Thriving in Your Career: Finding the Right Fit

Guest Post by Anna Graham Hunter, Career Happiness Coach Nod if this sounds familiar: You hear about a position that seems perfect for you – new challenges, a prestigious company, a great title, and a salary range that’s a step up. They call you in and describe all the ways the company is great, why … Continue reading Thriving in Your Career: Finding the Right Fit

The Power of Mentorships and Sponsorships: Guest Post by Connie Wong, Co-Founder of Lynxsy

Highlighting the recent webinar “Get the Meeting! Cultivating Mentors and Sponsors to Move Your Career Forward” with Jason Levin (MBA’06): My blog topic this week will touch on the recent webinar hosted by the Georgetown Alumni Career Services on the important topic of mentorship and sponsorship. Guest speaker Jason Levin, career coach and speaker with … Continue reading The Power of Mentorships and Sponsorships: Guest Post by Connie Wong, Co-Founder of Lynxsy

Expectations of a Sales Development Representative (SDR): Guest Post by Carlos Cheung (B’13)

Originally posted at Sales4Startups. Over the past couple months, I’ve interviewed with several different excellent companies: AdRoll, Square, Stripe, Mixpanel, OpenDNS, Okta, and Optimizely. One of the top things that contributed to my interview success is having a clear understanding of the role I was applying for and the value it brings to the company’s … Continue reading Expectations of a Sales Development Representative (SDR): Guest Post by Carlos Cheung (B’13)

How to Network When You Don’t Know What You Want to Do: Guest Post by Connie Wong, Co-Founder of Lynxsy

Highlighting our recent webinar, “How to Network When You Don’t know What You Want to Do” “Networking” has become one of those ubiquitous buzzwords, so overused that people start forgetting it actually ever had any meaning at all. In a basic sense it’s talking on a professional level with people who could possibly help you … Continue reading How to Network When You Don’t Know What You Want to Do: Guest Post by Connie Wong, Co-Founder of Lynxsy

Meet Latazia, Future Educator and Inspirer

This fall, the University launched “Georgetown Stories,” a multi-media, first-person, “vlog” (video blog) that will follow 11 undergraduate students throughout the academic year as their Georgetown stories unfold.  Each student’s story will be told through a series of videos, still photography, emails and social media posts with the goal of more intimately connecting everyone in the Georgetown … Continue reading Meet Latazia, Future Educator and Inspirer

Is a Startup Right For You? Guest Post by Connie Wong, Co-Founder of Lynxsy

Highlighting our recent webinar, “Look Before You Leap: The Questions You Must Ask Yourself Before Joining a Startup” This week I’ve been asked to blog about an informative webinar by the Georgetown Alumni Career Services that examines the soul-searching you need to do before you enter the startup world. Associate Director Sarah Hay hosted the … Continue reading Is a Startup Right For You? Guest Post by Connie Wong, Co-Founder of Lynxsy

Meet Zoe Gadebegku (C’15), Aspiring Storyteller

This fall, the University launched “Georgetown Stories,”  a multi-media, first-person, “vlog” (video blog) that will follow 11 undergraduate students throughout the academic year as their Georgetown stories unfold.  Each student's story will be told through a series of videos, still photography, emails and social media posts with the goal of more intimately connecting everyone in the … Continue reading Meet Zoe Gadebegku (C’15), Aspiring Storyteller

Guest Post by Career Happiness Coach Anna Graham Hunter: How to Network When You Don’t Know What You Want to Do

By now, most people know that if you want to make a career shift you need to network. We’ve heard the statistics: between 70% and 80% of professional jobs are found through networking. Yet for many, many people who want to make a change or find a job, the process goes like this: scour job … Continue reading Guest Post by Career Happiness Coach Anna Graham Hunter: How to Network When You Don’t Know What You Want to Do