For most students, your first corporate job is a milestone that seals the deal on the college experience. You’ve hustled from class to class and library to study hall, you’ve completed the internships in between, all so that you gain the tools to find employment and launch what hopefully turns out to be a beautiful career.
American entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple Steve Jobs once said, “learn continually—there’s always ‘one more thing’ to learn!”
There’s a Latin proverb that says, “if the wind will not serve, take to the oars.” If you’ve ever hunted for a (new) job, you likely can relate. Of course, every workplace has its idiosyncrasies, but you need to find the “wind” that serves you best.
The debate between working for bigger companies or smaller companies is a big topic for a lot of college graduates entering the workforce—I’d know, I was recently one of them. Everyone has their opinion of which way is best before they take the job, and those may or may not change after everyone has spent some time being employed.
When you’re applying for a new job, you have your reasons—whether it’s to find a new challenge or to escape a toxic workplace, you want to trust that somewhere else will be better for you and your career. But when you’re sending off applications, it’s hard to know what you might be getting yourself into—most times, you won’t know until you’ve signed your new employment contract and are in (a new set) of weeds.
As you may or may not know, November is Adoption Awareness Month. Like parenthood in general, adoption is a journey, but in some ways, it’s still considered a unique way to go—after all, your starting point in adopting a child is completely different from the alternative ways of becoming a parent. But that’s what makes it so special, and it’s why I wanted to write this. To celebrate Adoption Awareness, I want to share my own experience with adoption.
Roopa Sudheendra to lead technology and product development as the Company continues to strengthen its leadership team
Tampa-based Schellman, a leading provider of cybersecurity attestation and compliance services, announced today that President and CEO Avani Desai, has signed the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ commitment as part of the organization’s effort to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.