July 2018 Posts

Personalizing Online Program Recruitment at UNK

Posted: July 31, 2018 8:00:00 AM CDT

Personalizing Online Program Recruitment at UNK

When choosing an online program, students ensure they’ll gain the expertise needed for the career they want—but it’s not all they consider before applying. Prospective online students today also want a personalized, streamlined, and supportive experience from their university—from the time they first reach out for information until their graduation. They want personal connections and a sense of community—even if they can’t set foot on campus. At the...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

Interview Success Tips

Posted: July 25, 2018 1:00:00 PM CDT

Interview Success Tips

Now that you’ve perfected your resume and cover letter, it’s time to start preparing for the next stage—interviews. It is your job to convince the employer that you have the skills, knowledge, and motivation to hold the position and be effective. To help you get closer to that job offer, here are some tips from the University of Nebraska at Kearney that you should keep in mind: Before the Interview Use Google Alerts Keep up with the company’s activity so you’re...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: eCampus, General

How to Write a Convincing Cover Letter

Posted: July 17, 2018 11:00:00 AM CDT

How to Write a Convincing Cover Letter

Dear Applicant: Your cover letter can make or break your chances of getting the job. Scary, right? The good news is that you don’t have to be a professional writer to create a great cover letter. You do need to be mindful of what employers want to know, and how best to present that information to generate a positive connection and response. These tips from the University of Nebraska at Kearney can guide you in developing an effective cover letter that increases your chances of getting...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus

Resume Do's and Don'ts

Posted: July 11, 2018 9:15:00 AM CDT

Resume Do's and Don'ts

When you’re ready to apply for jobs, every aspect of your application needs to be in line—especially your resume. Along with a cover letter, your resume acts as a first impression and deciding factor in whether you land an interview. There are many tips and resources for creating a strong resume, which has to be more than just a list of what you can do, where you’ve attended college, or former positions you’ve held. Because employers may be going through piles of...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: General, eCampus

New Name for Student Affairs Online Master’s Program

Posted: July 3, 2018 8:00:00 AM CDT

New Name for Student Affairs Online Master’s Program

To expand the reach of its online master’s program in student affairs, the University of Nebraska at Kearney has renamed the program as the M.S.Ed. in Higher Education Student Affairs. The name change reflects the program’s applicability to a wider range of prospective students—those who may not already be in the field of student affairs but who want to make a difference for students in a college setting. The online master’s degree program helps professionals gain a...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General