Career Coaching

October 16, 2017

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

Many years ago, the interview process was simplistic. I would still consider it nerve-wracking, but not as demanding of a process. Today’s college students need to […]
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 really knows his stuff. In fact, when Thomas gets […]
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

As your career services team is prepping the future leaders of America to enter the workforce, it’s important to treat students as both mentees and employees. […]
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

You Need to Teach Your Job Seekers These Professional Habits Now

Professional habits are important for job seekers to learn, no matter what stage of their career they’re in. Whether they’re fresh out of college, accepting a […]
September 19, 2016

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

Too many candidates are failing to make a follow-up effort with employers after making contact with them. CareerBuilder’s July 2016 survey found that 37 percent of […]
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. […]
August 15, 2016

How to Handle the High Expectations of College Grads

College graduates are quickly finding out that the high expectations they have for their first job out of college aren’t exactly what they had pictured. There are […]
June 13, 2016

4 Expert Ways You Can Help College Graduates Get Hired

As a career counselor who helps college-aged individuals navigate jobs and internships, you know the importance of gaining relevant experience before graduation. But did you know […]