You may have picked up the news in July of Steven Covey’s passing. The well-known author of “The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People”, first published in 1989, was considered a pioneer in the self-help genre. “This was one of the first books in recent times that was really directed at prioritizing the way you [...]
Tag Archive 'Job Search'
At a party last week I had a conversation with my friend, Joe, who sells a software product to hospitals. I was asking him about the process he uses to sell. As we spoke, it occurred to me that the process Joe uses is very similar to the process I advise job seekers to use. [...]
I was in the store last weekend and overheard two women making their plans for Black Friday. They were developing their strategy for the upcoming shopping extravaganza – when to start, where to go first, what order to hit the stores and how to pace themselves. It was clear these women would maximize the savings [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Sep 1st, 2011
In the Fall of 2010, Jamala Massenburg (MBA’09) found herself a year into a job that just didn’t fit her talents, interests, and passions. She knew she needed to make a change away from data intensive consulting report production, but she wasn’t sure how to proceed.
As in any project or campaign, the first step in [...]
Job searching can be frustrating, particularly in the summer when meetings and decisions tend to be postponed by vacationing decision makers. Delays have not deterred some recent Darden graduates from effectively hunting for their first job out of school. Alumni Career Services has had the pleasure of assisting our newest alumni this summer … and [...]
“Wow, things have changed since I last looked for a job!” This is a common sentiment Alumni Career Services’ (ACS) coaches hear from alumni now in search mode.Methods of recruiting talent (and therefore being recruited) have dramatically altered the way positions are filled. Popularization of online networking, along with an overabundance of available candidates and [...]
Alumni Career Services Featured Success Story,
Danica Hunt Harrahy (MBA ’96)
Career transitions can be stressful in the best of times, but conducting a job search during the 2009 downturn was particularly challenging for many. Darden alumna Danica Hunt Harrahy (MBA ’96, pictured) experienced these challenges first-hand when she left her employer of 13 years (Capital One), [...]