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Bundle up and don't get sick

By: It’s the season for sneezin’ Is there snow on the ground near you? There probably will be soon. When you’re unwell, just about everything gets harder to do – including planning your career, networking and standing out from the pack. So before you find yourself forehead-deep in cough or cold, remember how hard those […]

 

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Focus on the bright side

By: Stephanie T. When the sun goes down, it can be hard to stay feeling sunny, whether you’re a student or a recent grad looking for work. Colder weather means that darkness comes up even faster than usual, but you can compensate for those moody blues with a little bit of proactivity. Make a list […]

 

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Dress up as your best self

By: Jane Foneau Your Halloween costume could be a motivational tool like none other. Not with me? Get on-board! This may sound silly, but a few years ago I dressed up as a professional in my chosen industry (shh it’s a secret!) People noticed my costume and then put it aside. But a few asked […]

 

 

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Get hired by the holidays

By: RetailMaven Getting a part-time job in retail for the holiday season can be more than just a quick way to make some extra cash, build your resume and make new friends. If you’re a persistent worker, the time you put into a retail PT job can lead you to a career! That not only […]

 

 

 

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On-campus networking: it's a thing

By: Alann Smith Class, work, school, home, parties, friends, travel, and so on. There you have it – the major occupations of a typical university student. While you pursue all these diverse distractions, have you paid attention to the connections you’re making? It’s hard to realize while it’s happening, but all of these apparently “social” […]

 

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Disconnecting from bad influences

By: Anonymous “What do you mean, you aren’t going to party?” That’s the question one of my closest friends always asks me when things start to get busy at school. We’ve got slightly different priorities in life, even though we’re very close. I’m pretty determined to get ahead at school and keep my options open, […]

 

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I'm volunteering this year, are you?

By: Katie R. This year, I’m adding several new commitments to my schedule – so that I can get ahead when it’s time to join the workforce. In addition to my class schedule, I’ll be taking on 2 different volunteering positions, 1 with an on-campus group and the other with a local charitable organization. My […]