Val Matta

March 1, 2021
importance of job satisfaction

How to Search for Job Satisfaction Instead of a Job

The importance of job satisfaction is a critical factor to consider when searching for a job. While it’s easy to hyper-focus on a position that fits […]
February 15, 2021
virtual career fair

How to Impress Recruiters at a Virtual Career Fair

Due to the ongoing pandemic, virtual career fairs continue to grow in popularity. According to a survey by Yello, nearly 80% of recruiters plan to leverage […]
February 1, 2021
work team

What Students Need to Know to Collaborate with Remote Work Teams

Between classes, office hours, and club meetings — all remaining virtual to an extent — almost all college students have had some experience with remote learning […]
January 5, 2021
professional growth

How to Promote Professional Growth from the Career Center

Being mindful of professional growth at the job seeker stage will improve students’ job satisfaction in the long run and improve their chances to push forward […]
November 30, 2020

To Shift or Not to Shift During the Pandemic

We’re not out of the woods with COVID-19. Cases are climbing higher than ever across much of the US, leaving folks in a constant state of […]
November 23, 2020

4 Tips to Prepare Students for Coming Out of Isolation

Trying to prepare for the future has never felt more impossible for college students. With most classes online, life for many students feels limited to the […]
November 9, 2020
job hunt

3 Ways to Pull the Plug on Holiday Job Hunt Pressure

It’s no secret: 2020 has been a mess of stress for pretty much everyone. I don’t know anyone who isn’t pumped to turn the corner and […]
August 26, 2020
career counseling

Back to School Means New Changes and Creativity for Career Counselors

It’s time to set expectations for yourself for the new school year. The year of virtual.  If your school is going completely or mostly virtual this […]
August 26, 2020
career services center

How to Reach Different Types of Students During Distance Learning

Career services have always supported students in all stages of the job search process. Going virtual doesn’t mean that will change, but it does mean the […]
August 26, 2020
career resources

The 6 Best Resources for Career Services to Offer in a Virtual Setting

Distance learning presents new challenges when it comes to making sure your students feel supported. Suddenly an in-person meeting is switched to a virtual setting. Quick […]
July 6, 2020
virtual job

6 Tips to Land a Job In A Virtual Work Environment

Given the demands of social-distancing and closures, many businesses have been forced to re-examine what the modern office looks like. Hint: it looks very familiar — […]
May 4, 2020
job search strategy

Job Search Strategy FAQs: What to Do When the Market Takes a Hard Turn

Market turns are not kind to job seekers. Whether you recently graduated from college or decided it was time for a career change, your job search […]