Career services

Worried about enrollment numbers?  Keep the students you have.

Enrollment is on every college administrator’s mind these days. A demographic cliff is approaching–and no university is truly safe. This predicted drop in the number of college-bound students will be...

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Eric Leftwich Nov 10, 2022

Turn “Soft Skills” Into Superpowers

As career development professionals, we’ve seen enough research, and heard enough anecdotes to know that so-called “soft” or transferable skills are a must for any employer. Convincing our students...

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Jen Gose Nov 04, 2022

Make Your On-Campus Jobs More Impactful

On-campus student employment has been a hot topic in career centers across the country in recent years. As the responsibility for these programs has shifted within many institutions from financial...

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Jen Gose Nov 03, 2022

How PathwayU Is More Than A Career Assessment

PathwayU schools understand that the PathwayU platform is not just an assessment for students, but an educational support tool for career development professionals, faculty, academic advisors, and...

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Kurt Kraiger, Ph.D. Principal Psychologist Sep 20, 2022

Adding Purpose To The Internship Search

It seems like the internship search season begins earlier and earlier every year. As companies realize the recruitment value of implementing internship programs and tapping into college talent, the...

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Jen Gose Sep 13, 2022

Making The Connection From Major To Career

“What are you going to do with that?”:  Making the connection from major to career.

It’s a question that all liberal arts majors–and even some students in more practical fields of study–hear...

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Jen Gose Sep 06, 2022

Setting The Stage For Career Success As New Grads Enter A Remote Workforce

As a career professional, you’ve likely seen the headlines in major publications lamenting the difficulties new graduates face as they enter a workforce transformed by COVID–and for good reason. New...

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Jen Gose Aug 30, 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

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

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

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