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Finding Candidates for Hard-to-Fill Roles with Handshake Premium

How the largest and highest-performing, free public charter school network in NYC fills 700-800 skilled roles each year.

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Virtual Career Fairs: 7 Ways Employers Can Stand Out

Best practices for engaging with students before, during, and after your virtual career fairs.

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Advice on How to Staff a Virtual Fair

A career services professional shares her recommendations on how to organise your team to staff a virtual fair on Handshake.

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Applying Design Thinking to the Challenges of Virtual Recruitment #RecFestOneWorld Learnings

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The 3 High-Impact, Low-Effort Actions to Take Now on Handshake

Learn about the simple and valuable steps to finding the right job and getting hired.

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3 Ways Handshake’s Virtual Career Fairs Can Help You

Learn why virtual fairs are your ticket to getting hired this year.

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How Students Engage with Employer Messages

In the era of virtual-first recruiting, students build meaningful connections and explore opportunities through employer messages.

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How to Get an Internship or Job When Hiring is All Virtual

Learn how to navigate virtual recruitment and stand out to employers online.

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How to Prepare for Virtual 1-on-1 Sessions

The guidance you need to feel confident, poised, and prepared to meet recruiters online.

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5 steps to success for your first 5 days on Handshake

A guide for your first days on Handshake that will help you get hired.

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Attending a Virtual Career Fair? Here Are 10 Tips You Need to Know

Your guide to preparing for virtual career fairs and making a great impression with recruiters.

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Student Gender Identity and Pronouns on Handshake

How Handshake is helping students express their gender identity and pronouns authentically on our platform.

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Advice from Career Services on Hosting Virtual Fairs in Handshake

We asked your US career services peers to share a bit about their experience hosting a virtual fair on Handshake. Here’s what they said!

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3 Trends in Early Talent Recruitment

Gear up for Autumn recruiting by checking out the three biggest trends Handshake US took away from the Early Career Summit.

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Introducing Handshake Open

A few words about the UK's first professional network, exclusively for current and future graduates

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Top Tips For Attending Virtual Fairs

Your guide to preparing for virtual career fairs and making a great impression on employers.

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Handshake Profile Must-Haves

Want to quickly and easily increase your chances of finding the job you want on Handshake?

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3 Ways Other Students Can Help You

Find out how your peers on Handshake can help you with your job search.

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4 Tips For Getting A Job Online

Advice from employers to help you get the job you want on Handshake.

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The 10 Day Handshake Profile Challenge

These 10 small steps will help you kick off your career hunt painlessly and effectively using Handshake.

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Genuine connections, genuine impact: Handshake’s Virtual Career Fair Feature

A Look at Virtual Career Fairs on Handshake: How Will Students and Employers Interact ?

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Developing Skills and Experience in a Time of Reduced Employment

Insights from our second career community sesion with Gradconsult.

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When Will Campuses Reopen? Your COVID-19-Proof Autumn Recruiting Plan

Meet the needs of universities & students this autumn by adopting these strategies.

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Personalisation at Scale: The Future of Careers Services 

The prerequisite for personalisation at scale and why that’s been a challenge for university career centres

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'My Best Careers Advice' from 10 Careers Practitioners

Career practitioners from around the UK share their best career advice

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How can we level the playing field for students without a network?

As thoughts naturally turn to career goals and ambitions for 2020, it's helpful to find this starting point. Sometimes it's as straightforward as re-thinking the language we use to describe our network or finding a way to reach out to a new connection.

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Why I joined Handshake

Clare Adams shares why she made the leap from Higher Education to EdTech and the impact she hopes to have at Handshake.

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Careers and Employability on the Edtech Podcast

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Why most Careers Practitioners are Yellow

At the global career summit in Leuven we learned that most careers practitioners are yellow... we think we know why.

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Three Careers Service Success Stories from across Europe

Our key takeaways from the first European Careers summit in Leuven.

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Rethinking outcomes collection in the context of Graduate Outcomes

Watch our recorded webinar for insight into how Handshake can help with graduate outcomes

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The Future of University Recruiting: Key Learnings from our London Event

Key takeaways from our Future of University Recruitment event in London

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2019 Campus to Career Report: Looking at the Similarities and Difference in Early Careers Across the Pond

David Shull from Handshake shares his take on the differences between the UK and the US

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Advice on How to Staff a Virtual Fair

A career services professional shares her recommendations on how to organise your team to staff a virtual fair on Handshake.

Read More

Applying Design Thinking to the Challenges of Virtual Recruitment #RecFestOneWorld Learnings

Read More

Advice from Career Services on Hosting Virtual Fairs in Handshake

We asked your US career services peers to share a bit about their experience hosting a virtual fair on Handshake. Here’s what they said!

