Alumni Careers Archive
August 01, 2012
For many Wall Street professionals, the market has been an unfriendly, even hostile, environment. For those who have been out of work for a long time and for others who are employed but eager to make a move, the question is inevitable: Is it worth it? How do you pursue a career on Wall Street when it feels like the odds are overwhelmingly stacked against you?
June 20, 2012
Job search is hideous. There are many popular books and articles out there that even liken this process to some kind of religious experience. It most certainly is not. The process is usually awful. In fact, it’s probably one of the few situations in life that is worse than dating. The only truly good part is when it’s over. The following is a story about a client who amazed me. With a little creative thinking and relentless discipline she was able to overcome an extremely difficult search situation.
May 31, 2012
Running a marathon is not a casual habit. You don’t wake up one day and say, “Hey, I think I’ll run a marathon today”. Marathons require planning and commitment, as do careers.
April 25, 2012
Each of us has our own career dream, whether it’s working for ourselves or in a more traditional position, writes Kaihan Krippendorff ’99. Rediscover yours.
December 29, 2011
While job hunters may feel like their progress is going to slow down at holiday time, many hiring managers and decision makers actually are in a crunch and more receptive to genuine offers of assistance. So for you savvy job seekers, now is a great time for you to volunteer your particular expertise and at the same time demonstrate to a prospective employer that you are willing and able to make a contribution, resolve problems and find solutions.
September 19, 2011
You are a producer in an economic market called the labor market. To get ahead, you need to decide to be a market maker, not a market taker.
August 12, 2011
Second quarter data released by the global Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC) revealed a continued rise in senior executive recruitment activity worldwide following the industry’s return to growth since early 2010.
July 26, 2011
What are the best practices of networking?
June 22, 2011
If you find yourself waiting for things to change or feel like you are caught on a never-ending moving sidewalk, it may be time to push the pause button and actively assess your career vision.