Val Matta

January 8, 2018

What Marketing Can Teach You About Personal Branding

Chances are, you’ve heard by now how important social media is during the job search. By posting articles about your industry, commenting on relevant groups, and […]
December 18, 2017

Employee Well-being: The Aspect of Career Counseling You’ve Been Missing

As a career counselor, you focus on the same things when helping job seekers research companies. You plan how to find out about salary, benefits, development […]
December 11, 2017

Achieving Employee Loyalty is All about Give and Take

The once wildly-popular TV show The Weakest Link was based on the premise that teams can’t reach their full potential unless everyone is on board and […]
November 27, 2017

You’re Hired! A Guide to Making Temporary Jobs Count

If you’re like many job seekers, you view temporary jobs as a means to an end — a way to earn extra money while you’re looking […]
November 13, 2017

Show Your Employer Brand Through Better Social Media Posts

The old ways of hiring are gone. These days, in order to reach the best talent, your employer brand must be evident online. But it’s no […]
October 30, 2017

Ace the Job Interview Just By Being Yourself

You have the skills to excel. You’ve researched the company you’re interviewing with and know you’d fit well into the culture there. During the job interview, […]
October 16, 2017

The Interview Process is Changing Fast. Are Your Students Ready?

Many years ago, the interview process was simplistic. I would still consider it nerve-wracking, but not as demanding of a process. Today’s college students need to […]
October 2, 2017

3 Employee Communication Tricks to Get Your Employees Through a Crisis

Hurricane Irma has shaken the lives of employees everywhere. From those who weathered out the storm to evacuees, and even family members of those directly afflicted, […]
September 18, 2017

Take Control of Your Career Before You Start the Job Search

Determining whether or not to shift careers is challenging. Even if you aren’t content in your current role, there are many benefits of remaining with the […]
September 4, 2017

Red Flags: How Career Counselors Can Improve Job Seeker Interviews

Thomas is an interview pro. He says all the right things and gives the impression that he really knows his stuff. In fact, when Thomas gets […]
August 21, 2017

Problem Filling Job Vacancies? This is Why.

Even in the current politically charged climate, unemployment remains low. Since the recession, job seekers have been landing positions as quickly as employers have been creating […]
August 7, 2017

Back-to-School Means New Opportunities for Job Seekers

Back-to-school means more than cooling temperatures and an end to beach days. For job seekers, the season signals an opportunity to revise and revamp your job […]