Finish 2018 Strong with these Career Events

It’s officially two months until the end of 2018! Whether your career goals next year include growing professionally, finding a new opportunity, or expanding your network in 2019, UMUC Career Services has something for you. Prepare to meet with recruiters at this month’s Recruiter Session, tune into a career webinar, and so much more. Details for each event are below. Use the links provided to register!

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Boost Your Career with these Fall Events

Fall is officially here, and the beauty of this season stands as a reminder that change is in the air. So whether you are looking to grow professionally, find a new opportunity, or expand your network, UMUC Career Services has something for you. Attend this month’s UMUC-sponsored cyber career fair, tune in to a career webinar, or expand your network by participating in Alumni Homecoming. Details for each event are below. Use the links provided to register!Continue Reading

Proactive Job Search Strategies

A traditional job search is reactive – responding to posted or available positions. While you always want to continue to search for opportunities through traditional sources like online job boards (indeed.com, careerbuilder.com, simplyhired.com, etc.), and newspaper and trade publications, you must also work to tap into the unadvertised job market and enlist others to share information and keep you apprised of potential openings in their organizations.Continue Reading

Selling Your Military Experience to a Civilian Workforce

If you are a veteran transitioning into the civilian job market, hiring managers will inevitably ask you about your military experience. Considering less than 10 percent of the U.S. adult population has ever served in the military, the chances are high that you will be connecting with plenty who do not know much about the military, and this can make it difficult to “sell” your previous military experience.  Continue Reading

What You Need to Know about the UMUC 2018 Virtual Career Fair

Next Wednesday, March 14, UMUC will host its Spring Virtual Career Fair featuring 62 premier employers. Access a list of these employers and what they are recruiting for here. Recruiters are searching for candidates across a wide variety of career areas and locations, so be sure to study this list carefully so you can best plan your time at the event.Continue Reading

How to Maximize Your Time at a Career Fair

Preparing for a career fair takes a bit work including updating your resume, researching companies, formulating your pitch, planning your wardrobe, and more. It is important to keep in mind that the goal of the participating recruiters is to find qualified candidates for their current or future openings.Continue Reading

January Virtual Recruiter Session Recap

UMUC’s Career Services team hosted one of its most attended Virtual Recruiter Sessions on January 25, 2018 with 10 organizations and more than 300 UMUC alumni and students who participated. Employers from various industries were represented in the event, which included Ernst & Young, UMUC HR, GCubed, Inc., Concord Hospitality, netPolarity, Entertainment Cruises, DXC Technology, Association of American Medical Colleges, Child Care Aware of America, and Library of Congress.   Continue Reading