Meet the Bloggers–Part 1: Dana Nordyke

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May
2016
Posted By : Brandi Wriedt 2Comment
Categories :Uncategorized

Have you been receiving blog posts and can’t put a face with the name?  Well, for the next couple months I’m going to help you do just that.  The first individual from the KACE Technology and Communication Committee I would like to introduce you to is Dana...

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National Student Employment Week (April 11-15)

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Apr
2016
Posted By : Dana Nordyke 0 Comment
Categories :Uncategorized

Today marks the first day of National Student Employment Week! Take some time to celebrate your student employees or interns this week (April 11- 15, 2016). I don’t know about you, but our student employees add so much to our office. They take initiative and make so...

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Introducing: Kay-lynne Taylor

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Apr
2016
Posted By : Brandi Wriedt 0 Comment
Categories :Member Spotlights

Introducing KACE member: Kay-lynne Taylor! Kay-lynne is the Director for the Career Development Center at Missouri Western State University.  In her role she works with career exploration, career preparedness, student employment program, Student Professional and Academic Retention Tracking Assessment Program (SPARTA), external employer relations & Workforce Development...

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Video Review “Onboarding – It’s More Than 100 Pages of New Hire Paperwork”

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Mar
2016
Posted By : Ann Van Zee 0 Comment
Categories :employer, Innovation

ICYMI KACE recently tweeted a link to “Onboarding – It’s More Than 100 Pages of New Hire Paperwork” via @FistfulOfTalent I was particularly interested in this video because in my organization (like many), “onboarding” is considered separately from “orientation” and may or may not be considered an...

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Faculty Engagement

07

Mar
2016
Posted By : Dana Nordyke 0 Comment
Categories :Branding, Faculty

Build Trust. Enhance your Brand. Foster Collaboration. I learned so much from attending the NACE Management Leadership Institute (2014 cohort). During this week-long training, I had the opportunity to attend a brainstorming session on faculty engagement. Below, I’ve included some pointers I picked up from that conversation...

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Meet Melody Head

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Mar
2016
Posted By : Brandi Wriedt 2Comment
Categories :Member Spotlights

Meet Melody Head! Melody coordinates on-campus recruiting events, manages Newman University’s College Central Network system, delivers workshops, and coordinates the cooperative education on-campus program. Prior to her work in career services, her only previous career was serving as a high school business educator for 32 years!  (She...

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Career Services Best Practice: Training University Faculty and Staff on Using LinkedIn

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Feb
2016
Posted By : Melissa Scholten 1 Comment
Categories :Uncategorized

One of Career Services expanding goals across many college campuses is empowering faculty and staff to become even more engaged in the career development process. Recently, I trained a number of UMKC faculty and staff on how to more effectively use LinkedIn to connect with our current...

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Walking the Walk of Our Own Advice

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Feb
2016
Posted By : Ann Van Zee 2Comment
Categories :Uncategorized

Recently, I was talking with a group of ‘new hires’ who had come to volunteer at Harvesters.  The overall topic was why it’s important, from both a professional and a personal sense of fulfillment, to be engaged in your community.  But sometimes the hardest part is going...

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Meet the Award Recipients

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Feb
2016
Posted By : Brandi Wriedt 1 Comment

Award recipients (L to R): Brandi Wriedt, Carol Guard, Chance Clutter, Mindy Cloninger, Phyllis LaShell. Not pictured: Katie Sawyer Rookie of the Year: Brandi Wriedt (Truman State University) This KACE member joined our organization in 2014 and immediately became actively involved. She volunteered to serve on a...

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Creative Application Materials

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Feb
2016
Posted By : Dana Nordyke 0 Comment
Categories :Uncategorized

Applicants are pulling out all the stops in an attempt to stand out to recruiters. I have personally viewed resumes printed in plexiglass, a wooden resume cube with pull out drawers (each containing experiences), resumes that fold in many different ways, video resumes, and a resume made...

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