Are you looking for a new job? Fortunately, UMGC’s CareerQuest has everything you need to elevate your resume and find the next position on your professional journey. With September celebrating International Update Your Resume month, check out the latest information and best practices from your UMGC Career Services Advising team to ensure your resume is ready to impress to help you land your next career opportunity.
When looking to fill technical roles within a company, hiring managers and recruiters look for candidates that currently possess the desired technical skills required to be successful on the first day of work. Improve your job search by creating a resume that ensures that your technical skills shine.
There are several career paths to consider when thinking about a career in the intelligence industry. The path you choose may require a combination of work experience such as internships, education, or special training beyond a degree. It’s important to keep in mind the following three key steps when preparing for and deciding on the direction for your career in intelligence.
Technological advances have changed the way we search for jobs. The internet provides global access to potential employers and their open positions. However, while access to information and researching companies is now easier, there are still some important things to keep in mind.
Making a career change is not a decision that should be taken lightly. Here are seven essential areas you should explore during your career change.
Whether you are a full-time student or juggling a full-time job and school, gaining the necessary experience for your chosen career field can be difficult. That’s why the upcoming 2022 Virtual Career Fair on March 25 is the perfect time to gain the experience you need. More than 60 unique employers will participate in this year’s fair, and many of them are seeking UMGC students and alumni to fill internship and career launch opportunities. Continue below for a glimpse of some of the internship and recent graduate opportunities participating employers are seeking talent for.
The virtual interview is here to stay. While virtual interviews have a lot in common with their traditional counterparts, there are still a few differences that candidates should prepare for before the interview. Continue below for tips to help you ace your next virtual interview.
An effective resume will tell a reader the story of your career. It should not be generic—instead it should be tailored to your industry of choice. Your resume should be clear and should be able to be understood by anyone who reads it. So, how do you write a job-winning resume? Continue below for tips you can implement today to strengthen your resume.
A common question asked during career advising appointments is, “What can I do with this major?” Prospective students are often more interested in their probability of success, job prospects, and potential salary, while current students want to know about career paths and job titles. It’s often assumed that a successful career is tied directly to a specific degree rather than a combination of a degree and work experience (such as internships or participation in student or professional organizations). So, this question is really an opportunity to explore a major and the concentrations within that degree program. Continue below for strategies to help you decide which major is right for you.
The tools and advice you receive from UMGC Career Services (e.g., advising sessions, informational sessions, webinars, and virtual career fairs, etc.) are intended to assist you on your career journey. Career development and career exploration is a lifelong process that is intended to be nurtured and not rushed. UMGC understands this concept which is why they provide lifelong access to career support. Continue below for tips on how to leverage your career fair prep in your ongoing job search.