News from the USC Career Center

8 Strategies for Introverted Professionals in the Workplace

“Introverts are shy and boring people.” We bet you’ve heard this statement once or many times before. Or perhaps even you believe so. It’s no wonder why over 56% of workplace introverts in the US wish they were instead extroverts. 

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5 Ways to Keep Employees Focused When the Company Is Struggling

Many companies face challenges, and if the management resolves them quickly, employees often don’t feel the effect. However, some crises may significantly affect the firm’s operations, making it obvious to workers. This may cause them to worry about their job …

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5 Skills You Need For Smooth Career Transition

If you feel stagnant in your career or uncomfortable at your workplace and need a change, you might consider a transition. Moving to a new firm or accepting a different position can be both scary and exciting. You might be …

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Financial Literacy: The Four Basic Steps of a Bullet Proof Plan

Written by Dr. Lucas Dyer, Financial Advisor, Northwestern Mutual

Planning with money is both emotional and logical. Before having my own financial planner, which I have had since 2012, many decisions were made based on emotions. Paying my house off …

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Recap: Making the Most of Your Summer Experience Panel

On Wednesday, April 17, 2024, the USC Career Center hosted a panel discussion to highlight the diverse internship experiences of eight current USC students from various class levels and majors. Moderated by Sarah Ju (Annenberg, ’26) and Jonathan Gedam (Marshall, …

By Leslie De Quiroz
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Empowering Trojans in their Financial Journey

By Victoria Bandini and Arianna Martinez

What is Financial Wellness?

According to Forbes, financial wellness is “a relative measure of how well a person manages their financial life.” But, it is also more than that. For many college students, pursuing …

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Some Helpful Advice About Embracing the Give-and-Take Nature of an Interview

— Article by Audrey Spina, the Assistant Director of Career Services at Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. 

Though a job interview represents a discussion between an interviewer and a job seeker, the prospect of controlling the direction of the conversation can represent an intimidating …

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What Are Transferable Skills? 10 Examples for your Resume

Transferable skills, also known as portable skills, are those versatile abilities that you can bring to any role or industry—which is particularly helpful when changing careers. But you don’t need to be an expert to have them; these valuable skills …

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2024 Women’s Empowerment Panel Recap: Navigating Professional and Corporate Spaces as a Woman

Women’s Empowerment Panel Concludes Women’s History Month at USC

The USC Career Center celebrated the conclusion of Women’s History Month with a Women’s Empowerment Panel on March 28, 2024. Moderated by Kimberly Morales, a Career Engagement Graduate Intern, the virtual …

By Ella Rae Columbres
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6 Situational Interview Questions You Are Bound to Be Asked

Before we delve into what situational interview questions you should be asking prospective employees, we should talk about the different kinds of interview questions that are out there.

Just as there are many types of interviews — like phone interviews, second …

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