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by Fatim Lelenta (Ana Clara Blesso is her mentor)  Why did I decide to find a mentor? A mentor is more than an adviser. A mentor provides you ...
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Recently, a member of our Individuals with Disabilities Affinity Impact Team, Heather Rickerl, a career counselor at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, ...
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Engaging Generation Z

Self-disclosure: I am a borderline Millennial, born in 1982, but consider myself more of what you hear from students from time to time—an old soul . ...
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So many organizations ask me to train their young people on how to be more professional. I get that. I run a professional office with a diverse group ...
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Learning styles are defined as the way each person learns best. Just like we all have different personalities, we all have different learning styles as ...
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Often, career services departments are run by one to three individuals and may have some graduate assistants at four-year schools and even fewer staff ...
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Improving employment outcomes for students with disabilities is getting a little easier these days on college campuses as more and more employers are ...
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by Cynthia Price Verduce and Sue Keever Watts, co-chairs of the Disabilities Affinity Impact Team October is National Disability Employment ...
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One could argue that training students is much more difficult than training full-time staff, making it important for you to create a dynamic training ...
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When I first learned about the importance of professional networking, I really had no clue of what was involved. All I saw, and continue to see, are very ...
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I started my career in higher education back in 2000. As another anniversary approaches, I wanted to put together a list of what makes a great career ...
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Back in 2011, Purdue University Global (formerly Kaplan University) decided to build an internal career services site that was available for our students ...
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Whether hiring a student for a part-time or work-study position or selecting one to lead a student organization, what you do in the pre-selection process ...
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You didn’t see that title coming, did you? But it’s true. Gen Z, the people in their teens and early twenties right now are much better at communication ...
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"Best practice" is a common phrase in higher education institutions; yet it is rarely analyzed, and thus its meanings are often subjective. It is presumably ...
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(AW + T) + R = BS

Bulleted statements are a foundational piece to a great resume. Attempting to highlight relevant skills, getting past application tracking systems (ATS), ...
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I recently moderated a panel discussion on overcoming career obstacles with a disability.  One of the young professionals on the panel was my former student, ...
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Sometimes it feels like understanding diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is complicated. There are lots of similarities, overlap, and of course differences ...
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Usually, it is not a good idea to start a blog post with the end, but Richard Pimentel’s closing keynote was the perfect summation of NACE19.    Pimentel ...
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By Corey Twitty and Charles Jennings Jr. As you embark upon your first National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) conference, we realize ...
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