Follow-Up: My Interview Kit
Jul12

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

…or 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 onto…

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Geekly Update – Follow TCG on Pinterest.com
Jul03

Geekly Update – Follow TCG on Pinterest.com

…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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Following Your Favorite School Counselor Blogs – Feedly, Bloglovin, and Email
Sep01

Following Your Favorite School Counselor Blogs – Feedly, Bloglovin, and Email

…Pocket is a tool to help you save sites you want to read later and I love it! If you are looking for a clean, supported, and easy to use reader – give feedly a try! I believe you will be pleased with the experience. Bloglovin: Another popular reading tool     If feedly is not quite for you – there are quite a few school counselors out there that use Bloglovin to follow their favorite school counseling bloggers. Using the same RSS f…

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Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen
Aug05

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

…blogger are similar but you will need to download a specific plugin when you click Blogger in the import menu. Follow the directions as it tells you and just like WordPress – assign all your posts to your admin author. If you run into issues – see above*. Plugins – oh the plugins! One of the huge plusses of moving to your own WordPress install is the huge impact that plugins have. Keep in mind that each one you install takes up…

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Interview Series: The Dreaded Paper Screen…
Apr24

Interview Series: The Dreaded Paper Screen…

…ssay — 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 letter, and filling out employment duties. We use a lot of the lingo in the job and try to match it up to what you have done. Does the job description ask for someone who has experience with collating papers and maintaining confidential files?…

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#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob
Jun19

#ASCA14 – ASCA Tips for the Noob

…Dr. Erin Mason and Danielle Schultz at www.scope4scs.org is linked to here. While at home or ASCA this year, to follow the happenings, there are two key hashtags: #ASCA14 and #scchat. Both of these will hit trending status during the several days on Twitter and be ready to get educated! Don’t worry though – these tweets stick around after the fact so you can refer back or catch up later.  Tip 3: Get Networking Networking at profession…

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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, visi…

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Geekly Update – Join me on Facebook!

…ls 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 newsworthy items via Facebook, please Follow/Like the page today! That is all for now – carry on. The blog author, Jeffrey Ream M.S, PPS, writes for The Counseling Geek. Connect with Jeff via email, Twitter, Google+, and Facebook….

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