Posts Tagged ‘ career path ’

Beware of Idolizing Your Mentor

November 14, 2012
Beware of Idolizing Your Mentor

I ran on the treadmill this morning watching The Today Show and witnessed teenage fans of One Direction in tears. I don’t fully understand why girls cry when they see idols…are they happy to be in their presence? Or, are they sad they’ll never get closer to them? For whatever reason, these girls were deifying…

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TechCrawl – College Students Sample Tech Careers in NYC

March 28, 2012
TechCrawl – College Students Sample Tech Careers in NYC

Last Friday, an enterprising 2008 Smith College alumna, Regina Chien, organized a group of 28 college students to visit a few technology companies in New York City, including Google’s NYC headquarters, and her office at Silicon Valley Bank. Regina hoped to give these students a peak at different career options as well as to educate…

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A Career Path Constant- In any Company

January 11, 2012
A Career Path Constant- In any Company

One of my readers wrote that she wanted to hear about unconventional ways to grow a career. She probably realized that the career track her parents followed isn’t relevant today. Today, there is no conventional way to grow your career. Past generations picked role models or mentors and followed their every move in lock-step. Today,…

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Creating a Career Path and Life Path

December 7, 2011
Creating a Career Path and Life Path

I would like to say I had a plan my senior year in college, but it was more of a lemming approach; my friends were interviewing with investment banks so I interviewed with investment banks. Unlike my classmates however, I hadn’t structured my summers for a job on Wall Street. My jobs were more geared…

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