Tag Archives: Discover Your Value

DYV14: Realizing that marketing yourself is a life long commitment

GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 21 March 2011 - 0 Comments

Michael Edmondson

In my previous post I discussed the various ways students can communicate their value.  In this, my last post for the Discover Your Value series, I want to focus on the fact that marketing yourself is a life-long commitment. Participating in a study abroad program or some other off-campus experience provides…

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DYV13: Ways to communicate your value

GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 14 March 2011 - 0 Comments

DYV13: Ways to communicate your value

In my last post I discussed the need for college students to have their own web site.   In this next to last post in my Discover Your Value blog series I want to highlight five different ways students can communicate their value as they look to achieve and sustain growth…

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DYV12: Why every student needs their own web page

GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 7 March 2011 - 1 Comment

In my last post I discussed the process by which students can create success factors. In this post I want to discuss the top six reasons why every student should create a web site. While many people have discussed the need for a personal brand, online profile or web based…

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DYV11: Using education abroad as one of your success factors

GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 28 February 2011 - 1 Comment

DYV11: Using education abroad as one of your success factors

In my last post I introduced the concept of a success factor as an important component as to how students can differentiate themselves in today’s hyper-competitive and ever changing global marketplace. I also provided a few examples of success factors generated from participating in an off-campus program. In this post,…

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DYV10: Focus on your success factors to help differentiate yourself

GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 21 February 2011 - 1 Comment

DYV10: Focus on your success factors to help differentiate yourself

In my last post I discussed the three communication pieces every student needs: personal statement, value proposition and one word. In this post, I will focus on the need for students to identify success factors in order to differentiate themselves when applying for employment. Many college graduates often believe that…

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DYV09: The three communication pieces every student needs: personal statement, value proposition and one word

In my last post I discussed how students can use off-campus internship experiences to demonstrate that they are ready for the workforce.  In this post, I want to review three important pieces of communication: a personal statement, a value proposition and one word.  Each of these three communication pieces play…

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DYV08: The Value of Internships and the Demonstration that You Understand “Work”

GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 7 February 2011 - 1 Comment

DYV08: The Value of Internships and the Demonstration that You Understand “Work”

In my last post I discussed how students can extend the boundaries of their comfort zone by participating in education abroad programs.  In this post, I want to highlight the value of off-campus internship programs. Perhaps more than any other type of off-campus experience, internship programs allow students to demonstrate…

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DYV07: Using education abroad to leave your comfort zone

GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 31 January 2011 - 1 Comment

DYV07: Using education abroad to leave your comfort zone

In my last post I highlighted the professional skills employers are looking for in recent college graduates. In this post, I want to discuss how students can use international education and experiential travel programs to leave their comfort zone. This entry is an excellent example of illustrating what I mentioned…

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DYV06: Professional skills employers are looking for

GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 24 January 2011 - 3 Comments

DYV06: Professional skills employers are looking for

In my last post I highlighted the need for students to understand the common traits and habits of successful people. In this post I want to review what professional skills employers are looking for from recent graduates. It’s no secret that today’s job market is extremely competitive even for the…

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DYV05: Common traits found among successful people

GoAbroad Contributor - Monday, 17 January 2011 - 2 Comments

DYV05: Common traits found among successful people

In my previous post I discussed how students need to understand the direct link between professional success and personal growth. If students want to successfully market themselves in today’s challenging economy, they should also realize that successful people around the world and throughout history have demonstrated a common set of traits…

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