At the beginning of each Executive Council meeting for my sorority chapter that I advise, I like to do some type of icebreaker or team building activity to get us ready for the long meeting ahead. In this month’s activity, officers were asked questions based on the color skittles they chose. This activity, along with… Continue reading New Member Nostalgia
As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I attended The Placement Exchange (TPE) last year as a candidate. It was there that I interviewed for the position that I currently hold. I’m extremely fortunate to be able to attend TPE again this year, but this time I’ll be on the other side of the table.
It is absolutely wild for me to think that I have already been in my first professional position for 6 months! I don’t know where the time has gone, but it sure has gone by fast. I can’t believe the amount I have learned, and grown, and done in the last 6 months. I have been terrible… Continue reading 6 Months Down – A Reflection on My Time As a New Professional Thus Far
We are just 4 days post-election, and we are already seeing the results playing out in our every day lives. I could write about my feelings or how difficult it is to be there for students when we’re still trying to figure it out for ourselves. Honestly, my post wouldn’t look much different than the… Continue reading Dealing with the Results
“Rejection is just so hard, and I am not equipped to deal with it as it happens so infrequently.” – Rogelio I started writing this blog post approximately 5 minutes before this week’s episode of one of my latest obsession’s, Jane the Virgin, started. How fitting that the show should start off with this quote… Continue reading Dealing with Rejection in the Job Search
I will be the first to admit, when I started putting together my resume for the #SASearch, it was a struggle to let go of some of my amazing undergraduate experiences. My resume had quickly grown to 3 pages over my 2 years in graduate school, and I couldn’t imagine not telling every employer about… Continue reading To Include or Not to Include, That is the Question – Resumes as an #SAGrad
Registration for The Placement Exchange (TPE) 2017 just went live this week, and thousands of Higher Education/Student Affairs students and professionals across the country are trying to decide if TPE is right for them. The decision to attend or not is entirely personal, but I know that it was helpful for me to read about… Continue reading Is TPE Right for You? Experiences Outside of Housing