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...
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...
College Grad Career Mistakes:  The Fix to Get a Job

College Grad Career Mistakes:  The Fix to Get a Job

The fall is upon us and this is the season of stress for recent grads who still have not found a job. While some grads may have decided to take the summer off and are finally focused on the search, others have been actively pursuing opportunities without success. In...
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...