Transitioning from College to Corporate America

Now, you will be prepared to successfully start your career in corporate America. Just kidding, I wish it worked that way. This process can be different for everyone not just college students; for me, learning to be confident in what I already know and who I have on my side propelled me to where I am today. What else can you share with the soon to be college graduates who are ready to take that next step in their professional careers?

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Difficult Conversations and Conflict

Jobseekers can often bring raw emotions like fear, apprehension, and grief into interviews for Recruiters to sift through and find direction. Coaching candidates and clients cultivates everything from trust to annoyance and anger. Waiting for interview feedback is a time of anticipation, self-doubt, and optimism. Being a part of offering someone a job and helping them achieve their professional goals is a time of joy for all parties. Conversely being a part of letting people go or downsizing can be a time of disappointment and sadness.

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LinkedIn: The Missing Piece in Your Career Search

I was struggling to think of a topic for my newsletter article when the following situation popped up in both my personal and professional networks in the past month. I figured, ‘Hey, if I’m running into this during my day-to-day activities I bet a lot of other people are as well’. I’ve been asked the following question in one form or another by over a dozen people in the past month:

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