Tools to ease post-graduation jitters

For those of you that are graduating, I’m sure you’re spending your days wondering, “where will I be in a few weeks?” Pre-graduation anxiety is so real. Maybe your anxiety comes from finding a job or, if you already have the job, maybe it comes from moving somewhere new and meeting new people. Regardless, graduation … Continue reading Tools to ease post-graduation jitters

The key to branding yourself is first, reflecting on who you are

One of the most important aspects of “telling your story” is reflection. Throughout the Brand Yourself theme, the recurring element has been the concept of “reflection.” To brand yourself, to be able to articulate who you are, to communicate your story, all seems to depend on how much effort you have spent being reflective. How … Continue reading The key to branding yourself is first, reflecting on who you are

Finding a workplace culture that best suits you and your brand

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

So, how does knowing yourself actually affect your career?/ Know yourself, a case study

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

The Power of Having a Bobcat Mentor

A constant theme of Ohio University is the "Bobcat Family." Bobcats help Bobcats. Bobcats bond with Bobcats. Everywhere you go in life, there is a possibility of running into a fellow Bobcat. And, just as strong as the Bobcat Family is the Bobcat Network. "Bobcats help Bobcats." This network is essentially anyone who ever went … Continue reading The Power of Having a Bobcat Mentor

Why No Career Path May be the Best Path

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Since our early days of backpack cubbies and spelling tests, we have been prompted to answer this looming question. Many years later, as college students, we are still being probed, “what do you plan to do with your major?” or “where do you see yourself … Continue reading Why No Career Path May be the Best Path