Val Matta

January 20, 2020

Help Your Students Get Hired With an X-Y-Z Resume

For soon-to-be college graduates, the job search is a daunting task with many uncontrollable variables. No matter the amount of careful preparation, great students can still […]
January 7, 2020

3 Employee Communication Fails That Made Rockstars Pack Their Bags

“Communication is key.” This well-worn statement remains ever true in today’s relationships, especially in the workplace. Unfortunately, even in our world of constant and instant communication, […]
December 23, 2019

8 Ways You Can Shine on Your Job Search in the New Year

The new year is almost here! With a new decade upon us, it’s that time of reflection on how to improve and continue growing in the […]
December 9, 2019
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12 Things Job Seekers Should Gift Themselves

‘Tis the season for eggnog, ornaments, Michael Bublé, and … stress. If the job search process is putting a damper on your holiday spirit, you’re not […]
November 25, 2019
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6 Ways for Student Job Seekers to Say ‘Thank You’

Every November, like clockwork, we’re always looking for ways to show gratitude in our lives. When your students are starting to apply for jobs, this is […]
November 11, 2019

13 Workplace Acts of Kindness to Inspire Your Team

As workplace leaders, we all have so many tasks to accomplish in a 40-hour (or more) workweek that it’s easy to overlook the opportunities we have […]
October 28, 2019

5 Tips to Be a More Vulnerable (and Successful) Job Seeker

As you’re job seeking, it’s natural to feel vulnerable — but it’s also natural to want to do whatever it takes to avoid that feeling. No […]
October 14, 2019
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5 Ways to Lead Students to Career Services

In 2018, the fifth annual McGraw-Hill Future Workforce Survey revealed only four in 10 U.S. college students said they feel well-prepared for their future careers. This […]
September 30, 2019

10 Things to Never Say During a Job Interview

The job search is no walk in the park. In fact, a 2017 CareerBuilder study found 73 percent of job seekers feel it’s one of the […]
September 16, 2019

5 Emotionally Intelligent Ways to Help Your Employees Handle Stress

Let’s be honest, work is stressful. It’s up to you to create an environment where your employees can thrive and successfully navigate increasing workloads, distractions, negativity, […]
September 2, 2019

Job Seekers Should Be On Instagram – Help Them Use It Effectively

Instagram is for memes, dog videos, and — finding your dream job? Well, it is now. Influencers, companies, and other users have long benefited from the […]
August 5, 2019
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Instagram Recruiting Is Here. 4 Ways to Ensure You’ll Get Noticed

You’ve heard it a million times: keep your social media presence professional. Facebook, Twitter and, of course, LinkedIn are now riddled with employers and recruiters searching […]