I think we all can agree COVID-19 completely threw us for a loop in 2020. Thousands lost jobs and the economy suffered significantly. Now, as the economy rebuilds, many job seekers are trying to figure out what has changed in the hiring process and how to effectively job search. If you are in the market for a new job, check out these five ways to navigate a job search post-pandemic.
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.
Your UMGC Career Services team is here to support your career journey with some fantastic upcoming virtual events. Attend these webinars to learn how to make a successful career adjustment, navigate job searching post COVID-19, and more. Continue below for more information and to register.
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 practically here! Be sure to tune into this month’s webinars, including prep sessions focused on arts and sciences, business, and IT/cyber, to help you best prepare. Continue below for more information and to register.
Career fairs are a wonderful way to identify career opportunities, but the work does not stop once it’s over. Make the most of the connections you made at this year’s UMGC Virtual Career Fair and increase your chances of success by following the four tips below.
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 2021 Virtual Career Fair on March 12 is the perfect time to gain the experience you need. More than 50 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.
Modern technology has made it easier than ever for jobseekers and employers to connect via virtual hiring events. At a virtual career fair, employers set up online booths with information about job openings, company culture, and advancement opportunities, and can chat one-on-one with attendees. To help you best prepare for the upcoming UMGC Virtual Career Fair on March 12, follow the seven steps below.
The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to jumpstart your career goals. Don’t miss out on these upcoming events and webinars, including the Virtual Career Fair. Continue below for more information and to register.