2018 is in full swing, and we hope that your New Year’s resolutions are going strong. Make sure you stay updated with all the events here at The Domain and around Columbia.

Maintenance Tips

Do you have any questions about something in your apartment? For questions on utility overages, please call Conservice at (866) 254-4577.

With the colder weather, you’ll be using your heater more, so be sure to be energy conscious! When adjusting your thermostat, make sure your fan is on the auto position; this will help reduce your utilities. You can push the hold button on your thermostat to keep the temperature constant. Make sure to close and lock all windows before leaving your apartment if you had them open.

If something is broken, please feel free to contact us. Maintenance requests can be submitted online through your resident portal at https://domainatcolumbia.com/residents. Please provide as much detail as possible to assist our maintenance techs in completing your work order as quickly as they can.

 

Reminders

Locked out of your apartment, neighbors being loud, or have an emergency? Please call Signal 88 for emergencies only! Just call (573) 214-2323, follow the prompt, and click for the courtesy officer.

With the colder weather here, you may be looking for some indoor fun. Feel free to use our 24-hour clubhouse — check out our game room, golf simulator, or 24-hour movie theater!

Don’t dread the move — we still have spaces available for the 2018–19 year! Call the office today to find out current rates and information about renewing your lease for next year.

Be sure to check your calendars for the experiences planned for this month! If you have any ideas for events you might like, please let your Community Assistant know.

 

Focus on Career Success

Whether you are a sophomore looking at internships or a senior getting ready for that first job after graduation, the spring semester brings added pressure as you seek to set yourself apart and set yourself up for success.

Here are five tips to keep you moving forward on a career success track:

Tip #1: The key to getting hired is selling yourself better than the other candidates. What’s your pitch? Practice concise ways to share your value and what you are looking for.
Tip #2: Your resume’s only job is to get your foot in the door! Have it critiqued at the career center.
Tip #3: Google yourself: What does your online presence tell future employers? Are you focusing on your online brand? Your potential employer is! Work on shaping your presence online and off.
Tip #4: Come up with EVERY reason an employer might not hire you — and an answer for each objection. For example, “What I lack in relevant experience, I make up for with my drive and proven ability to learn new things quickly.”
Tip #5: Learn from the best! Find people doing what you want to do and doing it well — and ask them for guidance. It’ll be well worth your time and perhaps a few cups of coffee to do informational interviews with others on their success stories.

These tips are obviously just the tip of the iceberg. Watch out for career success experiences here at your community. Whether you want feedback on your pitch or need someone to critique your resume, let us know how we can help you and connect you with resources to assist in your success!

Speaking of career success, did you know that as a resident of a Campus Advantage property you have FREE access to our exclusive Career Success Portal? Browse millions of jobs, including over 500,000 unique job postings, build your resume, practice your interviewing skills, and much more. To access the Career Success Portal, visit your resident portal and look for the sign-up link!

 

Community Events

Football Pre-Party — Sunday, February 4 from 2–4 p.m. — Join CA Alex in the theater room to eat some wings, hang with friends, discuss this year’s teams’ statistics, and watch all the before-the-game coverage!

National Pizza Day — Friday, February 9 from 1–2 p.m. — Join CA Josh in the cyber cafe to learn some pizza history facts and eat some pizza with friends on National Pizza Day!

Open House — Friday, February 9 from 3–5 p.m. — Join us to take a tour and view our awesome clubhouse! There will be door prizes and lots of other fun things following the housing fair!

Valentine’s Party — Wednesday, February 14 from 3–5 p.m. — Hey, all you singles! Join The Domain staff for a nice Valentine’s Day snack and mingle session in the cyber cafe. You never know who YOU may meet! 

Grade A Student — Saturday, February 17 from 3–4 p.m. — Join CA Max in the business center to learn some quick and easy study tips, as well as some online organization skills.

Motivational Monday — Monday, February 19 from 5–6 p.m. — Join CA Taylor in the on-demand fitness center to learn how to use it and learn some easy workouts to do throughout your day to get that bikini body!

Free Headshots — Wednesday, February 21 from 4–5 p.m. — Join CA Trish in the lounge to get a new professional headshot for your LinkedIn profile. 

Can You Guess How Many? — Tuesday, February 27, All Day — Join CA Marissa at the front desk to guess how many pieces of candy fit in the jars. Pick the winning number and win the whole jar!

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