Val Matta

January 3, 2022
online interview

4 Practical Ways to Sharpen Your Online Interview Skills Before Graduation

Getting ready for graduation is an exciting time, but it can also add extra pressure to perform at the next level, especially when it comes to […]
December 20, 2021
new year goals

4 Best Practices for Setting Attainable Goals in the New Year

It’s almost the new year — what will 2022 bring for you professionally and personally? Take matters into your own hands this year to set attainable […]
November 30, 2021
upskill and reskill

Help Job Seekers Gain the Upskilling and Reskilling Experience Employers Are Looking For

Many business owners are concerned about the impacts of the skills gap and talent shortage, so they are zeroing in on trainability in the hiring process. […]
October 19, 2021
job search tips

3 Ways to Retain Essential Information During the Job Search

Organization is key when you’re on the job search, especially if you’re holding out for the right role and may be on the hunt for months. […]
October 5, 2021

3 Ways to Highlight Your Career Interests in an Interview

Talking about future goals and career interests is a key component of almost every interview. But the questions“Tell me a little bit about why you want […]
August 18, 2021

Teaching College Students about the Internship Resume

When students come to the Career Center asking for help with an internship resume, you know you’re doing something right. Your reach should expand beyond just […]
July 12, 2021
personal branding

It’s Time You Get Your Personal Brand Noticed

As you begin to search for a job, something to consider is your personal branding. Your online presence and persona are available to more than just […]
July 7, 2021

4 Tactics to Improve the Way Students Accept a Job Offer

When graduation is right around the corner, everyone wants to accept a job offer as fast as they can. It’s an enormous weight off their shoulders […]
June 28, 2021

3 Mindful Ways to Negate Job Search Depression

It’s no surprise that there is a strong link between unemployment and poor mental health. The job search process is strenuous, rejection is demoralizing, and loss […]
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
flexible work hours

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
student loan debt

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. […]