Posts tagged ‘College’

Bet You Didn’t Know Your Career Center Offered This

The college career center. That looming building on the far side of campus. You heard that they offer services that might be helpful, but you just…

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4 Skills You Learned in College That’ll Help Your Job Search

Your phone buzzes, and you can’t help but feel a little excitement. Maybe it’s an email from one of the roughly 5 bajillion companies you’ve applied…

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Why Working in Retail Might Be the Key to Landing Your Dream Job

“Excuse me, but do you have this in, like, any other colors?” You cringe at the high-pitched voice that is already filled with dissatisfaction. You know…

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Grad School Or a Job? Either Way, You’ll Need One of These…

If you’re a senior or you’ve recently graduated, you basically have two options. 1. Get a higher degree 2. Get a job There is, of course,…

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Why Carrying a Briefcase Isn’t Necessarily a Sign of Success

Kids, times have changed. No longer can you tell a successful businessman or woman based solely on what they wear or where they sit in the…

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Yes, You CAN Be a Ninja At Work With These 6 Karate Teachings

The other day (and by the other day, I mean months ago), I was talking to my friend who is the mother of two young girls.…

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You’ve Got 6 Seconds to Tell Your Story on Your Résumé—Make ‘Em Count!

We get it—you’re a super complex person, full of nuance and subtlety, and there’s no way that all that can be distilled into a single page…

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Wondering How Alumni From Your School Can Help Your Job Search? Read This!

If you’ve never been to an alumni or networking event before, it’s easy to create a script in your mind of how it’s all going to…

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The Biggest Failure From My Twenties: Becoming a High School Teacher

Some people just know what they’re meant to do. Ask them in their first year of college and they’ll outline their 15-year plan, with each of…

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How to Give Back As an Alum Without Opening Your Wallet

I don’t know about yours, but my alma mater’s alumnae donations office calls at least once a week. The exchange usually goes something like this: Me:…

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