Stupid Resume Advice [REBLOG]

 paulgordonbrown: Once a month I re-blog a post that I find interesting and want to highlight.  This post comes from Patrick Love.  It’s a great reminder for the experienced job searcher and a great crash course for the new one.  It has some not-so-standard advice you might hear about your resume. Originally posted on Patrick Love’s Life: I love writing resumes. I love helping people write resumes. I love the fact that we are challenged to be creative and distinctive within an exceptionally constrained format. Not surprisingly then, I have thought a lot about resumes… Read More

Presentation Tip: Using Fonts

Here are some quick tips on how to increase the visual impact of your slides through typography.  Including: Understanding the types of fonts Using color Breaking up and placing text Text size and bullet points Integrating text and images

I lost my first Facebook friend over #Ferguson

At least that I know of. Yesterday, I went to a Facebook friend’s profile and noticed that we no longer friends.  The last interaction we had was last week in some Facebook comments regarding an article I posted on issues of race in America.  It wasn’t an article about Michael Brown or Eric Garner, but a post by a professor at Vassar College detailing her experiences of racial incidents in and around the college. (My Vassar College ID Makes Everything OK) In going back and forth with my friend in the comments, the friend pressed… Read More

Blogging and #SAwrites. My guest appearance on the SA Spectacular Podcast show…

I had the pleasure of being on the Student Affairs Collective’s Podcast series this week.  Dustin and I talked about blogging, what I do here on this site, and few other things.  It was super fun.  Check it out below… (Original post here.)

Be. Act. Do. Making Choices In Your Online Life.

You interact online and through social and digital media, but do you reflect about how, why and in what way you choose to use these tools? The following is from a new presentation I’ve developed that challenges college students to reflect on three questions: Who do you want to BE? How do you want to ACT? What do you want to DO? I will be presenting this at Ripon College today, but am constantly tweaking it for new audiences.  Take a look at the abbreviated preview below.  The full version, of course, has a lot… Read More