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...
Giving Thanks, Making Plans

Giving Thanks, Making Plans

It is the time of year to reflect, assess and plan for the year to come. I want to extend a heartfelt thank you to all our clients and their families for putting their trust in Next Great Step to help launch their careers. It has been our honor and privilege to work...
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...
How To Stand Out Against The 2 Million Grads: Advice From A LinkedIn Campus Editor and Expert Career Coach

How To Stand Out Against The 2 Million Grads: Advice From A LinkedIn Campus Editor and Expert Career Coach

Congratulations to all the new graduates! It’s time to celebrate. But now the diploma is in hand and all anyone seems to ask is, “So, what are you going to do now? Do you have a job yet?” You cringe. Or maybe you are entering your final year in college and have no...
What A Campus Recruiter Wants You to Know…

What A Campus Recruiter Wants You to Know…

What do campus recruiters look for when they interview college students? How do you set yourself apart from other candidates at school? How can you stand out at a career fair and know what it takes to be selected to get an offer? Next Great Step has your answers. We...