17 New Grad Job Search Tips

Graduating from college and stepping out into the real world as a true, bonafide adult is one of our most significant transitions in life. You’re riding high after making it through your studies, and it’s time to go use those credentials in the professional world. And then, you try to find your first “real” job… […]

How to Make a Successful Career Change.

My Career Change Rollercoaster In the spring of 2010, amidst the Great Recession, I decided to leave my civil engineering career and undergo an unofficial career change. I knew when I was a junior in college, it wasn’t going to be my life’s work, and after seven years in the industry, I picked the middle […]

What Does Career Growth Mean to You?

What does career growth mean to you?

When I was still in the corporate world (a million years ago) working as a civil engineer, I would often ask the question: is there career growth potential in this role? when interviewing for a new role. It’s a very common interview question, and it’s an excellent one to ask – if you give context […]

Interviewing Today: A Brave New World

Interviewing has changed a lot, and for many tenured professionals, there are new challenges thrown into the process we never could have anticipated based on how things “used to be.”  Here are some interview tips and findings to help you understand the planet you’ve just beamed to, so you can make the most out of […]

Welcome to December…and Hiring Hibernation

Welcome to December…and to a little time of the year I like to call Hiring Hibernation. I’m sure it doesn’t come as a shock to anyone when I point out that the job market comes to all but a screeching halt around Thanksgiving and stays that way through Christmas. With the holiday blur upon us, […]

Getting Crystal Clear on “Career Growth”

When I was still in the corporate world (a million years ago) working as a civil engineer, I would often ask the question, “Is there career growth potential in this role?” when interviewing for a new role. It’s a very common interview question, and it’s an excellent one to ask – if you give context […]

Career Change: Prepare. Plan. Be Realistic!

Are you considering a career change? Thinking of an industry shift? Have you been attempting a change only to be frustrated by the results? Here are some things to consider: ? Do you have a target industry, career or job you’re going for? If you haven’t honed in on a goal, your search is likely […]