Alumni Feature- Eric Bowlin (’02) | WHAT GIVING BACK HAS TAUGHT ME

Like so many Madison graduates, I wasn’t as involved as I should have been, or hoped to have been, after graduation.  Sure, I came back for Homecoming and attended the Alumni Association CrabFest, but I wasn’t really pulling my weight as an alum. Four or five years after graduation, my wife, Stephanie, and I sat… Read More Alumni Feature- Eric Bowlin (’02) | WHAT GIVING BACK HAS TAUGHT ME

10 INSPIRATIONAL TED TALKS PERFECT FOR ANYONE HAVING A ROUGH DAY

You know those days when your boss blames you for something that wasn’t your fault, or your co-workers are passive-aggressive, or you get some horrible news, or you weren’t picked for the job? Yeah, those days suck. And to be honest, there’s not much you can do besides ride the suckiness out. I usually curl… Read More 10 INSPIRATIONAL TED TALKS PERFECT FOR ANYONE HAVING A ROUGH DAY

THE 9 ARTICLES YOU NEED TO READ IF YOUR JOB SEARCH IS DRAGGING ON AND ON

So, you were hoping that your job search would consist of sending a couple of emails to important contacts, filling out a few applications, going to one or two interviews, and then presto, you’d have a shiny new position. However, here you are, months later with not much to show for it. What are you doing… Read More THE 9 ARTICLES YOU NEED TO READ IF YOUR JOB SEARCH IS DRAGGING ON AND ON

HOW 2 MINUTES AND 2 POST-ITS CAN HELP YOU REACH YOUR GOALS

Staying motivated to reach your goals isn’t always easy. But here’s one idea for a simple, quick, and inexpensive pick-me-up: two Post-It notes. Science has proven that visualizing your day beforehand and reflecting on your timeafter the fact can set you up for success. So, Geoffrey James of Inc. actually came up with the idea to combine the activities into a… Read More HOW 2 MINUTES AND 2 POST-ITS CAN HELP YOU REACH YOUR GOALS

7 EXPERT LINKEDIN TIPS A LOT OF PEOPLE DON’T REALLY KNOW ABOUT

I bet you think you’re a LinkedIn expert. By now you probably have a professional profile picture, an elegantly outlined experience section, and even a few recommendations to round it all out. Maybe you even have a well-written summaryand a number of extracurricular activities highlighted. But just because you’ve completed your profile as much as humanly… Read More 7 EXPERT LINKEDIN TIPS A LOT OF PEOPLE DON’T REALLY KNOW ABOUT