In 1987, Dave Skiles took a leap of faith and transitioned from his career as a research engineer with Gates Energy (and previously, the Bureau of Reclamation) to work with one of the first commercial geographic information systems (GIS) products. He developed a systems integration startup from the ground up, traveling between international business centers
As the year turns to warmer days, you may be starting to think about your landscape. Maybe you’re simply adding some plants to your yard or maybe you’re thinking of a total landscape makeover. Given the very dry winter Colorado experienced, the Denver Water Board recently declared a Stage 1 drought and is urging everyone
Tim Taylor had a goal when he entered Front Range Community College – earn a 4.0 GPA. “My advisor was very nice,” Tim says, “but he advised against having that goal. He said it was so rare and that it might not be the best thing to focus on in college. I used that as
Tired of that lifeguard or retail job you go back to every summer? Ever thought of an internship in a career field you’re interested in? A summer internship can be full of new experiences and is a good way to ‘test drive’ a career field. But how do you snag that coveted internship? These few
As I am finishing up my Associates of Arts degree and preparing to transfer to CU Denver, I have learned a few things along the way that I think would help out anyone interested in transferring. 1. Meeting with advisors can save you time and money. Advisors both at Front Range and at the university
Recruiting gave me a lot of insight on what it takes to interview well. While I do think some people are naturally better at interviewing than others, my recruiting experience taught me some major dos and don’ts when it comes to interviewing.
When her children were young, Marty Gonzales was an avid volunteer in her daughters’ school and numerous activities. But it was her work with the Mile High Girl Scouts Council that made her realize she wanted more schooling than the bachelor’s degree in business she’d earned a decade earlier at the University of Colorado at
In my pre-writing life, I worked for a couple of years as a recruiter for an accounting and finance recruiting agency. I interviewed hundreds of candidates, scoured probably more than a thousand resumes, and learned quickly what kinds of resumes do and don’t work. As a writer today, I end up writing quite a few