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 per professional staff member
Median number of FTE professional staff
Median number of FTE overall staff
Percent of career centers reporting cuts to personnel budget
Percent of career centers reporting cuts to non-personnel budget
Percent of career centers using third-party provider to collect student outcomes
2020-21 Career Services Benchmark Survey Report