Your job search is all about good marketing materials, interview prep and networking. It’s also about have the right mental mindset, attitude and behaviors.
I recently had the opportunity to hear First Lady Michelle Obama speak at Oregon State’s commencement ceremony. In her speech Mrs. Obama reflected on her own life experiences, mistakes, and memories. She encouraged all of you in the graduating class of 2012, above all, to define success on your own terms.
The way in which today’s parents are intimately involved in the lives of their children is unprecedented. It’s no secret that Moms and Dads are showing up everywhere from classrooms to lobby for grades, to interviews to negotiate a child’s job offer.
Key articles and insight I found on Twitter last week, that I thought you might find helpful as well. Make it a great week!
College students and recent grads: Is your resume working as hard for you as it could (and should)? If not, fire it (well, at least IMPROVE it!) In this 8 part video series we’ll look at some course corrections you can make to get your resume working harder for you!
Procrastination is more than about putting something off until tomorrow. It can have a major impact on how you perform, and how you feel about yourself.
Although university grads may have stellar academic records, they don’t have a lot of experience understanding who they are. And employers want to know who you are, and what you are going to bring to their organization. Start by learning your strengths, and developing from there.
From college to career? Today’s college graduates don’t impress business decision makers.