Archive for April, 2014

Job Shadowing: Why Every High School Student Should

  Almost nothing in life is more discouraging and frustrating than spending thousands of dollars and years of your life going to school only to discover a year into your…

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Career Planning for High School Seniors

Career Planning: High School Seniors Senior year is an exciting time, but it can also be overwhelming and intimidating. The four years of high school have gone by faster than…

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Career Planning for High School Juniors

  Career Planning: High School Juniors Junior year of high school is an excellent time to continue building a career plan. Some high school juniors have already started taking classes…

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Career Planning for High School Sophomores

  Career Planning: High School Sophomores Career planning can be an overwhelming task for anyone, but the younger you are the more daunting it can seem. The great news is…

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Essential Job Skills: Problem Solving Skills

Once you’ve decided what you want to do for a living, completed whatever education or training is required for you to pursue your chosen career, and landed your first job,…

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Career Planning for High School Freshmen

Career planning can be an overwhelming task for anyone, but the younger you are the more daunting it can seem. The great news is that the younger you are when…

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Education Focus: On the Job Training

Training on the job for careers that don’t require a college degree or other certification For many people reading this blog, post-secondary education (that’s education after high school) isn’t an…

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Career Planning: Next Steps

We’ve already talked about breaking down your career plan into long-term goals and short term goals. Today we’re going to talk about getting down to the most granular level of…

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Résumé Writing: Sample Simple Resumé

Writing a résumé can be a daunting task. We previously provided a simple résumé template, but sometimes it helps to see what that theory looks like when put into practice. Below we’ve…

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