Recruiters are busy. Interviews can be short and pressured. At networking events you compete with others for the recruiter's attention. No matter how hard you try to get recruiters to see just how accomplished you are, it is not always your fault if you don't get a chance to paint a full picture. Circumstances can get in your way.
So, at the very least, you want your resume to be the one tool in your job search tool kit that is fool proof; that lists your accomplishments and lays out your success story. What does that mean? Don't just
Each month we check in with one of our partners to hear what's new at their company. But, this month, when connecting with Lime partner, BMO Financial Group, we thought we'd check in with one of our Network members who interned there to see how his summer went. Nick Adams, Georgetown '15, and Lime Connect Fellow, gives us the scoop on his summer in Chicago...
The slow summer days are soon coming to an end. For the university students out there summer ending means summer internship recruiting beginning. For the rest of the professionals out there, the next few weeks may present a window of opportunity to catch those recruiters and company contacts in a good mood as they bask in the glow of summer rest and relaxation. What this all means to all of you is that now is a great time to schedule your information interviews or as I prefer to call them
We just finished our annual Lime Connect Fellowship Program Leadership & Professional Development Symposium. This is a 3 plus-day retreat in New York City that kicks off our Fellowship Program for accomplished rising juniors with disabilities. The Symposium is filled with professional development workshops, skill-building, self-exploration, and powerful dialogue about navigating disability confidently at school and work. As always, it was deep, invigorating, and inspiring. And our Fellowship class rocks, as always!
One interesting discussion was led by