May 24, 2017
3 Approaches to Use in Your Next Job Search premium
New grads rejoice! Baby Boomers (ages 53 to 71) are rapidly retiring (at around 10,000 per day), demographics are in your favor, and companies are actively seeking candidates with technology skills. When you combine all those elements, the job market for new grads should be booming. And yet, some are still struggling to find that […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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May 4, 2017
Meet Ashley: Crushing Campus-wide Implementations to Millions of Students premium
Welcome back to our latest blog series dedicated to getting to know the people at Portfolium (or Planet Portfolium). Our second interview will be with our Director of Implementations, Ashley Hyman. Strap on your space helmet while you find out how Ashley has combined careful planning, expert communication, and execution to successfully launch Portfolium to millions […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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. […]
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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 […]
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