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How to have a stress free interview and land the job

Posted on October 25, 2016 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (43075)

You have always heard that practice makes perfect.  An athelet practices before the big game; an actor has a dress rehearsal before the grand opening.  Your big event is that interview.  "Land" the perfect score and you get the job. So don't just wing it......practice!

Before the Interview:

Make sure to know your resume (the recruiter only knows you because of your resume….questions will most likely stem from your resume.)

Prepare some "go to" res...

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Rediscover you

Posted on September 22, 2016 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (34444)

After my first week of career advising students at CU Boulder's new South Denver Campus, i noticed how many of the students (mostly non traditional, working professionals) still use the results of self exploration and discovery from their days as an undergrad.  For some that was 5- 10 years prior but for many we are talking 15, 20+.  As we gain experience (work and personal) we adapt, we modify, we change. For these students it was important that we took a step back and reexamine ou...

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The importance of experiential learning

Posted on August 23, 2016 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (31587)

To many students an internship is a way to make some extra cash and possibly credit for a course.  But what they get is so much more.  Thinking back the 100 years ago that i was an intern, i found that I learned things that I could never learn in the classroom:  Office protocal, office politics, lingo, attire.  I learned their place, their importance and how to maneuver through without, well, looking like an intern.  Your internship is the place where you can make tho...

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So....you want to be a consultant...

Posted on August 2, 2016 at 5:20 PM Comments comments (30211)

So You Want to be a Consultant?

Five things every consulting candidate should know

From all outward appearances, business consulting is glamorous. You work with top people at respected firms. You travel constantly. You delve into the deepest recesses of prominent organizations to help solve their problems. Essentially, you play hard and work harder. For all that you earn some serious money. If that’s your definition of glamour, consulting could be for you.

But the pr...

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