2018 Career Backpack Archive

December 3rd - December 17th

December 3rd - December 17th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Do you have a skill gap? Remember, a busy hiring manager wouldn't waste their time speaking with you if they didn't feel like you had something substantial to offer.z.umn.edu/inexperienced #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Don't apologize for having a skill gap during an interview. Instead, focus on your strengths and what you can bring to a position. z.umn.edu/inexperienced #MisforCareer.

"tips for responding to questions that highlight potential gaps you have as a career switcher: 1. don't apologize 2. avoid over-explaining 3. start responses on a positive note 4. have strong references 5. put yourself in their shoes

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Did you know GoldPASS powered by Handshake allows users to customize their profile with past experiences, skills, and professional social media links? Complete your profile today! goldpass.umn.edu #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Are you one of the many students and alumni that have completed their GoldPASSpowered by Handshake profile? goldpass.umn.edu #MisforCareer.

"thousands of students and alumni have completed their profile on GoldPASS powered by Handshake. have you?"

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: The bright side of the weather getting colder: you get to stay inside and work on making your resume AMAZING! z.umn.edu/resumereviews #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Though the weather outside is frightful, your resume can be so delightful, if you avoid these resume mistakes: z.umn.edu/resumereviews #MisforCareer.

"4 resume mistakes to avoid at ALL costs: 1. telling instead of showing 2. not customizing your resume 3. focusing on job functions instead of results 4. poor writing"

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Does something smell suspicious about that job posting, email, or phone call from an employer? Here's how to tell if you should follow your nose, ignore the "opportunity," and move on. z.umn.edu/snifftest #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Smell something phishy? It could be a potential job scam. Here are tips on how to sniff out a scam: z.umn.edu/snifftest #MisforCareer.

"questions to ask during a 'sniff test': 1. who is the employer/recruiter? 2. what does google know about them? 3. who and where are they? 4. does a legitimate 3rd party directory have them listed? 5. is the email address associated w who they say..."

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Job searching may seem intimidating, but it's not as scary once you break it down into manageable steps. In this video, industry professionals give you some tips for breaking down the process and landing your first job! z.umn.edu/jobsearch101 #MisforCareer

Twitter: The job search process isn't as daunting as it seems. Here are some tips for breaking down the process and landing your first job! z.umn.edu/jobsearch101 #MisforCareer.

shows phone with google search : how to search for a job? "job searching have you stressed?"

November 19th - December 3rd

November 19th - December 3rd

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: just like a tailor alters their customer's clothes, your resume should be altered to fit the company and opportunity you are applying for. Learn steps you can take to tailor your resume to be a perfect fit. z.umn.edu/tailoring.  #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Step one for tailoring your resume: read the job description thoroughly and highlight any words that are used frequently or phrases that stand out. z.umn.edu/tailoring #MisforCareer.

"want to be seen as a good fit? tailor your resume w/ these guidelines: 1. read & try to understand the job you're applying for 2. make your first point immediately relevant 3. revamp your bullets, even for less relevant experiences 4. check to see..."

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: What do natural resources, k-12 education, and tourism all have in common? They are three of the 62 featured industries with opportunities currently available on GoldPASSpowered by Handshake. goldpass.umn.edu #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Interested in multiple industries? GoldPASS powered by Handshake currently has opportunities across 62 different industries. goldpass.umn.edu  #MisforCareer.

photos of women teaching - "there are currently 62 industries featured on GoldPASS powered by Handshake. which industry matches your career aspirations?"

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Nothing suits you better or gives you a stronger sense of professionalism than a properly fitted suit. Learn how to properly fit yourself for a suit with these tips: z.umn.edu/suitup#MisforCareer.

Twitter: Do you want your upcoming interview to be legendary? Then it's time to suit up:z.umn.edu/suitup #MisforCareer.

photo of man leaving building wearing a suit, phone in hand - "nothing suits you better than a well fitted suit. - fits well in the shoulders and arms, jacket and pants are the proper length"

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Do you wish choosing your major was as  easy as pie? CAPE offers resources, such as the major profile guide, to help in all of you major decisions. z.umn.edu/majorsprofile#MisforCareer.

Twitter: Having trouble deciding what to study? No worries, it's a major decision.z.umn.edu/majorsprofile #MisforCareer.

