Have you met Kathy at UCMO?

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May
2015
Posted By : Brandi Wriedt 0 Comment
Categories :Member Spotlights

Have you met Kathy Tierney, yet? Kathy is the Career Development Coordinator/Event Coordinator at the University of Central Missouri.  She’s in charge of coordinating major career fairs, Nursing Fair, Etiquette Dinners, and an Employer Mock Interview Week each semester for UCMO.  In addition to that, she assists...

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What Hat Goes With That Position?

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May
2015
Posted By : Katie Sawyer 0 Comment
Categories :Branding

By Katie Sawyer, McPherson College Career Services Director When waking up each morning, many of us analyze our day: the meetings, tasks and responsibilities on the to-do list. We then assemble an appropriate outfit to match the occasion. No elementary school teacher opts to wear high heels...

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Technology Tool of the Month: Canva-Amazingly Simple Graphic Design Software

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May
2015
Posted By : Erin Wolfram 2Comment
Categories :Uncategorized

Hi KACE members! I am a little late on this week’s technology post but better late than never, right? I know many of our offices do not have the funds to hire graphic designers or even graphic design interns, so here is a really great free tool...

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Irrationally Predictable Decision-Making

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Apr
2015
Posted By : Angela Hayes 2Comment
Categories :Uncategorized

Have you ever wondered why students who are undecided in their major or those in a major who need to pick an area of concentration, often have such a difficult time making a choice? One reason could be what MIT Behavioral Economist Dr. Dan Ariely terms our...

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Identifying Your Unique Brand Key To Rising Above The Candidate Pool

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Apr
2015
Posted By : Katie Sawyer 0 Comment
Categories :Uncategorized

As college students scramble to compose resumes for internships or full-time positions, it’s important for them to both follow the time-honored rules of resumes while inserting their own, unique style and background. When considering new candidates, employers still largely want to see a one-page, sub-headed resume that...

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The Grand Poobah: Kent McAnally

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Apr
2015
Posted By : Brandi Wriedt 2Comment
Categories :Member Spotlights

If you haven’t had the opportunity to meet KACE President, Kent McAnally, you’re missing out!  I had the opportunity to first meet Kent at Conference on Conferences in 2014 and then had the great fortune of watching him play a phenomenal part in the Murder Mystery at...

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Technology Tool of the Month: FlipQuiz

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Apr
2015
Posted By : Erin Wolfram 4Comment
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Categories :Technology Tools

Are you looking for ways to make your presentations, courses, or trainings more engaging and interactive but don’t have much time? If so, FlipQuiz might be a helpful tool you can implement quickly and easily. Created for educators, FlipQuiz allows you to create a Jeopardy-like interactive question...

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Welcome, Gary Handy!

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Mar
2015
Posted By : Brandi Wriedt 0 Comment
Categories :Member Spotlights

KACE, Gary Handy.  Gary Handy, KACE.  Welcome to the group, Gary! Gary is a Career Service Specialist at Washburn University.  As education and health care events team leader, he works closely with students and employers in those majors and employment sector. As a graduate of Emporia State...

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Recognizing the Stages of Change

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Mar
2015
Posted By : Angela Hayes 0 Comment
Categories :Uncategorized

Many years ago I saw a definition of change that said “change is the difference between what you thought was going to happen and what really happens” (Author unknown). I’ve always considered this a good definition to use when working with those who are beginning their career...

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Introducing: Kristin Redding

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Mar
2015
Posted By : Brandi Wriedt 1 Comment
Categories :Member Spotlights

Let me introduce you to Kristin Redding, the Communications Assistant at the University Career Center at University of Kansas! Kristin’s job includes coordinating off-campus student jobs by connecting with employers about their job postings, following up with them about the success of their postings, and discussing how...

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