About Timaugustine

Augustine earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and B.A. in Marketing and Speech Communications from Kent State University. Augustine served as an adjunct professor at Illinois Institute of Technology's Stuart School of Management in Chicago, teaching strategic marketing for the MBA Program. He has authored multiple books focused on career development and people strategies including his most recent book titled: How Hard Are You Knocking? (Oakhill Press), which was named one of the "Best Career Business Books" by Amazon.com. His next book is scheduled to be published this fall.

Navigating the Career Fair

If you are preparing for a career fair at your university, make sure you develop a game plan to cover all the ground efficiently. Identify the list of attendees/companies whom you want to meet, including potential times and locations. The most important aspect of succeeding at a career fair is your preparation. In some cases, […]

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Get Back Up

“Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.” According to Walt Disney, “You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” I am sure you have heard some of the great stories of people […]

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“Tell Me About Yourself”

The first task of successful interviewing is answering the ubiquitous and difficult, “Tell me about yourself” prompt. This is a simple request with a complicated answer. Whether you are meeting a stranger in the elevator, responding to an interviewer’s prompt, or shaking hands at a networking event, you need to know how to respond. If […]

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Open doors with an informal interview

An informational interview is used primarily for two reasons: to gather more information about a company and to gather more information about industries or occupations. Whether you are just out of college or have fifteen years of experience, informational interviews are a valuable activity to provide clarity regarding your career choice and direction in conducting […]

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