Val Matta

December 1, 2022

Here’s How You Can Source College Talent While Carefully Avoiding Alumni Bias

Unconscious bias can creep in on hiring processes no matter how self-aware and educated your hiring team is. Unfortunately, one bias feels more like a ‘resource’ […]
November 15, 2022

7 Habits You Need to Break Before Starting a New Job

Starting a new job should mean a fresh start, but creating new healthy habits for the workplace means breaking out of old ones. Often, we move […]
November 10, 2022

7 Ways to Use Modern Technology to Connect Students with Career Services

Technology has made leaps and bounds in the last few decades. Faster than you learn new hashtags and update resources for incoming students, they’re on to […]
November 4, 2022

3 Surprising Reasons You May Be Struggling to Find a Job

You’re frustrated. You’ve made countless resume updates for dozens of job applications, freshened up your social profiles, created a fancy portfolio, and jazzed up your interview […]
October 28, 2022

4 Reasons to Hold Fast Hope for a Favorable Job Search

There’s a myth society has struggled to dispel for many decades that keeps college students optimistic about the reality following graduation: having a degree makes it […]
October 20, 2022

How to Get in Front of College Students and Build Meaningful Connections

Building meaningful connections is innate to human interaction. Even the most introverted people require some level of healthy social interaction. We build networks, make friends, and […]
October 6, 2022

7 Easy Ways to Update Your Interview Wardrobe and Job Search Outlook

Seasonal affective disorder affects approximately 5% of the population and as much as 20% of people can relate to some degree of the winter blues or […]
August 26, 2022

6 Back-to-School Trends to Look Forward to This Year

The 2022-2023 school year is kicking off! As you welcome a new class, you’re planning to keep students engaged with career services and see this year’s […]
August 17, 2022

Get Students Ramped Up for Career Services from Day One – Back to School

It’s easy to get lost in the excitement and confusion when adjusting to coming back to school.  But, as you know, planning for internships, building portfolios, […]
August 9, 2022

3 Tips for Creating an Impressive Professional Portfolio or Website

Thanks to rapidly advancing technology over the last few decades, you have access to more jobs and job search resources than could have possibly been imagined […]
August 2, 2022

7 Important College Experiences Students Should Include in Professional Portfolios

A common complaint from college graduates today is that employers expect too much experience for entry-level jobs. They have classes to attend and papers to write, […]
July 26, 2022

4 Ways to Keep Connections with Students While Still On Break

Summer is in full swing, yet, we can’t avoid that it is also winding down! In just a few weeks, students will be back on campus. […]