The best predictor of career success, according to multiple, peer reviewed studies, is being in an OPEN network instead of a closed one. In fact, one study shows that half of the predicted difference in career success (i.e., promotion, compensation, industry recognition) is due to this special type of network. (Forbes, by Michael Simmons) WHAT … Continue reading What’s the # 1 Predictor of Career Success? A Special Network!
TIME ON THE HILLTOP What was your favorite class or who was your favorite professor at Georgetown? I always knew I wanted to major in English, so that’s why Georgetown was my first choice of university. I loved the combination of having a strong liberal arts education while also having the diversification of the rest … Continue reading Hoya Highlight: Marissa Amendolia Finn (C’11), Creative Marketing and Content Manager at Facebook
https://youtu.be/EBMklodMpp4 Contacts Count Principal Consultant Vern Schellenger (P'02) shares tips and tricks for improving your networking skills, and shows us how to answer the "so, what do you do?" question in a new way that leads to better connections! Over the next two weeks, Vern will be sharing a series of blogs emphasizing how to … Continue reading Make Networking an Art, Not an Accident
https://youtu.be/n8oJUWXSwxQ Tune in to hear relationship coach Keith Dent (B'89) share his top tips for managing relationships with significant others, children, and ourselves while working from home and living in quarantine! Keith shares how to have date nights, make time for yourself, and set boundaries in an interview with Georgetown Alumni Association staff. Reach out … Continue reading Relationship Management Tips for Working from Home
Take [this] time to invest in yourself.Dhru Beeharilal, GUAA Career Coaching Partner https://videopress.com/v/cv8fAzU2?preloadContent=metadata Dhru Beeharilal is one of the GUAA Career Coaching Partners and is available to meet with you for a variety of needs related to your professional life, including job changes, leadership development, workplace communication, and team dynamics. Reach out to Dhru directly … Continue reading Top Five Tips for Weathering Your Furlough
It’s the end of June and school has pretty much ended. Now what? Parents, if you decide not to take the risk and enroll your kids in summer camp you will have to create a way to keep your kids engaged while still trying to work and maintain some since of sanity. If you were … Continue reading Seven Ways To Help Your Child Over the Summer and Still Keep Your Sanity!
https://videopress.com/v/RFde2nJG?preloadContent=metadata Jasmine Smith (S'11) is a freelance Event Producer at SmithCo The world has changed significantly since March forcing us to live, work, and communicate mostly through technology. We order food, meet for happy hour, go to concerts, join meetings for work, and attend church all courtesy of the internet. Everything is happening online and … Continue reading Top Tips for Hosting Virtual Events
In one of his usually insightful blog posts , Dan Rockwell says, "Wisdom, like every other great thing, is pursued and nurtured, not attained." This phrase reminds me of my own view of leadership, that becoming an admired and respected leader involves a lifetime journey. When we get to the point where we think we … Continue reading It’s All About the Journey