Guest Post: History of School Counseling – A Timeline

Guest Post: History of School Counseling – A Timeline

…as primary mental health professionals, as a way to legitimize the profession and differentiate those who are certified counselors. The History of Counseling examines how counseling techniques and the overall profession have evolved throughout the last few centuries, leading us to the counseling practices and techniques we know and use today. Check it out here!   Editorial note: I tend to not post many guest entries on my blog, but this…

Mistakes to avoid on your resume or CV [Guest Post]

Mistakes to avoid on your resume or CV [Guest Post]

…terview for a school counseling position, see this blog post, written from the perspective of an elementary school counselor. http://www.elementaryschoolcounseling.org/1/post/2013/03/school-counseling-job-market-linky-party.html Recommended relevant reads: What Color Is Your Parachute? 2014: A Practical Manual for Job-Hunters and Career-Changers CV Handbook: A curriculum vitae owner’s manual Author Bio: This is a guest post by Sarah Brooks…

Guest Post: 5 Tips to Stand Out on LinkedIn

Guest Post: 5 Tips to Stand Out on LinkedIn

…gun to use LinkedIn recruitment tools to locate viable employees. You can tailor your profile to market yourself effectively to these recruitment tools. For example, if you succinctly detail your last three jobs in a professional format which showcases your skills, you can attract a greater number of recruiters towards your profile. This post was created by Allanah Murphy and is a guest post on The Counseling Geek. You can contact Allanah at…

Guest Post: February is Financial Aid Awareness Month = FAFSA

Guest Post: February is Financial Aid Awareness Month = FAFSA

Guest Post from Susan McCrackin Senior Director of Financial Aid Methodology at the College Board FAFSA. Five letters that change lives for millions of students across the country. This year’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is here. Because government grants compose 74 percent of the $185 billion financial aid pool, it’s no surprise that FAFSA is a source of stressfor students and their families….

Guest Post: The Best Apps for Helping Your College Search

Guest Post: The Best Apps for Helping Your College Search

Guest Post by Alexis Bonari of www.collegescholarships.org The Best Apps for Helping Your College Search Technology is a great ally in your search for the perfect college and the scholarships to help fund it. Of course, the Internet is a great way to research opportunities and to find the information you need, and there are many sites that offer you great databases and other tools. However, there are  many apps that can help you to manage…

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: Making It Happen

…help. You also have the option for a guided transfer ($129) through WordPress and they take care of all of this. For Blogger transitions: Before you begin – head to settings and permalinks. Look at one of your Blogger posts and the URL. Most look like http://myblog.blogspot.com/2011/12/post-name-separated-with-spaces.html – you will want to mirror this on WordPress. You should go to the custom option and enter this:…

Looking Back at 2014: A School Counselor’s Blog Post Year In Review

Looking Back at 2014: A School Counselor’s Blog Post Year In Review

…r. If you just started following this blog – this is a great opportunity to catch up on what you missed out on earlier this year. I also want to encourage you to go back into the archives and checkout some of the older posts. There are a lot of posts you may be interested in before 2014! I hope each of you had a great Holiday and I wish the best of 2015 on you. Without further ado – here are my favorite posts of 2014: Put the You in…

Don’t suffer from Post-ASCA Depression – there is a cure!

Don’t suffer from Post-ASCA Depression – there is a cure!

Do you feel lonely, tired, or lost upon going home after attending the ASCA 2014 conference in Orlando? Find yourself looking forward to July 2015? If so – you are not alone. This phenomenon is called Post-ASCA Depression Syndrome (or PADS) and there is a cure. This cure is available in the form of #SCCHAT on Twitter. To get involved or get more info on this counselor saving tool – please contact your nearest Geek and visit…

Guest InfoGraphic: The Tablet Race: The iPad vs. The Rest

Guest InfoGraphic: The Tablet Race: The iPad vs. The Rest

…Today’s post is thanks to Amalia Bush from The Best Choice Reviews who has passed along a very cool and informative infographic (a visual representation of data) comparing the ever popular iPad to other tablets on the market. Take a look! The blog author, Jeffrey Ream M.S, PPS, writes for The Counseling Geek. Connect with Jeff via email, Twitter, Google+, and Facebook….

School Counseling Technology – Basics and Beginnings (Post 2)

School Counseling Technology – Basics and Beginnings (Post 2)

…al computer (the one you are sitting at – like with MS Office), all of your files are “hosted” (or stored) digitally at a central location by Google. This is typically very useful, but I will show you some flaws in the video post coming up. There are different types of documents you can create (from a word-style document, spreadsheet, and presentations to forms and tables). You are also able to upload files from your computer to the “cloud” for…

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