Bears Hire Bears: Finding Your "In"
Bears Hire Bears Weekly Recap (June 29-July3): Beginning a job search may feel daunting, whether it’s the first time for a recent college graduate or a mid-career transition for a more experienced professional. Once you’ve begun the process and narrowed down your search to a target profession or company, you’re likely to ask, “How do I get my 'in'?”
July 09, 2020
Bears Hire Bears: In-Demand Degrees & Transportable Skills
Bear Hire Bears Weekly Recap (June 20-27): Conversations with fellow Bears address the importance of transportable skills, a quality education, and leveraging your network in a COVID-19 job market.
July 02, 2020
Bear Network: Making the Most of LinkedIn
Your UNC Alumni Association is hosting FREE Virtual Bear Network Connections. In this event, alumna and UNC Alumni Association board member Jasmine Jones '17 provides recent graduates with insight and tips on presenting professionally and leveraging the Bear Network on LinkedIn in support of your career.
June 26, 2020
Bears Hire Bears: Building Social Capital
Bear Hire Bears Weekly Recap (June 7-13): Conversations with fellow Bears addresses the importance of building social capital, leveraging existing networks, and having patience in a COVID-19 job market.
June 15, 2020
Bear Network: Leveraging Your Bear Network
Your UNC Alumni Association is hosting FREE Virtual Bear Network Connections. In this event, alumnus and UNC Alumni Association board member Quinston Daugherty '97, '00 provides tips on growing your network, and engaging fellow alumni in your city or industry in support of your career.
June 11, 2020
Bears Hire Bears: Hustle, Grind, and Reach Out!
Bear Hire Bears Weekly Recap (June 1-5): Conversations with fellow Bears addresses the importance of hustling, grinding, reaching out proactively and having an openness to pivot industries when opportunities arise.
June 08, 2020
Bears Hire Bears Summer Outreach Aims to Help Class of 2020
Bear Hire Bears Weekly Recap (May 25-29, 2020): A conversation with a HESAL alumnus and messages with highered professionals, shine light on transferability of careers between industries; plus virtual events and alumni email intros for recent grads.
June 01, 2020
Bear Network: Top 10 Resume & Cover Letter Tips
Your UNC Alumni Association is hosting FREE Virtual Bear Network Connections. In this event, UNC alumna and career counselor Elizabeth Mahoney ‘05 shared her most effective tips for writing strong resumes and cover letters.
May 28, 2020
Beginning a Career in a COVID-19 Job Market
Renee Welch, UNC's director of the Center for Career Readiness is paying attention to trends and leveraging alumni connections to help the Class of 2020 succeed in a competitive, post COVID-19 job market.
May 11, 2020
Top 10 Interviewing Tips
The interview process can be a nerve-racking experience for even the experienced job seekers, but thanks to the Bear Network, UNC job seekers have help. UNC alumna, Ashley Valenzuela-Ruesgen ‘11, Human Resources Solutions Partner at CenturyLink has an inside perspective of what to do and what not do while interviewing for your dream job. We interviewed Ashley; Below are her top ten tips to prepare you for your upcoming or future interview.
February 17, 2020
Alumni Volunteer at Fall Career Events
Thanks to the generosity of many alumni volunteers, UNC students had the opportunity to gain valuable insight and build their Bear Network at a number of professional events this fall.
December 05, 2019
Career Advice from the Bear Network - ATS Tips and Tricks
Job search candidates often begin the employment process by interacting with a company's application tracking system (ATS). Alumnus and HR executive Rob Throne shares his tips and tricks for applying for employment through an ATS.
April 19, 2019