Follow-Up: My Interview Kit
Jul12

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

…ior to the interview (and the cost factor), I decided to go the CD route for my digital portfolio and ended up buying some labels and disc jackets for one district (with more people). I spent ~$12 on both the CD labels and disk jackets, but it creates a professional looking product. Imagine if you just wrote your name on the CD with a Sharpie. I also used Avery’s website label developer to integrate the background from my portfolio ont…

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Geekly Update – Follow TCG on Pinterest.com
Jul03

Geekly Update – Follow TCG on Pinterest.com

…s At? For those of you that are avid “pinners” or perhaps are wondering what that means, you can now follow The Counseling Geek on Pinterest. I will be adding articles, research pieces, websites, blogs, new technology, info-graphics, and high tech activities. I will follow you back if you add me because I love sharing just as much as receiving. Click on the logo below to head to my Pin Page! The blog author, Jeffrey Ream M…

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What an honor: Named one of the top 25!
Nov16

What an honor: Named one of the top 25!

…were many other great blogs out there that I was working to emulate, what were the chances? Yesterday I got a follow up email congratulating me on being one of the top 25 school counseling online resources, in the eyes of their readers. This is my first award or honor and I am truly grateful for it. To be in the same list as those like School Counseling By Heart, jyjoyner counselor, and School Counselor Blog is awesome. For the whole list, vis…

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Interview Series: The Dreaded Paper Screen…
Apr24

Interview Series: The Dreaded Paper Screen…

…e in our mouths. Any professional position will expect to see a resume and a cover letter is highly recommended. Follow all directions on the application. There is usually a reason why application ask for references, a resume, work sample, or essay — because they want to use that to help select their applicant. They also may want to see if you can follow directions. I cannot stress this enough. Use the job description in your resume, cover…

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Geekly Update – Join me on Facebook!

The Counseling Geek – Now on Facebook! Wanted to share with you that you can now connect with The Counseling Geek via Facebook. I am not a huge fan of the monster that is Facebook, but do see the value of it for things like schools and bloggers. I still refuse to use it personally, but I know it is the second most popular site in the world and want to offer connectivity to all users. So if you would like to follow updates and other newsw…

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Ask The Geek: Tool Resources from the 2013 CASC Conference Table
Nov13

Ask The Geek: Tool Resources from the 2013 CASC Conference Table

…ors board as the Technology Chair. I will be hosting a technology learning support desk at the conference coming up this Friday and Saturday at Chapman University. If you are here – you either are a reader of my blog (yay!) or you came and talked with me at the table (awesome!). Below I am linking to some resources with some Getting Started With… guides. Please look through these links to short one page guides to get you up and runni…

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August #SCCHAT Transcript – Supervising School Counseling Interns
Aug07

August #SCCHAT Transcript – Supervising School Counseling Interns

Supervising School Counseling Interns Last night was my first time getting to host our monthly #scchat on twitter. #SCCHAT occurs on the first Tuesday of the month unless otherwise specified. To add the #SCCHAT schedule to your calendar  click here . Join  School Counselor Blog  and  SCOPE  for #scchat the first Tuesday of the month @ 8pmEST!  For transcripts of previous #SCCHATs, schedules for fut…

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FREE MONEY! ASCA 2014 Scholarship Information [Lapsed]
Feb01

FREE MONEY! ASCA 2014 Scholarship Information [Lapsed]

…hip to counselors and graduate students. Here is the low down on the application: This year we are changing it up and I am hoping to accomplish two things through the process: stretch your technology skills and provide re-usable resources for our fellow counselors. To submit yourself into the scholarship contest, you must use at least one technology tool that will push your ability level (honesty factor here) and select one of the following pr…

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