Professional organization

Importance of joining professional organizations

Membership in the relevant professional organization is one of the things that separates a profession from a conventional job.


Optimizing your LinkedIn profile

Networking is not about how many people you know; it is about how many people know you.

Applicant Tracking Systems

What jobseekers need to know about ATS – Applicant Tracking Systems

Have you ever applied for a job at the same time as a less experienced colleague and they got an interview – and you got rejected? Then you may have been the victim of an ATS or Applicant Tracking System.

Job search engines

Top job search engine sites

The top 10 job search engines include Indeed, CareerBuilder, LinkedIn, Glassdoor, SimplyHired and five more.

Mock interview

How to prepare for a mock interview

Interview practice can boost your confidence during important interviews by helping you refine your interview skills. 


Tips when choosing your job references

Almost 60% of employers claim that they have had to withdraw an offer of employment after receiving poor references about successful applicants.

Identifying your resume skills

Traits employers look for in job candidates

Throughout the interviewing process, it’s imperative that you use your life experiences and anecdotes to show that you have the strengths that companies are looking for.

Interview tips

Job interview tips: How to make a great impression

You have your job interview scheduled — congratulations! Now it’s time to prepare, and we’ve got you covered. 


Importance of networking for career success

When it's done well, networking will not only help you land a job faster, but it will give you a competitive edge throughout every stage of your career.

Resume writing

10 resume writing tips to help you land a position

An effective resume is easy to read, summarizes your accomplishments and skills and highlights relevant experience. Learning how to showcase your credentials on a resume can help you impress potential employers.

K-State career

K-State Career Center’s guide to resumes, CVs and more

The Career Center offers career advising, career training, employer connections, online job listings and other employment resources for K-State students and recent graduates.