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Does the Degree Matter?

By kmontgomery | March 20, 2020

Is pursuing a degree really worth all the money and effort? Many have started to question the value of pursuing a degree after high school due to rising cost of college tuition, the issue of underemployment post college graduation, and the fact that only 27% of people in the U.S. are working in a job… Read more »

Why Does Personality Type Matter When Choosing a Career?

By kmontgomery | February 28, 2020

The internet is booming with articles about how Gen-Zers will transform the workforce. This will happen as they bring their technology talents and desires for financial security to their workplace. Blair Decembrele’s article, “The Job-Hopping Generation: Young Professionals on the Move,” suggests that Gen-Zers are three times more likely to change jobs than people from… Read more »

When Waiting Hurts

By kmontgomery | January 23, 2020

Are you a student who is thinking about going to college, but not sure when you should start planning, or what steps are involved in planning for college? If you said yes, to any of this, then you should keep reading. Early awareness can be the key to future success. When I was a senior… Read more »

Résumé -Word Choice Matters!

By aturnermoore | March 12, 2020

Many of us think about résumé’s when it’s time to apply for a job or a scholarship. There is so much information that goes into résumés and there is also a great deal of information that shouldn’t be in a résumé. Keep reading to see my personal tips about résumés. What is a résumé? Great… Read more »

Tap Into Your Talents

By aturnermoore | February 6, 2020

We often talk about middle and high school being the times to start habits for being successful in school, looking into careers, and making a routine. These years are also a great time to start discovering what you are good at, or your talents. One of Meriam-Webster’s definitions of talent is “1. A.) A special… Read more »

New Semester, New Goals!

By aturnermoore | January 9, 2020

The New Year is a time where many people make vows to change old habits and make better choices. Now is a great time to reflect on last semester and look at what worked and what didn’t. It may be time to make new habits or goals. The first step in making new habits/goals for… Read more »

Snap Out Of It

By jjamison | March 27, 2020

The Crosby Blog has to be written and there is a pandemic, what’s the point?  I will tell you I have started this blog no less than 5 times.  First, I was going to connect a song and its message to a powerful inspirational message.  Clearly that did not happen.  Next, I came up with… Read more »

Get Started on Career Exploration

By jjamison | February 20, 2020

Career Exploration:  Action Items to Get Started! Students, do you feel like your parents control everything?  Are you looking for ways to test the waters in your future?  The best way to start is to just start! You will probably need help.  Ask your parents.  A crazy thought.  Believe it or not, they had a… Read more »

Why Career Exploration?

By jjamison | February 13, 2020

Do You Want to save TIME, MONEY & ANXIETY?  Then keep on reading.  What do you want to be when you grow up?  …. Relatively harmless question, but for some it causes a lot of stress.  Which ultimately leads to putting off the question or not really thinking about it.  Before anyone has a panic… Read more »

..And it begins!

By jjamison | January 2, 2020

Today marks the beginning of the Iredell Crosby Weekly Blog. It really only marks the official beginning of the written blog on our website. I don’t know about you, but I have been writing a blog in my head for years. Have you ever been in a dental or medical office waiting room and someone… Read more »