See a New Job Posting? Apply Immediately

See a New Job Posting? Apply Immediately

Q.  Are there any secrets to getting considered for elusive jobs online? Based on job specs, I seem fully qualified but I never hear back. Also is there a magic number of days that a job has been posted that I should simply avoid applying for? -JP A.  Don’t waste your...
Q&A: Aligning Personal and Corporate Political Beliefs

Q&A: Aligning Personal and Corporate Political Beliefs

Q. I’m graduating in May and hope to join an enlightened company that matches or at least accepts my political beliefs. Is that realistic these days or should I try to avoid it all together? -KG A. There probably is no better time to set a career goal that doesn’t...
Q&A: To Blog or Not to Blog

Q&A: To Blog or Not to Blog

Q. My writing professor has encouraged us to start a blog, claiming it will help advance our careers. Since you have been blogging for several years, do you agree? How do you keep the process from becoming overwhelming? Other tips? A. I agree with your professor to a...
Find Balance in Academics & Extra Curriculars

Find Balance in Academics & Extra Curriculars

Q. Settle an argument with my college advisor. What counts most—grades or experience? I heard you speak on campus last fall and recall you saying extra-curricular activities are the most important things you can do in college. Am I quoting you correctly? -ML A. At the...
Make Yourself Memorable: Ask Great Questions

Make Yourself Memorable: Ask Great Questions

I met last week with a prospective student who I want to have in one of my future classes. Reason: She asked great questions. Her questions were so well organized that each answer logically led to the next question as she skillfully accumulated information that will...