How to Translate Digital Emotions By Neepa Parikh | Director | Office of Career Planning Have you ever hit “reply”, sending a message to someone who wasn’t the intended recipient? Or worse yet, “reply all?” Ugh! We’ve all been there. Sometimes, however, the recipient is certainly the intended one, but our message doesn’t come out as we intended. Liz + Mollie, authors of the book, … Continue reading I’M SORRY, YOU DIGITALLY MISUNDERSTOOD ME
Volunteering=Skill Building=Amazing Resume By Kandis Rodgers | Assistant Director | Golden Gate University Everyone asks the same question: “How do I get a job?” I have the answer to that – Build your skills through hands-on experience and grow your network. And believe it or not, the best way to do both of these at the same time is to…volunteer. Volunteer!? What? Wait, what do … Continue reading SO YOU’RE TELLING ME I NEED EXPERIENCE TO GET EXPERIENCE?
The Mentorship Challenge By Megan Gray | Director of Mentorship | Golden Gate University January is National Mentoring Month. To celebrate, I’m excited to share that GGU has a new Mentorship Program to connect students with alumni, faculty, and staff for career advice and support. I hope to inspire you with a challenge. I know what you may be thinking. “Yes! Bring it on!” Or, … Continue reading YOUR CHALLENGE, SHOULD YOU CHOOSE TO ACCEPT IT
Self-Improvement? There’s a Podcast for That! By Kandis Rodgers | Assistant Director | Golden Gate University It can be a struggle to incorporate self-improvement into our schedules. Ten minutes of yoga before work or five minutes of meditation doesn’t seem like much until you actually try to do it on the daily. Enter podcasts. Podcasts have become the latest craze and listening to podcasts on … Continue reading THE PODCAST CLUB
By Emily Nahem | Career Counseling Intern | Golden Gate University Last month, we had an amazing group of recruiters visit GGU to share job search tips and strategies. With shifts in technology and the increased autonomy of job-seekers, it’s important to know the current trends. We’re excited to reveal their top secrets for the job search process: Best Ways to Network Attend social events … Continue reading INSIDE SECRETS OF GETTING HIRED: AN EVENT RECAP
Maximize Your Decision-Making By Neepa Parikh | Director | Office of Career Planning People say that emotions have no place in decision-making. Well, that’s simply untrue. Think about the last time you accepted a job offer. Sure, you took into account the salary, location, stock options, and so on, but you probably also felt excited by the opportunity to work on something new or had … Continue reading HANGRY? SAVE ANY DECISION-MAKING FOR LATER