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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Targeted Job Search | Origin: CS102 | New comment by David Torrez

You definitely learn something new everyday. To use the internet and googling yourself is very interesting.

Developing the Relationship | Origin: CS106 | New comment by Jaclyn Huff

It is important to keep a good connection with emplyoers and continue to engage with them. With will help build trust and familiarity.   

Matching Candidates | Origin: CS106 | New comment by Jaclyn Huff

It is important to screen candidates to make sure they are a proper fit for the emplyoer, even if they are urgently hiring.   

Contacting Employers | Origin: CS106 | New comment by Jaclyn Huff

I learned it is importnat to really build a dialouge. There isn't a megic number to hit with contacting employers but building quality relationships and really listening.   

Preparing for Job Developing | Origin: CS106 | New comment by Jaclyn Huff

I learned that is it extremely important to really know your instiutions programs, especially newer ones so the conversations with employers can be more productive and ultimately find the right fit...

Measuring Your Career Success | Origin: CS101 | New comment by David Torrez

It is always good to follow up with students that have been placed for at least a year. Contact them every 90 days. Make sure that they understand that if they quit, laidoff or get fired. That you...

Projects for Your Students | Origin: CS101 | New comment by David Torrez

Every student has different skills set. So it is very important to understand that. This will help them find their strength and weakness. Make sure that when they are doing mock interviews that they...

Your Career Services | Origin: CS101 | New comment by David Torrez

Job search is essential to every student and participant. Job Leads help them as Career Services are an extra set of eyes for their Job Search. Best part of Job Leads is that there can be a direct...

Overview of Your Career Services Department | Origin: CS101 | New comment by David Torrez

The Mission Statement will dictate how successful your organization can be. It will also enhance the abilities of Career Services to provide 110% services to the students. Career Services are the...

Maintaining Relationships with Employers | Origin: CS115 | New comment by Courtney Butler

My takeaway for this module was the importance of getting your institution's President involved in making a connection with industry partners/employers. It allows the President and the industry...