Career management is not only about telling your own story; it’s about listening to others, their struggles, and their issues. For a few minutes, lets get into our grab bag of comments which came in over the past few days, perhaps gain a bit of insight as we go…
Searching for a job is one of the most stressful events all have the pleasure in experiencing. If only there was a way to make the memory even more traumatic—oh wait, there is…
As a result, more competition means a return to career Darwinism; survival of the fittest may be this decade’s mantra…. Hey, just keeping it real.
Deafened by an energized crowd, Pierce responds with an air ball while Lewis returns the favor with a turnover of his own. Seconds ticking, pressure mounting, the Celtics get on the foul line after R. Lewis tangled with Pierce.
Justin informed me Blockbuster was planning on filing bankruptcy and will be closing over 970 stores this year. I’m not sure if the numbers or story is accurate but doubt there were any motives for Justin to lead me to an untruth.
This got me to thinking, what are the colleges and universities teaching besides theory? Is academia concerned with our student’s career well-being or is academia concerned about the bottom line?
One of the most socially challenging endeavors all MUST endure is a crazy little thing called networking. As a result, I’ve decided to tackle this by taking off my old leathers and replacing them with a new pair of suede as well as a slightly different approach.
Building bridges between networks and employment histories is part of maturing as a professional and person. Keeping those bridges, even if the path did not work out, is just as important.
While a college professor and later as a Dean of Academic Affairs, I heard too-many stories from students about how their career interview was going along well until… yes, that proverbial pause as the person sitting across from me lunges for an excuse. Anyway, one OOOPS can spoil the moment and potential offer.