Take Charge of Your Career as a Freshman

Workology

Believe it or not, your first year of college is the best time to begin your career planning and preparation. Either way, it makes sense to write down some specific career goals for your four years of college. Inquire about the credit policy so you can plan ahead.

2014 157

LinkedIn’s Youthful Expansion

Workology

The new University Pages and Alumni Tool gives new insight for high school students considering colleges and career paths. Ambitious career oriented students will love the ability to study career paths and their connections to alumni using LinkedIn. in Boston?

2013 152

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Two (or More) Job Opportunities? – 18 Elements of Comparison – [Part 1 of 2]

Sklover Working Wisdom

It involved first identifying, and then weighing, her personal values, career planning, life goals and difficult choices. One client found the Boston area simply without par as a place to raise her children, while another chose the Midwest as a preferable place to live his life.

2018 130

Why Jason Collins matters for your career

Penelope Trunk

Collins is a 12-year NBA veteran who has played for the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards and chose to come out in the new edition of Sports Illustrated . ” It’s a great conversation to have, because we all do better in our careers if we are honest about who we are.

2013 111

How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

It would be so great, and helpful, if college career centers could be front and center in every student’s planning. But most career centers are useless, because most colleges presume you still need college to teach you how to think critically. So they can get away with having incompetent career centers. Here’s why career centers are terrible: Career centers cater to companies, not candidates. Career centers encourage this, so that companies are happy.

2010 79