5 Job Trends in 2015

Faster internet, new technologies, and social changes are changing the face of the modern office and career paths. 2015 is looking like a year that's going to seriously shakeup the workplace. We've listed 5 things to expect: 1. More Freelancers (Time.com) A 2014 study by E-Lance, shows that 53 million Americans, 34% of U.S. workers … Continue reading 5 Job Trends in 2015

5 Internship/ Job Search Resources

Here are a few internship resources to help you find and apply to internships, co-ops and full-time positions! Where to Start   Login to myCCO myCCOmyCCO is Purdue University’s job search tool. Using myCCO, students can search and apply for internship, part-time, or full-time opportunities. First-time users → Purdue Career WikiKey features include: career guides, … Continue reading 5 Internship/ Job Search Resources

How to Set Up Your Job Search Plan

Initial Steps Identify your target job description What kinds of tasks (coding, writing, designing) could you see yourself enjoying? What kind of skills (web-design, C++, Java, visual communication) do you want to apply? Identify your target industries (e.g. Medical, Manufacturing, Software, Marketing, Fashion, Retail, Oil and Gas) Create a list of companies that you would like to … Continue reading How to Set Up Your Job Search Plan

Top 10 Job Search Strategies

1. Know Yourself Identify your interests, skills and values. Be prepared to communicate your skills and accomplishments to potential employers verbally and in writing through your personalized elevator pitch. How to Create an Elevator Pitch   2. Create an Action Plan Create a list of target companies that match your interests, skills, and values. Research … Continue reading Top 10 Job Search Strategies

How to Use myCCO to Find and Apply for Jobs

What is myCCO? myCCO is Purdue University's employment tool. Using myCCO, students can search for internship, part-time, or full-time opportunities, apply for positions and schedule interviews. How Can myCCO Help You? The employers posting jobs on myCCO want YOU. Using the myCCO service allows you to take advantage of Purdue University's reputation and vast network of … Continue reading How to Use myCCO to Find and Apply for Jobs