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February 2016, Newsletter


 
 
 
 

 

 

 

The SearchLite

The Community Monthly Newsletter, Feb. ’16

Throughout the month of February love was in the air as boxes of chocolates were exchanged, and heart-felt messages were shared. Although our messages might not end with XOXO, The SearchLite has plenty to share with you for the month of February!

Interested in who’s already a part of the IIR CommunityCheck out our members!

*Feel free to forward this newsletter to anyone that might be interested! We would also encourage you to share our monthly newsletters on your social media platforms so that others may become aware of the IIR Community.*

As always, please feel free to come to me with any questions or concerns you may have (csong@thesearchlite.com).

– Christy Song

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Transitioning out of Academia is scary, but you’re not alone!

Transitioning out of Academia is scary, but you’re not alone!

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Visha Krishnan, former Market Discovery Director of The SearchLite, recently attended a career event for Doctoral and Postdoctoral scholars interested in exploring careers outside of academia at Michigan State University. She participated as one of the panelists for the Innovation/IP portion of the Expanded Careers Conference, along with, Cindy Bott (Partner at Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP and Tom Herlache, Technology Manager at MSU Technologies). The event featured a portion where the guest panelists individually explained how they arrived at their current job position and they shared with the scholars what it is that they are currently doing.

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December, 2015 Newsletter

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

The SearchLite

The Community Monthly Newsletter, Dec. ’15

Happy Holidays from The SearchLite to you and your loved ones! This season is a time full of merriment, good food, better company, and warm carols. But, did you know that the famous “Jingle Bells” was composed in 1857 as a song for Thanksgiving and not for Christmas. Who knew?! Beyond this fun fact we have exciting news to share with you for the month of December.

Interested in who’s already a part of the IIR CommunityCheck out our members!

*Feel free to forward this newsletter to anyone that might be interested! We would also encourage you to share our monthly newsletters on your social media platforms so others may become aware of the IIR Community,*

As always, please feel free to come to me with any questions or concerns you may have (csong@thesearchlite.com).

– Christy Song

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November, 2015 Newsletter

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

The SearchLite

The Community Monthly Newsletter, Nov. ’15

 

Did you know that November 2 is the only date on which two US presidents were born: Warren Harding and James Polk? Just a little bit of history fun to share at the dinner table. Another topic of discussion you can share is all of the news we have to share with you for the month of November! 

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Job Searching – the how to, the where to, and the who to….

Job Searching – the how to, the where to, and the who to….

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image credit: http://www.pce.uw.edu/career-insights/job-searching-simplified/

Job searching is one of those moments in life that is loaded with emotions. There is of course the fearful aspect – when you think that you are not capable enough compared to the guy next door who has a loaded resume, phenomenal network, and captivating charisma. There is the excitement – I mean this is a new step in life that’s full of opportunities and different possibilities. Then there’s anticipation – job searching is tedious and takes time. And finally there’s frustration – it’s not easy and usually you don’t get a job on the first try. But with all this said keep in mind that were 5.8 million job openings in July, 2015. So, be hopeful but rather than keeping it an emotion turn the hopefulness into action.

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October, 2015 Newsletter

 

 

 

 

 

 

The SearchLite

The Community Monthly Newsletter

Did you know that October is national chili month? I don’t know if whoever came up with this was trying to be punny, but it sure is the month where chilly is almost not adequate enough to describe the weather. Before the weather turns too cold we have some news that may warm you up!
– Christy

Interested in who’s already a part of the IIR CommunityCheck out our members!

*Feel free to forward this newsletter to anyone that might be interested! We would also encourage you to share our monthly newsletters on your social media platforms so others may become aware of the IIR Community,*

As always, please feel free to come to me with any questions or concerns you may have (csong@thesearchlite.com). Read more

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