Monthly Resource: Handshake App

The Career and Leadership Development Center at Ohio University has so many resources to help students with their career paths and professional development. The Handshake website helps students find jobs, search career events on campus and connect with students and professionals, but the app makes it easy for students to use all of these features … Continue reading Monthly Resource: Handshake App

Filling in Your Blank Space

As the school year begins, it is a perfect time to get your professional portfolio started and make goals for the rest of the year. The Career and Leadership Development Center at Ohio University is the perfect place to get started, and their blog, The Blank Space, has lots of inspiration to find your path. … Continue reading Filling in Your Blank Space

From Compass: National search firm designates CLDC publication a must-read

One of the nation’s premiere higher education executive search firms has placed a monograph written by staff at Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center (CLDC) on its summer must-read list. “Brain-Based Career Development Theory” was one of six publications Spelman Johnson, a firm providing search and consulting services to institutions of higher education, selected for … Continue reading From Compass: National search firm designates CLDC publication a must-read

From Compass: OHIO receives national award for career services excellence

Career and Leadership Development Center's Brain Based Career Development model cited among best practices Ohio University’s Career and Leadership Development Center  (CLDC) has been recognized by the National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE) with a National Excellence Award for Career Services Excellence. Read full article on Compass. By Monica Chapman

How NOT to panic about your job search

First things first, put down the tissues and remind yourself why you went to college in the first place—to get a degree that will lead to a successful job and life—and YOU DID IT! Congratulations are in order! Next, stop talking to your friends about the jobs they already have lined up after graduation. According … Continue reading How NOT to panic about your job search

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