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Job Search Support

 

Kenan-Flagler students (BSBA, MBA, MAC, PhD) use the Center to fine-tune communication skills related to the job search. You may schedule appointments for:

  • mock interviews

  • resume and cover letter review

  • phone-interview practice

  • networking advice

  • job-talk practice

  • teaching and research statements review

 

Also, check out our workshops, podcasts and newsletters for international students. Many are related to job-search communication skills.

 

 

 

Sample Interview Answers

The videos below provide examples of good answers to some common behavioral interview questions. Note that these videos were created for instructional purposes only and don't necessarily reflect the true experiences of those featured in the video.

 

Sample Resume Walk:

 

 

 

Question 1: Tell me about a time you were in a team setting and had to motivate a peer without formal authority.

 

 

 

Question 2: Tell me about a time that you used data to solve a problem

 

 

 

Question 3: Tell me about a time when you experienced a team conflict

 

 

 

 

Workshops Decks

Successful Networking Correspondence

Managing Your Online Reputation

Resume Walks

Case Interviewing for BSBA Students

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Job-Search Related Blog Posts

Undergraduate Business students in Dr. Sharon Cannon's Management Communication class develop blog posts on various communication topics, including recent trends and best practices in job searches. You'll find the entire Mastering Management Communication blog here. Some recent job search-focused posts include:

 

 

 

Sample MBA Cover Letters

Below is an assortment of cover letters from past MBA students who were very successful in their job searches. While none of these letters are perfect, they represent many different ways to write a cover letter and are generally quite good. We encourage you to schedule an appointment with one of our Consultants to get personalized feedback on your own cover letters.