NACE competency: Communication — Jessica’s Career Tip of the Week

Posted by on Oct 11, 2021 in Career | 0 comments

Career readiness is such an important concept in the field of career development, and by applying the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) eight core competencies, you will grow as a future professional, and increase your career readiness levels. Our goal as career development professionals is to ensure that you increase your readiness levels for success.

Now, I am going to illustrate an integral competency that we utilize daily: Communication. According to NACE (2021), Communication is the ability to “clearly and effectively exchange information, ideas, facts, and perspectives with persons inside and outside of an organization.” Next, I will define, highlight, and provide examples of this competency.

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How to be persuasive applying the STAR approach on your resume — Jessica’s Career Tip of the Week

Posted by on Sep 30, 2021 in Career |

The application of the STAR approach on your resume will be one of the most important tasks that you complete during your time here at ASU. Whether it is an academic project or past internship experience, you can accentuate your past experiences by highlighting the situation, task, action and result (STAR).

See some examples of how the peer career coaches applied the STAR approach through their own academic projects or past internship experiences for their prospective engineering specialties. 

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The essential features of Optimal Resume — Jessica’s Career Tip of the Week

Posted by on Sep 3, 2021 in Career |

Optimal Resume is an amazing resource for any engineering student to obtain valuable feedback on their resume and to enhance their professional image. If you’ve never heard of it before, I highly recommend checking it out on Handshake > Career Center Resources. Learn about the great features that Optimal has to offer.

The question you may be asking is: How does Optimal help you? Let’s start from the beginning in which you will find yourself needing to create a resume from scratch.

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