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What Works in a Job Search? Part 4: Evaluate Job Offers In Light Of Your Calling

In this 4-part series, I’ve explored evidence provided in a classic meta-analysis by Liu, Huang, and Wang on effective job search interventions, and offered advice on how to navigate a job search...

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Bryan Dik, Ph.D. Chief Science Officer Aug 23, 2022

An Institutional Point of View: Make It a Great Academic Year

For most of our PathwayU schools, summer is coming to a close, students are beginning to arrive on campus, and there is an air of hope that this will be a great fall semester. But the race is long,...

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Bryan Dik, PhD, Chief Science Officer and Kurt Kraiger, PhD, Principal Psychologist Aug 16, 2022

The 3 Pillars of Impactful Coaching

According to the 2019-20 NACE Career Services Benchmarking Report, over 55% of career development professionals’ time is spent on student-facing activities. That’s a statistic that makes sense: after...

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Jen Gose Aug 09, 2022

What Works in a Job Search? Part 3: Keep the Pedal Down

The most effective job search interventions recognize that once you’ve learned and practiced key job search skills, deploying them with persistence requires motivation. This is especially the case...

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Bryan Dik, Ph.D. Chief Science Officer Aug 02, 2022

What Works in a Job Search? Part 2: Improve Your Self-Presentation

What does research reveal regarding how to navigate a job search well?  In my last blog post, I began to review the evidence found in Liu, Huang, and Wang’s extensive meta-analytic study of job...

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Bryan Dik, Ph.D. Chief Science Officer Jul 26, 2022

A Parent’s Guide to PathwayU

You’ve heard that your student’s college or university offers PathwayU as a resource–but what does that mean, and how can you help your student make the most of it? 

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Jen Gose Jul 19, 2022

What Works in a Job Search? Part 1: Effective Job Search Strategies

The number of “how to” resources on conducting a job search seems limitless, as anyone visiting the careers section of a bookstore, or googling “job search tips,” can tell you. How do you know what...

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Bryan Dik, Ph.D. Chief Science Officer Jul 12, 2022
Jen Gose Jun 21, 2022

Creative Ideas for Learning Materials in Your 12-Week Session

It's summer and that means not only longer days but shorter semesters!

The class material we believe we need 15 weeks to cover, must now be addressed in 12 weeks or less. This not only forces us to...

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Kurt Kraiger, Ph.D. Principal Psychologist Jun 14, 2022

Using PathwayU in the Classroom: Options for Integrating Career Education Into the Curriculum

Even among the most traditional liberal arts colleges, it’s no longer acceptable to relegate career services to the sidelines — a trend that can be seen in a variety of areas, from how career...

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Jen Gose May 31, 2022

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