Category: Resources

TV Shows and Career Planning

When I first started teaching my college career planning courses over six years ago, it seemed like each class had at least a couple of students who indicated that they were inspired to pursue a particular career because of what…

My 2011 Career Books Reading List

I’ve purchased a number of career planning types of books that I haven’t had a chance to read yet. I have other career books that I’d like to read again – they’re that good! And now that our career team…

Interests Equals Passion Equals Success

When you hear some of the best and brightest speak about what they do and how they got there, they use the word “passion” quite often. It makes sense, right?  Most of the really successful people sacrificed a lot, put…

Book Review of The Pathfinder by College Student Rich

Because there are so many career planning related books out there, I appreciate getting feedback on specific ones directly from students. Rich, who recently took my college career planning class, read The Pathfinder: How to Choose or Change Your Career…

Professional Associations Can Help Your Career

You may have heard from a professor or career counselor that professional associations are something you should get involved in. You may have even joined some student groups on campus. But what is a professional association? By definition a professional…