Kalamazoo Valley’s Career & Student Employment Services has gone live with College Central Network (CCN), an online career management system that will provide job postings to students, alumni, employers, and community members. CCN is the leading provider for over 600 college and university campus career and employment centers in 43 states across the country.
Diane Finch, Director of Student Career and Employment Services said she thinks the new website will be a huge asset to the community’s job seekers. “Our current employment site only offers job postings,” said Finch. “College Central will provide lots more.” In addition to Kalamazoo Valley job postings, the new website will include a job postings and employer resume search function, a resume builder, career advice articles, podcasts and videos, the ability to search college's secure jobs database, CCN's Jobs Central national job board, and a career document library.
Using the new site is simple, according to Finch. All students need to do is login, update their profiles, and begin exploring the services available. “All students will benefit from maintaining an up-to-date account,” said Finch. “Employers will be posting their available jobs on CCN and also searching for suitable job applicants.”
In addition to Kalamazoo Valley’s specific postings, the national job board has more than a half million jobs – from tens of thousands of unique sources, comprising all of the major job boards as well as newspapers, associations, and company web sites.
To help students and alumni prepare for internships or job hunts, CCN has a library of articles, videos, podcasts full of tips and advice. From Accounting, Biology, and Business, to the Arts, Dance, and Healthcare, CCN has tools and templates that make it easy to build industry specific resumes and portfolios.
To access the site, go to www.collegecentral.com/kvcc.