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What Does Workforce Readiness Look Like?
The National Association of Colleges and Employers identifies 8 career-readiness competencies that employers value most. Explore those competencies and the associated skills below.
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Data Helps You Prepare for Your Career
WHAT IS THE SALARY FORECAST BY DEGREE, BY SKILL SET, AND BY EMPLOYMENT FIELD?
DATA POINTS HELP YOU MAKE INFORMED DECISIONS ABOUT YOUR CAREER PATH.
THE DIGITAL CAREER COUNSELOR
Employers Want Experience; Show Them You Have It!
Did you know students who intern or participate in work-study or other experiential learning programs are more likely to land a job after graduation? A degree demonstrates you have a tested set of skills in addition to grit and determination; however, a degree alone can’t show an employer you have applied experience...
Georgia State University offers multiple ways to build up experiential learning credentials.
AND THESE PROGRAMS MAKE IT EASY TO DEMONSTRATE YOUR WORKFORCE READY SKILLS.
HANDSHAKE connects you with 5,000+ employers hiring for full-time, part-time, internship and co-op positions, and enables you to take advantage of resources to get your career on the right path.
OPTIMAL RESUME allows you to quickly create impressive, professional resumes and cover letters as well as short training videos to show potential employers why you’re the best job candidate.
PORTFOLIUM is a digital platform through which you can create posts and showcase to the Georgia State community and potential employers the professional skills you’ve acquired.
Visit Student Center West to get your FREE PROFESSIONAL HEADSHOT. GSU is the first and only University in the US to have an IRIS Booth!
AND BUILD UP YOUR EXPERIENCE LEARNING CREDENTIALS
Earn A Future Flexible Degree
Think of your undergraduate degree as an opportunity to master the career-readiness skills most valued by employers. No matter what major you choose, you will encounter, practice, and become proficient in the skills that make you marketable to many job opportunities.
Think about your time here as an opportunity to become future flexible. You are not training for just one job; you are preparing to meet the expectations of multiple workforce opportunities.
Here is where you can explore those opportunities.
YOU MIGHT BE SURPRISED TO SEE THE INDUSTRY THAT INTERESTS YOU MOST HIRES EMPLOYEES WITH DIVERSE DEGREE BACKGROUNDS.
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