Kara McCaslin

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Best Practices in Documentation | Origin: CS202 | New comment by Kara McCaslin

The importance of writing accurate job descriptions for employment verification. 

Employment Verification Program Implementation | Origin: CS202 | New comment by Kara McCaslin

It is best to have a workflow of the documentation process so all the parties involved have an idea of expectations and path to self-check compliance on. A good workflow eliminates errors and helps...

Employment Verification Program Components | Origin: CS202 | New comment by Kara McCaslin

The best practice for employment verification programs is to have well defined defintions of what "placement" means. There should be no grey areas on whether a student leaving a program is being...

The Importance of Employment Reporting | Origin: CS202 | New comment by Kara McCaslin

My biggest takeaway from the beginning of this module is the importance of accurate and timely employment reporting, and how that relates to a plethora of different indicators for our society. 

Programmatic Intervention Strategies | Origin: CS201 | New comment by Kara McCaslin

I'm new to CS. If 81% of hiring managers and HR decision-makers surveyed identified past work experience as the number one attribute considered in the hiring process, then how do we get employers to...

Understanding the Big Picture of Graduate Employment | Origin: CS201 | New comment by Kara McCaslin

Career Services hold many roles. It takes a village to sevice career college students. 

Supporting Marketing Materials | Origin: CS112 | New comment by Kara McCaslin

I think our students should utilize the post-interview correspondence for all the people who are even tangentially related to their job search. This will help them build a better network of...

Powerful Job Search Letters | Origin: CS112 | New comment by Kara McCaslin

I agree Ruth, the Cover Letter is often overlooked and this module gives some great tips on making sure it comes in with a bang. Getting students to write NEW cover letters specific to the job they...

Preparing to Help Students | Origin: CS112 | New comment by Kara McCaslin

I liked the quadrant test or thumbs test to determine the important information on a resume. Taking out some design elements, like bulleted columns, is a great way to have resume scanning software...

Professional Digital Presence | Origin: CS107 | New comment by Kara McCaslin

In todays digital world it is super important that students maintain a digital prescence that puts them in a good light. That simple photo at 2 am from the local bar might bring down someone's...