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

Networking your brand

We’re in the final month of our Brand Yourself theme and we have one more resource for you on this topic. You’ve learned how to brand yourself, how that influences your professional documents, found the workplace that fits your brand and read about some steps that help make you a great coworker. Now, it’s time … Continue reading Networking your brand

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