"unsure of what you want to major in? explore the major profiles! find them online at z.umn.edu/majorprofiles"

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Informational interviews can be a good tool for career exploration. They might seem intimidating, but they're much less daunting once the Candid Career team breaks down the process: z.umn.edu/informationalinterview #MisforCareer

Twitter: Interested in doing an informational interview? Make sure you know how with this video from Candid Career: z.umn.edu/informationalinterview #MisforCareer.

photo of two people meeting for coffee, taking notes - "informational interviews are a wonderful way to learn about potential employers and network with people in industries that interest you"

November 5th - November 19th

November 5th - November 19th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Figuring out what to do with your career can feel like having a closet full of clothes and nothing to wear, but asking yourself these three questions can help you decide what career is a good fit for you: z.umn.edu/questionstoaskyourself #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Uncertainty is a part of career development. If you are feeling uncertain about your next career step, ask yourself these three questions: z.umn.edu/questionstoaskyourself #MisforCareer.

"questions to ask yourself when you don't know what to do: 1. what does my "dream job" look like? 2. what am i really passionate about? 3. how does this job fit into my life?"

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Does a job or internship posting you're considering seem too good to be true? It just might be exactly that. Learn to spot potential phony opportunities: z.umn.edu/redflags#MisforCareer.

Twitter: You don't share your Netflix password with your best friend, so why would you give private information to an unknown employer? z.umn.edu/redflags #MisforCareer.

"ask yourself these questions when researching a company to find any 'red flags': does the company have a website? does the website match up with the posting? does the website look legitimate? contact questionable employers; ask questions about the ..."

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: C-3PO is fluent in over six million forms of communication, but if your resume doesn't use proper headers and keywords, even he won't be able to read it. Here are some tips on how to create a resume built for a robot: z.umn.edu/resumerobots #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Does your resume outsmart robots? Follow these guidelines to beat the resume robots at their own game: z.umn.edu/resumerobots #MisforCareer.

"6 ways to beat resume robot: 1. don't concern yourself with being creative. use keywords. 2. include commonly used sections of a resume like "qualifications", "education", and "skills", 3. use both the acronym and the spelled-out form of any given..."

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Cold weather getting you down? Here's something to cheer you up: GoldPASSpowered by Handshake has over 8,000 opportunities right now! goldpass.umn.edu #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Good news! There are currently over 5,600 jobs on GoldPASS powered by Handshake.goldpass.umn.edu #MisforCareer.

"that feeling when you find out how many opportunities are on GoldPASS powered by Handshake" - photo of man happy

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Want the perfect resume? Learn how to construct each section on your resume from an expert! z.umn.edu/whattoinclude #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Learn the essentials of what to include on your resume and what is better left off.z.umn.edu/whattoinclude #MisforCareer.

"do you use common resume sections" - photo of typewriter

October 22nd - November 5th

October 22nd - November 5th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: GoldPASS powered by Handshake offers 8 different types of opportunities including: jobs, internships, and experiential learning. Check out these, and other opportunities, today! goldpass.umn.edu  #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Did you know there are more than just jobs and internships on GoldPASS powered by Handshake? There are 8 different types of opportunites to explore right now! goldpass.umn.edu #MisforCareer.

"goldpass powered by handshake offers 8 different types of opportunities: internships, jobs, volunteering, experiential learning, cooperative education, fellowship, graduate school, on campus student employment. check out these great opportunities today!"

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Navigating the internship search process can feel like getting lost in a corn maze. Luckily, we have tips for making the navigation process feel less like a maze.z.umn.edu/internshiptips  #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Just like a Minnesota winter, internship application deadlines are approaching quickly. Be prepared to apply for internships that interest you with these tips: z.umn.edu/internshiptips#MisforCareer.

"8 tips for navigating the internship search process: be early, identify career interests, network, check out online resources, attend career fairs, contact employers, become an entrepreneur, gain experience as a new graduate or career changer"

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Behavioral-based interviews are commonly conducted to determine which candidates have the characteristics the organization is looking for in a new hire. Candid Career walks you through the behavioral interview process using the S.T.A.R method to help you ace your next interview! z.umn.edu/behavioralinterview #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Nervous about your upcoming behavioral interview? Let Billy from Candid Career walk you through how to ace it! z.umn.edu/behavioralinterview #MisforCareer.

"the spotlight is on YOU during a behavioral interview. are you prepared?"

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Looking for a specific career opportunity? GoldPASS powered by Handshakeallows you to save your searches and receive email alerts when new opportunites arise.z.umn.edu/savedsearch #MisforCareer.

