Career Coaching

April 2, 2018

College Students are More Overwhelmed Than Ever, But You Can Help

This post was updated to bring you the most current tips and information in October 2020. College health counselors are seeing a drastic rise in mental […]
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 […]
October 16, 2017
interview process

The Interview Process is Changing Fast. Are Your Students Ready?

(This post was updated on 7/6/2020) Many years ago, the interview process was simplistic.  I would still consider it nerve-wracking, but not as demanding of a […]
September 4, 2017

Red Flags: How Career Counselors Can Improve Job Seeker Interviews

Thomas is an interview pro. He says all the right things and gives the impression that he knows his stuff. In fact, when Thomas gets job […]
March 27, 2017

Job Fairs: 4 Tips Counselors Should Share With New Graduates

Josie Chiao, a second-year Computer Science/East Asian double major at UVA, had a daunting first experience at one of her school’s job fairs. She was overwhelmed […]
January 16, 2017

The Greatest Gen Z Workplace Expectations You Need To Know

A new generation is preparing to enter the workforce, so it’s time to change our approach once again. While Generation Z is similar to millennials in […]
December 19, 2016

How To Come Back Strong in 2017 After A Gap Year

Whether it’s taking a year off to backpack through Europe, or just giving yourself time to decide where your life is going — a gap-year is […]
November 21, 2016

How To Use Popular Engagement Strategies On College Students

This post was updated to bring you the most up-to-date tips, October 2020. As your career services team is prepping the future leaders of America to […]
October 17, 2016

How To Make An Anxious Job Seeker An Interview Pro

Interviews can set a naturally anxious person over the edge. Putting these personality types into a stressful situation, where self-doubt kicks in, makes it extra difficult […]
October 10, 2016
professional habits

You Need to Teach Your Job Seekers These Professional Habits

In a recruiter’s pool of candidates, applicants who have never mastered professional habits like clear communication or an embrace of curiosity will stick out like a […]
September 19, 2016

What Happened to the Follow-Up? Help Job Seekers Land Their Big Opportunity

This post was updated in September 2022 Too many candidates are failing to make a follow-up effort with employers after making contact with them. CareerBuilder found […]
September 5, 2016

4 Traits Of A Quality New Hire And How To Create One

The job market is packed with job seeking hopefuls, and companies are placing an emphasis on higher goals to attract the best talent and keep them. […]