How Do I Guide My New Grad to Land a Job?

How Do I Guide My New Grad to Land a Job?

The celebrations, the speeches, the excitement…that is the best part of enjoying college graduation. They come home, unload a ridiculous amount of stuff, and need a well-deserved break from the stress of school, exams, and dealing with the pandemic for the last few...
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...
Jobs for Recent Grads:                              How Parents Can Help (or Hinder)

Jobs for Recent Grads: How Parents Can Help (or Hinder)

Parents are increasingly concerned about their student’s employment during and after college. As a result, they have become more involved in their grown children’s search for jobs and summer internships. The involvement is understandable…competition for these...
Acing the Summer Internship

Acing the Summer Internship

After a challenging year, your student got the internship. Now what? How can your student or grad land a full-time job from this experience? The goal for many interns is to gain experience, make connections and position themselves to land a full-time offer at the end...
What If Grads Approached the Job Search Like a CEO?

What If Grads Approached the Job Search Like a CEO?

What if students knew how to approach the job search like a CEO? This is the question I asked myself 5 years ago when I was at a turning point in my corporate career and was considering striking out on my own. I’d seen, first-hand as a consultant, how executives would...