Twitter: GoldPASS powered by Handshake will help you never miss another oppurtunity with saved searches! z.umn.edu/savedsearch #MisforCareer.

"no opportunity gets left behind with GoldPASS powered by Handshake's saved-search feature!"

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Creating meaningful connections will benefit your future career path. Rather than collecting business cards and LinkedIn connections, seek to build and maintain real relationships with others in your field. z.umn.edu/honestadvice #MisforCareer

Twitter: Note to college students: There are no perfect jobs or predicatble paths. Stay open to chance and the unexpected, and don't forget to network. z.umn.edu/honestadvice #MisforCareer.

"connections are all around us. the connections we make now can create paths to career opportunities in the future"

October 8th - October 22nd

October 8th - October 22nd

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: The skills gap is the disconnect between what employers expect and what their emlpoyees can actually do. Learn five ways you can reduce the skills gap to help you land your first job or rise up in your current job. z.umn.edu/skillsgap #MisforCareer.

Twitter: The more you reduce the skills gap, the more likely you are to land a first job or rise up in your current job. Check out these 5 ways to reduce the gap to land your next job.z.umn.edu/skillsgap #MisforCareer.

"mind the gap"

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: A survey conducted by Fortune.com found 75% of employers surveyed did not receive any kind of thank you note from job candidates. Learn how sending a thank you note will set you apart from other candidates: z.umn.edu/thankyounote #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Congratulations, your interview was a success! Don't forget a key final step in securing an offer: the thank you note. z.umn.edu/thankyounote #MisforCareer.

"thank you"

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Attention UMN students: Did you know that the public sector employs more than 40,000 employees? Attend the career event 'Breaking Into the Public Sector' on October 18th to learn more about public sector careers! Register here:  z.umn.edu/publicsector #MisforCareer.

Twitter:  Attention UMN students: Public sector careers impact 5.5 million Minnesotans daily. Learn about public sector career paths on October 18th, during an interactive and informative event, 'Breaking Into the Public Sector.' Learn more and register here: z.umn.edu/publicsector  #MisforCareer.

"considering a career in local government? learn about public sector careers in an informative, interactive event. learn about application tips and participate in a panel discussion & networking" - event details

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Did you know that right now there are over 7,928 active jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunites on GoldPASS powered by Handshake? More opportunities are added everyday. Check them out: goldpass.umn.edu #MisforCareer.

Twitter: The perfect opportunity for you could be on GoldPASS powered by Handshake right now! Check it out: goldpass.umn.edu #MisforCareer.

"7,928+ active jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities currently on GoldPASS powered by Handshake"

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Check out these tips to stay one step ahead and protect yourself  from phishing opportunities. z.umn.edu/jobscams #MisforCareer

Twitter: Anyone looking for employement could be targeted by fraudulent organizations. Learn how to protect yourself against phishing opportunities: z.umn.edu/jobscams  #MisforCareer.

"tips for avoiding phishing opportunities: - use social media to your advantage when researching a potential employer. check their website and all social media handles. - keep a conscious eye on non-approved employment flyers. -your private info should.."

BONUS (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Have you considered professional opportunities and internships in government? If the answer is yes, then the Government & Nonprofit Career Fair on October 19th is the perfect event for you!  z.umn.edu/govnonprofit #MisforCareer

Twitter: Learn more about careers in the public and nonprofit sector on Ocotber 19th at the Government & Nonprofit Career Fair: z.umn.edu/govnonprofit.  #MisforCareer.

ad for government and nonprofit career fair

September 24th - October 8th

September 24th - October 8th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: It's not always easy to picture yourself perfectly in a career. Even with tools, like a degree from the University of Minnesota, you need to know what to do. Billy Glading walks us through the exploration process to find out how to pick a career that's right for you!z.umn.edu/careerexploration101 #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Not completely sure what career you see yourself in? Billy walks us through the exploration process to find out what's right for you! z.umn.edu/careerexploration101 #MisforCareer.

"exploration is an important step in the process to finding a career path that interests you."

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Dr. Marialice B.F.X. Curran hasn't let dyslexia prevent her from achieving her career goals. Her advice to those with learning disabilities is, "Let your passion for what you know take over." z.umn.edu/learningdisabilities #MisforCareer.

Twitter: People with learning disabilities know the answer is to build on their strengths. Learn how Dr. Curran has acheived her career with dyslexia: z.umn.edu/learningdisabilities #MisforCareer.

