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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Your Career Services | Origin: CS101 | New comment by Jill Horst

I have learned that job search workshops are highly effective. Bringing in area employers to speak to the students graduates and alumni. Posting job openings and creating a job resource book for...

Overview of Your Career Services Department | Origin: CS101 | New comment by Jill Horst

I learned that having a mission statement as a good foundation is key. Offering multiple services to help students be successful and providing industry information and career opportunities is a great...

Preparing to Help Students | Origin: CS112 | New comment by Houda Crable

I think as professionals, some tasks become second nature and we maybe don't always take the time to fully explain every step because it's so obvious to us. This module was a good reminder to me to...

Interviewing 101 | Origin: CS120 | New comment by Kim Foster

Looking up the company is one of the most valuable things a person can do before an interview.

Career Coaching Fundamentals | Origin: CS113 | New comment by Lori Morgan

I’ve been reminded that no matter how rushed I may feel if I want to really help my students it’s very important to take the time to get to know them. In working with my students,...

Understanding the Web | Origin: CS107 | New comment by Lynne Newton

It is improtant for students and graduates to understand the significance of creating their own brand. This will help them stand out to employers and recruiters

Supporting Marketing Materials | Origin: CS112 | New comment by Katy Kerr

I learned how important it is to send a post interview letter to reiterate why your a good candidate for the position applied for, and how it can make you stand out from others they may not have sent...

Powerful Job Search Letters | Origin: CS112 | New comment by Katy Kerr

I learned that there are different types of cover letters and what circumstances they should be used for.  In addition, the cover letter should be no longer then one page long and should be...

Preparing to Help Students | Origin: CS112 | New comment by Katy Kerr

I learned how important the layout of the resume is. For example the most important information should be in quadrants one and two and also about the rule of thumb. 

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...