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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Considerations for Distance Coaching | Origin: CS113 | New comment by Andrea Hollingshed

This module made me reflect on the distant learning that we were thrown into over the past 1.5 years.  This module helps me to already make plans / preparations for the upcoming year. ...

Career Coaching in Action | Origin: CS113 | New comment by Andrea Hollingshed

I gained alot from the steps to avoid and the Quesrioning Techniques.  Those purposeful questions elicits more in depth thinking, problem solving for students.  This is again important in...

Career Coaching Preparation | Origin: CS113 | New comment by Andrea Hollingshed

What I took away from this section was the importance and characteristics of "active listening', 'the GROW Model' and how to give constructive feedback.  From the time that I was a little girl,...

Career Coaching Fundamentals | Origin: CS113 | New comment by Andrea Hollingshed

This section talks about Career Coaching and the most effective factors that contribute to rhe success of the students.  Building a repoir with students and applying the coaching approach as...

Entering the Workforce | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Sasha Gebhart

Being a team player is very important especially your presentation and making sure you are able to communicate effectively will help avoid awkward situations.

Successful Interviews | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Sasha Gebhart

Before going to an interview its best to be prepared with a list of question to ask the employer as well. They should feel like they are also being interviewed.

Career Coaching in Action | Origin: CS113 | New comment by Cleora Ohar

Career coaching is mainly about empowering others to tap into their desires or what gives/will give them a sense of purpose in life by utilizing different techniques such as visualization or role...

Powerful Resumes and Cover Letters | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Sasha Gebhart

Having a list of references should be an automatic tool to have before applying for jobs in any industry and the way it is formatted should be also important.

Targeted Job Search | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Sasha Gebhart

Networking can help find the 50% jobs that are not advertised. Also, you have to put in the work like researching the company before trying to even make first initial contact with the company.

Measuring Your Career Success | Origin: CS101 | New comment by Sasha Gebhart

Getting employers involved can benefit not only students but the entire institution. They can provide feedback and scholarship and overall develop a great relationship.