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Tag: career

Employers unhappy with new generation of workers

Show up, prepared and on time, not just when you feel like it. Take directions gratefully -- and this means…

English Major: Working as student journalist “helped me get the job” of technical writer

I just got this email from a student who graduated in May. I'm the adviser to The Setonian, the student newspaper.…

Wanted in College Graduates: Tolerance for Ambiguity

"What answer do you want?" "Just tell me what you want me to write, and I'll write it for you!"…

4 Skills to Help You Stand Out In Any Job Interview

An employer will never ask you to write a five-paragraph essay, but your employer will expect you to demonstrate the…

In an Unpredictable Job Market, How Should People Think About College Majors?

I tell my students that if what they want is specific job skills, they should learn how to lay cable or…

100 Careers for English Majors

Anyone with an English degree will tell you that picking this major can lead to a lot skeptical questions: “What…