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Blog | H-E-B School of Business

 

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The blog is a resource for students in the ever-changing world of business. Whether you're searching for your first job or negotiating a promotion, you'll always find something relevant.

Explore the posts below and check back regularly for the latest from the H-E-B School of Business & Administration.

 


 

How Well Do You Take Feedback?

How Well Do You Take Feedback?

Criticism, when delivered in a productive manner, is an opportunity for exponential growth.

College Advice I Wish I'd Taken

College Advice I Wish I'd Taken

The personal and professional decisions you make in college determine your career trajectory. What advice should you be taking?

3 Steps to Finding the Right Company

3 Steps to Finding the Right Company

What should you be looking for when searching for an employer?

 Meaningful Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

Meaningful Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

Be prepared for anything in an interview, including the dreaded "Do you have any questions for me?"

 15 Words to Eliminate from Your Vocabulary

15 Words to Eliminate from Your Vocabulary

You can learn a lot about a person by the way they communicate with others.

 Mistakes to Avoid in the First 30 Days of a New Job

Mistakes to Avoid in the First 30 Days of a New Job

The first month at a new job is a whirlwind of excitement and nervousness. Go into it with a plan of what you want to do and, perhaps more importantly, what you don't want to do.

 Best Practices for Salary Negotiations

Best Practices for Salary Negotiations

For job seekers, negotiating salaries with an employer can be a tricky tightrope to walk. This is especially true for students or recent graduates looking for an internship or their first job out of college.

Don't Say These Things In An Interview

Don't Say These Things In An Interview

The truth is, with a little preparation and planning, an interview can be a stress-free experience. Just don't say these things.

9 Office Habits to Avoid

9 Office Habits to Avoid

While there are many other bad habits that can set you back in the workplace, these nine cover most of the problem areas. 

Making the Most of Your Internship

Making the Most of Your Internship

Internships are a wonderful way to gain experience in your desired field. Learn how to make the most of a limited amount time.

Interview Questions to Memorize

30 Interview Questions to Memorize

Interviewees must have go-to answers hammered out long before sitting down with a prospective employer. These are some questions to expect.

Business Leaders: The New Boogeyman

Business Leaders: The New Boogeyman

Business people are not lurking in the shadows waiting to steal the elderly’s pensions. However, we are still confronted by the ethical earthquake that shakes the public’s confidence in business.

Let's Celebrate: The Etiquette of the Office Party

Let's Celebrate: The Etiquette of the Office Party

Some office parties are elaborate affairs while others are quite intimate. Whether large or small, the office holiday party is a time to connect with your peers away from budgets and deadlines.

Regarding Your Resume

Regarding Your Resume

The mighty resume: a single sheet (maybe two), condensed of all your achievements, skills and competencies; the gateway to the interview. Your resume holds immense power.

Asking the Right Questions

Asking the Right Questions

Simple conversations can lead to big opportunities. Asking the right questions can set you apart from the competition.

Choosing Your Words Wisely

Choosing Your Words Wisely

Unfortunately, what seems like an innocent phrase in the workplace can lead you straight out the door.

 

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