Posts from Esme

How can I start my professional network?

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Erin from University of Texas at Dallas asked: “I’m getting ready to graduate in the spring, but haven’t found a job yet. People often find jobs by knowing someone who knows someone, but how can I meet people who would want to hire me when I’m still in school?” Thank you for your question, Erin! You’re right, having professional connections greatly enhances your job prospects. When you know-someone-who-knows-someone, there’s a certain level of validity and accountability attached to your name that you can’t achieve with a resume alone. It can be a daunting prospect to start your professional network, especially before … / Read more »

Counselors for Children: How to Become a Child Counselor

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An Article by contributor Emily Stone. The field of child counseling presents many opportunities for those that are interested in helping today’s youth. Children that are experiencing challenges in their lives whether through some type of trauma, school experiences, or their home life need the expertise of someone that has the patience to work through and make sense of what is going on in their world. Children lack the sophisticated coping skills necessary to handle life’s challenges, and child counselors can help provide the beacon they need to find their way. How to Become a Child Counselor Becoming a child … / Read more »

How can I improve my resume?

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Miles Undergrad from Every University asked: “Can you review my resume?” We get a variation of this question all the time at Campus Career Coach. The truth is, it’s not that difficult to create a polished and professional resume on your own! You just have to take the time, know what to look for and avoid common pitfalls. Think about what employers are looking for. You’re not writing a resume for you, you’re writing it for a potential employer! This is the most frequent obstacle I see students face: knowing what to leave out and what to include. You have a whole … / Read more »