TPE Blog

Read about the latest advice and information in career placement.

  • TPE 2021 Important Update

    ​​TPE has been evolving over the past few years with an emphasis on leveraging technology to create more opportunities to enhance both the employer (recruitment) experience as well as the candidate (job search) experience. We have simultaneously been intentional in thinking about the limitations around access that coincide with a place-based in-person interview event. While the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated our timeline, we are at a point in time where we are ready - and excited - to make this leap to a virtual offering.


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  • “…or related field”: A perspective on the next several years in the job market

    ​Job seekers today, especially our graduating grad students, are searching in an unprecedented time. Higher Education institutions and student affairs divisions are reimagining how to continue to serve students and staff-up appropriately during both a global pandemic and time of financial uncertainty. With so many hiring freezes, the availability of open positions is far less than what any of us could have anticipated a few months ago. Justin Reynolds, Director of Research Initiatives at ACUHO-I (and former senior economics research analysts) reflects on his job search during the last economic recession offering wisdom, practical advice, and encouragement to current job seekers.


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  • TPE: A Recipe for Success

    There are a number of ways for a job search to be conducted, but it often boils down to a few simple “ingredients”, preparation, and execution.


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  • The Benefits of Volunteering

    A much lesser known role at TPE Onsite is that of the volunteer, also known as the individual in the blue vest who looks like a Walmart greeter. What few candidates and employers know is that the role of a volunteer offers great benefits to anyone.


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