Prepare yourself for the transition from college to career. This learning path provides insights on how to market your skills to potential employers, including strategies on finding jobs, creating a strong resume and digital presence, and leveraging your college success to help you land a great job.
Position yourself for a post-graduation job that plays to your strengths, interests, and values. Get tips for finding a job, standing out from the crowd, and acing your interview.
26m 51s • COURSE
Learning LinkedIn for Students with Oliver Schinkten
Students: Use LinkedIn to start your career. Discover how to use the world's biggest professional network to find industry insights, internships, jobs, and valuable connections.
1h 33m • COURSE
Creating a Career Plan with Dr. Chaz Austin
Learn how to use strategic career planning to identify your dream job, determine your career goals, and then define and market your personal brand.
41m 2s • COURSE
Writing a Resume with Stacey Gordon
Create a resume that impresses hiring managers and speaks to your personal and professional strengths. Learn about the nuts and bolts of resume formatting, layout, and word choice.
2h 27m • COURSE
Digital Networking Strategies with Chris Taylor
Discover smart strategies for building a professional network online and leveraging connections for career advancement or finding new career opportunities.
40m 10s • COURSE
Finding a Job with Jolie Miller
Ready to find your next job? Learn how to prepare yourself for today's job market and land a gig that you'll love.
39m 51s • COURSE
Accessing the Hidden Job Market with Careercake
Learn how to find—and land—jobs that aren't publicly advertised. Get tips on defining what you're offering, leveraging your network, getting noticed by the right people, and more.
36m 47s • COURSE
Managing Stress and Building Resilience While Job Hunting with Careercake
Learn how to artfully manage two of the most significant emotional challenges that job hunters face: managing stress and remaining resilient.
32m 43s • COURSE
Expert Tips for Answering Common Interview Questions with Jenny Foss
Ace your next job interview. This collection of bite-sized videos shows how to deliver strong, well-crafted responses to some of the most common questions posed by job interviewers.
1h 12m • COURSE
Succeeding in a New Job with Dr. Chaz Austin
Finding a new job is just the beginning. Explore actionable ways to be successful after joining a new company.
27m 54s • COURSE
You'll learn job hunting skills with these experts.
As the founder of Eleview, Elise Gelwicks helps companies retain and develop their young professionals.
Elise has specialized in developing young professionals for almost a decade. In college, she started a company that helped undergraduate students find summer internships by leveraging their networks. After working at Kimberly-Clark and in management consulting she founded Eleview. Eleview helps companies elevate young professionals by leading workshops on the essential interpersonal skills and by creating customized internship and onboarding programs. Eleview's programs set those new to the working world up for success.
Elise has been featured in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and ABC News. She is a sought-after speaker at universities, companies, and conferences.
Oliver Schinkten is a national speaker, consultant, writer, and video trainer.
He is an expert in learning and teaching, specializing in supporting educators as they work to empower their students.
As a learning facilitator passionate about education reform and revolutionizing education, Oliver believes in providing every student with a real-life, relevant, engaging, and personalized education in which they learn how to learn, develop character and integrity, and get inspired to become lifelong learners and world changers.
He is the founder of AssistEd Shift and ComPassion Based Learning, as well as a cofounder of the Communities program at Oshkosh North High School.
Dr. Chaz Austin, EdD is a recognized authority in the field of career packaging and marketing.
Dr. Chaz trains his clients to self-market, a mandatory skill in today's workplace. He also conducts workshops and leads courses for people in a broad range of industries and at any stage of their careers—from those who have recently graduated from school to people who have been in the workforce for decades and are re-careering.
Dr. Chaz holds an EdD in organizational leadership from Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology. He has authored two books about self-marketing and how to treat yourself like a business. His most recent book is 101 Ways to Find Work … and Keep Finding Work for the Rest of Your Career! In academia, Dr. Chaz has served as director of career development for the Musicians Institute; career resource specialist for business students and alumni at Woodbury University; MBA career development & employer relations manager at Pepperdine University's School of Business and Management; and director of placement for Video Symphony.
He was also a college professor teaching a wide range of courses in business and communication, specializing in career training, and has presented papers to the National Association of Women MBAs, the Association for Business Communication, the National Council for Workforce Education, the Society of Educators and Scholars, the International Conference on College Teaching and Learning, the California Placement Association, and the Global Leadership and Management Conference.
Stacey A. Gordon is a diversity, inclusion, and career strategist and the CEO of Rework Work.
At Rework Work, Stacey works to reduce bias in recruiting and barriers to hiring. Leading at the intersection of recruiting, career development, diversity, and workplace culture, Stacey has delivered keynote speeches globally and developed educational content that has engaged professionals both in person and in a virtual environment. She focuses on reworking how companies work by creating inclusive workplace cultures. That includes how they recruit, hire, and engage women and professionals of color. Stacey is also a highly rated coach practitioner who has facilitated coaching of chief diversity officers and other diversity and inclusion (D&I) practitioners at several D&I forums.
Christopher is an internationally renowned job hunt strategist.
He's also the founder of the Occupation Optimist, a company dedicated to modernizing the job hunt and aiding everyday people around the world in landing their dream job. A former headhunter, Christopher shares industry secrets with clients maximizing their resume, LinkedIn, networking strategy, and job hunt approach.
Christopher's approach has been featured in esteemed publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Business Insider.
Off the clock, Christopher can be found celebrating client successes—in addition to volunteering with refugees, spending time with his wife, and being an uncle to his nephews and niece.
Jolie Miller, PMP® is the head of business content strategy at LinkedIn Learning.
In her current role, Jolie oversees business content strategy and publishing for the company. Leading the publication of 500+ business courses a year, Jolie works with her team to validate market size and opportunity and create instructional and engaging video content at scale for millions of customers, including multinational enterprises and consumers. Jolie is responsible for setting the LinkedIn Learning content strategy goals across key business verticals, including leadership and management, HR, talent acquisition, L&D, sales, marketing, finance and accounting, operations, career development, productivity software, and training. Over the past 10+ years, Jolie has helped over 150 authors translate classroom lectures, keynotes, books, and course ideas into interactive online learning, spanning the fields of business, health care, K–12 education, career training, and productivity. Prior to joining LinkedIn, Jolie managed author and content acquisitions at Education To Go, a division of Cengage Learning, where she developed and launched a new product line of K–12 professional development courses in conjunction with staff development for educators. You can follow her @joliemiller or on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/joliemiller.
Careercake creates training to help you take on, rise to, and beat the challenges you'll face in the workplace.
Careercake content helps power users take on the "firsts" in the career search as well as in the workplace, whether it's writing an amazing cover letter, running your first 1-2-1 as a new manager, keeping your motivation levels up when you're job hunting, or giving feedback to your boss.
Careercake offers over 100 videos, supporting end users in the first decade of their careers—from going for a promotion, switching jobs, and developing confidence to becoming a manager for the first time. Find out more at careercake.com.