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Target on Campus

Target is recruiting on campus on Wednesday, October 18. The retailer will host two 45-minute information sessions, at 11:30 and 12:15. Login to your Symplicity account at https://uofl-ulmercenter-csm.symplicity.com/students/ and sign up for one of these important events.

Just in case you’re wondering, retail isn’t just working the cash register and keeping the shelves stocked. It’s also a great place to start a career. Target has an awesome management-trainee program that you can learn about at this information session.

If you have any questions about Target’s visit or about registering for the event, please contact Gloria Fuqua at 852-7756 or at gloria.fuqua@louisville.edu.

Your Interview Agenda

by Eileen Davis, Director of Career Development

The job interview is where image and substance come together. You must present yourself professionally in how you speak and dress, and even in how you gesture. Tips on creating a great physical image are in the articles What You Wear Can Get You Somewhere…or Nowhere and Looking Cool Isn’t Always Cool When You Interview. You must support a good first impression with a powerful presentation of your talents and experiences. Fortunately, by creating an interview agenda, you can walk into interviews with a clear idea of what you will offer employers – your experiences, talents, and skills – and how you will use your assets to get the job done.

Here are six common problems employers see on interviews, and how building your interview agenda before the interview will help you avoid them.

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