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The Interview - The dos and don'ts to help you land the job

Posted on Fri, Aug 16, 2013

You've submitted your resume, and you just got off the phone with a recruiter. Congratulations, you've made it to the interview stage - now what? Preparing for the interview is the next step in the job search process, and depending on your experience and how comfortable or nerve racking interviewuncomfortable you are in these types of situations, this step can be pretty intense, or pretty simple. Either way, interviews can be nerve-racking, and rightfully so - your next step in life could be determined by one conversation! The best way to land that job is to be prepared. We've put together some dos and don'ts to help you get there.

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Topics: Interview, Career Service, Job search, Specs Howard, Digital Media

Specs Howard Graphic Design Grad: Bryan Boedeker

Posted on Mon, Jul 29, 2013

Bryan Boedeker has always been a creative person, something he attributes to his creativeBryan Boedeker, Specs Howard, Graphic Design, Fathead parents.  While working in a nursing home he felt unfulfilled. He began creating flyers for friends and always had various music projects going for fun. He still felt like he needed more. That's when he took the plunge and entered into Specs Howard's Graphic Design program. "It was a test, like do I really want to do this?" Bryan said of the course. It turns out he did, and he was able to use his creative drive to help him land a job at Fathead in Detroit. 

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Topics: Career Service, Specs Howard, Specs Grads, Graphic Design, graphic design industry

Speaking About Media Arts Jobs

Posted on Fri, Mar 29, 2013


WhatuSay, SpecsHoward  By Tom Profit Does it really matter how well you speak to someone?  With the use of the abbreviated language of text messages and Twitter, “conversating”, and other “modernizations” of words in our world today, does anyone really care about the proper use of language?  

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Topics: Career Service, digital media industry, Specs Howard, graphic design industry, Broadcast Media Arts

Careers in Radio Broadcasting are DEAD!

Posted on Wed, Mar 27, 2013


deskofDK600I read articles every day filled with gloom and doom about "radio's dead" and marvel at how often I've heard this over the last 50 plus years I've been involved with it.  Well, lemme tell ya some radio history.

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Topics: Career Service, Radio, dick kernen, Broadcast Media Arts

Catching up With Kernen: From the Mailbox

Posted on Fri, Oct 12, 2012

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Topics: Letters, Career Services Letters, Career Service, Uncle Kernen, Brant Carey, Joseph Kasak, Specs Grads, News

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