Articles by Forté Virtual Campus

  • Have You Considered a Career in Finance?

    Have You Considered a Career in Finance?

    by on April 13th, 2015

    According to a recent Forbes poll, the primary goal of college undergrads is to major in a discipline that will enable them to be financially well-off. Even so, the number of women studying finance is not the same number … Read More

  • Using Volunteer Experience on a Resume

    Using Volunteer Experience on a Resume

    by on April 10th, 2015

    If you studied abroad while in college, you will probably agree that it was an eye-opening and enriching experience. You can use what you learned abroad during your job or internship search and it could help you to get … Read More

  • The Importance of the Goal Wall

    The Importance of the Goal Wall

    by on April 7th, 2015

    There are sticky notes all over one of the walls of my dorm room. They are organized into two columns, each headed by a yellow Post-it Note marked either “In College” or “After College.” To the left of these two … Read More

  • Success with Strings Attached

    Success with Strings Attached

    by on April 6th, 2015

    We all explore different resources that can help you as you define your success. You’ve heard about how good it feels when you set a goal and you achieve it, or maybe exceed it. You’ve heard about the important role … Read More

  • 4 Ways to React When Rejected for a Job

    4 Ways to React When Rejected for a Job

    by on April 4th, 2015

    One of the most frustrating things during your job search can be getting turned down for a position. You put all of this effort into perfecting your application, researching the company, preparing for your … Read More

  • How Some Oreos Inspired My Career Dreams

    How Some Oreos Inspired My Career Dreams

    by on April 3rd, 2015

    When I first entered college, I had never heard of Mondelez International. I had no idea that it recently branched off Kraft Foods, that it employs more than 105,000 people globally, and that it is one of the world’s … Read More

  • Keep Focus Each Semester

    Keep Focus Each Semester

    by on April 1st, 2015

    Before the beginning of each school year, I make a list of activities I want to get involved in for the upcoming school year. I divide the list into two parts: fall semester and spring semester. Once the fall semester is … Read More

  • Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

    Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

    by on March 31st, 2015

    Released in 2013, Lean In made the New York Time’s nonfiction best-seller list, inspired a movement of “lean in” book clubs and discussion in and outside the workplace, and is a perfectly inspiring and personal … Read More

  • Cold Networking with LinkedIn

    Cold Networking with LinkedIn

    by on March 28th, 2015

    Cold calling is when someone calls another person who did not ask to be contacted. Cold networking is reaching out to people online, and these are people that you don’t know. I prefer to cold network using LinkedIn. … Read More

  • Following Up After a Job Interview

    Following Up After a Job Interview

    by on March 20th, 2015

    These days, many interviewers expect a follow-up thank you note after an interview. Some companies have even been known to discard your application, even if you were an otherwise good candidate, simply because you did … Read More

  • Midsemester Friends: The Best Kind of Pals

    Midsemester Friends: The Best Kind of Pals

    by on March 19th, 2015

    With the middle of the semester here and midterms finally over, we can finally take a moment to sit back and relax. Go ahead, you earned it! What’s that though? You spent so much time being a diligent, hard-working … Read More

  • Reaching Out to Alumni: Do’s and Don’ts

    Reaching Out to Alumni: Do’s and Don’ts

    by on February 23rd, 2015

    Today”s article was submitted by Alina Tang. When it comes to business, the saying that “it’s not what you know, but who you know” can be especially applicable. So much of recruiting today is based on our … Read More

  • 4 Reasons Why Women Should Attend a Women in Business Conference

    4 Reasons Why Women Should Attend a Women in Business Conference

    by on February 22nd, 2015

    Today’s article was submitted by Nicole Chacin. Within the next decade, there will be a 6 million person gap between the number of college graduates and the number of college-educated workers needed for job growth. … Read More

  • New Job, New City: Moving After Graduation

    New Job, New City: Moving After Graduation

    by on February 21st, 2015

    So you worked hard, killed it at your interview, and got the job. Congrats! Now it’s time to start working on your next big task—tackling moving after graduation. I recently accepted a job in Austin, Texas, and I’m … Read More