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What We're Talking About

How do I build a relationship with my mentor?

March 30, 2021

Career Counselor Sara AyaziWe have all been there. We had one (or several) really great meetings with our mentor. But now what? How do we keep that relationship going?

Below are several tips:

Thank them: At the end of every interaction with a mentor, thank them for their time within...

How do I respond to one of the most dreaded interview questions?

February 23, 2021

Career Counselor Sara AyaziI recently received a question regarding how to approach one of the most dreaded types of interview questions--the behavioral interview question.

Examples include:

  • Tell me about a time when you disagreed with a colleague.
  • Tell me...

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