May 14, 2024
positive habits

5 Reasons Universities Should Provide Alumni Career Services

With young professionals changing jobs every 2.8 years, the need for career services doesn’t end with graduation. And with 53% of recent grads unemployed or underemployed, […]
July 26, 2022

4 Ways to Keep Connections with Students While Still On Break

Summer is in full swing, yet, we can’t avoid that it is also winding down! In just a few weeks, students will be back on campus. […]
June 5, 2017

3 Recruiting Lessons From Today’s Job Seeker

Allison, now 30, has been working since she was 16. Back then, she’d apply for a job, check in with potential employers after a few days, […]
December 1, 2014
alumni networks

How To Help Students Tap Into Alumni Networks

(This post was updated on 6/22/2020) Using alumni networks is an ideal starting point for any college student’s career. Whether you’re a professor, adviser, or career […]
August 18, 2014

5 Essential Tools for Your Job Search

As students prep for the upcoming school year by purchasing textbooks and school supplies, job seekers also need to prepare for their job search. From using […]
August 11, 2014

3 Ways Job Seekers Ruin Networking Opportunities

Networking is an important and vital part of the job hunt, yet many job seekers are actually shooting themselves in the foot during the networking process. […]
June 30, 2014

How to Be a Firework During Your Next Networking Event

Hot dogs, fireworks, family, and friends. What’s not to love about the 4th of July weekend? While most of us will be out grilling and enjoying […]
May 23, 2011

Your Pro-Active Job Hunt Checklist

Remember when the experts told us to send out a pile of generic cover letters and resumes, then wait for the phone to ring? Those days […]
September 1, 2010

Rethinking the Elevator Pitch

One of the hardest challenges of the job hunt is being able to create and communicate an effective elevator pitch when the time arises. The elevator […]
May 27, 2010

Creating Your Selling Points for the Hidden Job Market

With most of the jobs landed coming through the hidden job market it is imperative that you get going on a targeted job hunt. A good […]
April 14, 2010

Suggestions for Networking in the Everyday

One obstacle we face as job seekers is that we forget that our ordinary encounters could be where we get that internship, job, or business lead. […]
August 25, 2009

Market Yourself on the Job Search with CareerShift

Whether you’re navigating the job market yourself or assisting someone on their job-seeking journey, consider the following recommendations to elevate your approach. Explore actionable marketing strategies […]