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26 Jan

The Attributes Employers Seek on a Candidate’s Resume

January 26th, 2017|Employer Insights|

The below article was taken from the National Association of Colleges and Employers during a Dec. 7, 2016 post.  To read the full article, please click here. Students who want to impress employers via their resumes will emphasize their solid GPA, detail their abilities to work as part of a team and solve problems, and [...]

16 Jan

Employer Spotlight: AmeriCorps NCCC

January 16th, 2017|Employer Insights|

Please describe AmeriCorps NCCC. AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) strengthens communities and develops leaders through direct, team-based national and community service. AmeriCorps NCCC is a full-time residential program for men and women age 18-24. In partnership with non-profits (secular and faith based), local municipalities, state governments, federal government, national and state parks, Indian tribes, [...]

14 Apr

Employers: Verbal Communication Most Important Candidate Skill

April 14th, 2016|Employer Insights|

According to the National Association of College and Employers (NACE), the most important skill that employers are seeking is strong verbal communication. To view the full article, please click here. When asked to assess candidate skills/qualities, employers rated verbal communication skills the most important, according to NACE's Job Outlook 2016 report. Employers rated verbal communication [...]

05 Nov

Pilot Shortage: Industry Insight

November 5th, 2015|Career Paths, Employer Insights, Hiring Trends|

By: Jack Harty Earlier this summer at the 2015 Regional Airline Association (RAA) convention, the pilot shortage was a hot topic, and it was also brought up at the National Press Club luncheon–which Richard Anderson, Doug Parker, and Jeff Smisek were guests at–a few days after RAA. There are many different views out there on the pilot [...]

13 Jul

Know the Job Skills Most in Demand Right Now

July 13th, 2015|Employer Insights, General, Job Search Advice|

This was posted on the Quintessential Careers Blog.  This is part of a guest post from Jobscan. If you’re looking for a job in 2015, you should know what employers are looking for. The average online job posting receives about 250 applications, according to human-resources and recruiting publisher ERE Media. With so much competition, job-seekers [...]

08 Jun

Daytona Beach Employer’s Post On-Campus Interview Feedback

June 8th, 2015|Employer Insights, General|

After an employer visits campus and conducts on-campus interviews, we take time to ask some feedback on what students are doing well and what areas they can improve upon.  Below are some anonymous responses from employers from visits in fall 2014 through spring 2015.  Recruiters may be seeking all types of majors, but some feedback [...]

04 May

Employer Spotlight: Grimmster Technologies – Outdoor Robotics

May 4th, 2015|Employer Insights, General, Industry Spotlight, Job Search Advice|

Grimmster Technologies - Outdoor Robotics is located in New Smyrna Beach, FL.  The founder and CEO Charles Grimm gives us some insight.  Please describe your company. Grimmster started originally as a web development and software company back in 1998. I bought my first domain name from network solutions for $75. I was still working for Morgan Stanley as an Financial Adviser [...]