Val Matta

March 16, 2020
searching for a job

10 Healthy Eating Habits to Improve Your Job Search Stamina

What you put into your body determines how well you perform. That’s true when it comes to taking tests, playing sports, and yes — even searching […]
March 2, 2020

Tips to Boost Students’ Job Search Success When Short on Time

Working in career services, it’s easy to feel stretched thin. Your schedule fills up fast helping students and young job seekers prepare to land their dream […]
February 17, 2020
employee experience

‘Tending’ is Trending! How and Why to Focus on the Employee Experience

Are you just managing your employees, or are you tending to their needs? Employees want to feel like more than cogs in a machine; they want […]
February 3, 2020
prospective employer

How to Identify an Employer You Can Trust

Trust. A simple five-letter word that has the power to make or break any relationship in life. And we’re not just talking about personal connections — […]
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
employee engagement

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
say thank you

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
career services

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 […]