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...
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...
7 Tips to Nailing the One-Way Interview

7 Tips to Nailing the One-Way Interview

The hiring process for grads has rapidly changed in one year.   Handshakes and face-to-face meetings over a cup of coffee are on hold for now. Technology has accelerated the pace of resume tracking systems, video interviews, and now the one-way interview. Our clients...
When The First Job Isn’t A Good Fit: The Wall Street Journal

When The First Job Isn’t A Good Fit: The Wall Street Journal

Next Great Step was honored to be featured in The Wall Street Journal on Monday, June 29, 2020, in an article titled “When The First Job Isn’t A Good Fit”.  Beth Hendler-Grunt addresses how a “first job does not have to be your forever job”.  And every job can be an...