Career Resources Round Up

I’m not one to be a gatekeeper. Education and resources need to be accessible, readily available, easy to navigate and applicable. Here are my favorite go-to resources that I refer to clients to learn about themselves, their targeted industries, professional development, career transitions and overall job search strategy. I don’t go to these sites every […]

The Ultimate Interviewing Resource Guide

Prepping for an upcoming interview can be overwhelming. Interviewing requires work – understanding the position, researching the company, reflecting on your work history and identifying your career goals. There are many great resources readily available online, but sometimes it can be a challenge to figure out what exactly to search for or ask. To make […]

Spring Forward in Your Career with these Professional Development Events!

Spring is in full bloom at FIU and so are your opportunities to connect with professionals, meet new colleagues and alumni in our community and beyond. From workshops to webinars to in person events, there is something for everyone this spring at FIU!   Saturday Workshop Series Join us for two interactive professional development workshops! […]

8 Ways to Job Search Over the Holidays

Eggnog. Snowflakes. Resumes. These are a few of my favorite (holiday job searching) things. December is a paradox. With so much to get done, there is also the need to slow down and relax. End of year projects and deadlines are looming. Emails are sent and out-of-office replies are received. This time of year can […]

Heat Up Your Job Search with These Summer Career Events!

The last week of June, join us for 12 career events – featuring webinars, an in-person workshop, and online networking to enhance your job search, personal brand and professional network.   Monday, June 27 How to Land and Make the Most of Jobs and Internships – 12pm ET (webinar) The Job Hunting Mindset for College […]

Career Coach Confessions

I have been in the career services industry for 10 years. In my time as a growing professional, I have learned a lot. I have impacted a lot of people. A lot of people have impacted me. I have heard success stories, made lifelong professional connections, and absorbed vast knowledge about career and personal development. […]

Job Crafting: The New Narrative for Your Career

Today I was listening to one of my favorite NPR podcasts, Hidden Brain, where Shankar Vedantam interviewed Amy Wrzesniewski, professor of Organizational Behavior at Yale University. Episode 25: Dream Jobs, described Amy’s research of job crafting, a method that employees use to bring meaning and purpose to their work. In the podcast, Amy spoke about […]

Make Your Email Signature Work for You!

After a client schedules an appointment, I send them a confirmation email. I open up MS Word, select all, copy, paste into a new email, edit, and then send. After doing this 189 times since July, I caught myself staring at my email and said: “How can I make this easier and faster for myself?” […]

10 Things I’ve learned from my interns

Internships are a great way for students to get hands on experience in their industry, network with professionals and learn valuable professional lessons that can’t always be taught in the classroom. But this learning isn’t always one sided. I’ve learned as much from my interns as I have (hopefully) taught them. You are not just […]