Millennials today are very aware of the competitive job market they will face after graduation.
Students today are not naïve to the hard work it takes to find employment. Throughout their education, students are reminded of what is needed to succeed in finding a career – good grades, relevant experience, community involvement, volunteering – the list goes on.
But what happens after finding a job? Continue Reading
June is here and with the summer just starting, our 2017 grads share their thoughts on the financial pressures their experiencing and how they’re coping.
Finding meaningful employment—it’s a job!
Whether you’re looking for new work, more work, or better work, regardless of which demographic check box you fall under, most job seekers realize getting a job offer involves equal parts determination, preparation and resources for success. Continue Reading
It’s not uncommon to hear of a person who is on their second or even third career. I’ve often heard of people who are working in careers that aren’t what they studied in school. However, that doesn’t detract from the feelings of uncertainty and anxiety that making a career change can raise. When I found myself burnt out only a year and a half after graduation; I had to start considering this as an option.
I started my new career after graduating the Tourism and Travel program in a little honeymoon period. Continue Reading
In September 2015. I had just turned 25 and not to sound cliché, but I faced self-doubt. “What am I doing with my life?” I asked myself over and over again.
What was I doing? Life was great!
I was volunteering as much as I could for things I supported, was recently engaged and I enrolled in a photography class for fun.
However, I felt I hit a wall in terms of my career status. Was I happy with what I was doing? Where was my career headed? I couldn’t confidently answer that. Continue Reading