Mistakes to avoid on your resume or CV [Guest Post]
Feb23

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

…t, 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 from best people search. She is a Houst…

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Guest Post: 5 Tips to Stand Out on LinkedIn
Apr20

Guest Post: 5 Tips to Stand Out on LinkedIn

…t 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 [email protected]

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Guest Post: The Best Apps for Helping Your College Search
Mar12

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 man…

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Guest Post: February is Financial Aid Awareness Month = FAFSA
Feb03

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. It doesn’t&nbsp…

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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

Time to pack up and move your school counseling blog In the last post, The First Steps in the Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series, we looked at some of the needed foundations for moving your free school counseling blog to one that allows you more freedom. In this post – we will look at what it looks like to actually pack up and move your old school counseling blog (whether on Blogger or WordPress.com). We will take a general o…

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Don’t suffer from Post-ASCA Depression – there is a cure!
Jul11

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

…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 http://scope4scs.org/scchat/ Suffer from Post-ASCA Depression? There is a cure! from TheCounselingGeek…

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Guest InfoGraphic: The Tablet Race: The iPad vs. The Rest
Mar18

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….

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School Counseling Technology – Basics and Beginnings (Post 2)
May30

School Counseling Technology – Basics and Beginnings (Post 2)

…l give you a few resources on where to start to acquire basic software needs (which we will utilize in upcoming posts), steps a counseling program should take to determine what types of initiatives they should tackle, and a foundation on the first program I will be covering…Google Docs. File Repositories and Common Sense These days, there are heaps of software programs to choose from that will fit any budget, skill level, and computing pl…

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