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Building Your Support Network

In all the years I’ve been coaching Next Gen navigate their career journeys, I have always adjusted advice to each client based on his/her specific requirements. Everyone is different, having unique needs and areas of focus. However, with each client I always emphasize the criticality of building and utilizing a robust support network. Remember, successful… Continue Reading »

Per NACE Covid-19 has prompted significant changes to 2021 campus recruitment methods, not schedules. Is your student ready before heading back to campus?

The following appeared on NACE.com on 12/04/2020: Employers adjusting their college recruiting efforts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the 2020-21 academic year were more likely to make changes to their recruiting methods than they were to their recruiting schedules, according to NACE’s Job Outlook 2021 report.  When employers were asked if they would make changes… Continue Reading »

Its Time To Play Offense When Looking For The Right Job

  The following appeared in the WSJ by Anthony DeRosa. Lots of fantastic tips!   Finding the perfect job takes time, patience and the right resources. It takes people around nine weeks, on average, to find a job once they start searching, according to Indeed.com. The time it takes for you may vary depending on… Continue Reading »

Interviewing In The Age of COVID-19

The way we live often changes after events that cause work to almost stop.  When I was in college if you “beeped” going through a metal detector at an airport, you kept walking (with your shoes on) saying “it’s just my keys” and were told “have a nice flight.” During and post COVID-19, the way… Continue Reading »

It’s a great time to be graduating- do you have a plan?

Transitioning seniors from the Class of 2019 are experiencing the best job market for new college graduates since 2007, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers “Class of 2019 Student Survey”. In addition, the results show that graduating college seniors who had applied for full-time jobs received an average of 1.10 job offers, the highest rate… Continue Reading »

Is your “elevator pitch” ready to go??

The following appeared on The Balancecareers.com by Alison Doyle. Great tips! What’s In an Elevator Pitch? This speech is all about you: who you are, what you do, and what you want to do (if you’re job hunting). Your elevator pitch is a way to share your expertise and credentials quickly and effectively with people… Continue Reading »

Graduating seniors from the Class of 2019 are experiencing the best job market for new college graduates since 2007

The following article appeared on the National Association of Colleges and Employers website. Great News for recent grads! Graduating seniors from the Class of 2019 are experiencing the best job market for new college graduates since 2007, according to NACE’s Class of 2019 Student Survey. Survey results show that graduating college seniors who had applied… Continue Reading »

The only wrong answer during your interview

Over my 25+ years in the staffing and recruitment fields I have interviewed thousands of candidates. I enjoy learning about their backgrounds, life experiences, and why they are interested in joining our team. The best interviews are interactive with our conversation taking us down various paths. There is however one answer which can stop even… Continue Reading »