Tag Archives: career
Did College Prepare you for your Current Career?
Posted on 11.03.2014
YES! College classes helped me realize my goal of being a high school football coach and director of live plays.. After spending the first seven years of my career doing that, I applied the leadership skills I learned from being a coach and the sales/social skills I learned from directing plays into a sales career … Continue reading
Did College Prepare You for your Current Position?
Posted on 10.31.2014
Yes. I was highly involved in leadership in my sorority. I counseled my sisters, enforced policies and ran meetings – all important to an HR career. As a government major I did a ton of reading, research, and writing. This has helped tremendously in my work life with my writing and analytic skills. I learned … Continue reading
Did college prepare you for your current position?
Posted on 10.27.2014
Yes and No. No – Even though my degree is in HR Development, I learned nothing about HR. I learned some information regarding Employment Law in one of my business management classes (and I wish I had paid more attention). Yes – My degree program also required that I take an internship in order to … Continue reading
Did College Prepare You for Your Current Job?
Posted on 10.15.2014
Well, sort of. My degree in Marketing did not prepare me for my two careers, Retail Management and Human Resources. However, the college experience did prepare me with — or should I say introduced me to — skills and concepts that have served me well over my entire work life. College provided the basic process … Continue reading