Need a career change? Check out our tips and tricks on how to make a successful career switch.

Did you know that 63% of workers who lost their jobs due to the pandemic made a career change? With the …

By Mary Graf
Mary Graf Associate Director, Alumni and Graduate Career Services
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No STEM Major, No Problem: How to Make a Liberal Arts Degree Count

By Eliza Haverstock  for Nerdwallet

Majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) isn’t the only way to land a job that makes college worth it.

A liberal arts degree can pay off, too — but you may need to put …

By Tamar Celis
Tamar Celis STEM Career Educator
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Resources for Faculty and Staff

As a faculty or staff member, you play an important role in helping students prepare for their future careers.

Many resources are available to help students connect their academic preparation with their career development. This blog post will provide an …

By Morgan Knutzen
Morgan Knutzen Associate Director, Career Readiness
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Alumni Advice: Graduation Congratulations

As the class of 2024 joins the Tommie Alumni Network upon their graduation, we asked alumni on St. Thomas Connect to share messages of congratulations. Check out their words of wisdom below!

Interested in getting more alumni advice? Search for …

By Marit Aaseng
Marit Aaseng Assistant Director of Alumni and Graduate Career Services
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Effective Leadership: Addressing Poor Employee Performance

Talking to employees when they are performing poorly at work can be tricky. You might avoid conflict by ignoring the issue and hoping for a change. Sometimes, you may decide to remove them from a project or assign them a …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Peak Performance: Redefining Productivity for Success

The cornerstone of success in today’s fast-paced world is productivity. Whether you’re leading a team, managing projects, or striving for personal growth, your ability to get things done efficiently directly impacts your success. However, productivity isn’t just about working harder; …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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Can healthcare professionals work remotely?

I’ll joke sometimes that everyone should work from home, even surgeons. The truth is that it wasn’t all that long ago when surgery was performed in the home — typically that of the patient — which might explain why so many ended …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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7 In-Demand Green Skills Right Now

Every major change in the world impacts the labor market, and climate change is no exception. As environmental crises escalate and new challenges emerge—like meeting the 2030 emission reduction target—companies are pushed to invest in sustainable practices. To navigate …

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New Overtime Pay Rule: Here’s Everything to Know About It

The Biden administration recently raised the salary threshold for workers to qualify for overtime pay. The new rule—which will go into effect in two stages, starting summer 2024—has the potential to impact millions of people across a variety of fields …

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12 Free Online Courses With Certificates to Boost Your Resume

Raise your hand if you’ve ever missed out on an opportunity because of a skill you didn’t have. We can empathize with the feeling of joy at discovering a potential next job suddenly turning to frustration while reading the job …

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DFC Alumni Spotlight Series: Ana Acosta

 Navigating the Career Path: Insights from Ana Acosta 

Ana Acosta (She/her/hers) completed her undergraduate studies in 2020 at DFC and pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree at UST- St. Paul, graduating in 2022. She majored in Strategic Communications, and …

By Natasha Isaac
Natasha Isaac
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Alumni Spotlight: Heidi Berglund

Alumni Spotlight blogs are written by members of the Student Alumni Board. This student organization’s mission is to build bridges between St. Thomas students and alumni. Heidi Bergland earned a B.A. in Accounting from the University of St. Thomas in …

By Zoe Schearer
Zoe Schearer
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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Job Search: A Quick Guide for Career Advisors

In the ever-evolving landscape of job searching, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformative force, reshaping the way recruitment processes function. For career service professionals, understanding and navigating this AI-driven job market is essential to help students and alumni …

By CareerShift
Job hunting & career management solutions
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