Spring is a great time to strengthen your professional skills and check in on the progress of your career goals. Your Career Services team has some great virtual events coming up to help you get to where you want to go. Continue below for more information and to register.
Although a few years ago Tom Huff had a good job working as an assistant manager for a big box retailer, he had his sights set on a career in IT.
When he enrolled at UMGC, ultimately he decided to pursue a dual major and earn a bachelor’s degree in both computer networking and cybersecurity.
LinkedIn is the world’s leading social network for professionals. According to Forbes, “LinkedIn is, far and away, the most advantageous social networking tool available to business professionals today.” With this platform growing more and more overtime, many are wondering what’s the rave all about and how they can take advantage too? Continue below for four ways to leverage your LinkedIn profile for career success.
By Jesse Varsalone
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for information security analysts is projected to increase 31% from 2019 to 2029, faster than the average for all other occupations. Although the demand for cybersecurity jobs continues to grow, anyone interested in pursuing a career must figure out where to invest the time and resources needed to rise above the competition.
The UMGC 2021 Virtual Career Fair is fast approaching. This year’s participating employers have been announced. To put your best foot forward with hiring employers, check out the job offerings below in your specific area of study – Business, Arts and Sciences, and Cyber and IT.
Download the offerings to start doing your research on which open positions may be of interest to you. Be sure to do your homework and identify specific positions you want to ask recruiters about during the Virtual Career Fair.
If you want additional information on how to prepare, be sure to register for a future Virtual Career Fair prep session. Check out the events page in CareerQuest to get started today.
Your UMGC Career Services team is here to support you. No matter what your career goals, please contact us at email@example.com or 240-684-2720 if we can be of further assistance to you.
UMGC’s 2021 Virtual Career Fair on March 12 is full of opportunities for you to connect with businesses that are hiring. More than 65 unique employers are participating in this year’s fair, and all of them are looking for UMGC students and alumni to fill internship and career-launch opportunities.
Here are five ways to make a great impression on recruiters during the Virtual Career Fair and boost your chances of making it to the next stage in the hiring process.
Are you underemployed at the moment? If so, you’re not alone. Thanks to the global pandemic, many who are usually gainfully employed may find themselves out of a job or working in a position outside their desired career path.
Here’s how to navigate a pandemic-related career detour and get back on track with your goals.
For many of us, it seems like the workday has morphed into a steady stream of virtual meetings. After hours of staring at the computer screen, it’s natural to start to zone out. Here are some tips to help you to stay focused and alert until screen time is over.
It’s almost time to submit your application for the Presidential Management Fellowship Program (PMF). This year the application window will open on September 30th and close on October 14th. For more information about the PMF Program and how to apply, please continue below.
Although it may seem like life as we know it is on hold for a while, the same isn’t true for your career. Thanks to advances in technology, work goes on—and so does professional networking.
You may prefer connecting with others in person, but for the time being, you need to embrace virtual platforms that help you connect with other professionals. Here’s how to make the most of them.