New Fanshawe College Pathfinder Uses Career Key's Career and College Major Test
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
We''re proud to announce that Fanshawe College , one of the largest colleges of applied art and technology in Ontario, is now using The Career Key''s valid career and college major test to match prospective students to Fanshawe''s programs of study.
Personal Branding for College Graduates
MAY 3, 2016
For college students, building, managing, and marketing his or her personal branding efforts can be quite complex. It’s possible that grads will change jobs up to an average of 20 times during their career. College administrators are looking at your online activities.
45 Inspiring Career Blogs for College Students
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
College , ostensibly, prepares participants for their chosen career paths, but tracking down the right entry-level positions comes burdened with its own set of protocols, strategies, and insights, all of which might seem impregnable to the recent graduate.
8 College Habits You Need to Let Go of In Your Professional Life
Ms. Career Girl
JANUARY 13, 2015
The post 8 College Habits You Need to Let Go of In Your Professional Life appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. If you’ve just finished college and are about to enter the “real world,” your lifestyle is about to take a 180-degree turn. Dressing Like a College Student.
Post-College Career Searching in Tough Economic Times
JANUARY 11, 2012
Career searching is a daunting task under the best of circumstances. Students and recent college graduates can be particularly vulnerable to the anxiety and stress that comes with searching for the ideal career.
4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College. Full disclosure: I graduated college a LONG time ago. Eventually, I did hire a financial advisor— “my guy”—but by then, I had lost years in potential savings and earnings because I didn’t start out right out of college.
How to Start Your Career While Still in College
NOVEMBER 3, 2013
When they do finally graduate, many college students will face the pressures of a depleted job market. But for motivated students who are looking ahead to a successful job post graduation, the time to start a career is now. 13 Unconventional Graduate Programs to Jump Start Your Career.
Top 10 To Do List for College Grad Job Search
OCTOBER 29, 2013
Arguably, your job search as a college grad should start long before you graduate, not after you’ve graduated. That being said, if you’ve not done any job search prep during your college years you can’t go back in time but there’s plenty you can do now.
12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment
AUGUST 15, 2014
” – Robert Frost You are somewhere in your (hopefully) four year college career and, if you’ve not already figured this out, the experience is likely to be different than you envisioned when you began. So, you may ask, how do you build a network in college?
7 Tips for Landing Your First Job as a College Grad
JULY 30, 2014
According to a an article in USA Today ( Job Outlook for College Grads ), while overall unemployment is down and new jobs are being created, unemployment for the 25-34 year old age bracket is up (now at 24.5%). College Grad College Grads Entry level jobs Graduate Jobs Job Search Jobs
Career Assessment Matches Students to a College's Majors with New Career Key for Higher Education Tool
FEBRUARY 29, 2016
Holland career assessment leader Career Key announces a new "My College's Majors" tool that enables admissions, first year experience (FYE) and student success programs to match students to the programs and majors their school offers.
7 Stages of Work After College
Ms. Career Girl
JANUARY 26, 2016
The post 7 Stages of Work After College appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. We skip, sleep, train, and frantically fill out #2 pencils in college to prepare us for post-college life. Now college is over. It’s time to face down our careers. Career Girl.
6 Steps To Kickstart Your Career As A College Freshman
SEPTEMBER 28, 2014
So, you and your parents have just invested a significant amount of money for your college education. Related: 6 Reasons Internships Are A Must In College. Well, here is a very important fact about college and ROI. 6 Steps To Kickstart Your Career As A College Freshman.
4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College
MAY 19, 2016
4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College. CAREEREALISM. Full disclosure: I graduated college a LONG time ago. If you are just graduating college, congratulations! Disclosure: This post is sponsored by a CAREEREALISM-approved expert.
ResumeBear: Kickstarter Funding Projects for College Students
MAY 9, 2012
College is a great time to explore your creativity, and Kickstarter is a great place to find the funds to make your creative dreams a reality. So it’s no wonder that college students, groups, and even faculty members have flocked to the site to get their projects off the ground.
How To Decide On A College Major
FEBRUARY 27, 2014
Related: Resumes When You Don’t Have A College Degree. Career. For students who know what they want work as after graduation, you may select your major according to your chosen career. 6 Tips For Choosing Your College And Degree Program.
College Degrees that Offer the Best Chance for Employment after Graduation
JUNE 13, 2016
When you are proudly standing in line at your graduation ceremony in your cap and gown you all look like students who are destined for successful careers, but the reality is that there are sometimes startling differences in the job prospects for each graduate which are often determined by the course that you have taken. Career advice College Grads
ResumeBear: High Salaries For the College Grad Starting Out!
MAY 24, 2012
College students pick their major for any number of reasons — interest in a particular field of study, ability to get a job post-graduation , amount of education or training needed and more. Your Career Goals career job job seekers jobs Online Resume resume resumebear
5 Things College Students Must Do To Stay Ahead of the Competition
OCTOBER 26, 2016
5 Things College Students Must Do To Stay Ahead of the Competition. College students face a number of challenges as they near graduation. Then there’s the uncertainty of career for many. Related: 6 Strategies To Kickstart Your Career As A College Sophomore.
Finding Your First Job After College
Ms. Career Girl
JULY 30, 2015
The post Finding Your First Job After College appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Back when I was in college, I wish someone had taken me aside and advised me to look into my future career options. The current generation of college graduates will be facing great challenges.
