Alumni Career Blog

Make December merry and bright - and prosperous! - with these Alumni Career Services events

Photo courtesy of Pixabay. The last four to six weeks of the year do seem to run on their own timetable, don’t they? With multiple winter holidays happening during December, it’s easy to assume that any career management efforts we might make at this time would be better reserved for...Read more

16 Servings of Gratitude for 2016

No matter your background or affiliation, 2016 has been a bumpy ride. There have been days that it’s honestly been difficult to be grateful about anything. But as we enter Thanksgiving week in the United States, it’s important to honor gratitude and thanksgiving (as an action, not a day on...Read more

Career Links: November 2016

For many years, being a “busy, successful professional” could mean “married to the job” and/or “work always comes first.” But in the past decade and a half - particularly post-Great Recession - thinking on this topic has changed dramatically. Stewart D. Friedman, the Practice Professor of Management at the Wharton...Read more

Sun Devil Career Snapshot: Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman ’09 B.A.

Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman, an ASU alumna who works as an urban anthropologist. Photo courtesy of ASU Now. When Katrina Johnston-Zimmerman first arrived in Phoenix in 2005 to attend Arizona State University, she was surprised by how poorly the city was designed for people without a driver’s license, like herself. That observation...Read more

What an “attitude of gratitude” has to do with career success …

Photo courtesy of Bart Maguire via Flickr. The calendar now says “November,” which for many people calls up the once-a-year focus on gratitude … at least until Thanksgiving, after which the quality seems to disappear for some as quickly as leftovers from the family feast. It doesn’t have to be...Read more