Transformative resume building and interview coaching for college seniors

HENRY – Class of 2014

HENRY – CLASS OF 2014 Henry A recent graduate story:  Henry’s story of his first years of employment includes realizing in his senior year that his major wasn’t right for him. Again, I wish he was standing in front of you to tell his story. But even in print it...

STEFF – Class of 2014

STEFF – CLASS OF 2014 Steff Colleges and Universities generally tend to place much more emphasis on recruiting their student body and less on helping students find jobs at the end of four years. So, I asked a couple of recent graduates to tell their stories to...

Confidence

CONFIDENCE Helen Koster It seems quite automatic to judge our value in comparison to what others have accomplished. It’s hard to sidestep that impulse because, in fact, we live in a culture known for its competitiveness. Our confidence can sometimes erode because of...

Asking Questions for More Meaningful Resumes

ASKING QUESTIONS FOR MORE MEANINGFUL RESUMES Helen Koster In Warren Berger’s book “A More Beautiful Question” he makes an excellent case that the most successful people tend to be natural questioners. Also, a friend of mine who teaches entrepreneurship at the...

Telling Your Story

TELLING YOUR STORY Helen Koster Information abounds for the soon-to-be college graduate who is ready to enter the job market. Much of this information is on the internet and substantively is usually a couple of sentences.   This so-called expert advice often ends up...