Let’s Talk About LinkedIn

Within the last century, job searching and career development methods have undergone a full transformation. It used to be, back in the day, that if a person needed to apply or find a job they would have to visit the company/store/organization and complete a paper form job application. When you need to network, you would [...]

By | November 21st, 2017|Career, Work + Life|

Four Skills I Plan to Improve On in Four Years

In an address to Stanford University graduates, Steve Jobs mentioned that dropping into a calligraphy class, which at the time seemed trivial, was one of the most influential pieces to the current Macintosh's visually-appealing typography. There is great opportunity and growth for career development when you start pursuing skills that you find passion in, even if [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|Career, Work + Life|

October Link Roundup

Welcome to October pirates, we hope the changing of seasons finds you well. The news has not offered very comforting stories of late and we know that midterms can be an overwhelming time on their own. We encourage you to connect with your community, talk about what's going on and what you're struggling with. Above [...]

By | October 4th, 2017|Roundup|

No One Will Care About Your Dreams

...as much as you do. It seems a bit harsh, I know. This reality can be quite difficult to take in, but once you accept and understand this, telling your story and pursuing your goals in a more deliberate way will significantly help you in both the short and long-term. Resume + Cover Letter | [...]

By | September 7th, 2017|Career|

September Link Roundup

Happy fall semester Pirates! We at the Passage took a brief break over the summer to rest, recharge, and gather as many resources as possible to bring your way this year. Now we're back and eager to share. Have you guys been thinking about what kind of internships you'll want to do this year? Summer [...]

By | September 6th, 2017|Roundup|

Working on Your Work Ethic

This past year I have sat on advisory boards with company recruiters, took part in hiring webinars, and just recently had the chance to join a workshop discussing the gap between company needs and the workforce - mostly focusing on new graduates. While each company or field will be looking for different expertise, I found [...]

By | May 4th, 2017|Career, Work + Life|

May Link Roundup

Breathe in. Breathe out. We know finals week is coming up, and the week before is no better - last assignments due, cramming in all the information you learned over the term, calculating what grade you need to get on your final to still pull off an A. But stop and think, whether you're a [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Roundup|

April Link Roundup | $$$ Edition

We're four months into the year, how are your New Year's resolutions going? My goal was to pay off three sources of debt before 2018, and we're well on our way - but more on that later. Since we're discussing taxes this month, we thought we'd feature our favorite websites that focus on finances: The [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|Roundup|

Contributing to a Company’s Culture

Companies are pouring money, additional resources, and their time to create a culture within their organization that is sought after by outside applicants and appreciated by those internal - with good reason. These same organizations are realizing that the need to evolve with its new workforce is a must. There is a strong correlation between [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Career|

Resumes & Real Estate

Resumes and real estate, two seemingly unrelated things. Allow me to highlight their similarities to help you better understand some key elements of what makes a resume great, and what qualifies it as a fixer upper: 1st Curb Appeal If you want someone to take a closer look at what you have to offer, you [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Career, Work + Life|