We want to inspire in our students the confidence to be undaunted by complexity, and to embrace it in ways that will prove valuable to them and to society at large. –Accreditation Self-Study Steering Committee
This web page provides useful information and resources for Williams College Staff to use in charting and navigating their careers. If you have suggestions for additional resources that should be included here, contact Kevin Thomas, Training and Development Manager, at x3542.
Overall Career Overview
The Start-Up of You by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha
Visioning and Self-Assessment
Wishcraft: How to Get What You Really Want by Barbara Sher
StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath
The Art of Possibility by Rosamund and Benjamin Zander
How to Get a Job: Secrets of a Hiring Manager (ebook) by Alison Green
Comprehensive job listings. Easy to use, advance queries possible, you can even set it up so you get an email or an rss feed for specific searches.
Every Tuesday at 8:30, morning show host Evan Valenti interviews Donna DiGennaro, Staffing Services Manager at United Personnel, for the WBRK “Jobs Report”. Donna will give listeners tips every week on how to build your resume, how to network the right way, and much more. She’ll also dicuss which companies in the Berkshires are in need of new employees.
Resumes and Cover Letters
The everything cover letter book : great cover letters for everybody from student to executive by Steven Graber and Mark Lipsman
The everything resume book : great resumes for everybody from student to executive by Steven Graber and Mark Lipsman
Brag! : the art of tooting your own horn without blowing it by Peggy Klaus
Events and Organizations