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 Gay Bobowski

I learned that we need to set up our career services where we post jobs. I am in a high school setting and we currently don't post jobs for the students. I usually go to the instructor to find...

Career Coaching Fundamentals | Origin: CS113 | New comment by Selina Bell

I learned about the importance of Active listening and building an open trusting relationship that can move a career challenged client forward towards goals.

Entering the Workforce | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Mary Nourse

Most employability skills courses focus on obtaining employment.  This module has very helpful information that I can share with my students; many of them have had difficulty maintaining...

Successful Interviews | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Mary Nourse

I'm looking forward to accessing all these resources at the end of the module!  

Cover Letters | New discussion by Mary Nourse

Do employers in the sklled trades still require and/or expect cover letters?

Powerful Resumes and Cover Letters | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Mary Nourse

This information is eye-opening.  I thought that cover letters were becoming less necessary and have been replaced by job applications.  

Targeted Job Search | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Mary Nourse

What a number of my students tell me is that "I've never had to apply for a job.  I just show up at the construction site."  Could any of you comment on this observation?  

Professional Digital Presence | Origin: CS107 | New comment by Mary Nourse

The project at Deaken University is very interesting and an indication of the importance of digital marketing.

Online Reputation Management | Origin: CS107 | New comment by Mary Nourse

I intend to use the Workbook with individual students.  

Overview of Your Career Services Department | Origin: CS101 | New comment by Gay Bobowski

I learned that it isn't just saying you have a career services department and you talk to students about jobs. There is much more that goes into the process, like the Mission Statement to begin with....