Alumni Feature – Anna Fitzgibbon (’06) | 25 COUNTRIES IN 5 YEARS

It’s true. I did decide to veer off of the traditional career path when I graduated from JMU. I was always a devoted student and I loved taking on as much as I possibly could during my four years in Harrisonburg. I had applied this go-getter attitude to my post-graduate adventure, when instead of heading… Read More Alumni Feature – Anna Fitzgibbon (’06) | 25 COUNTRIES IN 5 YEARS

MADISON NETWORK WEBINAR SERIES | On Demand

  Webinars On Demand: 2017 Getting Engaged 30 minutes Presented By: Anna Fitzgibbon (’06) Maintaining a dedication to the unfamiliar is challenging. How do we continue to build our careers instead of just having them? How do we ensure that we are constantly developing our competitive edge, keeping our skill set relevant, all while remaining personally… Read More MADISON NETWORK WEBINAR SERIES | On Demand

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