It’s that time of the year when students start looking forward to their next steps: Graduating, finding a job, or transferring to a university or college. It’s also a great time to start thinking how to set yourself apart in the work world. Even if you are not planning to … Continue reading
It’s the spring semester and that means we have a lot of new students on campus. I thought it might be helpful to share with our incoming students some of the tips and tricks to help them be more successful at SCC. For the best advice, I went to some … Continue reading
Jenny Hahn Schnipper is on sabbatical this month due to writer’s block. She has invited guest-blogger Pamela Warren, academic advisor and College 101 instructor, to fill in.
Well, it is that time of year, and although Jenny did not assign a specific topic to me, I feel obliged to tackle … Continue reading
The Thanksgiving week is upon us. This is a time when folks often reflect upon their life and give thanks for what they have. It’s a great way to focus on the positive, even when life can be very challenging.
For folks who are networking to find a job, the … Continue reading
Life in general has become very casual. There is now an acceptable dress code in most offices known as “business casual” and “casual Fridays”. We use text messages and emails to communicate, incorporating short cuts such as emoji and acronyms (LOL, SMH, BTW, etc.). All of these casual practices are … Continue reading
You’ve heard it over and over again. Participating in internships while in college are great experiences to prepare you for the world of work. However, many students find it necessary to work while in school and therefore cannot commit to an unpaid internship. In that case, I challenge you to … Continue reading
I recently read a great blog about how your career requires many of the same skills as you learn in college. And it’s true, which is great since most people spend four years or more obtaining their degree. So even though you may immediately forget what you learned in a … Continue reading
I was recently lucky enough to attend the Global National Career Development Association conference in Denver, Colorado. My interest in attending the conference was threefold: Learn new tricks and tips to apply to my work in career services, meet other professionals in my field, and refresh and rejuvenate. I feel … Continue reading
Back when I was single and in the throes of “I’ll never find someone,” a good friend and colleague made a wonderful observation. She asked me “Jenny, when you are looking for a new job, do you just give up when you don’t find one right away?” Of course not, … Continue reading