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Been There, Done That


One of my favorite professional development experiences was here on campus, at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. My freshmen year, I applied for a job within Campus Recreation. When it came time for the interview process, I wanted … Continued

What Employers Look For


What do employers look for when they are seeking new college graduates to take on jobs? According to NACE’s Job Outlook 2016 survey, they are looking for leaders who can work as part of a team. More than 80 percent … Continued

Pros and Cons of a Gap Year


Gap years are not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. There are many pros, and they can almost all be associated with time. Time for coursework Registration can be tricky, and unless you have planned ahead and gotten lucky, it can be difficult … Continued

Informational Interviewing


An informational interview involves talking with people who are currently working in a particular industry or job position; designed to gain a better understanding of an industry, or, a specific job — and….to build a network of contacts in that … Continued