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Alumni Spotlight: Successful Transition After 11 Years

This month we congratulate ’89 alum, Lance Hack, for landing an exciting new role. In the following Q&A, Lance describes his search and the ways in which he utilized Alumni Career Services to assist him on his journey.How did you hear about ACS?  Had you always known…

By Marty Speight-
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Relaunching Your Career in the New World of Work

For all of the competitive realities in today’s world of work, paradoxically there are a few silver linings when it comes to reclaiming one’s foothold on the rugged “career jungle gym.” One of these is a growing acceptance and formalization of programs and opportunities around career “relaunching”—the…

By Shelby Olson-
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Career Management Perspectives on Garnering a Board Seat

Many mid- to later-career stage business leaders are interested in what it takes to be invited to serve on a corporate board. As members of the Baby Boomer generation — a significant number of whom are now in senior level roles within their organizations — move into the final years of…

By Shelby Olson-
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Dealing with Non-Compete Agreements

“I have an incredible offer, but they want me to sign an aggressive non-compete agreement, what should I do?”  “I was just let go and now the company wants to prohibit me from getting a job anywhere else, is this legal?”  With a great deal of movement in today…

By Connie English-
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Drop Me a Line or Give Me a Ring

With all the choices of correspondence methods today, it is not always clear how to best communicate.I so enjoy receiving traditional holiday greetings from friends near and far.  Beautiful cards, photos, updates, stories, contact information and sometimes entertaining prose often serve as a lifeline to friendships made through many…

By Connie English-