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 Preparation | Origin: CS113 | New comment by Hilary Rosen

Being an effective listener really goes a long way when working with students and building relationships. A lot of the time, the student just wants to be heard and understood and being an active...

Matching Candidates | Origin: CS106 | New comment by Kelley Malone

I am essentially the liasion between employers and potential employees/candidates. It is my job to match up a job order wtih an appropriate candidate. It would serve me well to confirm that all...

Contacting Employers | Origin: CS106 | New comment by Kelley Malone

I especially liked the concept idea that  anything negative from the employer is a challenge and an opportunity to mend the issue and foster a positive business relationship. Seeing each...

Career Coaching Fundamentals | Origin: CS113 | New comment by Hilary Rosen

The relationship and building the relationship is one of the most important parts of being an effective career coach. Being totally authentic and letting the student know you are there for them as an...

Career Services Partnership and Best Practice Approaches | Origin: CS109 | New comment by Jared Scharpen

One thing that struck me a bit was on the last section of the module. There was sentiment about how motivation to work can be an essential in fostering job readiness with those with an arrest or...

Social/Legal Barriers | Origin: CS109 | New comment by Jared Scharpen

One thing I will certainly apply to my work with and for students who have a criminal background is that an active approach to one's background is really a positive first step and doable. Connected...

Student/Employer Perspective | Origin: CS109 | New comment by Jared Scharpen

I currently serve a minority/majority campus and of the 60% student of color population, over half identify as Black/African-American. This summer, I have learned a lot more about the statistics in...

Barrier Recognition and Reaction | Origin: CS109 | New comment by Jared Scharpen

Jacob: I also benefited from the Looking Glass Theory definition. From a broad conceptual standpoint, I am certainly aware that folks put pressure on themselves based on how they think others view...

Best Practices in Documentation | Origin: CS202 | New comment by Kara McCaslin

The importance of writing accurate job descriptions for employment verification. 

Career Coaching Fundamentals | Origin: CS113 | New comment by Bernard Holmes

I learned that there are two types of variables that impact our students' abilities to make informed decisions: personal variables and external variables. Personal Variables include a student's...