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...
Do College Students Really Need an Internship?

Do College Students Really Need an Internship?

A mom reached out that her daughter, Emma, is in a tailspin. She’s a junior at a competitive university and she is convinced that “everyone” has an amazing internship set up for the summer, and she has to get one in order to position herself for a job after...
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...
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...
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...