The Countdown Until Graduation Starts now. Are you Ready for Your job Search?

In nine months you will be a college graduate ready to take on the next challenge—finding a job and starting your career. Your summer internship turned into a job offer. Congrats. That’s huge. For the rest, recruiting for Wall Street, consulting and engineering firms, Teach for America, Venture for American, LinkedIn, rotational training programs and […]


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Fighting for Air Time in an Interview

I’m an observer and sometime eavesdropper. It’s hard not to be when sitting at Starbucks and I see that someone is being interviewed. This morning I noticed a man reviewing and taking notes on resumes. From his body language, I could see he was waiting for someone and indeed a young woman walked in and introduced herself. […]


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Two Students. Two Different Job Search Outcomes

This is a story of two students. Both are graduating college this weekend. As freshman, each had an idea of the career they wanted to pursue and chose their majors accordingly. Each directed their on-campus activities to align with their careers and rose to leadership positions within the organizations. And both had summer internships in […]



Evaluate Your Internship to Learn if This is the Right Career for you.

Internships are an essential part of the college experience, providing you the opportunity to test-drive a career field, make contacts, build marketable skills and figure out your likes and dislikes within specific industries. Now that you are a week or two into your internship, have learned your co-workers names, where the printers, conference rooms and […]



Network on Your own Terms

I’m a so-so networker and truthfully, that’s progress for me. Never one to feel comfortable talking to people I don’t know, crowded noisy networking events— fuhgeddaboudit. It took starting my coaching practice and working with college students who needed help to get over their fears about networking  to get me to face my own. Like […]

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