Career Transition, Job Search

Hire a Hoo: The Darden Hiring Network

About a year ago, a member of Darden’s Alumni Association Board of Directors shared with me an email called “Friends of BDO.” On a regular basis, BDO — the global accounting firm — delivers an email that highlights bios of executives in transition. This email is designed to help its network…

By Jennifer Coleman-
Career Management

Job Fit: The Employee Perspective

At a career services conference of my peers last month, I had the pleasure of listening to Dr. Brooks Holtom, a senior associate dean at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, present some of his research around human capital retention. Dr. Holtom’s presentation, entitled Job Fit: The Employer…

By Jennifer Coleman-
Career Transition

(How To) Put Your Why To Work: Pursuing a Second Act

When Darden School Dean Scott Beardsley released his book Higher Calling: The Rise of Nontraditional Leaders in Academia earlier this year, I immediately added it to my reading list. Having executed my own transition to higher education, I was anxious to learn about Dean Beardsley’s journey. More importantly, however…

By Jennifer Coleman-