• Fast Forward

X by Fast Forward Delivers Next-Level Career Networking

The value of career networking has never been greater, as an ABC report shows 80 percent of today's jobs go to candidates through an internal connection or network referral. Fast Forward -- a CampusTap partner providing students and alumni resources and insight to pursue fulfilling, passion-based careers -- is hosting an interactive event taking career [...]

March 14th, 2017|Categories: CampusTap, Career Development, Networking|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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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: , , |
  • Wayfair

CampusTap Company Series: Wayfair’s Leading Culture

In addition to being a rapidly growing and successful company, Wayfair -- the e-commerce company for “a zillion things home” -- is also consistently recognized for its productive, engaging and vibrant company culture. Named as one of the top places to work by Glassdoor, Forbes, Business Insider, The Boston Globe and Boston Business Journal, the [...]

  • Parents

The Power of Parents’ Involvement at Skidmore College

Skidmore College’s largest on-campus career program, Career Jam, brings together hundreds of students, alumni and parents for a day of networking, resume reviews and mock interview practice. Executed in partnership between the Career Development Center (CDC), Parents Council and Alumni Affairs, the one-day event is a representation of Skidmore’s continued efforts to incorporate parents in [...]

  • Boston College Mentoring

How Formalized Mentoring Advances BC Entrepreneurship

The following post explores the Boston College Edmund H. Shea Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship's decision to partner with CampusTap and implement the company's alumni mentoring and career networking platform. Since launching in September of 2015, the Boston College Edmund H. Shea Jr. Center for Entrepreneurship has incorporated a wealth of diverse, successful alumni entrepreneurs to [...]

  • Cedar Crest College

Connecting Female Leaders at Cedar Crest College

The following post explores Cedar Crest College's decision to partner with CampusTap and implement the company's alumni mentoring and career networking platform. Cedar Crest College has a unique student population made up of traditional undergraduate students, graduate students and adult learners. In addition, the Pennsylvania institution has an actively engaged alumnae community including recent graduates and [...]