Is a Career Change Right For You?

Thinking about a career change? You’re not alone. More than 20 million people quit their jobs in the second half of 2021, during what is now being called “the great resignation.”

Whether you’re just daydreaming about making a change or have had one forced upon you through layoffs or downsizing, now is as good a time as any to be really thoughtful about what you want to do next.

As TED Speaker and career expert Michelle Enjoli said, “2022 is shaping up to be a great year for a career change due to the large range of options that now exist to educate yourself in a new area, network globally with others, rebrand yourself, and position yourself as a subject matter expert.”

AKPsi’s Presidents Academy and Fraternity Advisors Conference

This special edition episode of Business Edge contains some of the highlights from Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity’s Presidents Academy and Fraternity Advisors Conference. Some of these topics the speakers covered were self-awareness, foresight and persuasion, alignment and execution, and managing conflict.

Professor giving a lecture to several students in a classroom

5 Things to Do Before Declaring a Major

Some students start their college careers knowing exactly what they want to be when they grow up, making choosing a major an easy decision. But this is not the case for everyone. 

Plenty of students don’t know what they want to major in before starting college, and many are still figuring things out throughout their first year (or more). And that’s perfectly okay!

If you find yourself in the “undecided” camp, you’re not alone. Here are some things you can do before or during your first semester to help you make a more informed decision about your major. 

Now Hiring Chapter Educational Resource Coordinator

NOBLESVILLE (January 6, 2022) – Alpha Kappa Psi is seeking a driven and customer-focused individual to join the professional staff as a Chapter Educational Resource Coordinator.

Do you consider yourself a problem solver, team player, and lifelong learner? Then this entry-level position might be a great fit for you! As the first point of contact for chapter officers and advisors, you will be responsible for assisting them in achieving their goals while providing a meaningful member experience.

Career Transitions with Nicole Klemp

Thinking about making a career transition? We’re learning all about that this week with Nicole Klemp! In this episode of Business Edge, Nicole and Chrissy discuss transitioning in and out of the for-profit and nonprofit world, as well as the lessons they’ve learned throughout these career transitions.

Nicole Klemp is a freelance writer and content marketing consultant with experience in B2B SaaS, technology consulting, nonprofit, and financial services industries. She helps her clients tell their stories with creative copy, compelling content, and sound strategy.