En Route: A Career Blog

Category: Career Planning

How to Target the Places You Want to Work

AUTHOR: Michelle K.
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POSTED: May 20, 2014 at 11:03 am

I remember in college my advisor stressing the importance of having a “target company list.” She kept telling me to do the research and have a plan, “This is your career and it’s important to find a good company to work for. You wouldn’t buy a car without doing the research, so why wouldn’t you... » Read Full Article

How college students can overcome the lack of experience

RESUME WRITER: Emily K.
CATEGORY: Career Planning
POSTED: February 13, 2014 at 2:31 pm

In most situations, experience is required to get a job after college, and employers are hesitant to make an offer unless you have previous experience—but what if you don’t have experience? This is a common catch-22 for college students. Whether you are a recent graduate or a current college student, here are some tips to... » Read Full Article

Mapping your Career Path

AUTHOR: Susan Brodie
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POSTED: January 30, 2014 at 10:39 am

In my first post, I covered how to accurately assess the current state of your career. Tool #2 will help you create a linear map of your career path. When I began teaching career planning, I thought a career path was something you followed that was laid out by your organizational or company structure.  I... » Read Full Article

Taking Charge of Your Own Career

AUTHOR: Susan Brodie
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POSTED: January 23, 2014 at 4:47 pm

In today’s work world, companies no longer watch over your career for you, no longer ensuring that there is a path to take to the top. Companies change quickly, so that there are many opportunities but not a lot of warning about what the next job choice for you may be.  You may even be... » Read Full Article

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