Articles

May 10th, 2019

Boost Your Chances of Getting Hired: 6 Questions to Ask During an Interview

The questions you ask during an interview tell a potential employer a lot about you. This article in Business Insider arms you with six questions that make a positive impression.  

September 18th, 2014

What Is the Vocation of a Student?

My motivations for going to college were mainly economic. I didn’t know what a vocation was and had never taken the time to figure out how my time as a student would fit into the tapestry of my life. Getting good grades was driven by my desire to have a good GPA, so I could improve my...

Channel(s): Calling and Career
via Bill Peel
May 9th, 2014

Eight Steps to Turn a Dorm-Room Startup into a Real-World Success

  As the father of three sons who all started businesses while in college, I was intrigued by an Inc. article that offered advice to collegians who had the entrepreneurial bug. The leap from college student to business person is a serious leap, but Wall Street has no corner on...

February 28th, 2014

Open Letter to Mentors of Millennials

By now, no doubt you’ve heard all about me. You’ve heard I’m a narcissist—selfish, entitled, idealistic but often lazy. You’ve heard my patience is just about as short as my attention span. And you’ve heard—for better or for worse—that by 2025, three out of four workers worldwide will be...

September 16th, 2013

An Open Letter to College Freshmen

Having a college degree doesn’t make you smart, but it does make you rare. Only 10 percent of the world has a college degree. Matt Anderson at Mere Orthodoxy offer some important advice to those who have the privilege of entering college this year.

Channel(s): Calling and Career
April 7th, 2013

How To Graduate With an International Job Offer

Want to work overseas when you graduate? This article from Career Realism offers practical suggestions about how to make this happen.

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
January 29th, 2013

Building a Business Wardrobe From the Bottom Up

Buying clothes for your first job out of college can be expensive. Online MBA offers tips for putting together a workplace wardrobe and tips helpful tips about what to invest in purchasing first. Does your workplace have a dress code?

Channel(s): Job Search Strategies
via Forbes
January 29th, 2013

How Do I Get Over My Bad Habit Of Procrastinating?

Oliver Emberton offers tips in this Forbes article on how to combat procrastination.  How do you do battle with procrastination?

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
via FINS.com
July 12th, 2012

Six Ways to Deal with Criticism at Work

"Criticism at work can affect every part of your life, adding stress during work hours and invading your thoughts outside the office. If you don't handle it well, negative feedback from your superiors and colleagues can ultimately derail your career." Read Alina Dizik's six tips for dealing...