In a recent article for The Muse, Jaclyn Westlake, notes that "while we’re starting to see glimmers of light at the end of the tunnel, there are still a lot of variables that could affect the economy." Thinking about a post-pandemic job market, Jaclyn offers some tips for finding a job in 2021. To read the full article, see Tips 2021. … [Read more...] about Job Searching After an “Extremely Unordinary” Year
Congratulations to our Fall 2020 MPA graduate, Aaron Schekorra. In addition to his MPA degree, Aaron also earned a Public Policy Certificate. … [Read more...] about Congratulations Graduate!
Filed under the heading of "pracademics," MPA Director, Dr. David Johnson, is more than a professor. He continues to work in his field as a practitioner. Above he is pictured working as Planning Section Chief at the MO-1 Disaster Medical Assistance Team’s Incident Command Post. His job job was to write the daily Incident Action Plans for the crews going out on … [Read more...] about Dr. David Johnson in Command
We have often posted about Career Competencies. Writing for The Muse, Regina Borsellino takes a more detailed look at the so-called "soft skills" . “Soft skills are intangible attributes related to how you work” and "they’re often just as important as hard skills when it comes to your job search—and overall career success." To read the full discussion, see Soft … [Read more...] about Thinking About Soft Skills
In a recent post on The Muse, Ilana Gordon offered "some millennial suggestions for how folks in Gen Z can survive this recession, thrive in your careers, and maybe have a little more fun in the process." To read her eight tips, see Pandemic Economy. … [Read more...] about Tips to Survive Graduating Into a Recession