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Career Services

Mark Flanders, Career Services Counselor
757.789.1777
mflanders@es.vccs.edu

Career Counseling is intended to help you to establish career goals, confirm career/educational choices already made, and/or to transition from one profession to another.

A career counselor is available to assist you with a variety of career services, including

  • career selection
  • job search
  • application and resume reviews
  • interviews

You are encouraged to consult with the career services counselor, Mark Flanders, at the start of your career planning (757.789.1777 or mflanders@es.vccs.edu).

Numerous resources are also available through the library or the internet.

ESCC uses College Central Network as its official resume and job posting service.
Search jobs posted at our school!
College Central Network also have podcasts with a lot of helpful information.
College Central Podcasts
Great career information can be found on the web—check out these sites:

Self Assessments

Still not sure what career is right for you?  Take a free assessment.    (Warning:  Please note that some of these sites will try to sell you an advanced assessment).

Finding a Job

Looking for that ideal job? Perhaps these sites will help.

Networking

Who you know can have a powerful influence on your career. Learn ways to get to know the right people.

 

Resume

A good resume will get you an interview. These experts will help you develop your resume.

Cover Letters

A cover letter creates your first impression. Find out how to prepare a great one.

Interview

How do you ace an interview? Visit these sites to learn how.

Dress/Dining

Appearance and manners can be what makes the difference. If most of your meals are eaten in the car, on the run, or in front of the TV, check out what to do when the boss takes you to lunch.

Job Offer, Salary, Relocation Information

What should I expect to get paid? What is the best approach if the salary offer is too low?

Great Career websites of other colleges

Chambers of Commerce

Want to start your own business?  Connect to business leaders in your local community through the Chamber of Commerce.

Employment Professionals

Express Employment Professionals
Recruiter’s Connection