Getting LinkedIn to Career Success
Social Media & Online Presence / Student Success

Getting LinkedIn to Career Success

Alex Bryant Graduate Fellow, GW Career Quest GW Center for Career Services Master of Public Administration Candidate (Expected 2017) In my LinkedIn review sessions with GW Career Quest-NYC students, I was often asked if it was worth it to have a LinkedIn page. The answer I always give is, yes, yes, YES! Take a look at … Continue reading

Accepting & Embracing My Fate as a Generalist
Career Coach Corner / Career Exploration / Internships / Student Success / Uncategorized

Accepting & Embracing My Fate as a Generalist

By Avra Bossov M.A. ’16, Media & Strategic Communication (expected) B.A. ’15, Political Communication “I want you to feel comfortable with being a generalist,” said Lonnie, my career coach. I had never heard these words in a way that rang true—until this conversation. In my 5th year at GW, as I am completing my Master’s … Continue reading

Job Search / Social Media & Online Presence / Uncategorized

Get ahead of the pack during Spring Break

Spring Break is here! Time to head home, visit family, or escape somewhere warmer and top up your tan. The last thing you want to be doing is worrying about your job or internship search, right? On the contrary – this break is a great opportunity to get ahead on your search, especially in today’s … Continue reading

Job Search / Social Media & Online Presence

The importance of LinkedIn and looking good online

By now, we’re sure you will have heard all the stories about employers checking you out first on social media sites before making a decision to interview or employ you. This Mashable post states that 91% of employers will screen you through Facebook, Twitter or any other social media site as part of their hiring … Continue reading