Episode 59: Mastering Resumes and Interview Strategies with Elizabeth (Lizzi) Hubble-Radosa, Assistant Director of Career Services, Saginaw Valley State University
In this episode, Lizzi shares her personal story of returning to Michigan and seeking opportunities for work. Lizzi reached out to her alma mater, Saginaw Valley State University, and eventually found herself working in their Career Services office. The Career Services office at SVSU goes beyond providing support solely during the college years; they offer lifelong services to alumni.
Lizzi explains that the office has noticed an increase in alumni returning for assistance in tweaking their resumes and navigating career transitions, particularly in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. On a day-to-day basis, Lizzi engages with students, collaborating closely with faculty members to ensure that students have a job lined up when they walk across the graduation stage.
When it comes to making a career switch or finding your first job, Career Services takes a comprehensive approach to help individuals explore their options. They administer a questionnaire consisting of over 200 questions designed to delve into an individual’s interests and passions. Along with this, they partner with over 20 employers to gain insight about the do’s and don’ts of resumes and interviews.
Lizzi highlights important tips to master your career skills, whether it be straight out of school or 15+ years into your career. With helpful insight from her time at Career Services, Lizzi hopes these tricks will be useful in your searching process.
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