March 06, 2019 | By NACE Staff
TAGS: best practices, coaching, interviewing, spotlight, career development
Spotlight for Career Services Professionals
Recruiters return to college campuses in the spring for recruiting, so some students return to the career center hoping to find clothes for interviews.
Recently, career services professionals in the NACE Community discussed how they fill their career clothes closets and maintain them for students. Most of the clothes mentioned were donated by faculty, staff, and community members. Many offer the clothes to students on loan and require the clothes be dry cleaned before being returned. Others give students the clothing to keep.
How each operates the clothing closet, however, varies widely and offers ideas for career centers looking to open a career clothing closet. Here are some of their thoughts:
An earlier discussion of career closets offered additional ideas:
Join the discussion on the NACE Community or start one of your own.
Percent of staff time spent student-facing
Median number of students to professional staff member
Median square footage of the career center
Percent of career centers with employer partnership programs
Percent frequently discussing career readiness competencies with faculty
2018-19 Career Services Benchmark Survey