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 Maggie Bennett

I have learned to ask more probing questions when working with students.  Often times I feel that the student responds with what they think Career Servies wants to hear.  By asking more...

Overview of Your Career Services Department | Origin: CS101 | New comment by Adam Jacobo

Learned that providing career-oriented publications can help students stay informed on industry current events. Wages, trends, developments and job openings will help keep them motivated to graduate...

Measuring Your Career Success | Origin: CS101 | New comment by Katy Kerr

I learned that its important to do a lot of networking so you know if the curriculum needs updated or changed to meet the needs of the workforce. Its also beneficial because there might also be other...

Projects for Your Students | Origin: CS101 | New comment by Katy Kerr

I learned that its importatnt to help the students identify their skills by looking for patterns based on their work history and to practice thier interviewing skills so they are well prepared...

Your Career Services | Origin: CS101 | New comment by Katy Kerr

Its important to have a career services menu so students can pick what training and skills they need depending on what they want to do. 

Overview of Your Career Services Department | Origin: CS101 | New comment by Katy Kerr

Along with having a good mission statement, I learned that you always need to keep your information and resources for students updated. Its important to stay in contact with other departments such as...

Finding the Right Experiences | Origin: CS130 | New comment by Mary Xiong

I liked separating the business orientaiton from the supervisor orientation. However, I also think that would be burdensome on the employer?  Any thoughts on that?  

Work-Based Learning Components | Origin: CS130 | New comment by Mary Xiong

We are absolutely from nothing in terms of providing a standard of WBL at our college.  The plans and assessments here will provide a strong starting point for us as we determine what we want to...

Successful Interviews | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Cleora Ohar

I appreciate that it addressed many common scenarios from multiple perspectives (interviewer, interviewee, etc.).   

The Role of the Work-Based Learning Coordinator | Origin: CS130 | New comment by Mary Xiong

WBL Coordinator definitely has multiple hats with multiple moving parts.  With this knowledge, I will definitely be able to apply it to the WBL committee who will assist us in developing many of...