Tag Archives: Choosing a Career

Join professional associations; Membership has rewards

Membership has its rewards. “Man is a tool-using animal…Without tools he is nothing, with tools he is all” ~ Thomas Carlyle Professional associations is one of the best tools out there if you are trying to get involved! We spend a lot of … Read More…

Posted in Career Advice, Careers, Future of Work, Internships, Leadership | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

To Make Good Career Choices You Need Honest Self Evaluation

Once you know yourself, finding your path and making career choices will be so much easier! “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry.  He … Read More…

Posted in Career Advice, Careers, Job Search Tips, Leadership, New Grad, What Employers Want | Tagged , , | Comments Off on To Make Good Career Choices You Need Honest Self Evaluation

Rail Careers are Worth Exploring

Did you know that median wages for rail careers last year was $57,160? I would guess that most people don’t know that. In fact, I have found that most people don’t know much about careers in transportation at all. As a former Air Traffic Controller myself, … Read More…

Posted in Career Advice, Going Global, ReSkill America | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Rail Careers are Worth Exploring

7 Ways the Workforce is Changing

The workforce is changing and some of the questions to ask are – Am I keeping up?  How am I preparing to stay competitive?  What do I know about employment trends? If you work with college students as much as I do, you … Read More…

Posted in Career Advice, Future of Work | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on 7 Ways the Workforce is Changing

Company Research in 3 Easy Steps

HR professionals say it all the time and I share it all the time: Do your company research before you go into the job interview. Some research says that if you spend just 15 minutes on the company’s website before a job interview, … Read More…

Posted in Career Advice, Careers, Future of Work, Job Search Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Company Research in 3 Easy Steps