Career Launching

Career Counseling Assessments for High School and College Students in 2021

If you do not use career counseling assessments, there is no question: You are missing out. Career counseling assessments can provide you with rich analytical data to help you choose a career and showcase your strengths. They can even help you choose the right...

Personal Branding Examples that Build Success for Students

Personal branding for students in college: Massively Important. However, a lot of students do not recognize what personal branding means to their career launch. Every student, regardless of their major, must work on creating a personal brand during their time in...

Professional Post Interview Thank You Notes

How Many People Write Post Interview Thank You Notes?  According to a recent survey, 24% of professional applicants sent thank you notes to human resources managers after an interview. While that low percentage may be surprising to many people, it does not surprise...

Why Your LinkedIn Profile Matters More Than Ever

Is your LinkedIn profile a professional liability? When was the last time it was updated? As unemployment rates are soaring each week due to the COVID-19 pandemic, having a strong LinkedIn presence, knowledge of the platform, and an ability to network online is more...
The Community Building Aspect of Networking

The Community Building Aspect of Networking

“Networking is not about just connecting people. It’s about connecting people with people, people with ideas, and people with opportunities.” ― Michele Jennae Often lost in our competitive and individualistic work culture is the fact that it takes a village to have a...

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Professional Association Perks

Professional Association Perks

One constant throughout my career has been involvement in gold standard professional associations. I was fortunate early in my profession to become involved in a state level professional education association. I attended a few meetings and conferences and became...

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Why Many College Students Miss the Résumé Mark

Why Many College Students Miss the Résumé Mark

As I work with many academically talented college students who excel inside and outside of the classroom, I find the majority lack the ability to write a professional and distinct résumé. Unfortunately, many college students still perceive creating a résumé in their...

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Connecting Each College Semester to Your Career

Connecting Each College Semester to Your Career

Many students journey off to college with the sincere intention of attaining an education that will earn them a high paying job in their major field with a top employer. One factor that many leading college career professionals unanimously agree upon, along with...

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Maximizing Your College Education for a Career Launch

Maximizing Your College Education for a Career Launch

College students who can establish career pathways early on, stand a competitive advantage at graduation as well as at the beginning years of their career.The overloaded class schedules and project deadlines leave little time for career planning. Consequently, many...

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