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20 must-know resume tips

10/02/17
2:24 PM




Northwestern's Career Development office has put together a list of 20 tips to help you make a great first impression and land the interview. Read more »

The most complex organizational relationship (and how to manage it)

09/19/17
1:28 PM




I joined a dozen faith-based nonprofit leaders from across the country for a unique learning experience... we were asked to come with our response to one simple question: What is the most... Read more »

Learning from NT missional leaders: Call and capacity

09/12/17
9:14 PM




Jo Saxton, a featured speaker at the 2017 Fuel Leadership Conference, shares thoughts on calling and capacity in the lives of early church leaders. Read more »

Northwestern hosts largest Christian writers conference in the country

07/21/17
4:33 PM




In just the first year for what will be an annual event, the Northwestern Christian Writers Conference sold out, and it became the largest Christian writers conference in the nation. Read more »

Understanding your passion and calling

06/27/17
7:35 PM




In this chapel talk, Daniel McLaughlin, alum and Northwestern theatre production manager, shared the entertaining and insightful story about how he discovered the passions and calling for his life. Read more »

The Risk of Excellence: Embracing Writing Critique

06/20/17
6:57 PM




By Judith Hougen As a college freshman eager to dive into the life of an English major, I joined a writer’s club my first semester. Up until that point, my life with words had consisted of... Read more »

The root of Uber's culture problem

06/08/17
5:12 PM




By Philip Vierling, M.B.A. Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported that Uber has fired 20 people as a result of an internal investigation in which action was taken on more than 50% of... Read more »

The importance of Christian leadership

06/07/17
3:09 PM




By Susie Larson As Christians, we carry the responsibility of representing Christ in the way we lead. It’s not just for our sake but the sake of those around us. Tyler Reagin... Read more »

Dealing with writer's envy

06/06/17
1:00 PM




Working towards success as a writer is difficult. Watching that success come to your peers while it eludes you can be even more challenging to deal with. Author and professor Heather Peterson... Read more »

What’s the big deal about big data? It’s a big opportunity.

06/01/17
4:48 PM




The field of business data analytics has changed how businesses make decisions. Learn more about this field and how the new degree at UNW aims to prepare students to meet this new industry need. Read more »

Six rules for your resume

05/01/17
6:40 PM




UNW's Career Development has helped to take the fear out of resume writing. After reading through these steps, you will be able to turn this humble document into your very own career launch-pad. Read more »

I want to write. Am I doomed to be a barista?

04/25/17
8:12 AM




As an instructor in the professional writing program at UNW, I see lots of talented students. But these students sometimes don’t know how to push this writing life forward as a vocation. With some... Read more »

When Easter week is your busiest time of year

04/13/17
9:23 PM




For the professional minister, Easter is a busy season full of service schedules, volunteer coordination, and palm branches. Prof. of Christian Ministries Susan Payne talks about remembering the... Read more »

How UNW alum and parenting coach Jim Jackson found his calling

03/28/17
1:18 PM




It was the kind of day that chills your bones. Driving home from his house painting job in St. Paul that cold, rainy rush hour in fall 1989, Jim Jackson (’83) pulled up to a stop light at 69th... Read more »

Approaching business leadership from a biblical perspective

03/22/17
1:53 PM




Most business books are written for corporate employees, but Philip Struble wanted to equip small business owners to operate successfully by using biblical principles. Read more »

Don’t be afraid of creative degrees

03/14/17
5:00 AM




by Jackie Lea Sommers ‘03   When I studied creative writing at Northwestern, well-meaning friends and family often joked about my future “career” as a starving artist. Ha. Ha ha ha …... Read more »

At 42, back to school and back on the mound

03/07/17
8:35 PM




His palms were sweaty. He could feel the blood pumping in his temples. He clutched his leather mitt and waited to be called to the mound. From inside the bullpen at U.S. Bank Stadium he could hear... Read more »

Use strategic conflict to drive success

03/02/17
6:39 PM




You never know how Philip Vierling, UNW’s assistant dean of the School of Business, will shake things up. Vierling wears an easy grin, his trademark boots, and Jerry Garcia ties – each tie chosen... Read more »

How to pivot towards your ideal career

02/24/17
10:41 PM




How do you know when to leave your job or change your career? While a job or career change could be an option, there are also things you can do at your current workplace to utilize your skill-set... Read more »

Plan your career change in 6 steps

02/15/17
6:31 PM




By April Stensgard and Ali O’Reilly, Center for Calling and Career What comes to mind when you think of making a career change? Are you flooded with fear, excitement, apprehension, adventure,... Read more »
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