10 Tips for the Transition from College to the Workforce
College seniors are often scrambling during their spring semester — worried about securing a full-time job, finding a place to live and preparing for the big transition that takes place after graduation day. I talked to Abbey Overlee, Talent Acquisition Specialist at PeerSource, who graduated from Colorado State University in May 2017. She offered me ten tips for transitioning from college to the workforce.
Simple Ways to Enhance Your Personal Brand
How do you enhance your personal brand and set yourself apart from the masses? I interviewed Tami Palmer, a seasoned career advisor and job search coach who has counseled thousands of individuals on professional growth. With fifteen years of experience in the staffing and human resources management industries coupled with five years of experience as a career coach, she has become well-versed in the feat of marketing yourself.
5 Technology Meetups to Join in Colorado
The technology industry is booming in Colorado, touting the “third-highest tech-worker concentration” and ranking “sixth for average high-tech wage,” according to a report completed by the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. With so many opportunities arising in the Centennial State, there has been a subsequent rise in technology meetups. PeerSource put together a list of five technology meetups geared towards developers that you do not want to miss.
Why is Cybersecurity One of the Fastest Growing Career Fields?
The United States has a shortage of cybersecurity experts. Reports of huge breaches, like the one that happened at Equifax in 2017, have reminded Americans of the important role that cybersecurity specialists play in organizations. Between April 2017 and March 2018, there were 301,873 total online cybersecurity job openings in the United States reports CyberSeek — a project that falls under the U.S. Department of Commerce. PeerSource talked to Scott Bowman, Career Services Manager at SecureSet Academy, to get deeper insight into the industry and find out how his organization is training professionals to fill the gap.
There Are So Many Reasons to Be Thankful
Today and every day, our team is thankful.
Some of our team members at PeerSource shared what they are most grateful for this season.
5 Common Resume Mistakes and How to Avoid Getting Your Resume Thrown Out in the First Six Seconds
Many people tell me that “recruiters spend an average of six seconds reading a resume.” What are the quick things that they look for to determine if a candidate is the right fit? I asked a recruiter who has had thousands of resumes come across his desk — Trevor Richards, Account Manager and Technology Recruiter at PeerSource. He described five of the most common resume mistakes and provided insight into how to avoid these common hang-ups.