2 Resources & 2 Events For Career Planning

Event 1

mcf-logoThe Forum on Workplace Inclusion’s Career Fair is Wednesday, March 18 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Encourage college students, alumni, Veterans and other job seekers to register for the Career Fair today to receive hiring information before and after the Career Fair: www.stthomas.edu/workplaceforum/career-fair-candidates/. The registration form says candidates should have a bachelor’s degree, however the Career Fair is open to college student and graduates from ALL COLLEGES, including associates and college certificates and those who have not completed a program.

Event 2

The Career Services Center March 17 & 18 offers free one-on-one coaching for college students (from all colleges), graduates, Veterans and job seekers at the Minneapolis Convention Center: www.stthomas.edu/workplaceforum/career-services-center/. All coaching is provided free-of-charge by top career and HR professionals, including MnSCU advisers. Trained Veterans representatives will be there to help those with military experience. This is also a good event for employed and under-employed people thinking of shifting careers or preparing for a promotion.

Career coaches interested in volunteering for a few hours at the Career Services Center on March 17 or 18, e-mail: mcfcareers@stthomas.edu.

Google-AppsResource 1

The Minnesota Career & College Readiness Collaborative has a new website with classroom and advising materials for use by high school, college, workforce and community practitioners, and parents: www.mncareercollaborative.org. Check out the age-level career Development Guide and the list of parent resources.

Resource 2

Writing for the Web: Primer for Blog Writers: www.cte.mnscu.edu/professionaldevelopment/web-writing.html. Resource materials and recording of a webinar for public employees interested writing blog articles that are interesting and appealing to a wider range of audiences.

Blog writing is an innovative way for any job seeker or career coach to further one’s professional development and establish your career identity.