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Nailing The Job Fair – Making This Essential Event Your Own

Posted by Alan J. McMillan on Fri, Sep 12, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

‘Tis the season, here comes the fall job fair.  Next week I am at both Howard University and MIT with a workshop that is designed for students to ‘own’ their job fair experience.  How do they prepare in order to be performing in the top 10% of all students who attend job fairs this fall everywhere in America?  That’s the essence of the sessions.

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Topics: Job Search, Job Preparation, Alan McMillan, Dream Jobs, Job Fair, Professional Network, Multiple job offers, College Experience, Network, College, internships

Branding, Networking and Syllabus Day

Posted by Alan J. McMillan on Mon, Aug 25, 2014 @ 09:00 AM

OK, first day of class and it is time to review the syllabus.  A quick lesson:

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Topics: Alan McMillan, College Experience, Network, College

How Do I Elevate My Personal Brand?

Posted by Alan J. McMillan on Thu, Jul 10, 2014 @ 10:02 AM

Think of the concept of branding like this:  A hiring manager has two different candidates under consideration.  All elements being equal:

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Topics: Job Preparation, Personal Brand, Professional Network, Network, internships

Being Socially Smart

Posted by Alan J. McMillan on Sat, Feb 08, 2014 @ 08:51 AM

I have come to admire an emerging firm, Social Assurity.  They deliver personalized social media management services for college and career advantage.  Social Assurity has quickly become a thought leader in the discussion of how social media impacts college admissions and career placement decisions. They entered the conversation with a new common sense approach advocating viewing social media as an asset.  As they say, “If colleges and employers are looking then give them something to see." 

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Topics: Job Search, Dream Jobs, Branding, Career Advantage, Network, College, Social Assurity, Rebecca Warner, Social Media

Ready to Job Search

Posted by Alan McMillian on Sat, Feb 01, 2014 @ 02:24 PM
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Topics: Job Search, Alan McMillan, Job Fair, Branding, YouTube, College Experience, Network