6 steps to being a co-worker people like

Your professional brand isn’t just about the quality of work you do, but also the kind of colleague you are. Whether you are starting a new job or looking to up your credibility with your current co-workers, I present some easy steps for being a coworker people like. Who cares if people like you? As … Continue reading 6 steps to being a co-worker people like

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

Do your resume and cover letter reflect your best self?

This month we’re continuing our theme of branding yourself by talking about our treasure chest, resume checklist, and cover letter checklist worksheets. When it comes to branding yourself for an employer, your resume and cover letter say it all, by telling them who you are before you even walk in the door. It’s important to … Continue reading Do your resume and cover letter reflect your best self?

Grown-up holiday gift list

Holiday gift lists for college students sometimes turn into a list of necessities, which can include everything from a Costco sized box of granola bars to printer paper to new socks. This year, consider adding these “grown-up” items to your list that will help you be successful as a student and in your future career. … Continue reading Grown-up holiday gift list

No, I don’t know who Punky Brewster is!

By this point, we are all tired of hearing about millennials and all of the trouble they have caused with their techy gadgets, affinity for avocados, and generally poor attitudes. Well, today I want to share my insights about an entirely different category of millennials that don’t get nearly enough media attention; a special breed … Continue reading No, I don’t know who Punky Brewster is!

Professional dress that “suits” you

For the next two months, our weekly blogs will be focused on the topic "Know Yourself." It's important to know who you are when applying for internships and jobs and deciding on a more long-term career path. When your family, friends, colleagues or professors ask you the dreaded question, "What do you want to do … Continue reading Professional dress that “suits” you

How to remain professional at a summer company party

Summer company parties can be super fun. It probably means free food and basically free entertainment. You get to bond with your coworkers in a different setting. It's usually refreshing to see the people you work with from day-to-day come out of their shell and have a little fun. But, this doesn't mean to can … Continue reading How to remain professional at a summer company party