One of the most difficult, time-consuming, and frustrating tasks for many of us is to write a several-page paper, essay, or report for a class, a project, a job, or other purpose. We struggle to write and organize an outline,
Networking for a job and working as part of a team once you get a job does not mean making speeches or manipulating others into recommending you for a position, or getting others to do their jobs or simply getting
What will your role with others be? Do you want to be managing, or planning, or supervising, or making decisions, or leading others, or doing technical work, or writing, or speaking and presenting. Dr. Sandy Marcus talks about finding long-term career success through truly envisioning your future.
Scott Downs, SASDI Senior Fellow, writes about what it takes to create excellent leadership.
The User Services Department of the Paul V. Galvin Library at Illinois Institute of Technology has recently embarked on a Service Design project with the help of SASDI’s Continuous Improvement unit in a half-day visioning session. This process allowed us to focus on the services and experiences that are most important to us and our students, rather than trying to reengineer processes without looking at the bigger picture. As a result, the group was able to identify the key service aspects that warrant the group’s focus.
You want your resume reader to see the key words that really paint a picture of you. If it’s a verb, fine; but it doesn’t have to be. You must therefore ask yourself is, “If there is ONE word in this item that I want my reader to see FIRST, what is that word?” That’s the word that should begin the item. You then find a way to write the rest of the item, starting with that key word. And, yes, it might be a verb, but it doesn’t have to be – it could be a noun, or a name, or even a number. The first word may not always be what you think, and selecting the best first word depends on what one wants to emphasize.
I came to Illinois Tech in August 2010 knowing I wanted to “make an impact” in the world – but not sure exactly how. I knew I had an interest in learning and contributing to how science changes our society