The Art of Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone (a.k.a. I Tried Pilates)

I recently learned that I don’t have to be good at something to enjoy it. I took a Pilates class for the first time while on vacation in beautiful Provincetown, MA, and the instructor — a charming Irishman — gave me extra support because he knew I was a beginner.  While helping me with one […]

Now Trending in the Millennial Workplace

In my “Now Trending” series, I curate five recently published articles that capture the future of work or embrace the Millennial mindset. Share your favorite articles of the week in a comment! Faced With Graying Workforce, Nestlé to Start Major Recruitment Drive According to this Wall Street Journal article, Nestle will begin a major initiative […]

The Best Way to Network with Alumni on LinkedIn

If you’ve been feeling the urge lately to buy fresh pencils and open the first page of a crisp new notebook, you’re not alone. Whether you graduated two years ago or 20, September always feels like the beginning of a new school year. For job seekers, this sense of a new beginning can inspire you […]

Guest Post: What Career Services Directors Always Wanted To Tell You (But You Never Asked)

The following is a guest post from Sharon Belden Castonguay, EdD, Director of the Graduate Career Management Center at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business… If you are a recent or soon-to-be college graduate, you are probably getting a lot of bad advice. For instance, at some point a responsible adult—a professor, your dad—may have encouraged you […]

Why Your College Major Doesn’t Matter

In honor of back to school season, I wanted to share an observation I’ve made over the past ten years of advising Generation Y on their post-college careers: When it comes to your job search and career aspirations, your college major doesn’t matter.* Yes, there are some professions (e.g., accounting), where you may need a […]

Making the MBA Decision

Dear Lindsey, How important is getting your MBA from a top graduate school verses a middle of the road or maybe online school make? What difference does it make regarding future pay and opportunities?   Thanks, Marie Dear Marie, Educational decisions are personal and the right answers are different for everyone. What I can do is provide […]

College student summer career advice

Lindsey on The Huffington Post: 10 things to do this summer to solidify your ideal job after graduation It’s the middle of summer! Time to sip lemonade, slather on the SPF and read gossip magazines for hours, right? Not if you’ve just graduated from college and you’re eager to find a full-time job before the […]

How to Stress Less: An interview with Maria Pascucci of CampusCalm.com

Unconscious Bias

I’m happy to announce that I’ve just signed on as a “networking expert” with Campus Calm, a website that promises to help college students manage their stress and personal well-being. The site was founded by Maria Pascucci, a reformed “stressaholic and perfectionist,” who had the brilliant idea to provide a forum and tools for college […]

Career Q&A: What career should I choose?

Q: I graduated college a few weeks ago, have agreed to take a job for the summer and in the fall will embark on a Master’s degree (entailing a couple of night classes a week). I am not sure if I’ll want to pursue a Ph.D. in the future, but for now, I’d like to […]