“Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish”: Career Insights from Steve Jobs

On October 5, 2011, Apple co-founder and chairperson Steve Jobs died at the age of 56.  Since then, many people are re-visiting the commencement speech Jobs delivered at Stanford University in 2005.  Packed with general life lessons, the speech also has valuable tips for finding meaningful work and sustaining a fulfilling career.  Here are some …

Seniors: Planning for After College Starts Today

This week’s blog entry comes to us from guest blogger, Kyle Espinola. In addition to being a student at University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), Kyle works for FindtheBest.com, a website that allows consumers to compare their purchasing options in various industries in order to make informed decisions.  In this post, he has some advice …

World of Work: Brenda J. Luciano, Esq. ’97, Associate at Paul Frank + Collins, P.C.

Brenda J. Luciano, Esq. ’97 Associate Paul Frank + Collins, P.C. – http://www.pfclaw.com/ Burlington, VT Major: Business Administration What type of law do you practice and how did you choose that? My practice surrounds areas of business law, including business transactions, commercial real estate, and business litigation as well as some environmental litigation. I have …

Effective Approaches to Your Job Search

You may have heard that looking for a job is a job in itself.  Although it is unlikely that anyone is spending 40 hours a week or more on their job search, there is some truth in this statement.  Looking for gainful employment can be tiring and hard.  However, being proactive in your search can …

World of Work: David DePiano, CPA ’04, Director of Financial Reporting, Dyn

David DePiano, CPA ‘04 Major: Business Administration – Accounting Concentration Director of Financial Reporting Dyn – Manchester, NH http://www.dyn.com How would you describe what you do on a typical day to someone who is unfamiliar with your field? I am responsible for making sure Dyn’s financial statements are presented to company management timely and free …

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