My son graduated from university this past May, and just got his first ‘real’ job as an analyst. He is technically qualified to be an analyst, but as I know from years of OD, assessment and coaching work, technical skills are just one piece of the puzzle on the way to a successful career. Working on technical skills while concurrently working on how to manage change, focus on being collaborative and honing our communication skills gives us the best chance to be successful in our work life.
Job Search Advice
Last week I put up the following on Linked In:
My son is a sophomore in college, and is currently looking for his first professional job as an intern. He has some good summer experience, but this is the first time he is going through the professional job search process.