Overcoming Age Bias in an Interview

I recently spoke to a group of graduate students about what they perceive are barriers to securing the work they desire. The discussion did not go the way I anticipated. I specifically wanted to talk about closing skill gaps, which is a valid concern however many of...

Networking

Do you dread networking? Research shows that networking has a positive correlation on career success, has the potential to support your job search goals and enhance your long-term career plans (Wolff, & Moser, 2009). Networking doesn’t have to mean you attend...

What is your personal brand?

We all know what brands are. They help us to distinguish and categorize the things we use in everyday life. They help to create an association for the things we look for. In regards to your career, it is important to understand what your personal brand is in...

Happy Mother’s Day: Mom’s Returning to Work

Happy Mother’s day to all you hard working mom’s!  Whether you are a devoted stay-at-home mom, or are already a career mom, there is so much that we have to deal with. We worry about our children’s well-being, their education, their upbringing, their safety and...