Monthly Archives: April 2015

Are You Ready to Answer This Job Interview Question: “Tell Me About Yourself”

Now on YouTube: Before & After Answers to Commonly-Asked Job Interview Questions. The first one is a tough one: Tell me about yourself.  OR: What makes you unique? It’s a trick question because it’s really about them. You have to … Continue reading

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What Can a Career Coach Do for You?

Now that most college campuses are winding down for the academic year, my work focus has narrowed to providing services for private clients. Here’s a sampling of the work I did last week–most of what I do is some version … Continue reading

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Innovation in Higher Ed: It Might Be Happening NOW!

Higher ed in general and the humanities in particular often appear to be ancient behemoths that are unlikely candidates for change–as is true of all large, entrenched organizations.   Much of the work I do focuses on integrating career prep–networking … Continue reading

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Bryant University Integrates Business and Arts and Sciences

On April 4th, I traveled to Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island to present to faculty in the Modern Languages Department. This was a unique situation for me because Bryant is a campus that focuses on business, but values the … Continue reading

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How Can Studying a Language Help You Get the Job You Want When You Graduate?

Today’s one-hour presentation at Dominican University, “How Can Studying a Language Help You Get the Job You Want When You Graduate?” will set the stage for the student workshop I’ll conduct there in the fall. Topics in today’s handout: Why … Continue reading

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