33 percent of employers say they check a job candidate’s online presence. But what are they actually looking at? At what point in the interview process are they searching for candidates online? And what are they even looking for?
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If you’re considering a career change or are looking for your first job, you’ll be happy to hear that employers aren’t only concerned with technical skills. They’re also looking for transferable skills which can help indicate a candidate’s potential to develop on the job.
We’re in a job-seeker’s market—but even with the increase in jobs and pay, it’s critical job-seekers find ways to match what employers want and set themselves apart. Check out the infographic below to see what employers want and then stop by one of the upcoming Rasmussen College Community Career Fairs.
Check out this infographic and see how Rasmussen College gives back to its communities.
Shopping the toy catalog is a hallmark of childhood. But as the parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and other caring adults buying toys this holiday season, you want them to love the gift, but also play safe. Rasmussen College's School of Early Childhood Education has compiled a list-and checked it twice-of five tips to keep your little ones playing safe.
To say it's a dangerous job might be an understatement. Undercover officers come face-to-face with criminals dressed just like me or you. That means no radio, no bulletproof vest, no taser and no handcuffs - some of the critical tools you might associate with a law enforcement officer. Instead, all they have is a well-hidden gun (so not to give away their disguise) and a wire.
Part of college is learning to fight distractions. They're all around us - from parties, to kids to smartphones and social media, it's easy to lose focus while working on an assignment or writing a paper. Brandi Johnson of Indianapolis was looking for a good distraction - one that would keep her busy all year long. It turns out school work is exactly what she needed.
For some of our students, the decision to pursue a career in nursing was easy. Some come from a family of nurses or have wanted to be a nurse since they were a child. For others, it wasn't until a life-changing event encouraged them to look into a career in healthcare. What they all have in common is the dedication, passion and compassion it takes to help others.
It's one thing to visit the toilet at work or school, but what if the toilet visited you? Dozens of students, faculty and staff at the Rasmussen College Tampa/Brandon campus were confronted by the unusual visitor in April 2013. To get rid of it, they had to pay $1 to help 'flush away cancer'.
Nervous, excited, energized - Crystal Walker of Sauk Rapids, Minn. says she's full of emotion as she starts her first quarter at the Rasmussen College St. Cloud campus. The School of Nursing student hadn't stepped inside a college classroom for nearly 20 years. However, after major health complications, Walker has beat the odds and is back working toward one of her next dreams.
At just 17-years-old, Chelsey Ballard's life changed forever. The School of Education graduate went from living the life of a typical high school teenager to a teen mom - one statistic Ballard says she never imagined being a part of. According to stayteen.org, less than half of teen mothers graduate from high school and fewer than two percent earn a college degree by age 30.
For fans of Cheryl Strayed, her recent visit to Rasmussen College was a chance to meet the New York Times best-selling author and hear her story firsthand. For those who haven't read her memoir Wild, the author's appearance turned into a lesson of resilience and strength.