high school juniors can make the most of summer vacation
June 16, 2021

6 ways high school juniors can make the most of summer

For high school juniors, summer vacation is the last big chunk of time to focus solely on their interests, hobbies, passions, career pursuits, and personal growth …

is your child on path to artistic career
June 14, 2021

Low-stress ways to figure out if your child might have an artistic life ahead

Toddlers are fearless artists and every surface in their little world is a canvas. Living room walls, couches, clothes, and faces – applications are plentiful. Little …

saved the whales
June 11, 2021

If your kids saved the whales and no one saw, did it really happen?

The job market is begging for STEM skills. Students who lay a foundation with science, technology, engineering, and math skills are headed for rewarding career opportunities.  …

stop using resume templates
June 9, 2021

Stop using resume templates and start doing this

Career advisors tell you to expect to spend 6-8 hours writing and editing a resume. That’s not a CEO-level time investment, that’s the expectation for an …

hiring managers can stop gambling
June 7, 2021

Hiring teenage interns doesn’t need to be a gamble

Companies throw away money every spring when they recruit teenagers for internships. Hiring managers, you don’t need to gamble! Each new job listing brings hundreds of …

5 tips to master online summer school
June 4, 2021

5 tips to study better during online summer school

The COVID pandemic closed over 124,000 public schools across North America, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. As a result, schools suddenly shifted to …

spikeview helping teens find summer jobs
June 2, 2021

How spikeview is helping teenagers find summer jobs during COVID

An astonishing number of underserved high schoolers are looking for skills training during COVID. They’re turning to workforce development nonprofits for support, but the nonprofits are …

December 23, 2020

CALLING ALL STUDENTS…what’s your spikeview? Share your portfolios publicly, get access to cool opportunities

So, I’ve recently discovered spikeview and just yesterday met the impressive team of student interns and ambassadors at spikeview. Wow. spikeview, the only student portfolio platform …

November 12, 2020

Why college grads struggle

Someone said to me, “I think we need to stop pressuring kids to pick a path at 18. Take general courses, then find your passion. I …

August 7, 2020

Success Is Not Accidental: How to help plan the high-school journey with your teen and avoid the panic.

Being an involved parent is crucial to your child’s success, especially as they explore the world of possibilities in High School. Not surprisingly, many kids don’t …