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Posts Tagged 'higher education'

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Don’t Stop Growing Your Skills!

There are lots of ways you can ensure your skills stay up to date while you're searching for employment. Not only will investing in your skills improve your chances of gaining employment, but it will also give you a positive focus when discussing employment gaps to potential employers.  

How to Make the Most of Your College’s Career Services

Leaving education to enter the working world can be a real culture shock! Navigating the job market independently, with little employment experience is no easy task. But you can make it much easier for yourself by planning ahead while you're still a student. College career services are available to all students and provide free expert guidance to help you in planning your future. You can access many career building opportunities through their resources, like graduate focused job fairs, career assessments and employers actively recruiting from your college. Make sure you are tapping into all your college offers.

Why College Students with Disabilities Are Not Getting Needed Career Services

Why is the employment rate for students with disabilities lagging so far behind that of students without? While there is no quick fix to this dilemma, there are institutionalized obstacles that should be addressed within college and university career centers, disability services and employer relations. Here are some practical changes that could potentially have a real impact on employment rates for students with disabilities.

6 Job Search Tips for Recent College Graduates

Graduating from college is a huge milestone. After the years of working to make it to this point, many graduates assume they will, in turn, be rewarded with a great job.

Finding a job is a difficult task, especially for recent graduates with little experience and in a competitive job market where older employees are working longer and leaving fewer job openings.

The Community College Trend

Greater credit is now being given to the value of the nation's community colleges, as more and more attention is drawn not only to the opportunities available at a more affordable cost, but also to the economic need for more skilled workers who are qualified to fill a growing number of job openings.

Is Higher Education Needed for Your Job?

Higher education can certainly increase your employability and advance your career. The unemployment rate for people with a bachelor’s degree or higher was 3.9% in April 2013 compared to 7.5% for the entire population and 11.6%

What College Students with Disabilities Can Learn from Peter Altschul’s Experience

In 1970, the University of California Berkley campus launched what was to become its Disabled Students' Program.