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1. The Danger of Deficit Thinking
Many middle- and high-school students face major challenges in the educational system that have nothing at all to do with their personal circumstances. Deficit thinking is one of the more dangerous obstacles our children face. Here's why.
2. Top 5 Resume Tips
Employers often have a larger number of applicants for every opening. Therefore, it is important to do all you can to ensure your resume makes the cut.
3. Informational Interview Questions to Ask
As a college student, you may benefit from conducting an informational interview to help you choose a career path or to learn how to be successful in your chosen career field. If you conduct an informational interview, come prepared with a well chosen list of questions to ask during the interview.
4. Informational Interviews - Finding Professionals
If you are interested in conducting an informational interview you will need to identify a professional in your field of interest to interview. Finding a professional to interview can be a challenge for many students because they are not certain where to look for contacts.
5. Interview Questions for Recent Graduates
When you interview for your first job after college, you will likely be asked one or more of these questions about your education and your future plans. Prospective employers want to know what you gained from your college experience, planning and decision-making ability, and future goals.
6. Informational Interviewing Steps
An informational interview is a meeting designed to help you learn more about a career field you find interesting. They are a great way for you to gain an insider's perspective about a career field. They also can help you gain important business contacts.
7. Cover Letters for College Students
Cover letter writing is a very important skill for students to master because they can make the difference between an employer reading your resume and the employer passing it over. A well-written cover letter may persuade the employer to consider you as a job candidate.
8. School Counselor Tammy Beckelheimer
Interview with Tammy Beckelheimer, school counselor, for those who may be interested in pursuing a school counseling career.
9. Attorney Kimberly Pellini
Interview with Kimberly Pellini about her career as a lawyer for the benefit of students who are considering careers in the law. Mrs. Pellini works for the state of North Carolina as an assistant district attorney.
10. Physician Assistant Billie Cartwright
Physician assistants provide medical care in every medical speciality. Find out more about the field through this interview with Billie Cartwright, MHS, PA-C (certified physician assistant holding a master of health sciences degree).
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