"let your passion for what you know help you achieve your career goals"

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: It's up to you to create opportunities for yourself. Begin working on securing employment after graduation, early in your program, and not at the end. z.umn.edu/careertips#MisforCareer.

Twitter: Careers aren't built overnight. Building new knowledge, skills, and abilities throughout college will prepare you for a sturdy career in the future. z.umn.edu/careertips #MisforCareer.

"don't wait until graduation to start planning for your career"

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Still figuring out how to search and apply for jobs in GoldPASS powered by Handshake? This tutorial will show you how to navigate the search and application process like a pro! https://youtu.be/r4R-7BawVEY #MisforCareer.

Twitter: GoldPASS powered by Handshake makes searching and applying for jobs easier than ever before! https://youtu.be/r4R-7BawVEY #MisforCareer.

"searching and applying for jobs through GoldPASS powered by Handshake is easier than ever before!"

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Finding a company that matches your values requires research. Luckily, the University of Minnesota's career website highlights tools such as Glassdoor to make occupational research easier. career.umn.edu/explore-majors-careers #MisforCareer

Twitter: Ever wonder what a potential employer has to offer? Glassdoor is a tool to learn about salaries, interview questions, and other valuable information. career.umn.edu/explore-majors-careers #MisforCareer.

"occupational research tools, such as Glassdoor, allows you to learn about an organization before an interview or job offer.

September 10th - September 24th

September 10th - September 24th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Having a mentor is key to professional success. Billy from Candid Career offers us tips to finding a mentor. z.umn.edu/mentorship.  #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Having a mentor to guide you through your early career years is extremely important. Billy from Candid Career offers some tips on why every student should try to find a mentorz.umn.edu/mentorship.  #MisforCareer.

"mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction." - John Crosby

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Looking for a job? Internship? Career resources? GoldPASS powered by Handshake is a tool to assist you with your career related needs. goldpass.umn.edu #MisforCareer.

Twitter: GoldPASS powered by Handshake has a new look for the new school year! Check it out:goldpass.umn.edu #MisforCareer.

GoldPASS powered by Handshake ad - shows phone with mobile app

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: All U of M students can explore Master or Ph.D. programs at the U of M and other institutions in the biological sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics, patent law and related programs. Learn about admissions requirements and speak with admissions and faculty representatives at the 2018 Life Sciences Graduate School Fair.  z.umn.edu/lifesciencesgradschoolfair #MisforCareer.

Twitter: The College of Biological Sciences is hosting its second annual Life Sciences Graduate School Fair, which is open to ALL U of M students interested in pursuing a career in the biological sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics, patent law, and related programs. z.umn.edu/lifesciencesgradschoolfair #MisforCareer.

ad for the Life Sciences Graduate School Fair - Friday, September 14, 2018 12-2pm, Coffman Memorial Union

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Phishing opportunities can be tricky to spot. How do you know which jobs are legitimate? Use these guidelines to help protect yourself with future job searches.z.umn.edu/scamalerts #MisforCareer.

Twitter: 22% of job seekers surveyed by FlexJobs' annual Super Survey know someone who has been the victim of job scams. Learn how to avoid potenital scams: z.umn.edu/scamalerts. #MisforCareer.

"13% of job seekers have encountered a job scam and 22% know someone who has been the victim of a job scam"

August 27th - September 10th

August 27th - September 10th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Engage in professional organizations. Harness the unique strengths of your identity. Educate yourself on salary negotiation. Check out these resources for students who identify as female. https://z.umn.edu/38xv #MisforCareer

Twitter: Educate yourself about the gender pay equity gap, and learn how to negotiate for the salary you deserve. https://z.umn.edu/38xv #MisforCareer.

"career services is dedicated to providing students who identify as female with resources to help career exploration and planning."

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: GoldPASS powered by Handshake is a faster, easier and smarter system that connects U of M students and alumni with jobs, internships and career services. The new platform will provide access to positions around the world, as well as part-time and full-time jobs on campus and in the surrounding community. goldpass.umn.edu #MisforCareer

Twitter: GoldPASS powered by Handshake is a faster, easier and smarter system that connects U of M students and alumni with jobs, employers and career services. goldpass.umn.edu#MisforCareer.

picture of woman sitting at desktop computer

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Ensure meetings with your mentor are engaging and productive by asking insightful questions, telling stories and testing situations. https://z.umn.edu/3gya #MisforCareer

Twitter: Gear up for your coffee date with your mentor by arriving with questions and scenarios to keep the conversation engaging. https://z.umn.edu/3gya #MisforCareer.

