Loving The Details

In the Career Development Center, we can help groom your resume, sharpen your cover letter, inform you of trends in hiring, connect you to people and organizations that matter in your field, and can even set you up with a suit and tie for the gig. What we can’t do is make you LOVE THE [...]

By | July 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Developing an Exit Strategy

It may seem a bit counter-intuitive for a blog centered around career advice to write about quitting your job, but stick with me. We see a lot of students who tell us that they left a position without a proper exit strategy in place and are now essentially stuck. So keeping your continued success in mind, [...]

By | March 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Stop the Glorification of Being Busy

My first year out of college I vaguely remember the transition from working part-time and attending classes to solely focusing on a career. With benefits, vacation days, and pay comes more responsibility, this is was nothing new and quite expected with the change, but something that shook me was the culture of being busy. This [...]

By | January 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

5 Mistakes You Can Make During the Application Process

The act of applying for jobs is already daunting enough, but unfortunately, there are things that candidates do to disqualify themselves even before the interview stage. I’ve compiled a list of five mistakes I’ve seen as frequently as this last year. Heed these now, lest they be your downfall in the future. You use the [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

A First Timer’s Guide to Real Estate

I know, when I say "real estate" you may be thinking that's way too far away to concern yourself with. And that's not entirely inaccurate, studies are showing that fewer millennials are buying homes than previous generations. Even more, there's a growing argument that home ownership isn't all it's cracked up to be. In any [...]

By | November 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Keeping Up In A Competitive Job Market

So you've earned your degree and landed your first job or are currently job searching. Now what? I hate to break it to you but the job market is tough and jobs are often times not forever. Placing all your eggs in one basket, so to speak, is no longer a viable route to take [...]

By | April 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|