The 8 Negotiation Skills You Need—Whether You’re Job Searching or Not

Let’s say you’re conducting a job search and aiming for an annual salary of $100,000, but a company you’ve interviewed with offers you $87,000. You could grudgingly accept it, walk away, or try to negotiate.

You decide to negotiate and …

By Lisa Rabasca Roepe - The Muse
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Preparing for Graduate Schools Fair

What is the Graduate Schools Fair, and why should I attend?

Once a year in the fall semester, the Career Center, in partnership with the USC Dornsife Pre-Graduate Advising Office, sponsors the Graduate Schools Fair.

Fall Date: Thursday, October 20, …

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How to Rise Above Your Fear of Being Rejected For a Job

Your dream company posts an opening for the job you’ve always wanted. Not only does the position itself seem ideal, but also, you’re well-qualified.

But instead of calling up your network of contacts and revising your resume, you break out …

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Tips to Successfully Navigate a Career Fair In-Person

With our upcoming Career Fair on Thursday, Sept. 15, from 10 am – 2 pm on Trousdale Parkway, you can leverage the benefits of attending our upcoming career fair in-person:

Foster meaningful connections with employers. An in-person interaction is considered …

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Welcome to Fall semester!

Whether you are starting your first semester at USC as a first year or transfer student, or you are continuing your studies at USC, the USC Career Center has created a guide on how to navigate our resources. If you …

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USC Winner of 2022 Global University Career Development Award

This award is in recognition of USC’s outstanding work and achievements in 2021 to support the career development of our international students in China. We were selected for this award from among 1,600+ global universities by 60,000+ employers in partnership …

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Starting a Career in Sustainability

If you are thinking about a career in sustainability, this article provides a 4-step plan on finding entry-level jobs and experiences. The plan includes:

Figure out what you want to do in 3-5 years. This starts with narrowing down your …

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Not Sure What You Should Be Making at Your First Job? Here’s How to Figure Out the Right Number to Aim for

Launching your career by landing your first full-time job can be thrilling, but there might be one small thing you’re not so sure about as you wait to hear the words, “You’re hired!”: Money.

How do you know what to …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
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Work & Wellbeing: Summer Tips to Advance Your Career Goals

While researching industries, updating your resume, doing mock interviews, and networking are all an important pieces in your career development, one factor that is often overlooked is your wellbeing as you go through this process. You might feel like wellbeing …

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Overcoming the Model Minority Myth in the Workplace

We celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage (AAPI) Month in May. AAPI Heritage Month recognizes how integral this community has been in the U.S. It is also a necessary time to acknowledge the challenges they face. In particular, the …

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