"mentors are a great resource to address questions regarding your career! stumped on questions to ask them? try this one: "think back to five years ago. did you envision your career as it is today?""

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Looking to relocate? GoinGlobal provides employment resources for all of the major U.S. metropolitan areas. Accessible through GoldPASS. https://z.umn.edu/3hp0 #MisforCareer

Twitter: Explore job opportunities from coast to coast with GoinGlobal’s U.S. City Career Guides! Accessible through GoldPASS. https://z.umn.edu/3hp0 #MisforCareer.

picture of map, "where in the world will your career take you?"

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: The start of classes marks the beginning of Career Fair season! https://z.umn.edu/3ha2 #MisforCareer

Twitter: Pull out your padfolios! Prepare for the upcoming Career Fairs with these steps. https://z.umn.edu/3ha2 #MisforCareer.

photo of Goldy Gopher, "the gophers have a strategy for game days.  do YOU have a strategy when it comes to career fairs?"

 

April 23rd - May 7th

April 23rd - May 7th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: What is a day in the life of a construction manager really like? Discover occupational salaries, projected growth trends, skills and daily tasks through O*Net. https://z.umn.edu/3fmx  #MisforCareer

Twitter: Which employers from your profession of interest stand out most? O*Net has the answers: https://z.umn.edu/3fmx  #MisforCareer.

"Want to take a peek at a company you're interested in? Resources like O*Net allow you to look at: company reviews, CEO approvals, salary reports, interview reviews & questions, & more!

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Summer networking tip: write a post on LinkedIn using your major or program of study expertise. Want more ideas? https://z.umn.edu/3eqx #MisforCareer

Twitter: The MN Twins begin practicing long before opening day. Start exercising your career readiness skills with these tips from LinkedIn. https://z.umn.edu/3eqx #MisforCareer.

"networking can be as simple as a cup of coffee with friends!"

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: How does the knowledge and experience you gain in college transfer to your future career? https://z.umn.edu/3era #MisforCareer

Twitter: Avoid the “likes” and “ums” during your next interview by preparing sample responses beforehand. https://z.umn.edu/3era #MisforCareer.

"interviewers are looking for real-world applications of your college experience."

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Employers expect professionalism, but what does professionalism actually mean? Hear definitions from the professionals themselves! https://z.umn.edu/3f1m #MisforCareer

Twitter: “Professionalism: the skill, good judgment, and polite behavior that is expected from a person who is trained to do a job well.” https://z.umn.edu/3f1m #MisforCareer.

"what does professionalism actually mean?"

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: GoldPASS powered by Handshake  is UMN's new and improved job and internship database! Be sure to remove your materials from the current GoldPASS site before it goes away for good (April 29, 2018). #MisforCareer

Twitter: GoldPASS powered by Handshake goes live April 30th, 2018!  #MisforCareer.

GoldPASS powered by Handshake ad - shows phone with mobile app

April 9th - April 23rd

April 9th - April 23rd

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Coming April 30th, 2018, GoldPASS powered by Handshake  is a faster, easier and smarter system that connects U of M students and alumni with jobs, internships and career services. The new platform will provide access to positions around the world, as well as part-time and full-time jobs on campus and in the surrounding community. app.joinhandshake.com #MisforCareer 

Twitter: Coming April 30th, 2018, GoldPASS powered by Handshake  is a faster, easier and smarter system that connects U of M students and alumni with jobs, employers and career services. app.joinhandshake.com #MisforCareer.

GoldPASS powered by Handshake ad - shows phone with mobile app

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Attention seniors (12/2017-8/2018)! Learn about the hidden job market, gain professional connections and explore job opportunities at Now Hiring: 2018 Grads! Register for free on GoldPASS https://z.umn.edu/3e6f #MisforCareer

Twitter: Class of 2018, are you still looking for a job after graduation? Now Hiring: 2018 Grads! may be your answer, this event is open to UMN graduating  seniors (12/2017-8/2018). Register today, on GoldPASS. https://z.umn.edu/3e6f  #MisforCareer.

