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  • Career Services

Addressing Openness, Gender Inclusivity in Career Services

Whether it’s implementing new technology, creating more opportunity through internal internship programs or establishing committed partnerships with employers, career services professionals are taking every initiative to best prepare students for satisfactory, fulfilling careers post graduation. As professionals continue to revolutionize career services best practices, the next step is making career services and recruiting more inclusive [...]

  • Recruiting

Applying Emotional Intelligence to Recruiting and Job Search

Amidst a rapidly advancing era of technology, it’s estimated that 65 percent of today’s students will be employed in jobs that don’t yet exist. In response, institutions are focusing on developing core competencies in students to prepare them for the future of the workforce, as graduates must increasingly be able to demonstrate a degree of [...]

  • First-Year Mentoring

Retaining, Engaging & Mentoring First-Year Students

While institutions will largely focus on their admission process by investing in marketing strategies that will convince incoming students to enroll and attend, some of those efforts can fall short when colleges don’t also invest in the retention of their first-year students through mentoring or career services. In fact, as many as one in three [...]

February 9th, 2017|Categories: Career Services, Mentoring, Student Retention|Tags: , , |
  • Management Mentors

How Management Mentors Utilizes Business’s Biggest Asset

When a company is looking for ways to improve talent retention and strengthen its workforce, it seeks out Management Mentors, a company based outside of Boston that’s been dedicated to corporate mentoring best practices for over 20 years. In fact, CitiGroup, The New York Times, FedEx, TJ Maxx and Enterprise are only a few of [...]

  • Webinar

Webinar: Investing in Network & Corporate-Based Affinity Groups

In the current landscape of alumni engagement, institutions around the country have recognized two consistencies: No matter where alumni are in their career, they are expressing a need for career programming and professional development. In a job market that is continually evolving, it's difficult for institutions to meet those alumni needs solely through their alumni [...]

  • Multiple Mentors

7 Types of Mentors For Advising on Every Career Question

While individuals and institutions explore the most impactful mentoring methods, focus is shifting from having one mentor to having multiple mentors. Though having a “board of advisors” may not embody traditional mentoring relationships, having a diverse array of perspectives and insight cans be helpful, if not essential, as someone works to further their career. However, [...]

January 26th, 2017|Categories: Career Development, Mentoring, Networking|Tags: , , |
  • GWU student-athlete

Career Development for the Student-Athlete

According to a study conducted by The Alumni Factor, university athletic programs can significantly increase levels of alumni engagement. Alumni who participate as a student-athlete during their undergraduate education often possess a high affinity for their alma mater that makes them more likely to give either monetarily or non-monetarily after they graduate. Additionally, colleges with [...]

  • Fast Forward

Announcing CampusTap’s Partnership with Fast Forward

CampusTap and Fast Forward are driven by the same mission: To provide students and alumni with the necessary resources and insight to pursue fulfilling and passion-based careers post graduation. That’s why we’re pleased to partner to advance that mission. As CampusTap continues to facilitate private career networking communities at institutions across the country, we’ll be [...]

  • BC's Shea Center provides alumni mentoring to student entrepreneurs

The Newest BC Initiative Shaping Future Entrepreneurs

Recently ranking 20th for Best College Value among all U.S. private universities, Boston College is nationally recognized for continued excellence and academic acclaim. Though BC may best be known for its research centers and esteemed liberal arts education, the school is diversifying its offerings to appeal to an increasing number of students interested in becoming [...]

  • BBBS Mentoring

The Lifetime Impact of Modern Mentoring

As new technologies are developed and modernized insights on mentoring are explored, the mentor-mentee relationship has become less traditional than it once was. With digital platforms allowing more casual mentor relationships and increased opportunities to participate in formalized mentoring programs, institutions, businesses and individuals have gravitated towards having somebody to rely on for advice and [...]

January 11th, 2017|Categories: Career Development, Mentoring, Student Success|Tags: , , |