New Year, New You—New Career?

New Year, New You—New Career?

Even if you had a great time in 2017, most of the world agrees that we’re glad to leave that year behind. Like many people, you’re probably eagerly looking forward to 2018, and have big plans ahead. Those big plans may very well include a positive change in your work...
Calling All Mentors! Sharing Your Expertise

Calling All Mentors! Sharing Your Expertise

Albert Einstein once said, “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.” So then why does it seem as though our most intelligent and skilled workers are incapable of explaining their methods? These people have proven they know what they’re doing, they clearly understand their tasks, so why can’t they help the rest of us understand them?
As an expert, how do you increase your ability to share your wealth of knowledge?
By breaking into the mind of a teacher.

Effective Communication Month: Interview Coaching

Effective Communication Month: Interview Coaching

Welcome back, Graduates! As I’m sure you’ve noticed, interviews can be difficult. You’re anxious, jittery, and have to prove that you’re the right person for the job. Focusing on the way you communicate is paramount to landing that job. Communicating effectively requires many things, including…

Stand Out In Your Job Search

Stand Out In Your Job Search

The transition from college to the workforce is a hectic one. As a result, it is natural to cling to what we know; for the millennials, that’s the internet! Online job search tools, email, LinkedIn… They’re all valuable, but they’re easy. Anyone our age can do it. Employers are looking for people who don’t take the easy route—they want people who are different, who stand out, and who don’t abandon the traditional way of doing things, but enhance them to create something new.

Working Your Way Up

Working Your Way Up

As “graduation season” begins, so does the wealth of career advice. This advice seems to come from every direction: those who are older and wiser, and those who have no business offering advice. One of the most discouraging pieces I have heard lately is to “prepare to be broke.” While that does sound terrifying, there is a nugget of wisdom embedded in there….