Successful Recruiting In a Virtual Environment
- Ensure your Company Profile on HACC's online job board, College Central Network (CCN), is complete and current to ensure students get a great impression of your brand.
- Upload your logo, tell about your company culture, provide key statistics, photos and even videos to inform students about your brand.
- Register for Virtual Career Fairs to connect with many students from targeted majors.
- Questions? Reach out to our Employer Partnership Team for customized assistance.
Post a Job
Reasons to Post a Job in College Central Network (CCN)
- Utilize year-round hiring opportunities without having to come to our campuses.
- Source candidates from all majors for both internships and full-time positions.
- Post part-time opportunities for students, volunteers and work-study positions.
Three Easy Steps
- Click on “Create Account”
- Fill out registration information
- Receive approval within 48 hours
Tips to Increase your Applications
- Complete your Company Profile by clicking “Profile” in the left navigation bar.
- Students will be able to access this information as part of all your job postings.
- It will also be available to students who want to learn more about your company’s overview, locations, products and services, key statistics and company culture.
- Do a “Résumé Search Request” to query our resume database
- Find students who qualify for your job opening
- Send them an email asking them to apply.
Experiential learning opportunities offer organizations a variety of exciting ways to connect with students at HACC. These opportunities include:
- Informational interviews
- Job shadowing
- Mock interviews
Organizations like yours will have an opportunity to market, promote and recruit virtually and eventually on all HACC campuses.
There are multiple ways for your organization to connect with HACC students:
- Post experiential learning opportunities and internships to our online database
- Conduct student interviews virtually and eventually on campus
- Review student résumés
If you are an employer partner who wants to offer experiential learning opportunities and internships to students at HACC, please email Kathleen Dormer Carusone at email@example.com.
Over 30 career fairs are held annually at HACC.
- Employers must register on College Central Network to attend. Students should reach out to Career Services or sign into your CCN account for career fair information.
The mentoring program helps students and alumni find mentors for career networking opportunities, as well as gain first-hand experience and valuable insights for career exploration.
- Mentors determine how many times they want to be contacted in a month and which experiences and topics they feel comfortable offering.
- Mentees will have the opportunity to shadow a mentor at their place of employment.
- Learn more about our Mentor Program here
HACC Career Services Policies and Guidelines
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy
The Career Development Services Unit at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, abides by applicable federal and state EEO laws, regulations, standards and guidelines. Employment information is offered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, age (over 40), disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Additionally, the Career Services Unit works in good faith only with those employers who subscribe to EEO guidelines. Furthermore, HACC’s Career Services Unit adheres to the principles set forth by the National Association for Colleges and Employers (NACE) especially with respect to the professional conduct of job seekers, employers, and career centers throughout the recruiting process.
General Policies for Employers
The Career Development Services Unit welcomes opportunities to build strategic community partnerships with external organizations that will benefit everyone. Employers recruiting HACC students and alumni must adhere to the following:
- Employers must provide a fair and equitable selection of employment opportunities. As an institution that abides by NACE Principles for Professional Conduct for Career Services and Employment Professionals, one of our goals is to afford our students a fair and positive recruitment process. This process allows our students to make informed and responsible decisions about their current experiential learning opportunities and future employment.
- Pre- and post-COVID recruiters are welcome on campus by invitation or sponsorship by Career Services or another HACC department and are required to observe all campus policies.
- Employers must comply with HACC’s College Central Network Policy.
- HACC has a No Solicitation Policy that applies to students and businesses selling to and/or recruiting other students.
- Recruiters may not enter classrooms to distribute materials or make presentations without prior approval from Career Services and/or the professor of the class they wish to enter.
- Career Services cannot guarantee audience attendance, classroom visitation opportunities or room availability; however, we will attempt to assist employers to the best of our ability.
- Career Services reserves the right to edit, delete or refuse any experiential learning opportunity (volunteer, co-op, field experience, internship, or practicum) and/or job posting.
Employer and Job/Internship Posting Approval Policy
- The following will NOT be approved:
- Registrations that are false, inaccurate, or misleading
- Registrations submitted by non-U.S. employers for internships and/or jobs
- “Pyramid” or multi-level marketing structures, dual marketing structures, or positions requiring or encouraging the recruitment of others to sell products or services
- Jobs/internships requiring candidates to purchase or rent any type of sales kit or presentation supplies (non-industry required)
- Jobs/internships requiring the candidate to pay a participation or training fee
- Jobs/internships requiring on-campus solicitations, sales or posting of materials, products or services
- 100% commission positions
- Jobs/internships that violate the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and/or laws enforced by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
- Contract positions paid via 1099 arrangements, where the employee is an independent contractor
- Staffing/employment agencies that do not disclose who they are recruiting for upon request
- Private individuals or families seeking in-home, home-based or personal services (e.g., babysitting, elder care, tutoring)
- Jobs/Internships for political campaigns
The Career Development Services Unit reviews and examines each posting prior to approving opportunities for students and alumni. However, in its provision of services to students, alumni and recruiters, the Career Development Services Unit makes no representations or guarantees regarding the opportunities listed on its website, bulletin boards, print materials and other resources, and it is not responsible for the wages, safety, working conditions or other aspects of off-campus positions or programs. It is the responsibility of the students and alumni to perform their own due diligence and to take the necessary precautions when communicating with recruiters and employers, interviewing for and accepting any experiential learning opportunities (co-ops, field experiences, internships, practicums), volunteer activities, placement in another higher education institution or part-time/full-time employment.
College Central Network Policy
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. Under this law, the student is required to submit written permission to allow the release of educational records to any individual or third-party agency.
Please note: The HACC Career Services Unit reserves the right to update all policies at any time.
Building A Stronger Business Community: “Employer Partnership 360” Virtual Event
In an era where market competition is unrelenting, having a dynamic and resourceful workforce can be the differentiator between sustained growth and profitability or stagnation. Collaborate with HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, and your business peers to strengthen your position in the marketplace.
HACC’s Career Services Unit and the Office of Workforce Development and Community Education are hosting a free virtual symposium, “Employer Partnership 360.” This interactive seminar will cover these topics and more: Workplace Skills, WEDnet, Apprenticeships, Internships, Employer Services and Networking with like-minded companies.
Save the date for this free symposium via Zoom:
Date: Sept. 9, 2021
Time: 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Registration information will be provided at a later date. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 717-780-3205.