Job Search Advice
"Can you remind me why you are so great, again?" If you receive a similar request from a former manager or colleague you've asked to be a reference, don't be offended. Your achievements may not be top of mind for them, especially if you haven't worked together in years. Instead, help them prepare to give you a good reference by reminding them of former duties and notable achievements, sharing your resume or CV, and filling them in on the desired job.
9/1/20 - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
This virtual hiring fair for student veterans will take place September 9, 2020.
8/11/20 - Military.com
Use the Military Skills Translator to match your military experience with open civilian jobs.
8/10/20 - KAGS
The Texas A&M University System, Texas Workforce Commission, Combined Arms, Wal-Mart Foundation, Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families, Texas Veterans Commission, and others have teamed up to create the new all-inclusive experience for military veterans and their families.
8/6/20 - SHRM
To be veteran ready, higher education institutions need to break down barriers and stereotypes and have a deeper understanding of veterans in the hiring process.
7/10/20 - Thanks USA
The Pathways for Patriots program aims to bridge the gap between higher education and employment for military veterans and their families.
2/6/18 - HigherEdJobs
No matter what type of position you're interviewing for in the higher education field, it's important to communicate clearly during one-on-one interviews, at meals, with campus administrators, and during all other interactions throughout the interview process. In fact, effective verbal communication is one of the most sought-after skills by employers these days. So how can you practice and enhance this critical skill in advance of your next big interview?
10/7/16 - HigherEdJobs
The objective of the job interview is to determine the right fit. You wouldn't have made it this far without having a resume or CV that is compatible with the job description, so the pivotal questions asked during the interview are the ones that glean more abstract information to find the perfect match.
8/1/16 - HigherEdJobs
Congratulations on your new job! Usually the conversation where you accept the offer and confirm your salary and start date is busy enough. It doesn't present the chance to pose those nitty gritty questions such as: Where do I park on my first day? What is the office dress code? How do I navigate campus? Where do I eat lunch?