What happens on myCCO after I click “apply” for a position?

Thanks to our myCCO expert Janet (https://www.cco.purdue.edu/FacultyAndStaff/Staff/JanetGlotzbach) for sharing frequently asked myCCO questions from students, we are able to demystify some of the hiring process.   Q: What happens after I hit the “apply” button on myCCO? A: Just like your myCCO account, employers who want to hire at Purdue can create an account via … Continue reading What happens on myCCO after I click “apply” for a position?

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Workforce Recruitment Program for highly-motivated students with disabilities

The "Workforce Recruitment Program" [WRP] provides current undergraduate and graduate students, Veterans, as well as recent graduates with disabilities the opportunity to apply for short-term and permanent positions within various Federal agencies. Sometimes, private companies with Federal contracts will also use the WRP to recruit well-qualified candidates. Students in all fields of study are eligible to apply. … Continue reading Workforce Recruitment Program for highly-motivated students with disabilities

What To Do When The Hiring Manager Doesn’t Respond

Have you ever been through a job interview that you thought went well, but then you didn’t hear anything back? Over a month has gone by and there is still complete silence on the side of the hiring manager? Here are three ways you can approach this situation: 1. Follow up. You took the time to prepare for … Continue reading What To Do When The Hiring Manager Doesn’t Respond

Diversity Statements for academic job applications

Academic job postings --- tenure track, adjunct, post-doc --- asking applicants for a Diversity Statement is a relatively new phenomenon. [Note that STEM departments are also asking for such statements.] Some hiring departments want a separate document while others want your discussion of diversity embedded within other documents (sometimes specified, e.g. cover letters, and other … Continue reading Diversity Statements for academic job applications

3 Benefits of Using Glassdoor

Upon the many job search engine apps, deciding which one is the best can be complicated. Many seem to offer the same benefits such as searching for jobs, personal recommendations, and applying in one click, but Glassdoor offers features that are very unique. 1. Interview Questions So you’ve applied for the perfect job/internship and received … Continue reading 3 Benefits of Using Glassdoor