CareerLocker Assessments: Reliable and Validated

Originally posted on Careers Forward:
Part 1 of a 2 Part Series by Dr. David Caulum, Emeritus Dr. Julie M. Hau University of Wisconsin-Madison State of the Art To the best of our knowledge, CareerLocker has the longest tested and validated assessments included in a career information system in the state of Wisconsin. These assessments are…

10 Things You Need To Remember If Your Life Isn’t Turning Out The Way You Thought It Would — Thought Catalog

ForReal1. You owe nothing to your younger self. You are not responsible for becoming the person you once thought you’d be. 2. You don’t have the things you once wanted them because you don’t want them anymore. Something else took precedence. 3. Instead of focusing on what you think the summary of your life sounds… Continue reading 10 Things You Need To Remember If Your Life Isn’t Turning Out The Way You Thought It Would — Thought Catalog

Finding A Career That Reflects All of Who We Are

Originally posted on The NACE Blog:
Melanie Buford, Program Coordinator/Adjunct Instructor, Career Development Center, University of Cincinnati LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/mebuford/ Website: http://www.melaniebuford.org Each semester I teach a course for undecided students to help them narrow their career interests in order to declare a major. Over and over, I see a recurring pattern. The pressure to find…

Top 5 Tips for Using Career Services

Originally posted on The NACE Blog:
Candace Lamb, career coach, University of Louisville Career Development Center Twitter: @candace_lamb LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/candacelamb1 Blog: http://www.theproactiveprofessional.com I often hear complaints from new college graduates that career services didn’t get them a job. Something many students don’t understand is that career development centers are not placement organizations. Career services professionals are…

Dear Graduate Counseling Student…

  Dear Graduate Counseling Student, Thank you so much for coming in to see our career center. I really enjoyed meeting you, and your passion for the counseling profession shines bright. I am so thankful that Career Counseling is a class that you can take to receive your degree. I am pretty sure I made… Continue reading Dear Graduate Counseling Student…