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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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...

Overview of Your Career Services Department | Origin: CS101 | New comment by Mary Kongaika

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...