“Not Everyone is Going to Like You”

It was 2009. I was several months into a new job -- my first job as a manager -- and I was miserable. Miserable to the point of insomnia. Depression. Anger. Constant self-doubt. And even bouts of tears. I won't lie. I made a lot of missteps as a first-time manager, and those missteps led … Continue reading “Not Everyone is Going to Like You”

Are you a new graduate looking for that first job? These tips might help.

EDITOR'S NOTE: I wrote this blog in 2012 when the United States was still stumbling a bit from the downturn of 2008. While that dates it a little, much of this still rings true today.  I've been working for universities since 2004. Each spring, I watch thousands of new graduates leave the comforts of college … Continue reading Are you a new graduate looking for that first job? These tips might help.