Networking – What Goes Around Comes Around

Happy 2013 Everyone!

So far the year is off to a good start, both for new beginnings and continued education. For example I have been asked to participate in my alma mater’s career development conference for Texas Tech’s College of Media and Communications. I could not be happier to be helping my fellow alumni put on such a great event, as well as helping those soon to be grads who are just like me a year ago…looking for a job!

It is a week from tomorrow and it is held in Dallas rather than Lubbock for those students who are still on their winter break. There are so many Tech alums working in Dallas as well as so many students from areas around the metroplex, so it’s great that they are able to pull that off. In the year I have been graduated (sometimes I cannot believe it has been a whole year!), I have had the pleasure of getting to work and network with some great alums who have either offered an encouraging word, given some great advice or have led me to another great professional to learn from. And I can definitely say that it helped me in getting the job I have now at Group360 Worldwide.

And now I hope that I may have something to offer to these recent grads and current students! I absolutely love that Tech has this event and that they are so active in getting feedback. And not only that but that they want to have young professionals like myself be there to offer a different perspective and closer relation.
I’ll admit that I am still fairly new to the work world, and may not know exactly what I am talking about when it comes to being a years of expire nice and owning my own business…yet. But I do know how frustrating it is to apply and apply and apply and not know what you are doing wrong. I know what it’s like to work hard to get somewhere. I know what it is like to put yourself through college! So hopefully I will be able to help someone else in their small struggle in accomplishing the goal of entry level employment.

Stay tuned and I will tell you about the conference! Wreck ‘Em Tech!

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Networking – What Goes Around Comes Around

Tech Mass Comm Gets It

As a December graduate still eager and looking to find work I couldn’t pass up the chance of going to the Texas Tech Mass Communications Career Conference. It was hosted today by several big name alums that were there to help, answer questions and network with juniors, seniors and recent graduates of the Mass Comm college. While I was expecting a simple meet and greet over modest h’orderves, it turned out to be surprisingly beneficial and intriguing. And even though I didn’t leave with a job, I was the last student (or recent alum), there exchanging contact information. I was truly impressed by the alumni that Tech students have to rely on, today. It honestly makes me wonder about other universities as well as other colleges within Tech…do they have it as good as we do?
I guess what I want to say after all this is “Thank you” to everyone I met, and that has been willing to help along the way.

Tech Mass Comm Gets It