April 20, 2017
Do You Have the Skills Recruiters are Looking For? premium
According to the National Association of College and Employers’ (NACE) Job Outlook 2017 report, nearly 80 percent of the respondents said the ability to work as a team was the top skill they were looking for in potential employees. While this may sound like a no-brainer, there still seems to be a gap between the […]
April 17, 2017
Rapid Fire with Marketo premium
In this week’s Rapid Fire series, we’re talking with Allyson Gee–Events and Programs Producer at Marketo, a leader in digital marketing software and solutions headquartered in San Mateo, California. Allyson is passionate about green/sustainable events, promoting the beautiful city of San Francisco, building strong professional relationships, and sharing this passion with the people around her. […]
April 13, 2017
Are Your Skills Costing You Great Career Opportunities? premium
Picture this: while you’re obsessing over having the right school, the perfect GPA, and a laundry list of impressive credentials on your fancy resume paper, companies are doing the exact opposite. They are most likely obsessing over finding the right person to solve their problems. Let that sink in. To get a company’s attention you […]
April 6, 2017
Why You Should Ditch the Resume for an ePortfolio premium
These days, college grads and employers often find themselves struggling to find common ground when it comes to skills wanted and the talent available. On one hand employers feel recent college grads aren’t equipped with the required skills to be successful in the workforce, while students complain employers don’t take the time to discover their […]
March 30, 2017
Why Career Fairs and Jobs Boards Alone Won’t Land Your Dream Job premium
Career fairs and job boards have long been the foundation for which students build their employment searches on. And that can be a mistake. Don’t misunderstand. Both career fairs and job boards have their advantages. At a career fair, you get face-to-face time with recruiters, a feel for what a company offers, and what their […]
March 21, 2017
Rapid Fire with Cornerstone OnDemand premium
In this week’s Rapid Fire series, we’re talking with Jenn Ordonez–Sr. Manager, Corporate Account Development at Cornerstone OnDemand, a cloud-based learning and talent management solutions provider headquartered in Santa Monica, California. Jenn works with a team that connects with organizations to share best practices, industry trends and success stories from Cornerstone clients. She is committed […]
March 16, 2017
Why Grads Need More Than a Good GPA and School Recognition to Get Hired premium
‘Looking good on paper.’ The age-old adage that sometimes gives students a false sense of security when it comes to their education. There on your resume in black-and-white is your school with the first-rate reputation. And then there’s your stellar GPA—the proverbial ‘gold star’ that lets the world know you’re smart and a hard worker. […]
March 9, 2017
Tech Talk: 3 Expert Tips for Grads premium
So you’re ready to graduate and are looking to land an amazing tech job. Congrats! Have you done your research? Do you know what specific job, workplace environment, and industry you’re looking for? If you can’t answer ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then we need to talk. While tech is an exciting (and growing) […]
March 6, 2017
Rapid Fire with Silicon Valley’s AppLovin premium
Companies that partner with us have some pretty incredible people. We love profiling them in our Rapid Fire series. This week we’re talking with Amery Zhen a technical recruiter at AppLovin, a mobile marketing automation software company located in Palo Alto. Hired as the first recruiter, Amery partners closely with hiring executives to develop and […]
March 2, 2017
10 Job Tips for Computer Science Grads premium
There’s good news for computer science grads. Approximately 50,000 enter the job market each year and the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates software developer jobs alone will grow by 24 percent in the next eight years, which means demand is outpacing supply. Now, just because computer science graduates are in a great position for post-graduation […]
February 23, 2017
Are Career Services Failing to Help Grads Land Jobs? premium
Asking, “What do I want to do with the rest of my life?” is a pretty frightening question. An even more daunting task is knowing how to answer it. At some point, you’ve probably stopped into career services with the hopes they could guide you in the right direction for post-college life. And though there’s […]
February 16, 2017
How to Create an Eye-Catching Profile premium
While you believe it’s obvious that you are so much more than just your GPA, major, and school ranking, it is important that employers understand that as well. And that’s where Portfolium can help. An ePortfolio gives employers a chance to see the real you based on the skills you’ve proven with your work inside […]