Entries by Mariah Handy

Know the Laws: What Employers Can’t Ask in an Interview

Interviews are scary enough without worrying about whether or not the questions the interviewer is asking are legal. This can especially be a concern if you are worried about discrimination based on your age, gender or ethnicity. This is a brief overview of some of the questions employers cannot ask in an interview and where […]

Entrepreneurial Support Center (ESC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Entrepreneurial Support Center (ESC)? The Entrepreneurial Support Center (ESC) is a new program at the Research and Business Development Center that focuses on helping small business owners, who have completed the Self-Reliance Services Starting and Growing My Business course, move the needle for their business. New clients work with three to four […]

Spring 2019 Project Excellence Awards

The Research and Business Development Center is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Spring Semester President’s, Director’s, and Project Excellence awards. These students and project managers have gone above and beyond to present their clients with excellent work and proven their skills in the workplace. Please join us in congratulating these students on […]

How to Improve Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is the largest professional social media platform. It is a great place to connect with other professionals and businesses. Just like any social media profile, it is important that your profile is complete and looks good. This is a quick step-by-step guide for how to have a great LinkedIn profile. Customize Your LinkedIn URL […]

How to Write an Effective Cover Letter

Cover letters are a great way to expound your experience, answer questions for the recruiter before they meet you, and give you another way to brag about yourself. Although many jobs do not require a cover letter, many still do, and many give you the option to submit one. So how do you write a […]

Introducing Our Newest Program: Entrepreneurial Support Center

We are excited to announce our newest program: the Entrepreneurial Support Center! This program pairs Brigham Young University – Idaho (BYU-Idaho) students with graduates of the Start and Grow My Business (SGMB) class to provide advising on various topics designed to improve their startup business. This program had a successful pilot during Winter Semester 2019 […]

How to Write a Resume That Stands Out

Writing a resume is one of the hardest parts of the job search, especially if you are a student, newly graduated or about to make a career change. To make it more confusing, everyone has an opinion on how a resume should be written and what should be included. If you are feeling overwhelmed or […]