But I Have A College Degree….

Originally posted on Tara Madden-Dent, Ph.D.:
At the closing of my office hours, a college student asked, “How can I become more professionally competitive before graduation?”.   When I inquired about her unique skills and experiences, she simply responded, “Well, I’ll soon have a college degree. Isn’t that enough?”. Unfortunately, her response is quite…

KEEP TRACK OF YOUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Originally posted on Serious About Excellence:
It’s tempting when you have a job in the private sector to go day to day without noting what you worked on. In public accounting you have to keep track in order to bill the client, but in the private sector that’s not as much of an issue. When…

4 rules of hiring: How to build a team (not just fill a desk)

Originally posted on Erin Burrell:
Now Hiring Throughout my career, I have been lucky enough to build and create teams on a number of occasions. I have discovered that more often than not, it isn’t just about skills.  Great teams need a blend of the skills to do the job, fit to work together, personalities…