Seminar on Continuous Improvement (December 2017)

Seminar on Continuous Improvement (December 2017)

The CI unit hosted its third seminar on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at the Illinois Tech Downtown Campus, using space at the Institute of Design. We ran this seminar in October and November 2017, with the same attendee goals for each session, but in a different physical area, which allowed participants to reflect on the information away from the usual associations tied to their normal office space.

Rethinking the Use of the Verb to Start a Résumé Item

Rethinking the Use of the Verb to Start a Résumé Item

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.

The Career Workshop: design your story, craft your career, understand your purpose, and deliver impact.

The Career Workshop: design your story, craft your career, understand your purpose, and deliver impact.

“College students should have significant practice solving complex problems with diverse groups of collaborators in order to prepare for the challenges they will face in the workplace and in civic life.” – Kathryn Peltier Campbell, Association of American Colleges and