"now hiring 2018 grads - tuesday, april 24, 2018 2:00-4:30pm RecWell Center, 2nd Floor"

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: From customizing your resume, getting internships under your belt and broadening your job search, here are the things that no one is telling you about getting hired. https://z.umn.edu/3duz #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Struggling to secure a job? Here are a few things no one is telling you about getting hired. https://z.umn.edu/3duz  #MisforCareer.

"85% of job opportunities are never advertised.  Opportunities are heard through family, neighbors, and even strangers, so... Listen up!"

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: What had 2200+ UMN students and alumni, 360 employers, and wants to learn how to improve for next year? The 2018 University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair! We want you hear from you. https://z.umn.edu/UMJF  #MisforCareer.

Twitter: One of the best ways to improve is through feedback! If you were one of the 2200+ UMN students and alumni to attend the 2018 University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair, we want to hear from you to make it even better next year! https://z.umn.edu/UMJF #MisforCareer.

"thank you for attending! (University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair) Now, we want to hear from you! Job fair survey:"

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: The classic post-interview follow up is very important, but often overlooked. Here’s what you need to know: https://z.umn.edu/3e6a  #MisforCareer

Twitter: Whatever you do… don’t forget to follow up. Here’s why: https://z.umn.edu/3e6a #MisforCareer.

"rocked your interview? follow up with the interviewer to keep your rockstar status."

March 26th - April 9th

March 26th - April 9th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Explore your intended major or career! Discover necessary skills, salary projections, and employment trends through Career Services https://z.umn.edu/3d7h or through the U.S. Department of Labor’s CareerOneStop https://z.umn.edu/3d7g. #MisforCareer

Twitter: What does your major and career entail? Discover salary projections, employment trends and more through Career Services https://z.umn.edu/3d7h  or through the U.S. Department of Labor’s CareerOneStop https://z.umn.edu/3d7g. #MisforCareer.

"CareerOneStop makes exploring skills and trends in careers you're interested in simple!"

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Hurray! You’ve received multiple job offers! What now? Candid Career has the answers. https://z.umn.edu/3d78 #MisforCareer

Twitter: Multiple job offers? Stay calm. Learn how to juggle job offers with Candid Career. https://z.umn.edu/3d78  #MisforCareer.

"juggling job offers? don't sweat! most organizations allow a few days to decide if you'll accept the offer."

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Career Services offers many resources for students with disabilities. Learn how to develop and achieve your career goals with resources designed for you. https://z.umn.edu/3d72  #MisforCareer

Twitter: Do you have a disability? Career Services offers many resources for students with disabilities at https://z.umn.edu/3d72 #MisforCareer.

"career services is committed to aiding students with disabilities and helping them on their journey to a successful career"

 

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Thank you to the 2200+ students and alumni that attended the University of Minnesita Job & Internship Fair. Now, we want to know what your experience was like:https://z.umn.edu/UMJF #MisforCareer

Twitter: How did it feel to be at the job fair with 360 employers? We want to know! https://z.umn.edu/UMJF #MisforCareer.

"thank you for attending! (University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair) Now, we want to hear from you! Job fair survey:"

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Looking to get hired after graduation? Look no further than Now Hiring to learn about finding employement after college. z.umn.edu/NowHiring2018 #MisforCareer

Twitter: Now Hiring gives you a glimpse into companies that want to hire you: new graduates!z.umn.edu/NowHiring2018 #MisforCareer.

"now hiring 2018 grads - tuesday, april 24, 2018 2:00-4:30pm RecWell Center, 2nd Floor"

March 12th - March 26th

March 12th - March 26th

MONDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: How do I showcase my experience from college on a resume? Visit Career Services and read this: https://z.umn.edu/3bgi #MisforCareer

Twitter: How long does the average recruiter look at a resume? The answer is between 6 and 30 seconds. Find out more resume red flags: https://z.umn.edu/3bgi #MisforCareer.

"for more resume and job search tips, stop by career services. they'll help transform your resume from 'good' to 'great'!

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Practice makes perfect! Craft strong responses to interview questions through Interview Stream. Accessible through GoldPASS! https://z.umn.edu/3bni #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Do you know how you'll answer tough interview questions? Be ready for your next interview by utilizing Interview Stream. Accessible through GoldPASS! https://z.umn.edu/3bni#MisforCareer.

"interview coming up? practice and record responses with Interview Stream!"

 

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Learn more about creating your brand! Candid Career offers thousands of videos on career search and strategy. https://z.umn.edu/3bgz  #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Have you developed your personal brand? Disover how, through this Candid Career video https://z.umn.edu/3bgz  #MisforCareer.

