What Opportunities Does Ferguson Provide?


I cannot find the words to express my frustration, sadness and fear regarding the Ferguson MO grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer for shooting and killing an unarmed black teen. Below is an one of many well-written commentaries published recently.

3 Things I Learned This Week


In every situation in life there are lessons and blessings. After a full week of work events and situations that took me waaay out of my comfort zone, I’m taking a moment to look at what I learned this week. Continue reading

Week’s Top Job Search Tips


employeesonly1. I Didn’t Get the Job! (Wise Job Search)

2. 5 Quick Tips For More Confident Networking (Careerealism)

3. Resignation Do’s and Don’ts (About: Careers)

4. The 10 Scariest Job Seeker Mistakes Ever (Infographic; Savvy Intern)

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How College Career Centers Help You


career-elementsA college education brings many benefits:

  • Practical training/education to get a better job
  • Learn things about yourself
  • Exposure to other cultures
  • Expanding your professional community (your network)
  • Inspiring your family
  • Increase your earning potential

Another benefit of going to a two-year or four-year college is gaining access to Career Services that can help you with job search skills, connecting with employers, and developing your career identity. Continue reading