career services

Five Students Attend Their First Tech Conference

Five Byte Back students attended their first ever tech conference. ASAE sponsored the students, featured them, and paired them with mentors at the recent ASAE Technology Conference & Expo. ASAE also gave Byte Back the opportunity to showcase our services and work in the community by donating a booth to us. This was an amazing […]

Staying Motivated During the Job Search

By Bock Szymkowicz, Career Development Specialist We’re here to help you set and reach your career goals with our Goal Setting Blog Series. Start with Step 1: Your Interests & Strengths >> Now, the most important step: maintaining it. Like any big goal, from a new gym goal to education, there will be times when you hit a wall, when you aren’t […]

Meet Derrick Washington, Byte Back’s ‘People Builder’

Derrick  Shares His Plans as Career Services Manager and ‘People Builder’ By Yvette Scorse, Communications Manager Derrick is focused and passionate. With only a few weeks on the job at Byte Back, he clearly articulates his goals in working with students, with alumni, and with employer partners. It’s easy to become excited about the future […]

Step 3: Stay PACED in Your Employment Goals

We’re here to help you set and reach your career goals with our Goal Setting Blog Series. Start with Step 1: Your Interests & Strengths >> Your Career Goals – Step 3: Stay PACED in Your Employment Goals By Bock Szymkowicz, Career Development Specialist Not everything always goes as planned in the job search process. Many dilemmas can pop up, […]

Getting Dressed for Your Dream Job: A Before & After Look

Blog and photos by Bock Szymkowicz, Career Development Specialist, and Francisco Vasquez, Manager, Instruction and Curriculum  These five Byte Back students are graduating from Byte Back and ready to start interviewing for jobs. But before they book those interviews, they needed a wardrobe to match their skill sets and levels of confidence. That’s where A Wider Circle‘s professional clothing shop […]

Simon Says: “Follow Job Posting Instructions”

This is the final part of a five-part blog series on tailoring your cover letter and resume to any position so you will get noticed. A fictional position is used throughout the series to help you apply these tips. This part is dedicated to following application instructions. If you haven’t already, start the process off right with […]

Cover Letter Mad Libs: Making Job Applications Fun!

This is part four of a five-part blog series on tailoring your cover letter and resume to any position so you will get noticed. A fictional position is used throughout the series to help you apply these tips. This part is dedicated to tailoring your cover letter. Start the tailoring process right with part one of […]