Read More

Introducing Handshake Open

A few words about the UK's first professional network, exclusively for current and future graduates

Read More

Genuine connections, genuine impact: Handshake’s Virtual Career Fair Feature

A Look at Virtual Career Fairs on Handshake: How Will Students and Employers Interact ?

Read More

Developing Skills and Experience in a Time of Reduced Employment

Insights from our second career community sesion with Gradconsult.

Read More

Personalisation at Scale: The Future of Careers Services 

The prerequisite for personalisation at scale and why that’s been a challenge for university career centres

Read More

How can we level the playing field for students without a network?

As thoughts naturally turn to career goals and ambitions for 2020, it's helpful to find this starting point. Sometimes it's as straightforward as re-thinking the language we use to describe our network or finding a way to reach out to a new connection.

Read More

Why I joined Handshake

Clare Adams shares why she made the leap from Higher Education to EdTech and the impact she hopes to have at Handshake.

Read More

Why most Careers Practitioners are Yellow

At the global career summit in Leuven we learned that most careers practitioners are yellow... we think we know why.

Read More

Three Careers Service Success Stories from across Europe

Our key takeaways from the first European Careers summit in Leuven.

Read More

Rethinking outcomes collection in the context of Graduate Outcomes

Watch our recorded webinar for insight into how Handshake can help with graduate outcomes

Read More

The Future of University Recruiting: Key Learnings from our London Event

Key takeaways from our Future of University Recruitment event in London

Read More

2019 Campus to Career Report: Looking at the Similarities and Difference in Early Careers Across the Pond

David Shull from Handshake shares his take on the differences between the UK and the US

Read More

Finding Candidates for Hard-to-Fill Roles with Handshake Premium

How the largest and highest-performing, free public charter school network in NYC fills 700-800 skilled roles each year.

Read More

Virtual Career Fairs: 7 Ways Employers Can Stand Out

Best practices for engaging with students before, during, and after your virtual career fairs.

Read More

Applying Design Thinking to the Challenges of Virtual Recruitment #RecFestOneWorld Learnings

Read More

How Students Engage with Employer Messages

In the era of virtual-first recruiting, students build meaningful connections and explore opportunities through employer messages.

Read More

3 Trends in Early Talent Recruitment

Gear up for Autumn recruiting by checking out the three biggest trends Handshake US took away from the Early Career Summit.

Read More

Genuine connections, genuine impact: Handshake’s Virtual Career Fair Feature

A Look at Virtual Career Fairs on Handshake: How Will Students and Employers Interact ?

Read More

When Will Campuses Reopen? Your COVID-19-Proof Autumn Recruiting Plan

Meet the needs of universities & students this autumn by adopting these strategies.

Read More

2019 Campus to Career Report: Looking at the Similarities and Difference in Early Careers Across the Pond

David Shull from Handshake shares his take on the differences between the UK and the US

Read More

The 3 High-Impact, Low-Effort Actions to Take Now on Handshake

Learn about the simple and valuable steps to finding the right job and getting hired.

Read More

3 Ways Handshake’s Virtual Career Fairs Can Help You

Learn why virtual fairs are your ticket to getting hired this year.

Read More

How Students Engage with Employer Messages

In the era of virtual-first recruiting, students build meaningful connections and explore opportunities through employer messages.

Read More

How to Get an Internship or Job When Hiring is All Virtual

Learn how to navigate virtual recruitment and stand out to employers online.

Read More

How to Prepare for Virtual 1-on-1 Sessions

The guidance you need to feel confident, poised, and prepared to meet recruiters online.

Read More

5 steps to success for your first 5 days on Handshake

A guide for your first days on Handshake that will help you get hired.

Read More

Attending a Virtual Career Fair? Here Are 10 Tips You Need to Know

Your guide to preparing for virtual career fairs and making a great impression with recruiters.

Read More

Student Gender Identity and Pronouns on Handshake

How Handshake is helping students express their gender identity and pronouns authentically on our platform.

Read More

Introducing Handshake Open

A few words about the UK's first professional network, exclusively for current and future graduates

Read More

Top Tips For Attending Virtual Fairs

Your guide to preparing for virtual career fairs and making a great impression on employers.

Read More

Handshake Profile Must-Haves

Want to quickly and easily increase your chances of finding the job you want on Handshake?

Read More

3 Ways Other Students Can Help You

Find out how your peers on Handshake can help you with your job search.

Read More

4 Tips For Getting A Job Online

Advice from employers to help you get the job you want on Handshake.

Read More

The 10 Day Handshake Profile Challenge

These 10 small steps will help you kick off your career hunt painlessly and effectively using Handshake.

Read More

'My Best Careers Advice' from 10 Careers Practitioners

Career practitioners from around the UK share their best career advice

Read More