For Parents – Get Involved

Some small investments pay big dividends. That’s what College to Career Catalyst is about. It’s about the small investment required to treat college as a four-year job search; landing that first professional job after college; restarting your student’s career and much more. Our programs and informational postings provide parents with the necessary tools to help students get from college to career.

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Treating College as a Four-Year Job Search

According to the Department of Labor, nearly 50% of college graduates have jobs that do not require a degree. The good news is you and your student can do something about it. Discover how in this 90 minute webinar. Cost: $299.99 …

Managing Late Bloomers and Boomerang Kids

Are you worried that you student is a “late bloomer” or is destined to live forever in your basement apartment after college as one of millions of boomerang children across the world? There's some you can do about it. Get …

Kickstarting Your Career

Do you feel your college degree is being wasted, or you are not making the money you thought you would make when you graduated from college? We can help you kickstart your career through training, exercises, and personal coaching. …

Individual Job Readiness Instruction

One-on-one support for your college graduate is available from start to finish in selecting a career and finding a job. Investment starts at: $2500.00

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Career Management: Parents are invited

During the Q&A session after a recent talk I gave someone asked what I thought about parents who wanted to attend interviews with their recent college graduate.  The way in which the question was asked and the ensuing discussion left …

Should Parents Sit Back and Let Go When Their Student Goes Off to College?

Simply sitting back and letting go given today’s job market for recent college graduates is the equivalent of throwing a child into the deep end as a way of teaching them to swim.  The situation is far too demanding for that. Besides, as …

Helping Your Kids Connect the Dots to Their Career: How Grandparents (& Parents) Can Help

My granddaughter is like the kids from Lake Wobegone. You know, that’s where “the women are strong, the men are good looking and all the kids are above average.” At the tender age of 9 Kasey is already programed to tell anyone who …

Get a Great Job After College: Advice for Parents

Parents are worried their student will be unable to find a good job after college.  They should be!  According to the Department of Labor, nearly half of all college graduates have jobs that do not require a college …

A Parent's Job is Never Done: Even When the Kids Are Away at College

“Whew! My student got into a great college; has chosen a solid major; and we are paying for it mostly with other people’s money. Now that she is positioned for academic and career success, I can finally relax! Having been there, done …