Each business owner discovers the road to entrepreneurship differently. I recently had the pleasure of interviewing my friend, Siddiqi Ray, about her unique path to successful entrepreneurship. Siddiqi Ray is an internationally acclaimed photographer, speaker, and coach. Prior to stepping out on her own as an entrepreneur, Siddiqi garnered experience in editorial photography, marketing, customerContinue reading “An interview with Siddiqi Ray: A vision for entrepreneurs”
I spoke to an incredibly bright, hard-working, promising senior in college yesterday. She told me about her summer internship with a major corporation in northwest Arkansas. She seemed excited about the possibilities of applying for graduate school and working full-time after graduation, too. With a solid GPA, plenty of leadership experience in athletics and extracurricularContinue reading “How to own your career journey and keep peace with your helicopter parents, too”
Today I presented a workshop for high school seniors about selecting a college major and career options for English majors. I provided them with a list of over 20 career options. But most importantly, I ensured they understood this truth: which degree path you choose doesn’t matter. I noticed many raised eyebrows at this pointContinue reading “Does your major really matter?”
Do you ever feel nervous when preparing for job interviews? Do nerves interfere with your ability to be the best version of yourself during interviews? I created this four-minute video to help you avoid nerves during job interviews. Determine why you’re nervous. Have you adequately prepared? Have you researched the company and position, printed outContinue reading “How to avoid nerves during job interviews”
Why is it a bad idea to use a resume template? This article by career coach Bethany Wallace offers job seekers multiple reasons why you should avoid templates when writing and editing resumes.