"all of us need to understand the importance of branding. we are CEOs of our own companies: Me Inc.  To be in business today, our most important job is to be head marketer for the brand called you" - Tom Peters

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Great news! 84% of employers surveyed hire U of M students for full-time jobs, internships or co-ops. Better yet, they offered insight on how to improve your resume and interview skills. #MisforCareer

Twitter: Employers have spoken. You only have one page to make a good first impression. Do you know what should you include on your resume? #MisforCareer.

2016 University of Minnesota Employer Survey Results

FRIDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: This year 360 employers attended the 2018 Job & Internship Fair. We want to hear from each and every UMN student and alumni that attended!  z.umn.edu/UMJF #MisforCareer

Twitter: Thank you to all students who attended the 2018 Job & Internship Fair. You represented UMN in front of 360 employers! z.umn.edu/UMJF #MisforCareer.

"thank you for attending! (University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair) Now, we want to hear from you! Job fair survey:"

February 26th - March 12th

February 26th - March 12th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Interview tips, written with introverts in mind. These tips will have you walking out with a job offer. https://z.umn.edu/39v9 #MisforCareer

Twitter: Prep like a pro with these interview tips, specifically catered to introverts! https://z.umn.edu/39v9 #MisforCareer.

"Best way to build confidence for the recruiting process? Prepare, prepare, prepare!

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Interested in a career in Entertainment? Listen to this testimonial from Music Producer Richie Cannata and others like him in the industry through Candid Career. z.umn.edu/RichieCannata #MisforCareer

Twitter: Considering a career in Music Production? Hear more about the industry from
Richie Cannata and others like him through Candid Career.  z.umn.edu/RichieCannata   #MisforCareer.

"Hit the play button on your career!"

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Check out GoinGlobal (z.umn.edu/GoinGlobal) for more information about U.S. organizations that have sponsored H1B Visas. U of M alum have access through GoldPASS.  #MisforCareer

Twitter: Search U.S. organizations that have sponsored H1B Visas through GoinGlobal. z.umn.edu/GoinGlobal U of M alum have access through GoldPASS. #MisforCareer.

"Where in the world is your career taking you? With GoinGlobal, the possibilities are endless!"

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Attention student veterans! Career Services offers career exploration and preparation resources for student veterans. https://z.umn.edu/39w8 #MisforCareer

Twitter: Student veterans, did you know Career Services offers career exploration and preparation resources available for you? https://z.umn.edu/39w8 #MisforCareer.

"student veteran? your unique experience can set you apart in the recruitment process!"

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: It's the end of February, and you're about to graduate. Have you done number 8 on Forbes' list? https://z.umn.edu/3ae5  #MisforCareer

Twitter: Graduating soon? According to Forbes, it's important to stop by Career Services this month. https://z.umn.edu/3ae5 #MisforCareer.

"seniors! 3 months until graduation, 1 career office to visit before graduation."

 

February 12th - February 26th

February 12th - February 26th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: Why tailor your resume? Tips on the job search strategy: https://z.umn.edu/38xr  #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Tailoring your resume is an important, strategically important tactic to employ!https://z.umn.edu/38xr #MisforCareer.

"Having multiple resumes allows you to easily tailor the resume to the position you are applying for!"

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: Like Lindsay Vonn conquering skiing, career services helps women achieve their career goals.  https://z.umn.edu/38xv #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Calling all women! Conquer your career journey with advice and resources designed specifically for you. https://z.umn.edu/38xv #MisforCareer.

"calling all women to learn how to navigate career resources specifically catered to your success"

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: The U of M's 140+ majors and minors can be overwhelming, so that's why they will be in one room ready to answer your questions, give advice, and offer guidance! Don't miss theMajor/Minor Expo on Feb. 21 in Coffman's Great Hall.  #MisforCareer.

Twitter: With 140+ majors at #UMN, it's hard to know where to start. Come to  #majorminorexpo, 2/21!  z.umn.edu/majorminorexpo #MisforCareer.

ad for the Major/Minor expo at the University of Minnesota - Wednesday, February 21 1pm-4pm, Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: Employers are exctied to see you on February 26th! If you haven't yet, there's still time to pre-register for the job fair! jobfair.umn.edu  #MisforCareer

Twitter: What's better than spending a Monday with 350+ employers that want to hire you? Register for the job fair today through your GoldPASS or The Edge account! jobfair.umn.edu #MisforCareer.

