• Dina Clabaugh

    Dina Clabaugh

    Career Counselor
    Littlefork, MN
    BA Public Health, UMD. MS College Counseling & Student Development and Rehabilitation Counseling, SCSU.

    Dina's Bio:
    Whether I am helping a student take the next step after college, facilitating a career workshop or organizing group runs through the trails over the noon hour, I am always working, playing and living well in the great north woods. I came to Duluth and St. Scholastica four years ago. I adore the big city life and still love playing in it, but most of the time I am enjoying the woods and all the beautiful things northern Minnesota has to offer. Connect with me on LinkedIn and follow me on Twitter and Pinterest.

  • Halle Nystrom

    Graduate Student
    Fargo, ND
    M.S. Health Information Management

    Katelyn Gehling

    East Bethel, MN
    Exercise Physiology for Pre-Physical Therapy

    Jason Chavez

    Minneapolis, MN
    Psychology, Organizational Behavior, and Social Work

    Yael Ikoba-Ndjip

    Brussels, Belgium
    Accounting Major; Finance minor

  • Malvern Madondo

    Harare, Zimbabwe
    Mathematics & Computer Science

    Conrado Eiroa Solans

    Madrid, Spain
    Psychology Major, Biology minor

    Takudzwa Munjanja

    Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Health Information Management, CIS minor

    Laila Zemar

    Casablanca, Morocco
    Biochemistry, Biology and Pre-med

  • Shauney Moen

    Graduate Student
    Oak Grove, MN
    Doctorate of Physical Therapy

    Bryan Chavez

    Richfield, MN
    Accounting and Finance

    Kathryn McCarrick

    Saint Paul, MN
    Elementary Education

    Jin Baek

    Aurora, CO
    Biology and Chemistry (Pre-Med)

  • Shivani Singh

    Mumbai, India
    Management & Marketing

    Laura Salazar

    Bogotá, Colombia
    Marketing and Business Management

    Brooke Elvehjem

    Mora, MN

    Daniela Moreno Gomez

    San Salvador, El Salvador
    Computer Information Systems and Finance

  • Neena Koslowski

    Apple Valley, MN

Impressing employers with coffee and donuts.

While we have been very busy promoting the more traditional ways of networking the past month, it would behoove us to tout the unconventional ways as well.

“An applicant walked in with coffee and donuts, and her resume underneath.” Hmmm.

OfficeTeam asked myriad Human Resources managers  to recount the most impressive action they have seen or heard an individual take to try to land a position. Check out the additional 8 creative ways here.

Participating in job fairs and networking is extremely valuable. However, coupling those with more unconventional ways is truly the key to landing a good job after college. Last week Forbes shared at least 10 tips for embracing the more nontraditional ways of job searching and networking.

I don’t think I’d bring a basket of scones to my next interview, but these are a few from this list that I would embrace for sure:

Be vulnerable. Learn how to listen. Build a relationship with the administrative assistant.


P.S. Our Saints really rocked the job fairs this year. We represented well. Woo hoo!

{Image from Forbes.}


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