’s life where he or she must take a break from fighting the patriarchy to succumb to it. I’m talking about job-hunting, and specifically in this case the dreaded post-college job-hunt. Like many other (soon to be alum) Niners, I am in the throws of what may be the […]

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University Career Center prepares to launch new job search resource

| June 26, 2014 | 2 Comments
University Career Center prepares to launch new job search resource

The University Career Center (UCC) will launch their newest job search platform, Hire-A-Niner, on Tuesday, July 1. Students are advised to log into NinerJobNet and download any resumes they may have saved in the old system, as those will all be deleted when Hire-A-Niner launches. The new system, which will replace NinerJobNet, will provide students […]

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University Career Center hosts annual Mock Interview Day

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
University Career Center hosts annual Mock Interview Day

The University Career Center will host the annual Mock Interview Day Friday, Feb. 1, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Lucas Room of the Cone University Center. Here students will have the opportunity to practice interviewing with local and national employers. On the day of interviews students will participate in 30 minute interviews […]

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Get the job at the Career and Public Service Expo

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Get the job at the Career and Public Service Expo

UNC Charlotte’s University Career Center will host the 2012 Career and Public Service Expo Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Student Activity Center (SAC). “We encourage students to come to one of these events before they are looking for a job or internship so they can see what one is […]

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The First Lady speaks about family, responsibility and making college affordable

| September 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
The First Lady speaks about family, responsibility and making college affordable

Stepping onto the stage to Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” the First Lady, Michelle Obama, gave an enthusiastic family-themed speech on Tuesday night at the Time Warner Cable Arena for the Democratic Nation Convention (DNC). Prefacing her speech was a brief compilation of her rhetoric and a history of her role in the Obama campaign […]

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UNC Charlotte students take advantage of convention opportunities

| August 29, 2012 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte students take advantage of convention opportunities

Almost a year ago those living in Charlotte, N.C. learned that the Democratic National Convention (DNC) would take over their city from Monday, Sept. 3, through Thursday, Sept. 6.  Now UNC Charlotte students are gearing up to volunteer for the convention that has been described by the Democratic Party as, “the most open and accessible […]

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International activist films documentary on campus

| August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
International activist films documentary on campus

Summer brought many guests to UNC Charlotte’s campus, from eager future students to exhausted construction crews. British economist and activist David Pattinson was among these guests. Pattinson, founder of the David Pattinson Advocacy Foundation (DPAF), is in the midst of filming a documentary in the United States about the benefits of being employed at a […]

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University Career Center: services and resources that lead to success

| August 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
University Career Center: services and resources that lead to success

At the heart of UNC Charlotte’s campus rests J. Murrey Atkins Library, a ten-story hub for students that has recently received numerous renovations. While the library takes center stage on campus, students on campus should be conscious of the University Career Center that sits within the library walls. Connected directly to the library the Career Center […]

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Does the final ‘Dark Knight’ rise above expectations?

| July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
Does the final ‘Dark Knight’ rise above expectations?

  The Dark Knight legend has come to an end. Christopher Nolan’s concluding installment to the Dark Knight trilogy has been long awaited, to say the least. The question is: does the film live up to high expectations set by its predecessor? “The Dark Knight Rises,” the grand finale to Nolan’s Batman saga, has a […]

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Job market leaves some graduating seniors uncertain

| May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Job market leaves some graduating seniors uncertain

With graduation swiftly approaching many students are still unsure of what the next step is. The economy is slowly recovering, the job market is looking tough for students and more people than ever are taking out loans to pay their way through college. Luckily for the majority of students there are many options for those […]

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