"employer tip: don't let your nerves get in the way of job opportunities.  we want to talk to you! tell us about your abilities, interests, and why you want to work at our company. the biggest career-fair related mistake you could make is choosing..."

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: 72% of emplopyers recruit U of M students/alumni through social media!  #MisforCareer

Twitter: Ever have questions about the recruitment process? Employers have shared some of their tips on job searching specifically for U of M students! #MisforCareer.

2016 University of Minnesota Employer Survey Results

 

January 29th - February 12th

January 29th - February 12th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: A highly diverse workforce generates higher quality outcomes, Your cultural identity is one of your strengths! Find out how career services can assist you with building your career while in college:  https://z.umn.edu/cultural #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Your cultural differences can positively set you apart in your career! Discover the different ways career services is here to help you accelerate your career: https://z.umn.edu/cultural#MisforCareer.

graphic with hands with different skin colors and "strength lies in difference, not similarity" - Stephen Covey

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: Confidence is key during an interview, and dressing professionally doesn't have to be gender conforming. https://z.umn.edu/neutralattire and https://z.umn.edu/UMJFpinterest#Mi....

Twitter: Dressing professionally for an interview does not mean having to wear gender conforming attire. https://z.umn.edu/neutralattire and https://z.umn.edu/UMJFpinterest #....

interview prep tip: dressing for an interview doesn't have to be constricting.  Wear professional clothes that you identify with.

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: Like St. Paul's Ice Palace, building a career takes time and preparation! Stop by your career office to meet with a career readiness counselor. career.umn.edu #MisforCareer.

Twitter: The ice palace wasn't built in a day and neither is your career!career.umn.edu  #MisforCareer.

"preparing for a career takes time! luckily, career counselors are here to help you build a successful career!"

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: 38% of hiring managers have ruled out potential candidates due to their unwillingness to smile. Learn what else not to do during interviews! https://z.umn.edu/interviewdonts#MisforCareer.

Twitter: Knowing what to do during an interview is just as important as knowing what NOT to do! https://z.umn.edu/interviewdonts #MisforCareer.

"don't let yourself miss out on a job opportunity by making silly mistakes during the interview!"

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: The University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair is the olympics of job searching. Don't miss out! Register through GoldPASS or The Edge.  jobfair.umn.edu #MisforCareer

Twitter: Have you registered for the University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair? Register through GoldPASS or The Edge. jobfair.umn.edu #MisforCareer

ad for the University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair - Monday, February 26th, 2018. "Register now through your GoldPASS or the Edge account!"

January 15th - January 29th

January 15th - January 29th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: Being an international student can positively impact your career. Career Services is here to assist you in showcasing the transferrable skills you've gained by studying at the U of M.z.umn.edu/intstudentcareer #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Career Services is here to help international students succeed with their career exploration process. z.umn.edu/intstudentcareer #MisforCareer.

'Welcome to Career Services' and welcome stated in many languages

TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: Here's what your peers had to say about the University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair. http://jobfair.umn.edu/ #MisforCareer.

Twitter: R2-D2 and C-3PO drive each other to be better. Just like R2-D2 and C-3PO, your peers can help you succeed. Here's how your UMN peers prepared for the University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair. http://jobfair.umn.edu/ #MisforCareer. 

graphic showing student feedback from 2017 University of Minnesota Job and Internship Fair

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: The employers have spoken. Are you making these career mistakes? #MisforCareer.

Twitter: Hot off the press: The biggest career preparation mistakes made by UMN students, as rated by employers! #MisforCareer.

2016 employer survey results from University of Minnesota

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: Professional attire is just the first step to being successful at the career fair. Arm yourself with these resume-worthy tips: z.umn.edu/careerfaircandidcareer #MisforCareer

Twitter: The idea of career fairs got you sweating through your suit? Arm yourself with these resume-worthy tips: z.umn.edu/careerfaircandidcareer #MisforCareer

career fair tip: do your research BEFORE the fair. Impress employers by approaching them with background knowledge on their organization.

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook: Set the precedence for your career by negotiating your salary for your first job out of college. https://umconnect.umn.edu/negotiation #MisforCareer

Twitter: Would you let money sit on the table? https://umconnect.umn.edu/negotiation#MisforCareer

graphic with "Negotiating is not always easy! Luckily, Career Services offers resources to help you learn to negotiate like a champ!"