Career Inspiration

Check out our weekly blogs where we offer advice and discuss our philosophy, approach, and why we believe it should be the new standard for career seekers. We also interview students and career professionals allowing you to learn from their experiences.

Do I Need a College Degree? self-reflection Feb 19, 2021

“Where do you want to go to college?”

If you’re hearing this question a lot these days, you’re not alone. It’s common to assume students will graduate high school and...

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5 Hobbies That Could Lead to Surprising Careers student tip Jan 20, 2021

Most people think of hobbies as just for fun. They should be! But they can also inspire you down a certain career path - maybe even one you hadn’t thought of before. 

When it comes to...

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CAREER INTERVIEW - Dog Trainer and Animal Behaviorist with Craig Johnson creative Jan 15, 2021

"I have a lot of compassion for kids today because they experience information overload. There is information and influences coming from everywhere...and kids need to form a sort of frame that...

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The Biggest Career Mistakes You Can Make student tip Dec 31, 2020

You’re probably reading this and thinking “I don’t even have a career yet! Why should I care about career mistakes?” 

But so many career mistakes can be avoided by...

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14 Ways to Help Your Student Find Their Interests & Passions parent tip Dec 23, 2020

Have you ever asked your teen what they’re interested in, only to get noncommittal answers or a shrug of their shoulders? This is pretty common, and it doesn’t mean your student...

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INTERVIEW - Environmental Research with Anna Webber creative helper organizer thinker Dec 09, 2020

"If I can get people to think before making a decision about what's happening in the world, that is the impact I want to make. To give them information about what the problem is... so they don't...

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The Risk of Choosing the Wrong Career student tip Dec 02, 2020

Does choosing a career right now feel a little silly? Maybe you think it’s too early for you to be worried about what life will look like after high school or college, or maybe you’re...

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What Makes a Job Fulfilling? 4 Things to Look For student tip Nov 25, 2020

People love to talk about their dream jobs, but what does that actually mean? If you don’t have any work experience, or if you’ve mostly had summer jobs that you’ve done for some...

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INTERVIEW- Small Business Owner and Creative with Meddi creative helper organizer thinker Nov 11, 2020

"You need to bet on yourself"  - Meddi

Meddi is a small business owner, local Minnesota artist, and a reliable person who is very involved in his community. Listen and be inspired by Meddi's...

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5 Reasons It’s Important to Expand Your Horizons student tip Nov 11, 2020

Have you ever met someone who was so intriguing that you thought, “Wow, I wish I could be as interesting as them”? Maybe they’ve traveled all over the world, or are really good at...

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INTERVIEW - Director of Hospice with Lisa Diez doer helper organizer Oct 28, 2020

"I did have cancer myself...as I went through treatment, I found the Chaplains in the hospital setting very comforting, and those people that reached out to me in that way...made me think of...

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Are certain mindsets preventing your teen from making a career path decision? mindset parent tip Oct 21, 2020

If your student is struggling to make a career path decision - or any major decision they might need to make in this stage of life - it may be because they have a limiting mindset that’s...

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