Val Matta

January 21, 2019

Ghosting: The Latest Job Seeker Trend You Need to Know About

It’s another reimagined word that’s worked its way into our vernacular: ghosting. In most cases, ghosting means someone slowly disappears in order to end a relationship. […]
January 7, 2019
employer brand

Generation Z: What They Want from Your Employer Brand

Chances are you’ve spent the last decade trying to get to know and understand millennials. This generation is unlike any other and it has taken much […]
December 24, 2018

Not Qualified for Your Dream Job? Why You Should Apply Anyway

Whether you are a recent college graduate or simply looking to find a new job, no one really enjoys the job search. The truth is, no […]
December 10, 2018

How to Keep Jobs Seekers Focused During the Holidays

You see it every year. Students are right on track with their job search, but then they go home for the holidays. They’re torn between family […]
November 26, 2018

Breaking Into a Competitive Industry: What Job Seekers Need to Know

Healthcare. Technology. Startups, in general. There are some industries where the competition to be the top company is insanely high. These organizations move at an exciting […]
November 12, 2018
hiring trends

3 Hiring Trends that Prove It’s a Great Time to Be a Job Seeker

Every year, the hiring process evolves. Organizations prioritize finding different traits and skills in candidates. There are new technologies that job seekers need to be familiar […]
October 29, 2018
employee retention

3 Ways to Improve Employee Retention in the Age of Passive Job Seekers

Let’s be honest: this is not a good time for employee retention. In fact, a report from the Labor Department found that 3.3 million people willingly […]
October 15, 2018

How to Take Advantage of Low Unemployment as a Job Seeker

It’s an exciting time to be a job seeker. The latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics found the unemployment rate stands at just 3.9 […]
October 1, 2018

3 Steps to Determining if a Job Seeker Is Truly Interested in Their Career

As a career counselor, there’s nothing better than seeing one of your job seekers find a job in a field that excites them. After helping them […]
September 17, 2018

4 Things to Consider Before Switching College Majors

Within three years of initial enrollment, about 30 percent of undergraduates in associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs who declared a major had changed it at least […]
September 3, 2018

Facing Unemployment: Managing a Full-Time Job Search With a Full-Time Career

Search for the perfect job, write application materials, attach resume, network, and repeat. The job search process is long and tedious. To do it well, one […]
August 20, 2018

3 Pieces of Career Advice to Turn Students Into Self-Marketers

Recruiters don’t type keywords into a job search engine and cross their fingers hoping top candidates pop up. In today’s recruiting world, social media, effective job […]