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Life Update 2017-18

It's been quite some time since my last post, but hopefully I will be back to posting regularly again. Much has changed in the past year. I left my position at Ashland University last fall due to family circumstances. I spent late 2017 and the first half of 2018 helping as an in-home caregiver for…

5 Tips for a Successful CareerFest

I wrote a new post on the Ashland University Career Services Center blog, 5 Tips for a Successful CareerFest. In this post I hoped to combine a number of resources students may find useful as they prepare for the event.

Identifying Suspicious Job Postings to Job Boards

Apparent scams and fraudulent job postings have been on the rise lately in online job boards. After two positions that we approved in Ashland University’s on campus job board ended up being apparently fraudulent or inauthentic, I sat down and took a look at what information had been provided to us, and there were a lot of inconsistencies in the postings that should have been red flags that the postings were not genuine. This post is intended for administrators of job boards as they review unsolicited postings to assist them in identifying what jobs may be worth double-checking.