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Career Tips for College Staffers

Current and former Weinberg College staff members shared career advice on Jan. 12th at the staff development panel, "What resources have helped influence your career path?"

Moderator Danny Fisher, senior director of finance and administration at Northwestern’s INVO office, led the discussion, as panel members Kathleen Daniels (Department of English), Deavon Mitchell (Department of Mathematics), Tara Sadera (McCormick School of Engineering) and Nicole Schneider (MMSS) gave advice on networking, mentoring and navigating a career at Northwestern. They discussed:

The panelists also recommended a number of books that helped them in their careers: StrengthsFinder by Tom Rath, Forget a Mentor, Find a Sponsor, by Sylvia Ann Hewlett, Working Identity by Herminia Ibarra, and Find Your Strongest Life: What The Happiest And Most Successful Women Do Differently by Marcus Buckingham.

A synopsis of the event can be found on the Staff Advisory Board website.

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