In my work helping women build successful, fulfilling careers, I started to see something quite troubling. Women who had been high achievers in school-good students who earned good grades-were finding that the very skills that served them well in school were holding them back in their careers. "Good student... Read More »
Many young, entry-level workers assume that the big cities -- New York, Chicago, Los Angeles -- hold the best job opportunities and therefore the best chance for having a happy life.
But a new survey by CareerBliss.com suggests that recent college graduates might do better in considering second- or... Read More »
College students pick their majors for any number of reasons - interest in a particular field of study, ability to get a job post-graduation, amount of education or training needed, and more.
Another factor students often consider is how much they might earn once they enter the workforce. While it's hard to... Read More »
It seems that the top universities deliver on their promises and that a top education very nearly guarantees a successful career and high salary. Princeton graduates, for example, earn $130,000 (median salary at mid-career), while Coker College alumni make about one third of that, or $43,400, according to... Read More »
It's the season of "The Lists" for college graduates. During graduation time, lots of lists come out of the top companies looking to hire recent graduates.
Recently I wrote a column about Experience.com's list of best places for college grads to work, which also were looking to hire people. Now, the website... Read More »
Last week, a study came out showing that the economic recovery may be helping those about to graduate from college, as more companies said they plan on hiring recent college graduates.
This week, some more good news from the same organization, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Read More »
Venturing out on my own after graduating from college seemed like a daunting task. The excitement of graduation day has faded, and the reality of a cutthroat work force and the obligation of monthly expenses have set in. The scariest part of this time is that I constantly worry about whether I will be able to... Read More »
Being born in New York has been both a blessing and a curse for recent grad Samantha Manning. As a broadcast journalism major at Hofstra University in Long Island, NY, she has had the opportunity to intern in the number one media market in America. Despite interning for networks like ABC, as well as being the... Read More »