Your professional brand isn’t just about the quality of work you do, but also the kind of colleague you are. Whether you are starting a new job or looking to up your credibility with your current co-workers, I present some easy steps for being a coworker people like. Who cares if people like you? As … Continue reading 6 Steps to Being a Co-worker People Like
So you have branded yourself, and hopefully, you now know YOU and your own brand better than anyone else (if not, maybe read previous blogs and visit the CLDC). Now you feel ready to market that brand and land the best position for you. How do you integrate finding a workplace culture that best suits … Continue reading Finding a workplace culture that best suits you and your brand
Is there an internship or job that you really want, but on the application, you don’t meet all of the qualifications? Well, then you should probably give up on that dream and settle for something else. Just kidding! Actually, you should apply for that position anyway, at least that’s some advice that I’ve been given … Continue reading Reaching for a higher position
A concept that has come up lately, both for me personally and in my role as a career coach and leadership coach, is the power of our environment on our behaviors, and the balance between adapting to surrounding pressures while ensuring we are staying true to ourselves. Two Invisibilia podcasts I listened to recently are … Continue reading The power of our environment on our behaviors
It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving Break is already here, this semester seems to be flying by! That just makes this break from classes, work, and student orgs even more appealing. But if you’re like me, you don’t want to be lazy the entire time you’re on break, sometimes breaks are the best time to have … Continue reading 3 things to do while you’re on Thanksgiving Break
We've been exploring different topics and ways to get to know yourself as the theme of our blog for the past couple of months. One thing we haven't done is looked at what it means to be you and what makes you, you. Philosopher Julian Baggini talks about this subject in his TED talk, "Is … Continue reading Is there a real you?
Over the past two months, we’ve pushed this idea of knowing yourself—a lot. We wrote blogs, sent emails, made mentions in multiple newsletters to your faculty. Frankly, we were kind of relentless about it. And for good reason, we know it matters. But, without years of work under your belt, it might be hard to … Continue reading So, how does knowing yourself actually affect your career?/ Know yourself, a case study