Student Employment

Candid Career

You can reach us by phone at 808-932-7355, via email at, or by visiting the Student Employment Office in-person, during our normal office hours Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm HST.

Each Person Travels a Different Path, and We Can All Learn From Their Footprints Left Behind
- Billy Glading, Founder of Candid Career

What Does Candid Career Offer UH Hilo Students?

Candid Career

  • Personal and Honest Information. Real people sharing real experiences!
  • Variety and Diversity. Thousands of 1-2 minute video interviews with professionals in a wide variety of careers. Search videos by Industry, Career Title, Major, College Attended, City/State, Company, Advice Topic, and more!
  • Practical Advice. Interviewees share insights about their jobs, including the education, training, skills, aptitudes, and experience necessary to get hired.
  • Convenience. Available 24/7 and anywhere internet is! Easy navigation and robust search capabilities allow users to quickly find career interviews that match your interests.
  • Current. Hundreds of new career profiles are added annually on average.
  • "Get Hired" Videos. Hear from industry professionals giving advice tips on specific topics such as Resume Writing, Interviewing, Networking, Career Fairs, Internships, Grad School, and much more!

Resume Writing

How To Fill Out Common Resume Sections

Common Resume Questions

The Biggest Resume Red Flags

Resume Writing Do's and Dont's

Preparing a Cover Letter


In-Person Interviewing

The Biggest Interview Mistakes

How to Ace Your Face-to-Face

Group Interviews

Phone Interview Tips

The Reverse Interview

Dress For Success

Dress For Success (Women)

Dress For Success (Men)

Dress For Success (Gender Inclusive)

Women's Business Formal Vs. Casual

Men's Business Formal Vs. Casual

Creating Your Brand

Building Your Person Brand

Understanding Your Value

Delete Any Bad Pictures

Elevator Pitch

LinkedIn Videos

About LinkedIn

Using LinkedIn Effectively



Networking 101

Virtual Networking

5 Meaningful Conversations

Career Fairs

How to Work a Career Fair

Career Fair Advice

10 Tips to Impress at a Virtual Career Fair

Other Resources

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The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Title IX Coordinator: Jennifer Stotter/Jenna Waipa,, (808) 932-7642.