May 18, 2017
Boost Your Employability with These 4 Methods premium
Whether you’re a month into your job search or on day one, there are little tweaks you can make to your skills set that have the potential to boost your employability and give you an edge over the competition. And the good news? It is easier to do than you may think! 4 Ways to […]
May 11, 2017
4 Skills Employers Say New Grads are Lacking premium
Ahhh, spring. When thousands of tassels get moved from right to left on mortarboards across the country. For some, graduation may be a little further off, but the question all college students need to be able to answer is, ‘Do I have the skills employers are looking for?’ While you may feel confident that you […]
May 4, 2017
Cybersecurity: Why Now is the Time to Break into the Job Market premium
Based on the number of electronics you own and use daily, you’re aware the world is more connected than ever. In fact, some experts predict that in just three years, there will be 200 billion connected things. And with all this technology in cars, planes, homes, cities, etc. comes the heightened need to protect who […]
April 27, 2017
Get Your Foot in the Door with These Companies premium
Entry-level jobs often get a bum rap because after years of schooling, you might feel accepting one is a little beneath you. But let’s face it. We all have to start somewhere. Even David Geffen, a well-known music (Geffen Records) and movie (DreamWorks) executive started out in the mailroom at the William Morris Talent Agency […]
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) […]