Archive for 2013

MNPC JAIF 2014 – Message 2

Gusties: This is what an alum said about MN Private College Job and Internship Fair.  See the website at for more info.  To register, come to the Center for Servant Leadership and the front desk staff can assist you.  Every time I talk to college students from the MIAC, I tell them “make sure you go […]

MNPC JAIF 2014 – Message 1

Thank you for registering to participate in MN Private Colleges Job and Internship Fair!  If you are getting this message you have told Career Development that you plan to attend the Fair. Next Steps: 1. Update your profile on GustieJobs – if you have not done so. 2. Upload your resume to GustieJobs for approval […]

Senior Messages #11

Seniors: Huron Consulting info lunch TODAY, Oct. 16 at 12:30 in Linner Lounge.  Come learn about business consulting in health care.  Tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 17, résumés are due on GustieJobs for News America Marketing.  So far we have only 3 applicants.  They will be on campus for interviews on Oct. 24. Job at News America […]

Senior Messages #10

Seniors: Target and Cigna say of their campus interviews at Gustavus:  a.       As a group very good candidates;     b.      Candidates here are involved in lots of campus activities, when answering behavior based questions use examples from those rather than personal situations (issues will family, friends, roommates);   c.       Candidates here did a good job of using examples from […]

Kathi Tunheim

Kathi Tunheim worked for 26 years in various roles in the business community in the Twin Cities.  Republic Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Carlson Companies and American Express Financial Advisors kept her busy usually in an executive leadership role in the Human Resources or Marketing Department.  Kathi also founded Tunheim Leadership Group, a consulting firm where she […]

Senior Messages #9

Seniors: Now is a great time to register for the Gustavus Networking Event!  Registrations are requested by Oct. 11 – next Friday.  Alumni are coming to the event to help YOU find career opportunities!  Gustavus Networking Event Wednesday, October 23, Westin Edina Galleria, 3201 Galleria, Edina, MN Beverages and networking 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Dessert and program: 6:30-7:30 p.m. […]

Senior Messages #8

Class of 2014: I missed sending this before September ended!  So – unless you go on to GustieJobs and update your profile you will stop getting these messages. My advice: do NOT try to get into grad/professional school, service programs, careers without help!  There is lots of help available from many people and resources – use them!  […]

Negotiating Salaries

Negotiating for a higher salary can be a stressful ordeal. You obviously want to be paid fairly for your work, but you do not want to risk upsetting your employer by throwing out numbers that might be too large. According to a study done by researchers at the Columbia Business School, giving precise numbers is […]

Senior Messages – From Cynthia #7

Seniors: Employers are looking at GustieJobs résumés books for candidates!  So….if your résumé is in GustieJobs – do go in and publish it to the résumé books.  Employers do look at them and people get jobs from them!  BUT – this means you also need to have an updated résumé on GustieJobs!  Delete old résumés in GustieJobs so employers […]

Seniors – Cynthia’s Messages #6

Seniors: Next Tuesday, September 24 is Careers Possible from 10:30 – 2:30 in the Heritage Room.  Find the list of 28 organizations attending at   This is a great event to get started with answering “what to do after graduation?”  Business casual or professional dress expected, update résumés preferred. Also – at 10:45 during Careers Possible, alum Anders […]