Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: The First Steps
Jul28

Building A Better School Counseling Blog Series: The First Steps

…her before you start your blog or when you are making it over.  Domains are what your URL (I purchased www.thecounselinggeek.com) is and it is something you have to purchase (and renew yearly). Most domains cost between $10-$20/year but be sure you think about what you would like your new URL to be. If you are coming from a free site (i.e. thecounselinggeek.blogger.com or thecounselinggeek.wordpress.com), you may be able to find your URL sim…

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Follow-Up: My Interview Kit
Jul12

Follow-Up: My Interview Kit

…view (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 the disc label

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Consulting & Professional Development Services
Apr04

Consulting & Professional Development Services

…t about some help developing a school counseling marketing plan? Have no fear! Jeff Ream, writer and founder of TheCounselingGeek.com, is now available for consultant and professional development services. As a practicing professional school counselor and tech geek, Jeff will work with you to find tools and services that fit your program and will help propel you into the high tech age. What will I get with my professional development or consultin…

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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!

…r nearest Geek and visit http://scope4scs.org/scchat/ Suffer from Post-ASCA Depression? There is a cure! from TheCounselingGeek on Vimeo. Please join the online community throughout the year on Twitter and #SCCHAT – you can learn more about #SCCHAT and how to get started with Twitter here: http:www.scope4scs.org-scchat- Don’t forget to also check out the ASCA Scene via the ASCA website for another great community to get involved in!…

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

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

…cation stand out in a positive way will greatly increase your chances for getting an interview. (See http://www.thecounselinggeek.com/2013/04/interview-series-the-dreaded-paper-screen.html.) It’s the interview that provides the real opportunity for those in charge of hiring to learn about you and your unique personality, in order to determine whether you will be a good fit in that particular work environment. But the resume is important too; if y…

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School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io
May17

School Counselor Tech Tools: Learnerator and minutes.io

…e. One thing that I really like about the tool is how action oriented it is. You can create categories and then label them as “decision” “action” “info” etc. This lets people reviewing minutes later have a much more streamlined approach to find out what needs to happen. From that, you can also assign specific people to tasks and give them a deadline all within the same line. At the end of the meeting, if you ha…

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Put the You in YouTube – A Guide to Getting Started with YouTube
Apr02

Put the You in YouTube – A Guide to Getting Started with YouTube

…upload is completed and you can copy/paste the link to your recently uploaded video to share or embed on your website. Thanks for reading/watching. If you have any questions or would like some more information about YouTube or my blog — please do not hesitate to email me at thegeek@thecounselinggeek.com or message me on twitter via @CounselingGeek….

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#ASCA14 Branding & Marketing Your School Counseling Program Slides and Links
Jul01

#ASCA14 Branding & Marketing Your School Counseling Program Slides and Links

…e.com – www.remind.com – www.scheduleonce.com – www.twitter.com – www.mailchimp.com – www.constantcontact.com – www.wisestamp.com and other tips that go along with each. We really are available to you for any follow up questions or things you get stuck on.  Jeff’s contact: thegeek@thecounselinggeek.com and @CounselingGeek on Twitter Jeremy’s contact: [email protected] and @MrJGoldman on Twitter…

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