In today's educational landscape, career services professionals must help diverse student populations navigate through a complex, highly competitive labor market. This group is for career services personnel who wish to discuss and hone the skills necessary to help students become gainfully employed in a 21st century economy. Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 

 


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Career Coaching Fundamentals | Origin: CS113 | New comment by Alberto Vasquez

Coaching should be tasked oriented so these should be short term outcomes.  

The Importance of Employment Reporting | Origin: CS202 | New comment by Brian Finch

Accurate reporting is integral to the collection of reliable data for important decisions to be made from school stakeholders, students, and government agencies.

LGBTQ On-the-Job Considerations | Origin: CS111 | New comment by Leigha Compson

It was interesting for me to read that most LGBTQ individuals who experience discrimintation may choose to leave the job rather than stand up for their rights. This reminded me of the prior module...

LGBTQ Job-Seeking Process | Origin: CS111 | New comment by Leigha Compson

I appreciated the well organized considerations to guide a student through pros and cons. I also liked the idea of sharing the idea with a student who may not wish to include LGBTQ on their resume of...

Career Identity Development | Origin: CS111 | New comment by Leigha Compson

I loved the suggestion of trying to connect LGBTQ students with a mentor.  Helping to build a support network is critical.  I also had never thought about the fact that LGBTQ students might...

LGBTQ Students’ Unique Challenges | Origin: CS111 | New comment by Leigha Compson

The video was very helpful in better understanding the differences between gender identity and gender expression.  Sometimes we may become so focused on trying to understand laws specific to the...

Career Services Strategies | Origin: CS110 | New comment by Leigha Compson

The resource list is very helpful to have available when working with students.  The unconscious bias video was a good reminder and could be shared with coworkers.  

Understanding the Demographics of the Disabled Population | Origin: CS110 | New comment by Leigha Compson

I appreciated the reminder to look at the whole person so they are not defined by their disability. I was surprised at the high unemployment rates for individuals with a disability.  I also...

Disabilities & Interaction Considerations | Origin: CS110 | New comment by Leigha Compson

This section included many helpful tips for communication.  It helped me to think about things differently such as not moving a door out of someone's hand as they could be using it for...

Compliance Overview | Origin: CS110 | New comment by Leigha Compson

I've learned that a critical distinction must be made between student accomodations for equal access vs. success.  The videos were helpful also to highlight legal considerations and to hear from...