TEN PEOPLE YOU NEED TO HAVE IN YOUR PROFESSIONAL NETWORK

In a career planning workshop for senior executives, all of whom were gainfully employed and not actively looking for a job, I still emphasized the importance of recruiter relationships. Recruiters offer a critical window into the market. Even when you’re not looking, you want to understand the level of interest in what you do (what… Read More TEN PEOPLE YOU NEED TO HAVE IN YOUR PROFESSIONAL NETWORK

Alumni Feature- Christine Hammond (’89) | HOW EXHAUSTION IN WOMEN DECREASES WORK PRODUCTIVITY

Samantha believed things would be easier with her latest promotion, but they weren’t. Things were actually worse. The increase in income helped but the demands of her job meant less time for her family. Her high standards which contributed greatly to her success now impeded her both at work and home. Disappointed about her performance,… Read More Alumni Feature- Christine Hammond (’89) | HOW EXHAUSTION IN WOMEN DECREASES WORK PRODUCTIVITY

Alumni Feature- Eric Wagner (’12) | DETOURS ON LIFE’S ROAD

Detours On Life’s Road R.E. Wagner I once read a few lines from writer Matthew E. Fryer who wrote that, “With every ending, a new beginning is defined.” It’s a quote that I’ve found pretty applicable to my life since graduating from James Madison back in 2012. Because if there’s one thing I’ve learned since… Read More Alumni Feature- Eric Wagner (’12) | DETOURS ON LIFE’S ROAD

Russ Reeder – Why is Apathy Acceptable | Madison Vision Lecture

A lecture series which honors James Madison’s conviction that cultivating an informed and educated citizenry is essential to the health of our republican democracy. The series brings scholars, thinkers and leaders of all kinds to campus for lively explorations of issues facing our society. We hope you’ll enjoy this recorded lecture from this series. Supported… Read More Russ Reeder – Why is Apathy Acceptable | Madison Vision Lecture

5 QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR LIFE

“What do you do for a living?” might be the second-most frequently asked question, after your name. If it weren’t so commonplace, it might be considered odd and perhaps a little rude. But given the emphasis that society places on our career choice, it’s no wonder many think their job title defines who they are.… Read More 5 QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR LIFE