How a Personality Test Helped Me Find Meaning in My Work

We've all been there. In school, or at a new job, taking those personality/career tests that bleakly lay out our destinies in overtly traditional careers. Mindlessly clicking only to discover our inevitable fate is showing up each day for a career that's far too dull, or so stressful we’re chewing our nails down to flaky stubs. [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|Career, Work + Life|

February Link Roundup

What does the rest of your week look like Pirates? I know the news has been heavy of late, so we encourage you all to be kind to one another and equip yourselves with knowledge to better grasp the world around us. And if you need to take a media break, that's ok too. For [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|Roundup|

The Replacements

Two Sundays ago it was estimated that the Super Bowl had a little over 103 million viewers - we won't speculate whether they were in it for the football, greasy foods, expensive commercials, or an entertaining half-time show. That means over 100 million people witnessed the 29-year-old quarterback, who until 3 games prior was the [...]

By | February 15th, 2018|Career, Work + Life|

Reflection Over Resolution

It's mid-January. If you are anything like me, you gave up on New Year's resolutions a few years ago. I prefer to hit the gym about two days before swimsuit season when it seems absolutely necessary. I'm also highly aware that on the first day of the year I have no idea what challenges are [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|Career, Work + Life|

January Link Roundup

Cheers to the new year pirates, what will 2018 hold for you? “I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and [...]

By | January 4th, 2018|Roundup|

November Link Roundup

It's Thanksgiving already Pirates and we hope, above all else, that this short break is filled with family, friends, and food. This time marks the beginning of the end of the semester and once students come back, final projects and exams will dominate your schedule. So relax, enjoy this time off, and take a look [...]

By | November 22nd, 2017|Roundup|

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|