Author Archives: Jennifer Coleman

Get More Out of LinkedIn With the Find Alumni Tool

In modern day networking, there is no tool more popular than LinkedIn. Its popularity is what makes LinkedIn so powerful — nowhere else do people keep their professional information more current or complete. Users want to be found on LinkedIn … Continue reading

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The Art of Introducing Yourself

When you have an interview, you know the request is coming in some form or another. Usually right out of the gate. “Tell me about yourself.” “Walk me through your resume.” “Tell me about your background.” When you have an … Continue reading

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Demystifying Executive Search

If you are actively searching for a senior-level job, or if you simply want to be considered for new opportunities in your field, executive search professionals are an excellent resource to include in your proverbial Rolodex.
Recently, BlueSteps,* the executive career … Continue reading

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Introducing Alumni Advisors

The Armstrong Center for Alumni Career Services is thrilled to announce the launch of our pilot Alumni Advisor Program.
What is the Alumni Advisor Program?  Similar in concept to the Second Year Advisor program offered by Darden’s Career Development Center, the … Continue reading

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Coming to a Chapter Near You…

Alumni Career Services is excited to announce that we are going on the road this year! Been thinking about a career change? Want some networking tips or feedback on your LinkedIn profile? Seeking a promotion? Considering reaching out to Alumni … Continue reading

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What a Career Coach Can Do For You

What exactly do Alumni Career Services (ACS) coaches do?
This is the question that starts many of my coaching sessions. In my first eight months at Darden, it has been my privilege to meet with many Darden alumni who are pursuing … Continue reading

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When it’s Time to Change

In November 2015 I had the good fortune of becoming the new Executive Director of The Armstrong Center for Alumni Career Services (ACS).  After receiving my MBA from Kellogg , I joined the Equities division at Goldman Sachs where I spent … Continue reading

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