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HPU Phillips School Of Business Hosts Student Workshops

11.9.2010

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 9, 2010 – Dr. Yu-Hsien “Sharon” Wu, assistant professor of management in the Phillips School of Business at High Point University, recently hosted two student workshops in preparation for the 2010 North Carolina Career Fair.

Wu, along with Dr. Daniel Hall, assistant professor of economics, and Eric Melniczek, director of Career & Internship Services, hosted the workshops to help improve students? resume writing and interview skills.

“We want our students to be prepared for all elements in the hiring process,” Wu explains. “In the resume workshop, held on Oct. 28, students were taught what should and should not be included in a resume. We also reviewed student resumes during the workshop with an aim to improve students’ chances of securing an interview.”

A second workshop, held on Nov. 4, offered students expert advice on how to prepare for an interview. Topics covered included the types of questions recruiters are likely to ask, strategies on how to effectively answer questions, as well as guidelines for appropriate attire. Students also participated in mock interviews during the workshop to enhance their interview skills and confidence in talking to recruiters.

At High Point University, every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. HPU, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a liberal arts institution with over 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students from 51 countries and 46 states at campuses in High Point and Winston-Salem. It is ranked by US News and World Report at No. 3 among Regional Colleges in the South. Forbes.com ranks HPU in the top 7 percent among “America’s Best Colleges.” Parade Magazine lists HPU in the top 25 private schools in the nation. The university offers 50 undergraduate majors, 42 undergraduate minors and seven graduate degree programs. It is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and is a member of the NCAA, Division I and the Big South Conference. Visit High Point University on the Web at highpoint.edu. 

Chris Dudley

Vice President for Administration

336-841-4530 cdudley@highpoint.edu

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