Parent College Coach Tip #99: Support Your Teen’s Career Aspirations
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Parent College Coach Tip #99: Support Your Teen’s Career Aspirations

Research shows that parents are the number one influence in the career and college major choices made by their children. That influence may be subtle, and beyond the conscious awareness of the child, or often not so subtle. Parents have been known to push a child into a career path for numerous reasons, most have nothing to do with the child’s interests.

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#CampusChat: How to be a Perfect Job Seeker with Stuart Mease

January 18,2012 Tonight's #CampusChat topic is "How to be a Perfect Job Seeker" and my guest co-host is Stuart Mease, author of The Perfect Job Seeker (available on Amazon).  You made it into college and when your junior and senior years come around, you've got to start working on finding a job when you get out of college. Finding a job is not a passive process and, as Stuart demonstrates in his book, it's better to be fully engaged in the process. This not only helps you find the right job but it lets your future employer know that you are invested in your future.  Check out the video interview below from NBC's WSLS Daytime Blue Ridge. For more tips for college students on how to be a perfect job seeker,  join us tonight on #CampusChat at 9PM ET. Remember to use the hashtag "#CampusChat" to follow and contribute to our Twitter chat.  Stuart is the Director of Undergraduate Career Services Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech and a former #CampusChat guest host.  You're invited to follow him on Twitter @stuartmease....

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CampusChat Tonight with Carol Christen on Teens, College & Jobs

Career strategist Carol Christen, author of What Color is Your Parachute for Teens, is the expert guest on tonight's #CampusChat. Carol will share some of the hard facts about the value of a college education, teens, and career choices. Below are some of Carol's recent tweets. Join us on Twitter at 9PM Eastern, 8 Central, 7 Mountain, or 6 Pacific for more of Carol's insight and foresight about the future for college...

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