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 Jennifer Wilson

Establishing a resource library is a must to get students and graduated to be engaged in the Career Services Department. Creating seminars or workshops on resume building, developing, or expanding...

Overview of Your Career Services Department | Origin: CS101 | New comment by Jennifer Wilson

I learned the importance of setting up a Career Services Center is essential to the university’s success and brand. Creating and implementing a mission statement needs to be done first not...

Overview of Your Career Services Department | Origin: CS101 | New comment by Michelle Martinez

I learned how important it is to have a well equiped Career Services team with access to tools to engage with students, graduates and recruiters.  I also learned the importance of joining an...

Overview of Your Career Services Department | Origin: CS101 | New comment by Arpine Zohrabyan

I have learned from this module that it is significant to stay up to date with the resources you provide to your student. It is significant to provide and overview of your department (Career...

Career Marketing Concepts | Origin: CS107 | New comment by Michael Stewart

This module reinforces the fact that resumes are NOT a one size fits all document, and highlights the importance of customizing resumes to use the key words from the posting. This will become more...

Entering the Workforce | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Dana Noel

The "5 Keys to Success" will be extremely helpful to students.  I also liked the scenarios given, so that students could help brainstorm solutions to these "issues" that could arise in the...

Successful Interviews | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Dana Noel

I liked how when looking at interview questions, you have to make sure students understand there is "more to the question".  For example, "What are your strengths?", the employer is looking to...

Powerful Resumes and Cover Letters | Origin: CS102 | New comment by Dana Noel

I learned that "References available upon request" is no longer acceptable on resumes. Students should compile a list of references to give the potential employer. This section was filled with may...

Employer Pre-Engagement Preparation | Origin: CS115 | New comment by Sue Scheutzow

I learned about Dice.com which I didn't know of.  Also, having some of these ideas on my own, this just affirms I was on the right track.  

Supporting Marketing Materials | Origin: CS112 | New comment by Marcus Amos

Completing the process! Leaving a lasting impression, continuing to brand yourself, and sometimes meeting expectations of the employer.