Career Ready Guide

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Empower your students to develop and
articulate the success skills employers value.


The guide motivated me to assess what my interests, skills, and workplace values are with feedback from people I trust. I’m more motivated to expose myself to people with perspectives that differ from my own.
University of Wisconsin Green Bay 


The guide helped me to recognize my strengths. I’m more confident now to go out and create opportunities for myself. Learning about workplace values gave me confidence to know what I want in a future career. 
Montclair State University


I’m confident about assessing the areas of myself that require more attention and work. For instance, I now know how to present myself in a professional manner to create a great impression and image for myself. 
University of Texas Arlington

Based on the 8 NACE Career Readiness Competencies:

Penn State Behrend
Scott Stroupe, J.D./Asst. Teaching Prof. 

Included in the guide:

Furman University

Impact of the Career Ready Guide on Students in Their Own Words

  • Builds self-awareness
  • Motivates career center engagement
  • Promotes campus involvement
  • Teaches new “language” on soft skills
  • Empowers articulation of competencies
  • Bolsters confidence with employers
  • Drives personal and professional growth
  • Improves understanding of cultural differences
University of California Santa Cruz
Penn State University
Quinnipiac University