Most Sought Majors

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) has just released the responses to its 2017 Job Outlook Spring Update which asks employers about their hiring plans. This should be of interest to not only those of you who are on the hiring side of the...

Exploring Career Options

This month’s Fast Company magazine has an article by Alex Daly called How I Created My Dream Job That Didn’t Exist. In her article she talks about how she did research on jobs that she was interested in pursuing, “When I was working in magazines,” she...

Career Paradigm 2 – Ikigai

The Japanese have a term, Ikigai, that also addresses the job/career/calling paradigm. It is usually used to indicate the source of value in one’s life or the things that make one’s life worthwhile. Secondly, the word is used to refer to mental and spiritual...

Aristotle Was Direct (and Correct)

Most people know I spent the first 20-plus years of my career working in ten different jobs for five different companies (and I was never let go because of poor performance). And out of those ten jobs, there are about eight that I hope I never get to go back and do...

Salaries Up for 2016 College Grads

Salaries for 2016 college grads are on the rise. Computer Science and Engineering grads continue to lead the pack in terms of starting pay, but all of the top 5 categories saw significant increases over the 2015 numbers. The average starting salaries for all majors...
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