Graduate Degrees: Yes or No

In the post, Is an Advance Degree Worth It? I offered a three-step process for making the decision. These consisted of: Embracing the Informational Interview: to ascertain the value of a degree from those who hold it. Challenge the Job Description: to test whether the credential is a non-negotiable. Consider Certifications: to see if a less expensive option is a […]

Don’t Marry Your Job

Reader Question: Now that the graduation parties are complete, what’s one piece of advice you’d offer those new to the working world? Simple: Date Your Job. Don’t Marry It. Many grads enter the workforce expecting to instantly find a perfect professional match: that ultra-flexible, personally fulfilling, highly paid position that’s an excellent launching pad for either the C-suite or their […]