19 icebreakers to use at uncomfortable networking events

Good morning, Highlanders! I can’t believe it’s already September! Many hiring or networking events begin again in September after the summer hiatus. This article provides great ways on how to start … Continue Reading →


What to Do When You’ve Outgrown Your Job

Good morning, Highlanders! For today’s Career Thursday blog post we have an article that was originally posted on July 19, 2016 by Hank Boyer on LinkedIn. Sometimes, especially right after we start a new job, … Continue Reading →


10 Pieces of Career Advice for My 21-Year-Old Self

Good morning, Highlanders! Commencement was a couple of weeks ago and we welcome the UCR class of 2016 to our alumni family! Keeping in mind that new grads might be … Continue Reading →


Six Things To Do Your First Week Of Work

Good morning, Highlanders! The academic year here at UCR is coming to an end. Many graduating seniors are starting to realize that they have to go out into the “real … Continue Reading →


Learn from Leaders – San Diego

The UCR Alumni Association invites you to a special night of networking in San Diego. Learn from Leaders will bring CEOs, higher level executives,  industry hiring managers, alumni & students together. … Continue Reading →


4 mistakes not to make when answering, ‘Why are you interested in this position?’ during a job interview

Good morning, Highlanders! I hope the first few weeks of the new year have been fantastic for you. I know UCR has been doing quite a bit of hiring recently … Continue Reading →


Orange County CEO Panel & Networking

The UCR Alumni Association invites you to a special night of networking in Orange County. The inaugural launch of CEO Panel & Networking will bring CEOs, hiring managers, alumni & … Continue Reading →


Alumni Career Programs

The Office of Alumni & Constituent Relations is excited to introduce Melissa McCrickard, the new Director of Alumni Career Programs; a newly created position. This new position will create and … Continue Reading →


10 Little Things That Make A Big Difference To Hiring Managers

Hi Highlanders! Another Career Thursday blog post here. I hope many of you had a great time at Homecoming last weekend. The post today was originally posted on June 1, … Continue Reading →


#1 Risk Of Asking Everyone You Know For Resume Input

Melissa’s notes: This post was originally posted on CAREEREALISM by Tim Windhof on August 29, 2015. I will be incerting my comments with an * and italics font. Lately, I’ve … Continue Reading →