Career Backpack

​​Social media content about career development from the University of Minnesota.

Greetings, here is the most recent Career BackPack from Career Services Administration. We hope to reach more students about resources and opportunities offered by career service offices and important career related information. This newsletter of social media content is for you, our campus partners, to share on your own social media platforms.  

We cover a variety of colleges and units, as well as industries, if you don't see something specific in this newsletter, check back next time!

Whenever available, try to push this handle: #MisforCareer (M is for Career) in all your social media postings.

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November 6th - November 19th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Receive career guidance AND get credit for it? It's not a dream. http://career.umn.edu/explore-majors-careers #MisforCareer

Twitter: Get career guidance with a side of class credit? http://career.umn.edu/explore-majors-careers #MisforCareer
 
TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Career Services helps you find the Yoda to your Luke. http://career.umn.edu/why-networking-matters #MisforCareer

Twitter: Network today and find the Batman to your Robin. Get started here: http://career.umn.edu/why-networking-matters #MisforCareer

 

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Take a look at our fresh new website where you'll find all sorts of information to help you explore careers: http://career.umn.edu/students #MisforCareer

Twitter: Check out our new website! Find career events, career office information, and other great resources: http://career.umn.edu/students #MisforCareer
 

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: When you have an interview you:
A. Prepare Through Interview Stream
B. Prepare Through Interview Stream
C. Prepare Through Interview Stream
You can choose practice interview questions, assess your responses, and share your recorded interviews. Access Interview Stream through GoldPASS: goldpass.umn.edu #MisforCareer


Twitter: The golden key to a solid interview? Interview stream. Access through: goldpass.umn.edu #MisforCareer
 

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: With O*Net, get an inside look into the life of your dream occupation. https://www.onetonline.org/ #MisforCareer

Twitter: Where can I learn about my dream job? Don't look too far! It's right here:  https://www.onetonline.org/ #MisforCareer

October 23rd - November 5th

MONDAY (PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Got multiple job offers? Congratulations! But how do you juggle these offers? Here are a few tips: https://z.umn.edu/balancing #MisforCareer

Twitter: You have multiple job offers? Congratulations! Here are a few tips on how to juggle your options: https://z.umn.edu/balancing #MisforCareer
 
TUESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Often, resumes are scored by Applicant Tracking System (ATS) software before they get to an actual person. For a full list of tips on how to get a standout score, check out this guide: https://z.umn.edu/applicanttrackersystem #MisforCareer

Twitter:  Did you know your resume may be graded by an ATS? To get an A+, consider using these tips: https://z.umn.edu/applicanttrackersystem #MisforCareer
 

WEDNESDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin:  Having trouble deciding on your major? CAPE (Center for Academic Planning & Exploration) is here to help! Meet one-on-one with one of CAPE's Academic and Career Coaches to develop your plan, stop by to talk with a Peer Coach, or connect with other students already declared in their majors through the Major Network. Visit them on the 5th floor of Bruininks Hall, or browse their resources and programs here: cape.umn.edu #MisforCareer

Twitter:  Don't know what to major in? CAPE can help! Explore online resources or make an appointment with a CAPE coach today: cape.umn.edu #MisforCareer
 

THURSDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin:  Phone interviews are very popular! Make sure to set yourself up for success. For tips, watch this Candid Career video: https://z.umn.edu/ccphoneinterview #MisforCareer
 
Twitter: Phone interview? Be sure to smile! Use these tips to set yourself apart in phone interviews: https://z.umn.edu/ccphoneinterview #MisforCareer
 

FRIDAY(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Remember to protect yourself from phishing scams that appear as employment opportunities. Start by checking on an organization with the Better Business Bureau as they run scam trackers. Read more here: https://z.umn.edu/tipsforscam #MisforCareer

Twitter: Hate scams? Do everything you can to ensure posted opportunities are legitimate. Find a list of tips here: https://z.umn.edu/tipsforscam #MisforCareer
 

BONUS(PUSH THROUGH FACEBOOK/LINKEDIN AND TWITTER WITH GRAPHIC):

Facebook/Linkedin: Frightened of all the major options out there? Join us at the Major Scare workshop, hosted by CAPE on Friday, October 27th from 12:15-4:15 p.m. This event will help you learn more about your interests and strengths, and how to apply them to U of M majors and career pathways. Cost is $10, which includes lunch and a career interest assessment! Don't be scared -- register today: http://cape.umn.edu/services/workshops/oneday/ #MisforCareer 

Twitter: Scared to pick a major? Join CAPE for an afternoon event to explore your options. Space is limited, register today! http://cape.umn.edu/services/workshops/oneday/ #MisforCareer