Author Archives: Sharon Balke


Set Your Career Resolutions for the New Year!

January 6, 2010

After watching unemployment top 10% in November, many people are more than ready to say good-bye to 2009. Even if you are part of the 90% who remained employed this year, the ongoing bad news about the economy may have … Continue reading

November is National Career Development Month!

November 3, 2009

Each year, the National Career Development Association celebrates November as National Career Development Month to highlight the importance of life-long career development. Managing your career is an ongoing process, not just something you do when you’re actively in a job … Continue reading

What is a Curriculum Vitae (CV)?

June 3, 2009

Many people are unfamiliar with the differences between a resume and a curriculum vitae (CV), but as doctoral learners, it’s possible that you will asked to submit a CV for future job applications. A resume is to a CV what … Continue reading

Teaching in Higher Education FAQ

May 6, 2009

FAQ: I want to teach at a college, but I have no teaching experience. How do I break into the field? Many Doctoral learners at Capella are interested in pursuing a career in academia, either as full-time faculty members, or … Continue reading

Job search support in challenging economic times

April 1, 2009

When you’re in the midst of a job search, it’s easy to get discouraged and overwhelmed at times. This is particularly true in our current economic climate, which seems to bring news every day of more jobs lost and rising … Continue reading