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Career Path
Career Path

Choosing which professional road to take is one of the hardest decisions you’ll make. The key to a successful choice is to match your strengths, passions and goals with the needs and opportunities in the marketplace.  Choose a field that plays to your interests and personality type. Target jobs that will maximize your skills, motivate you every day, and stretch you toward your longer-term goals.  Seek opportunities that offer both professional and personal advancement.




by Susan Whitcomb
Assess Your Assets…Determine Your Direction to Jumpstart Your Job Search! (1)
Having so many career options as an MBA can be an asset as well as a detriment in your job search. It can make it difficult to narrow your focus to a particular position or field. MBA Career Strategist Susan Whitcomb presents a step-by-step strategy in her 3-part series for assessing your unique strengths and determining your career direction. Here, in Part 1, she focuses on matching what employers seek with your own skills and interests; or, as she explains it, finding the right “FIT.” … more>>
 

by Susan Whitcomb
Assess Your Assets…Determine Your Direction to Jumpstart Your Job Search! (2)
Now that you understand what your target employer seeks, in Part 2 of her series Susan Whitcomb turns to the Internal “FIT” -- clarifying your own identity as a job candidate to determine the optimum career match for you. … more>>
 

by Susan Whitcomb
Assess Your Assets…Determine Your Direction to Jumpstart Your Job Search! (3)
In the final segment of her 3-part series, MBA Career Strategist Susan Whitcomb addresses crossing the more challenging job search bridges – attempting to switch either job functions and/or industries when lacking the specific skills or experience needed to land the job you want. Here is Susan’s step-by-step strategy for staying on track to meet your goals. … more>>