Archives for Career Development

Starting a Job Search? Plan What You Will Communicate

Starting a Job Search? Plan What You Will Communicate Searching for a job may seem like a daunting process. However, with the right preparation, you can develop a strategy to make your voice stand out among the sea of candidates. Owen’s Alumni Career Management website has resources to help you communicate your personal brand effectively […]

Owen Resources Can Help Support Your Career Transitions

Owen Resources Can Help Support Your Career Transitions The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally altered so many aspects of our lives, and for many, that includes careers. If your employment has been affected, or you think it may be in the future, Owen is here to help. Through the power of the Owen network and the […]

Career Guides to In-Demand COVID-19 Professions & Industries

As an Owen alum, you have access to the Vault Career Guides through the Walker Management Library. A recent article from Vault mentions the following professions that are growing during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Health Care Management Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology Medical Equipment Manufacturing Internet Content Think about pivoting toward expanding industries by identifying your transferable skills, […]

Career Advancement in the New Year

2019 is here and many if us take stock of the last 12 months and make plans for the next 12 months. Even though this post refers to the ‘holidays’, there are some wonderful suggestions to consider as you think about your career in 2019. 5 Ways to Boost Your Career This Holiday Season by […]

Plan for a Successful Transition to a New Position

Don’t be thrown off by the title of this article, How Can I Be Impressive When I Replaced a Workaholic?. This article provides some valuable tips and to do’s when transitioning to a new position: How Can I Be Impressive When I Replaced a Workaholic?

Use Emotional Intelligence to Build Your Career

How can emotional intelligence help you get that next promotion? It’s simple: Unequaled: Tips for Building a Successful Career Through Emotional Intelligence by Derek Loosvelt Jim Runde has worked for Morgan Stanley for 40 years, which makes him the longest-serving investment banker at a single Wall Street institution in history. In 1999, Runde earned fame […]

Do You Want To Be a Good Boss?

What makes someone a good boss? Assess your boss or yourself by reading this article. How to Tell if You Have a Good Boss By Alison Green It’s performance evaluation time in lots of workplaces this month, and you might be preparing for a meeting with your boss to talk about how well you’re performing. […]

Reach Your Goals in 2017

As the new year rolls in, we often think about the goals we wish to accomplish. What about taking small steps toward your goals over the course of the year? The 1% Rule That’ll Make Reaching Big Goals Feel Easy by Alyse Kalish It’d be pretty nice if you could snap your fingers and get […]