Val Matta

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 […]
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
instagram recruiting

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 […]
July 22, 2019

Prepare Your College Students For These Workplace Realities

Consider just how long your students have dreamed about their first jobs. Possibly even before Kindergarten, they were asked, “What do you want to be when […]
July 9, 2019

The Secret to Employee Retention is Actually Funny

Laughter really is the best medicine — and there’s science to prove it.  New research from the University of Kansas reveals that laughter is a predictor […]
June 24, 2019
post-graduation dream job

The Post-Graduation To-Do List That Will Land You In Your Dream Job

Summer means rest and relaxation. Well, for most people. Recent grads cannot afford to fully unwind. There’s little time to stop for long vacations as you […]
June 10, 2019

Download This Career To-Do List for Your Recent Grads

Congratulations! Summer is here, the hectic days leading up to graduation are over, and now you and the students you’ve helped mold can relax. For a […]