Val Matta

August 5, 2019
instagram recruiting

Instagram Recruiting Is Here. 4 Ways to Ensure You’ll Get Noticed

You’ve heard it a million times: keep your social media presence professional. Facebook, Twitter and, of course, LinkedIn are now riddled with employers and recruiters searching […]
July 22, 2019

Prepare Your College Students For These Workplace Realities

Consider just how long your students have dreamed about their first jobs. Possibly even before Kindergarten, they were asked, “What do you want to be when […]
July 9, 2019

The Secret to Employee Retention is Actually Funny

Laughter really is the best medicine — and there’s science to prove it.  New research from the University of Kansas reveals that laughter is a predictor […]
June 24, 2019
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The Post-Graduation To-Do List That Will Land You In Your Dream Job

Summer means rest and relaxation. Well, for most people. Recent grads cannot afford to fully unwind. There’s little time to stop for long vacations as you […]
June 10, 2019

Download This Career To-Do List for Your Recent Grads

Congratulations! Summer is here, the hectic days leading up to graduation are over, and now you and the students you’ve helped mold can relax. For a […]
May 27, 2019

How to Offer a Better Severance Package for Displaced Workers

No employer wants to ever consider having to lay off a large portion of their workforce — but it happens. In 2019, alone, we’ve already seen […]
May 13, 2019
job descriptions

Rethinking Job Descriptions: The Secret to Reaching More Candidates

Right now, unemployment is the lowest it’s been in over a decade. In fact, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, only […]
April 29, 2019
gig economy jobs

Gig Economy Jobs: Be Sure They’re Right for Your Students

When companies like Uber and Postmates started, they expanded the number of gig economy jobs available. In fact, a 2018 report from Upwork revealed, in the […]
April 15, 2019
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4 Ways Younger Job Seekers Can Step Up as Baby Boomers Retire

Baby boomers have always been defined by their sheer numbers. Even now, as they reach retirement age, 41 million baby boomers are still working according to […]
April 1, 2019

Don’t Let the College Admissions Scandal Ruin Hiring College Students

Last month, the news broke that a group of wealthy parents had been paying extravagant sums of money to cheat the college application system and get […]
March 18, 2019

Why Asking to Be Hired Is a Great Job Search Strategy

Imagine if getting a job was as simple as walking into an office and asking to be hired. How much easier would your life be? Well, […]
March 4, 2019

3 Steps to Snap Your Job Seekers Out of Their Cabin Fever

We’re getting to that time of year when cabin fever strikes — and it strikes hard. Winter has yet to let up and being stuck inside […]