- Learn how to write a resume that will get the attention of a hiring manager.
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- Get the inside scoop on how to land your job after graduation.
If you have ever been to a job fair, you know that it can be an overwhelming experience. Knowing what to expect and preparing beforehand is key to a successful job fair. We have prepared some Job Fair Prep videos to ensure that you are as prepared as possible for your next fair. Topics covered in these short webinars include professional dress, communicating with employers and elevator pitch, preparation tips before and after the fair. Continue reading How To Prepare For A Job Fair
NOVA Career Services invites you to attend the GovCon Job and Internship Fair! This is a first-of-its-kind, special hiring event limited to government contractors on April 10, 2019, at the Higher Education Center (HEC), located at the NOVA Loudoun campus, from 10:30 am – 2:30 pm. Continue reading GovCon Job and Internship Fair
One of NOVA’s Student Success Counselors, Michael Frasnelli, was quoted in a recent article on Virginia’s Community College’s website. Read an excerpt below:
“Ethical hacking, certified nurse aide, arc metal welder. These careers all have technical skills that are attainable through FastForward training. Employers will look at a person’s ability to measure blood pressure or weld cylindrical, tack-welded pieces – but they’re also looking for certain “soft skills” that aren’t necessarily written on your resume. Continue reading Employers Are Looking For These Four Soft Skills
College Central Network (CCN) is a resource offered to NOVA Workforce students to connect them with careers and internship opportunities. Below is a testimonial from Dean Cogdill, a business professor at NOVA, and a student, about their success with CCN:
“As students seek better jobs while in school, I discovered that bringing college resources into the classroom really pays off! My business students have enjoyed four semesters of presentations with Erika Coddington, from NOVA’s Career Services division of Business Engagement, the department that manages NOVA’s College Central Network. She showed them how to utilize the database, write a better resume and after those appearances, 14 of my students have found steadier employment while in school and enjoying those increased opportunities. Thank you CCN!” Continue reading Student Wins HR Internship