Tag: Career Services

tips for writing your resume

Writing an effective resume is one of the most important tasks in the job search process. Your resume is a self-marketing tool that outlines your unique value to an employer and can ultimately secure a coveted job interview. Most employers will spend only 20 to 30 seconds when reviewing a resume. To get your resume …

two professional women shaking hands, negotiating salary

Most job seekers agree — the one aspect of a job search that causes the most angst is the process of salary negotiation. The most important decision you’ll consider when contemplating a job offer is whether or not the compensation for the position is accept­able. Once you have secured an interview and proven to be …

young professional females creating kanban chart with post its

Whether you are a new graduate conducting a job search or an experienced professional pursuing acareer change, there are important competencies and knowledge you’ll want to hone or acquire to rise above the competition. Hiring officers are seeking certain essential employability skills. Most of these coveted skills are often referred to as “transferable” skills because …

By: Sarah Murphy & Maribeth Gunner Pulliam One of the most important activities for a truly successful job search is networking. Career experts agree that career networking is one of the most effective ways to find and obtain a job. While classified ads and online job boards might give you a few places to start, …

Careers in Cybersecurity Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | 7 – 8pm EST Register HERE! According to Michael Brown, CEO at Symantec, the demand for the cybersecurity workforce is expected to rise globally to 6 million by 2019, with a projected employee shortfall of 1.5 million.  Meaning that there are not enough skilled workers to fill …

This article has been syndicated from Excelsior College’s Success Files blog. Alicia Audino hit the ground running at Excelsior College as the Assistant Director of Career Services! From her passion around higher education and the Career Center Alicia has such a positive energy geared towards impacting students. Join me in taking five minutes with Alicia …