So it happened. A little over a year ago. I had a couple of on-site interviews for a job at JetBlue. Given my intense love of JetBlue and my well known relationship with the airline as a customer, I decided against sharing it widely at the time, but it was a learning experience and one that I knew I would ultimately want to share. Can you really say you’re surprised? 🙂 JetBlue recently announced a program that will help some of its crew members attain college degrees. The job for which I interviewed… Read More
When I’m working at my desk, Steve Jobs watches over me. He reminds me to keep things simple and strive for excellence. Since today he would have turned 60 years old, I wanted to share a few of the quotes from him that remind me to stay hungry and foolish.
The Student Affairs Collective hosted an excellent Twitter Chat (#SAChat) on resumes last summer. Many of the tweets echoed the advice and thoughts that I’ve encountered in my teaching of Higher Education Masters students. Below you’ll find a curated list of what I consider to be some of the “best tips” and thoughts. You can also read a full transcript of the morning and afternoon chats on this topic. If you want to participate in future #SAChat Twitter chats, head over to their website. Q1: What do you hope to accomplish/convey w/ your… Read More
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