How Did I Know?

How Did I Know?

My son just started his second college semester of freshman year. In the second week of classes, a professor asked him for a copy of his resume for a class assignment. How ironic. The ONE thing I told him to work on over winter break was his resume. I’m sure it’s not...
College Students: How 20 Minutes Can Jump Start Your Career

College Students: How 20 Minutes Can Jump Start Your Career

Happy New Year! It’s January – the month of new goals, resolutions, and advice on how to make improvements in your life. For most college students, it is the start of a new semester, and for many their final one before graduation. Unfortunately, the clock is...
Season of Change

Season of Change

I’m still wiping away the tears from dropping off my youngest son at college. I’ve done this before, but it doesn’t get easier. I am excited about his next step, but like many parents, I am trying to adjust to this transition. This is the season of change. It’s back...
Why Your College Grad Is Stuck

Why Your College Grad Is Stuck

Summer is officially over. If you have a recent graduate, have they landed their first job yet? Many parents are faced with the same reality that not all college graduates have a full-time job offer before, on, or after graduation. But now it is the fall, and they...
How to Survive the Job Search

How to Survive the Job Search

Leah Otner worked as a college intern for NGS during 2020. She assisted with social media, marketing materials and shared insights as a college student trying to navigate the search process. We asked her to document and share her experience and lessons learned as she...
It’s my turn

It’s my turn

It’s my turn. I’m standing in your shoes. After speaking to hundreds of parents about the struggles of their college students or grads to land a job, I know exactly how you feel. I understand the worry about what the future holds for your children. I understand the...