We are often asked about cover letters. Some clients wonder if, in the age of the internet, theyâ€™re obsolete, while others, especially the new college graduates we work with at Campus2Career, havenâ€™t a clue about what a cover letter is for, nor how to write one.
Almost every day we come across an article or blog post that aims to help college students by listing the majors that lead to the highest paying jobs. Inevitably the list includes only those that are business, technical or science-related, and the article expresses the narrow but understandable point of view that college is primarily a form of capital investment requiring a quantifiable return up front.
Campus2Career Principal and Co-Manager Gretchen Cooper Athas was recently featured in the ‘Moving on Up’ section of the Chicago Tribune. The profile details her past experience and the latest move in her career.
Through her years of working with young adults on career exploration and the job search process, Campus2Career Principal Gretchen Cooper Athas has come up with a Top 10 Tips List for successfully landing the right job.
“I want to know their stories.” This statement in an article Wendy Cobrda posted to LinkedIn yesterday really hits home for our C2C clients.
Campus2Career was profiled in the April 2014 issue of Sheridan Road Magazine. The article features four success stories of former C2C clients. These are just four of the many examples of how C2C’s process really works for our clients in finding the right career path.
I recently came across an article in The New York Times written by Alina Tugend titled “Just Graduated, and Fumbling Through a First Job.” It speaks to the challenges of and lessons that can be learned from one’s first job out of college. Read my thoughts and then click on the link below to view the full article.
It is mid-March and the first official day of spring is right around the corner. What does this mean? Well, for those of us who have braved this yearâ€™s Chicago winter, it means that we all deserve a gold medal for layering up every day since early November. It also means that college graduation is near – very near.
We asked one of our former clients to share some advice about career exploration and job search for our current and prospective clients. Read what they shared with us below.
Frank Schroeder, Principal and Founder of Campus2Career Transition Services, speaks to a group about career search for the millennial generation. This presentation was organized by The Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Chamber of Commerce and the video is featured on their website.