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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Entering the Workforce | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Sheree Coote

During this module, I learned that internships are very important. During internships, students are able to learn what they like and dislike. It is great practice.   

Powerful Resumes and Cover Letters | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Sheree Coote

During this module I learned a students resume must be organized and very detailed. It should also be consistent with the formatting.   

Targeted Job Search | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Sheree Coote

During this module I learned that if students are unsure on a potential career, assessments and deep-thinking is one of the first steps. Students should think deeply on what they are passionate about...

Interviewing 101 | Origin: CS120 | New comment by Janet Piechocki

I learned how I would like to craft a presentation together for our students. I would like to be able to ask students questions afterwards about what they learned from this information and when I get...

Dress | New blog by Janet Piechocki

Some of this section doesn't pertain to us because we are in the skilled trades. We tell our students to dress business casual such as a polo with khaki's (even our young women), but they should also ...

Maintaining Relationships with Employers | Origin: CS115 | New comment by Marcus Amos

One of the main aspects is ROI which can be achieved through internsips and co desiging of curriculum.

Building Relationships with Employers | Origin: CS115 | New comment by Marcus Amos

My takeaways are enageing the employer by hosting luncheon and or breakfast and have them acknowledged for time and input they provide. Remember that every process should be about what is in for the...

Initiating Engagement with Employers | Origin: CS115 | New comment by Marcus Amos

Lots to take in, marketing, branding, voice, personality, search engine optimization, etc. Lastly, how social meida has taken the stage by storm by being the primary use of communication.  

Employer Pre-Engagement Preparation | Origin: CS115 | New comment by Marcus Amos

We discovered various ways to enage an employer that would benefit both parties; identifying skills, mock interviewing, guest speakers, and curriculum development with that employer in mind. The...