Archive for September, 2013

Give (The Department of) Peace a Chance

The International Day of Peace was recently observed on the 21st of September. Among other things, this annual commemoration is dedicated to the promotion of world peace, and more specifically, the elimination of killing violence across the globe. The day was first celebrated in 1982 and is currently recognized by an assortment of nation states, […]

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 […]

Target Positions

Are you interested in the Business Analyst position at Target?  If so….see below!  Cynthia I’m passionate about getting as many Gusties into roles at Target as possible. If you have any students interested in being BAs (or even wondering how the role works), the newest pulse blog post  has a lot about it. As always, […]


Where the wild things are no longer

A friend of mine asked me a particularly interesting question towards the end of last spring semester. She told me that a mountain lion had been responsible for taking a baby directly from a backyard in California. This mountain lion (or puma or cougar) then dragged the baby off in what was to become a fatal […]

Seniors – Cynthia’s Messages 5

Seniors:Careers Possible is on Tuesday, Sept. 24 here on campus in the Heritage Room from 10:30 – 2:30. Find the list of employers attending at This is a great event to get started with your job search! Bring updated résumés and wear business casual or professional dress.At 10:45 at Careers Possible there will be a […]


Careers Possible – Expected Organizations

Careers Possible is on Tuesday, September 24 from 10:30 – 2:30 in the Banquet Rooms on-campus.  All students are encouraged to attend.  Business casual dress and résumés are recommended.  Please email for more information. EMPLOYERSAbdo, Eick, & Meyers, LLP   + Accounting Auditing Internship January 2014   + 2014 Experience AEM (2 day summer program in […]

Accounting Majors!

Accounting Candidates: Note that deadlines to submit your résumé to accounting firms on GustieJobs for campus interviews are: Wed. Sept. 11: Lurie Besikof Lapidus Fri. Sept. 13: Olsen, Thielen Fri. Sept. 20: Cargill Thur. Sept. 26: CliftonLarsonAllen Remember that to submit your résumé, it needs to be approved on GustieJobs.  That is NOT always a given!  I […]