Diversify Your Talent Pipeline

Texas has added over half a million jobs in the past year and unemployment is at 3.5% in Odessa and 2.6% in Midland, so recruiting in the Permian Basin has its challenges. Many companies are looking for ways to expand …

By Megan Baeza
Megan Baeza Executive Director
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Alumni Advice

By Gabby Maxwell
Gabby Maxwell Director of Career Education
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Top 3 Takeaways from ChatGPT Expert

In today’s fast-changing job market, job seekers are finding ways to stand out and simplify their search. Jeremy Schifeling, author of the #1 Best-Selling ChatGPT for Job Searching, recently hosted an online session explaining how to use AI for job …

By Gabby Maxwell
Gabby Maxwell Director of Career Education
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Watch: How to Use the STAR Method in an Interview

This article was originally published on JoinHandshake.com.

Learn how to use the STAR interview method in less than one minute!

Nervous for your job or internship interview? Don’t be! There’s an easy framework to keep in mind that can help …

By Gabby Maxwell
Gabby Maxwell Director of Career Education
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What’s New on Handshake?

This article was originally published on JoinHandshake.com.

Evolving our platform to help you make career moves on the go

Our newly improved Handshake experience brings together everything you need to find, land, and succeed in your next role.

Handshake now …

By Gabby Maxwell
Gabby Maxwell Director of Career Education
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Are micro-internships, internships, apprenticeships, or co-ops best for job-seeking students?

It is understandable that many college and university students don’t understand just how much value most hiring managers and others involved in recruiting place on experience as opposed to grades and other academic achievements. Certainly, many employers primarily hire based …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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How to Highlight Your Academic Accomplishments on Your Resume

Today, the average job listing gets more than 250 applications. That’s hard to contend with, even if you’re the most seasoned professional. But when you’re a student or recent graduate with little to no experience behind you, this can feel even …

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Essential Social Skills You Need to Advance Your Career

Having the right social skills is key to succeeding in both remote and in-person office environments. Below are the six most important social skills you’ll need to continue to advance your career.

1. Communication

Few social skills are as important …

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How to Adapt Your Career to Survive the AI Revolution

AI’s fast growth has been causing a lot of excitement and a lot of anxiety. Some people are encouraged by AI’s advances, while others are worried. Questions like “Will robots take our jobs?” and “How should we prepare for the …

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5 Common Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for Your First Job

Applying for your first job can be intimidating. Luckily, there’s a way to significantly improve your chances of getting hired: including a cover letter in your application whether it’s required or not. Doing so shows a level of professionalism that …

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5 Tips for Following Up With a Hiring Manager

The minutes, days, and sometimes even weeks after a job interview may bring a flurry of excitement and, also, questions. Did I touch on all of the topics I wanted to bring up? Did I effectively answer this or that …

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