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Unplug, outdoors

Enough screen time, young job-seekers! Take to the open air with open arms. You can’t spend 12 hours a day glued to your monitors and other screen-y devices (looking at you, smartphones) and pretend that you’re still doing good, energetic work. Not a big fan of yoga or joggin’? That’s ok – just stretch and […]

 

 

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You should already be working to work

By: Allan E. So it’s March. Funny how that happened, right? Seems like it was New Year’s Eve yesterday. Whether you set yourself a “start my career” resolution or not, March should be a serious wake-up call for those of you who haven’t figured out what your summer situation looks like, re: employment. Lots of […]

 

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Disregard negativity

By: FeelingGurud111 How easy is it for your job hunt to get bogged down in the negative energy out there, whether it comes from you or others? People love to rain on each other’s parades, knocking their motives or ambitions, critiquing their future plans. When you let the haters get inside your head, you may […]

 

 

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Honesty, honestly

By: guest You’re not where you want to be – I’ve heard it before. Have you gotten honest about where you want to be? So many people make plans about who they think they need to be, not who they want to be. Enough talk about the big office and the fancy car and the […]

 

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Look at you, too!

By: Guest You’ve just got to stay positive this year. The entire “resolution” thing is pretty fixed on changing and improving but what if you spent this, first month, of January and the 2014th year reflecting on what you did a great job of? Come on! When you get to work applying to jobs and […]

 

 

 

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Build those contacts

By: M.I. Dravin Ah, networking: the original four-letter word. Getting where I’ve gotten in my career (a few years ahead of schedule, thank-you-very-much) has taken networking, networking and networking. In undergrad, I was the guy who struck up ongoing connections with instructors and TAs – and don’t think that came in handy when it came […]