Use your resources, use your network

This month our theme focuses on using your resources to build your career and leadership skills. Kacey Schaum, assistant director for the College of Arts and Sciences, shares a few stories about how networking can be a great tool and resource in your professional career. Networking in action In my own career, I’ve seen the … Continue reading Use your resources, use your network

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

Learn how to tell your STAR stories for your next interview

Last week we talked about branding yourself and introduced the six leadership skills. An essential element of branding yourself is being able to articulate the qualities and characteristics people know they are always going to get from you. Today, we are going to review the STAR Method, which is a structure for answering interview questions … Continue reading Learn how to tell your STAR stories for your next interview

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