• Best Practices for Time Management When You’re a Grad Student with a Full-Time Job
    You’ve taken the leap and been accepted to graduate school. Congratulations! But your financial situation requires you to keep a full-time job. That’s rough, and it gets rougher when you remember you’ll need time for chores, homework, family obligations, social activities, and sleep, too. To help...
  • 5 Things to Consider When Hiring College Seniors for Post-Grad
    Even with all the preparation available at most university campuses, some new college grads still struggle with the transition into the “real world.” This can be due to a variety of reasons, including immaturity, external hardships, or just plain inexperience. There’s a lot to be said for hiring ...
  • Should I Look For A New Job Or Go To Graduate School?
    Sometimes we come to a crossroads in our careers and, as a result, we find it's time for a change. Whether you're a seasoned veteran in the workforce or a recent graduate who wants to quickly move beyond entry level, you may be asking yourself if you should look for a new job or go to graduate sc...
  • How to Ask Your Boss for a Letter of Recommendation for Graduate School
    You've decided to take the plunge and go to graduate school—congratulations! s you assemble your application packet, an important piece of the puzzle will be quality letters of recommendation.
  • Everybody Is Going Back To School—Should You?
    School supplies in the aisles, back-to-school specials, college campuses buzzing with activity … ah, another summer is almost in the books, and nostalgic feelings of simpler school days come flooding back. If you find yourself in a transitionary period of life right now, you may even be contempla...
  • Employment Outlook for 2019 College Graduates
    If you'll be a member of the Class of 2019, you're in luck when it comes to the job search. The outlook for 2019 college graduates is bright. According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges, employers plan to hire 16.6 percent more new grads this year than they did in 2018...
  • Putting My Graduate Degree to Work: Does It Really Give Me a Competitive Edge?
    Will a graduate degree give you a competitive edge? Find out.
  • The Finance Majors Already Have Jobs, but the Hiring Outlook Is Still Great for Other Grads
    How’s the hiring outlook for college graduates this year? There’s still no cause for worry. The Class of 2018 is leaving campus at a particularly fortunate time. Even if you started late, it doesn’t mean you can’t start smart. Begin devoting time now—on a daily basis—to your search. Here are some...
  • Navigating Your Job Search During and After Graduate School
    When's the right time to begin a job search during graduate school? The first day of class.That might sound daunting, but the earlier you plan your job search, the better. Here are six steps you can take to get and stay on track.
  • Graduate during the COVID-19 Pandemic: What Are the Best Steps
    College seniors have been thrown into a surreal situation. First, you’ll be missing traditional commencements and attending virtual graduations, and then you'll be facing the prospect of finding a job in unprecedented times.
  • Why You Shouldn’t Feel Guilty About Leaving Your Current Job
    The decision to leave your current job should be a positive one. Whether you’re heading to a new company, going back to school, or starting a family, you’ve chosen to expand your life experience and grow. It’s a time for reflection and a little bit of patting yourself on the back for your can-do ...
  • Would an MBA Help You Move Up or Move Out of Your Position?
    An MBA has the reputation for being a one-way ticket to a more prestigious position and a bigger paycheck—but is it the right choice for you? Given the high cost of pursuing an MBA in terms of both time and money, it's worth expending some effort examining how beneficial this type of graduate deg...
  • 7 Signs Your Job Is No Longer a Good Fit
    Do you repeatedly hit the snooze button every morning until the last possible second? Are you frustrated you're not where you think you should be in your career? Are you miserable, and it’s started to spill into your personal life? If so, you should consider the possibility your feelings stem fro...
  • How to Turn Down a Job Offer You Already Accepted
    After a long and trying search, you were finally offered a job, which you eagerly accepted. But then things changed. Maybe another company called with a better offer, or you decided to go grad school, or your partner accepted a dream job in another state. Whatever the case, you’re going to have t...
  • The Etiquette Of Writing And Receiving Recommendation Letters
    At some point in your career, you'll either need a recommendation letter, or you'll be asked to write one. Probably both. The letter might be part of a grad school application, required for a continuing education scholarship or even part of a job application. Whether you're doing the asking or th...
  • You're Thinking about a Graduate Degree: Six Steps to Consider
    You’ve decided to invest in your career and pursue a graduate degree. Congratulations on this decision to gain more knowledge, learn new skills, and grow your professional network!
  • 6 Secrets to Landing a New Job in the Summer
    Traditionally, the hiring process has been known to move at a snail's pace during the summer, but it's not entirely impossible to land a new job during this time. Whether you're getting ready to graduate college or make your move to a new location once the kids are on summer break, we have some s...
  • What Is The Best Time Of Year To Apply For A Job?
    Now that the New Year has come and gone and you're cruising through your resolutions, if you’re like many people, finding a new job is one of the must-do's on your list. If you want to act while the iron's hot, it's helpful to know the ebbs and flows of when the best times of the year are to appl...
  • D.C.’s Healthcare Industry and COVID-19: What Career Opportunities Remain at Hospitals and Large Businesses?
    Here is a look at the state of big healthcare businesses in D.C. before and during the pandemic, as well as predictions about how the sector will look as COVID-19 fades.
  • 6 Ways to Sustain a Top Workplace for the Long Haul
    How can employee engagement help your organization to maintain Top Workplaces status over time? We asked the leader of a company who knows.