If you’re anything like me, you’re lucky enough to work with inspiring senior colleagues who…
Author Summer Starling
As a member of a low-income, single-parent, refugee family from Somalia, I beat extraordinary odds to get to college.
Constant stress and anxiety do not help your job search. Find out how travel can boost your energy, increase neuroplasticity, and get you motivated!
In the New York of the early 90s, I lost many of my friends to…
Take a step back and look at who we are in a holistic way and the things we want to start (or spend more time) doing. This is the most important step in goal setting, because without having a map, we cannot plot a path to get to where we want to be.
One of the biggest mistakes that job seekers make is that they fall into the trap of only thinking about their next career move when they need a job. The fact is, you should always be proactive in your career if you want to reach your greatest potential as a professional.
As children, we depend on other people to keep us safe, comfortable, healthy, and well.…
At one point, I realized that I was so occupied with the job that I had no personal life at all. If you recognize yourself somewhere in the experiences I’ve shared, you’ll be glad to know that I surpassed that period
In resume-speak, we have a name for these bits of information that make you look more professional and experienced than the pack: accomplishments. Here are some examples of accomplishments that I’ve found in resumes of social workers, youth workers, case planners, and the like.
We are heavily influenced by the people we spend time around. Having smart, well-connected colleagues, friends, and mentors can hugely impact your career for the better.