Goals are incredibly important to plan and strategize where your career is going. Make sure your goals are both for the short term and the long term. Another big tip is making sure that they are S M A R T – specific, measurable, actionable, relevant, and timely.
Some good career goals to start with are:
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Network with 5 new people
Develop a new technical skill
Land an internship
Find a reliable mentor
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Being the new person is never easy. Let these talks help you in walking into your workplace with your shoulders back and head held high.
What Ted Talks are in this playlist? All of the following PLUS MORE —
10 ways to have a better conversation
When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don’t converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked …
Now that the summer months have wrapped up and we are starting yet another year of college, it is time for reflection. Reflection is such a key element to your professional development because it allows you to think back and be honest with yourself on your own growth over a period of time. Many of you might have had summer internships, some virtual others in the office. Many of you may not have had any traditional work experience and focused …
Get your books from the bookstore. Buy your home decor for your dorm room. Get your career checklist CHECKED.
Refresh your resume with new relevant job experiences
Write out your career goals for the academic year
RSVP to upcoming events on CareerEdge
Sign up for your CDI course
Plan out some LinkedIn posts and content
Create a career action plan (full blog post coming soon!)
What else is on your career checklist?
Your resume is your first impression so you have to make it a good one! Every so often it is important to update your resume. Here are three tips to boost your resume refresh!
List Relevant Projects and Academic Courses
By the time you have reached junior year, you have taken a handful of classes that pertain to your major. Sometimes employers will not review your transcript so it’s a good idea to add the title of these courses to …