You Do Not Have to Wear Gucci to the Career Fair

I get it—you can spot anyone in a suit on career fair day from a mile away. Where did they come from? Why do I suddenly feel the urge to make a resume? And hey, there’s no shame in wanting to look nice for a career event—I do it, too.  But don’t let that deter you from making your own debut at the career fair, … Continue reading You Do Not Have to Wear Gucci to the Career Fair

3 Misconceptions About Networking

When you hear the word networking, what comes to mind? You’re probably picturing a big function room with many strangers mingling with each other. When I was in college, the idea of networking terrified me to my core and I avoided it at all costs. And to be honest, it really put me behind in my career search process. After I graduated, many things started … Continue reading 3 Misconceptions About Networking

Myth: I Need to Know What I Want to Do Before I Network with Alumni

“The real world.” The student life might seem like an alternate universe compared to the reality of working and existing in the world after college. If you’re worried about being hit square in the face with an unwelcome reality check, you can lessen the blow and start to get a glimpse of life on the other side… by networking. Before you close this tab, just … Continue reading Myth: I Need to Know What I Want to Do Before I Network with Alumni

Myth: You Can’t Make a Living Off of Your Hobby

Hobbies. Everyone has at least one right? Whether it’s reading books like Oprah or taking pictures like Peter Parker (a.k.a Spiderman), everyone has something they enjoy doing in their free time. Now, the question is whether or not a career can come from these time consuming distractors. And through my research, the answer is a firm YES! Make sure your approach isn’t misguided First, understand … Continue reading Myth: You Can’t Make a Living Off of Your Hobby