10 Great Job Search Resources for College Grads
JULY 6, 2014
” – Dead Poet’s Society Your first job marks the beginning of your 10,000 day career (do the math) and, while you are probably just hoping you get a job, you should prepare for the long haul (working that is, not job search) and try to pick a job that suites you best.
Employer Networking Through Your College
DECEMBER 11, 2014
Don’t be surprised but your college or university Career Services Department is very likely to have some of the best opportunities for you to meet and impress employers. Most colleges will publish events and opportunities online or via an email newsletter.
Your College Major Doesn’t Define Career Options: You Do!
Corn on the Job
FEBRUARY 25, 2014
Kaitlin Luna is a Student Affairs and Higher Education professional with six years (and counting) of experience working with college students as a career and academic advisor. Choosing a college major is the first major decision of a young person’s life.
Search Engines Every College Student Needs
APRIL 3, 2012
Using these tools you’ll be able to search through everything from academic research articles to deals on video games, making your life at college easier in a myriad of ways. Find fun things to do in your college town using these helpful entertainment search sites.
ResumeBear: Politics and What College Graduates Should Care About
MAY 10, 2012
Sixty-two percent of those with at least some college experience voiced their opinions on economic, social, and political issues, and four years later, it’s looking like they may very well show up in the same (relative) droves.
How Should I Prepare for a College Career Fair?
Ms. Career Girl
OCTOBER 7, 2010
Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Blog Directory Contact Subscribe How Should I Prepare for a College Career Fair? Keep on submitting your career questions to me at email@example.com. Career Fairs are…well, interesting. Career Girl?
How your college degree impresses employers
FEBRUARY 15, 2013
Do not forget that when you leave college/university, you are an untested employee, therefore without work references the only thing employers have to go on is your college career, and your conduct within. You may feel it necessary to mention on your job application or resume about how hard college was. They want to know that your college time was well served and well within your ability and means. career Hiring Manager job hunting resumebear
New College and Career Readiness Kit for School Counseling
MAY 9, 2014
Career Key''s new college and career readiness kit is complimentary, designed for school counselors and other education and career development professionals. Finally, there is a link to access a free trial of the Career Key career and college major test (a $150 value).
The Transition from College to Career
JUNE 14, 2012
This is a true story as told to LatPro.com where you can find helpful career interviews and job search advice in your desired industry. Visit to find a career interview in your field today. A typical day in college was filled with a lot of reading.
These 4 Strategies Will Strengthen Your College Degree’s ROI
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
These 4 Strategies Will Strengthen Your College Degree’s ROI. You are about to invest a lot of money for a college education with the expectation that a degree will land you employment after graduation. Complete Your First Year’s Core Courses At A Community College.
Top Tech Skills for College Students: What You Need to Know to Succeed in School
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Getting to college is a journey. In some cases, an adult gains experience before heading to college. Career advice College Grads EducationA student must do well in classes, fill-out applications, write essays, etc. Regardless, in some cases, essential skills are not learned or improved. In some cases, high school students may have access to computers but with limited resources and teachers who can relay top tech skills.
Job Boards Are 2nd Largest Source of Hire: College is 5th
FEBRUARY 29, 2012
Corporate career sites. College recruits. Another item to note is that the third highest source of hire listed by my friends Mark and Gerry is corporate career sites. That’s puzzling to me as corporate career sites cannot by definition by a source of hire.
College Classes for the Rest of Us
MAY 6, 2011
When you think of college students, you may imagine a group of high school graduates fresh out of school who spend their nights partying and their days sleeping through professorial lectures. Sure, it's nice to think that we all jumped out of high school into a successful college experience.
Low Wages: 13 College Majors To Avoid Like The Plague
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
The Millennial Generation of college students/graduates has really gotten the short-end of the stick. For those who have already graduated from college or are close to it, they were likely unaware of the consequences of the degree they chose. Mid-career median pay: $51,600.
The College Student’s Guide to a Winning Resume
APRIL 15, 2011
What to include on your resume: In addition to your education, include work experience, both relevant and not, volunteer experience, college activities/clubs/organizations, leadership roles, team projects, skills and interests. Gone in sixty seconds.
11 Ways to Build Your Network After College
Ms. Career Girl
FEBRUARY 6, 2011
You’re fresh out of college and looking for a job. You’ve tried the job boards, your school career counselor, etc. Networking is the key to career success and a great way to lead to your next job. 11 Connections You Should Make to Build Your Post-College Network.
How to Write a Perfect Resume Regardless of College Major
The Undercover Recruiter
AUGUST 14, 2014
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard some variation of the phrase: “I majored in _, therefore I feel my career options are limited.” How to Write a Perfect Resume Regardless of College Major. Undercover Recruiter - Career & Recruitment Blog.
The Biggest Secret To Finding A Job After College
JULY 17, 2016
The Biggest Secret To Finding A Job After College. CAREEREALISM. The biggest and perhaps best-kept secret to finding a job after college is to begin before you ever graduate. Related: 7 Tips For Finding A Job After College.
Top Career To-Dos for College Juniors and Seniors
Ms. Career Girl
AUGUST 25, 2015
The post Top Career To-Dos for College Juniors and Seniors appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Heading back to campus as a junior or senior is exciting, but it also means it’s time to start preparing for your post-collegiate career. Visit your college career center.
11 Job Search Commandments For College Grads
JUNE 3, 2013
Job Search For College Grads Stinks Right Now The outlook for the current batch of graduates is terrible. A recent article on Forbes had so many saddening statistics about the jobless rate of college students and the worthlessness of their degrees that I actually couldn’t finish reading it. (