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How A Podcast Built My Personal Brand

The Niche Movement Founder Kevin O’Connell returns to podcasting with Dustin Ramsdell to discuss working for yourself, building personal brands, and establishing careers in higher education.

Dustin started his digital reputation with Higher Ed Geek Blog before getting involved with higher education as a career path. After graduate school and working for a few years, Dustin was hired at 2U where he worked until…


Posted on October 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

How To Thrive During And After College

In this podcast, a George Washington University student Adrian Oliver, interviewed The Niche Movement founder Kevin O’Connell for an informational interview as part of their First Year Leadership Development course.

In this interview, Kevin talks about how his interest in entrepreneurship began in college, and how FYN Creative (Find Your Niche Creative) came to be. Kevin shares what it is like to be an entrepreneur working for yourself, with the both the rewards and difficulties it…


Posted on September 13, 2018 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Don't Be Defined By Your College Major (Podcast)

On February 21, 2018, The Niche Movement founder Kevin O’ Connell delivered a keynote for Rhode Island College as part of their inaugural Majors Week programming on how students can take control of their story and not be defined solely by their major.

In this 35-minute keynote, Kevin opens up with a personal story he has never shared in public.

In May 2006, Kevin graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he majored in marketing. After college, he enrolled in graduate…


Posted on August 30, 2018 at 8:28am — 2 Comments

4 Tips For Succeeding In Your First Job

It has been two years since I have graduated from graduate school. Having just transitioned to my second professional position in the education sector, I realize there were things I did in my first job that set me up for success and helped me thrive in a career I love. Here are four key takeaways on what you can do to make the most of your first job.


As a new professional, you are building your experiences, and it is important to ask for…


Posted on August 21, 2018 at 8:18am — 4 Comments

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