Val Matta

March 19, 2018

How to Prove You’re the Diverse Candidate Recruiters Need

Diversity hiring is more than just a trend. It’s a strategy employers will continue to prioritize, and it’s something you can leverage during your job search. […]
March 5, 2018

Compassion Fatigue is Real and It’s Hurting Your Employees

The ability to feel empathy is something unique to humans. Offering support to our friends and family helps us build stronger relationships. This is also true […]
February 19, 2018

Black History Month – 5 Inspirational Quotes to Keep You Focused On Your Career

Career advice can come in all forms. When you feel disappointed or stuck in your career or job search, having the right encouragement can really help. […]
February 5, 2018

3 Things You Need to Know About the 7-Factor Internship Test

As a career services professional, you understand how important an internship is for a student’s career development. The work experience helps them to determine what they’re […]
January 22, 2018

These Winter Olympian Traits Will Have You Winning Gold in the Job Search Competition

Most of us are bundled up on the couch waiting for winter to leave and take its snow with it. Meanwhile, the winter Olympians are preparing […]
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 […]