Val Matta

June 4, 2021

4 Skills Recent Grads Can Use to Leverage Pandemic Experience

Congratulations class of 2021! You are not the first class to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic against unique odds in search of recent graduate jobs. […]
May 17, 2021
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How to Teach Job Seekers About Flexible Work Hours

It is an enormous relief for many graduates that the working world they’re now entering is much closer to “normal” than it was a year ago. […]
April 26, 2021
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How to Discuss Student Loan Debt with Job Seekers

Young adults often hear that if they pick a career path they love, their job will never feel like work. But not everyone has that opportunity. […]
April 19, 2021
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Finding Resume Writing Services in a Pandemic

Despite the pause the world felt due to the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people are still entering the workforce for the first time. One of the […]
March 1, 2021

How to Search for Job Satisfaction Instead of a Job

While it’s easy to hyper-focus on a position that fits your major, the qualifications needed, and the paycheck, there are still several other factors to consider […]
February 15, 2021
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]