Josh Taylor

Assistant Director, Graham Office of Career Management

Josh Taylor

Josh Taylor brings over 15 years of experience as a higher education and communications and marketing professional. As Assistant Director for the Graham Office of Career Management, he is committed to preparing Gatton students to achieve employment success as knowledgeable, world-ready leaders. Josh began his career as a French interpreter and has held globally-focused communications and marketing roles with Disney, Hands on Atlanta, and Rotary International in Quebec, Canada. Prior to joining UK, Josh was a Career Counselor and Experiential Education Coordinator at Morehead State University, where he also taught courses in French, Communications, and Career Development. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication and French Linguistics from the University of Georgia and master’s degrees in Strategic Communication and Adult and Higher Education Counseling from Morehead State University. He is actively involved in the Kentucky Career Development Association, where he has served as President.

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These 7 Interview Skills Will Help You Stand Out From the Pack

Having conducted hundreds of interviews—both mock interviews with career coaching clients and real interviews as part of search committees—and seen what the outcomes are, I can say with confidence that getting through the hiring process and landing a job is …

By Lily Zhang - The Muse
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9 Essential Tips for Virtual Interview Success

Even before the pandemic, virtual interviews began replacing in-person interviews, in part because they’re cheaper and more efficient. Now, post-pandemic, virtual interviews are the norm. This means candidates need to specifically know how to prepare for these types of interviews. And, as …

By Adam Bennett - Vault
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Not Sure What You Should Be Making at Your First Job? Here’s How to Figure Out the Right Number to Aim for

Launching your career by landing your first full-time job can be thrilling, but there might be one small thing you’re not so sure about as you wait to hear the words, “You’re hired!”: Money.

How do you know what to …

By Meredith Pepin - The Muse
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How to Be Persuasive in Video Interviews and Virtual Meetings

Andres Lares is a negotiation and influence expert. He’s the managing partner of Shapiro Negotiations Institute, which provides negotiation, influence, and sales training to top companies like Bank of America, Boeing, Bristol-Myers Squibb, ESPN, and Verizon. He’s also the co-author of

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10 Great—and Very Different—Jobs for Economics Majors

As you get ready to graduate with a degree in economics—or maybe as you’re choosing your major—you’re bound to be wondering what sort of jobs you’re qualified for. You likely know that you can go into investment banking or management …

By Regina Borsellino - The Muse
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Chase Mattingly: Link-Belt Cranes

Who he is:

Chase Mattingly, Class of 2020 – Accounting

Where he went:

Interned with Link-Belt Cranes, Lexington

Resume-ready experience that got his  career going:

Collaborated with Purchasing and Receiving departments to ensure matched values between vendor invoices and receiving reports

By Josh Taylor
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Jake Blieden: Stephen C. Gault Co.

Who he is:

Jake Blieden, Class of 2020 – Management + Marketing

Where he went:

Internship with Stephen C. Gault Co., Louisville

Resume-ready experience that got his career going:

Engaged with tenants, landlords and investors in their search for industrial real estate …

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Kelsey Hanley: University of Kentucky Athletics

Who she is:

Kelsey Hanley, Class of 2020 – Management + Marketing

Where she went:

Internship with University of Kentucky Athletics, Marketing Department

Resume-ready experience that got her career going:

Managed courtside pre-game and in-game promotions at Rupp Arena to enhance fan …

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