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July 2014 eNews

Download the 2014 Career Services Insights Report

A summary of opinions and insights shared by 745 career services professionals from 482 different colleges and universities on the current state of career services and recruiting.

2014 Career Services Insights Report

The 2014 Report revisits many of the questions addressed in the 2013 Report and includes new questions on topics such as:

  • Student use of social media in jobs and internship searches
  • Employer use of social media in recruiting efforts
  • Student demand for and involvement in service-learning
  • Comparison of online vs. brick-and-mortar institutions
  • Actual vs. optimal career advisor to student ratios
  • Career services at minority-serving institutions
  • And more!

The Career Services Insights Report focuses on perceptions and opinions among career services professionals regarding the state of the profession, perceptions of career services by students, faculty, parents and administrators, and needs and priorities for the future. Additionally, it presents the second annual Top Ten List of the Most Visionary and Forward-Thinking Leaders in Career Services.

Services Update: 2014 Summer Upgrade

The 2014 Summer Upgrade is live!

The 2014 Summer Upgrade for the CSO System includes enhancements to the schedule and appointment features, as well as new naming options for your major codes! We work hard to provide new and enhanced features, so we encourage clients to get into the system and explore the new functionality over the summer!

CSO System Clients: to view the update addendum and training materials, log in to your CSO System as an Administrator > click “Help” in the top menu bar to access Client Services > click the  CSO University option in the left navigation bar > select Updates.

Not a client? Learn more about CSO System features and schedule a demo!

The Campus Career Coach

What Does it Take to Get a Job at Google? [Infographic]

The Campus Career Coach provides a wide variety of excellent free resources to assist your students and graduates in their job searches. If you haven’t visited in a while, we encourage you to check out the Coach’s new look while enjoying this recent piece on getting a job at Google…

Everyone wants to work at Google and it’s not hard at all to see why.

With billions of dollars in revenue every year, Google is never shy in spending way beyond the norm to attract and retain the most talented people they can find. Read more »

What does it take to get a job at Google?

Training Opportunities

Training Webinars Summer 2014 Schedule

Whether you attended this year’s Training & Networking Conference and missed a session or were unable to join us, never fear! Our training team is presenting the top conference sessions for our Summer 2014 Training Webinar series to give all our clients the benefit of these great sessions! Summer is a great time to catch up and learn some new things – we hope you’ll join us!

New & Hidden Features (Beginner) / Wednesday, July 23 – 2pm CT – REGISTRATION FULL

The Outcomes Survey / Wednesday, August 6 – 2pm CT

Email Marketing & HTML Basics (Intermediate) / Wednesday, August 20 – 2pm CT – REGISTRATION FULL

Please Note: The registration links above are unique to each webinar. For a comprehensive list of upcoming webinars with registration links: log in to your CSO System as an Administrator > click “Help” in the top menu bar to access Client Services > click the CSO University option in the left navigation bar > select Training Webinars.

Meet the CSO Team

CSO in the Summertime: From playing with puppies at the animal shelter, to enjoying barbeque on the lake!

This summer, members of the CSO team spent weekend time volunteering at the Austin Animal Shelter, as well as enjoying a group outing on Lake Travis!


News & Events

Where will the CSO team be in 2014?

Members of the CSO team will be exhibiting and/or presenting at the following conferences. If you’re attending, stop by our booth and say hello!

Midwest Association of Colleges and Employers (MWACE) 2014 Conference
Indianapolis, IN | July 21-23

Association for Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASACCU) 2014 Conference
San Antonio, TX | July 29 – August 1

Houston Area Consortium of Career Centers (HACCC) 2014 Drive-In Conference
The Woodlands, TX | August 1

Southern Association of Colleges and Employers (SoACE) 2014 Conference
New Orleans, LA | December 7-10

Mountain Pacific Association of Colleges and Employers (MPACE) 2014 Conference
San Francisco, CA | December 10-12