Virtual Networking in a Pandemic World By Wendy McWilliams | Career Counselor | Office of Career & Life Design Recently I received a connect request on LinkedIn from somebody I have never met. Neither their title nor company rang any bells, but there was a note along with the request. This person was an aspiring career counselor looking for information about the field and about my decision to … Continue reading REACHING OUT FOR INFORMATIONAL INTERVIEWS
5 Tips for Networking on Campus As you approach your first classes of the term, get ready to use the many networking opportunities GGU has to offer! Get out of your comfortable zone and do not hesitate to make the first move. The best way to practice that is by incorporating networking into your daily routine! Check out these simple tips: Get to know your classmates … Continue reading READY TO GET OUT OF THE BUBBLE?
What’s the Worst that Can Happen? By Neepa Parikh, Director, Office of Career Planning When I meet with students who are curious about a particular profession, field, or company, I often ask if they have had the chance to talk to someone currently working in one of those areas. The response is usually, “I don’t know anyone who works at XYZ company.” This is usually … Continue reading YES, YOU CAN TALK TO STRANGERS
What I Learned About Myself and the Career Path to Becoming an Organizational Psychologist By Caroline Griffith, MA in Industrial-Organizational Psychology Candidate | President – Psychology Association | Networking Ambassador – Office of Career Planning Embarking on a new career requires courage and persistence. The outcome of your hard work and effort will not immediately be apparent because having a successful career is a journey … Continue reading AN INTERVIEW WITH NORA ABDOUN
Making a (Career) Change By Neepa Parikh, Director, Office of Career Planning The moment you realize that you are in a career or job that no longer gives you joy can be quite scary, especially if you are doing something related to your college degree or that pays really well. If you don’t know what to do next, where do you start? The road to … Continue reading WHAT WOULD MICHELLE OBAMA DO?