Could your resume use a reboot? If so, you’re not alone. If you can’t remember when you last reviewed it, it’s time to dust it off and add any new accomplishments, skills or experience you’ve gained recently so you’re ready for anything.
CareerQuest makes it easy to tap into the job listing without needing to log in everyday and search the open positions. Simply create an automated search alert and CareerQuest will do the job for you!
In the last fiscal year, the UMGC Employer Services team has helped hundreds of employers identify talented UMGC students and alumni to fill thousands of open job positions. Whether virtual, phone, panel or in-person, the importance of the interview is still a critical part in today’s hiring process. The process is designed to test your knowledge and skill sets in a specific area. However, in a very short period of time, the employer is trying to assess if you are the right fit for a specific position and in their organizational culture.
The UMGC Employer Services team asked three recruiters “what” types of questions they like to ask during interviews and why. The results are below:
Your UMGC Career Services team is here to help you achieve your career goals during these uncertain times. In the next couple months, there will be opportunities to learn about careers in the intelligence field, how to land a federal job, prepare for the upcoming virtual recruiter session, and more. Continue below for more information and to register.
Telecommuting? You’re not alone—although you may feel like it these days. Across the country and around the world, employees and managers alike have had to adjust to working remotely.
It’s easy for the physical distance to make your team feel disjointed and far away, but there are things you can do to bridge the gap. Here are some tips to help you stay connected while working apart.
Are you familiar with the UMGC’s career tools available to students and alumni? Whether you are entering the workforce, changing careers, or climbing the corporate ladder at your current job, check out UMGC’s career tools to aid you in any step of your career progression.
If you’re thinking about becoming a freelancer, you’re not alone! A freelancer refers to someone who is self-employed and provides a service to clients and the community is growing. Statista, a business data platform, predicts that by 2028 there will be over 86 million freelancers. If you’re interested in freelancing but not sure where to begin, continue below for five strategies to help you get started.
Anyone can write a good resume, but it takes thought, strategy, and effort to craft a great one.
March is here, and you know what that means: the UMGC Spring Career Fairs are just days away! As a UMGC student or alum, we know you are hard at work pursuing your 2020 career goals. As you work toward these ambitions, your Career Services team is here to support you every step of the way and to help you identify new opportunities.
With this month’s career events, tune in to a prep session for each career fair, attend the virtual or in-person UMGC 2020 Spring Career Fair (or better yet, both!). Continue below for more information and to register.
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. More than 70 unique employers will participate in the upcoming 2020 Spring Career Fairs, and many of them are seeking UMGC students and alumni to fill internship and experiential career opportunities. Continue below for a glimpse at the various types of internship opportunities participating employers are seeking talent for.