Career Services Training Videos

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Learning a new platform is often difficult and overwhelming. At Handshake, we strive to make using Handshake as user-friendly, yet effective, as possible. With that said, here are some training videos that you can view to understand the essential features within Handshake that you might be using on a day-to-day basis. 


Set-up & Configuration Training Videos:

Career Services View & Navigating Handshake: Review of Handshake’s layout and navigation, rundown of user settings, and an introduction to all Handshake resources. This is the first step in understanding how Handshake works. 

Creating Career Services, Student & Employer Accounts: Step-by-step process of creating Career Services, Student & Employer accounts. Learn how to create accounts for your colleagues and student and employer accounts for testing purposes. 

Handshake Importer Training Video: Introduction to Importer, how to gain access to the tool, creating and uploading a file to the Importer, and reviewing errors in uploaded files. Watch this video before you request for access to the Importer. 

Career Centers in Handshake: Career Center setup, Career Center permissions, editing Career Centers, using Career Centers for events/fairs and interview schedules. Career Centers are useful if you have a distributed campus. Watch this video to learn how to get this feature activated in your platform. 

Configuring your Basic School Setting: Details of School Settings, rundown of Public Staff List, Employer Approval Preferences, Payment Preferences, and SSO Preferences. Learn how to access your basic school settings that you must complete before launching. 

Two Way Calendar Sync: Introduction to Two Way Calendar Sync feature. Integrate your school’s calendar with Handshake’s calendar to keep appointments up-to-date on your calendar. 


Employer Features Training Videos: 

Importing & Managing Contacts: Creating and formatting Contact file, review Contacts tab, Employer Approval Preferences, and inviting your Employers. This is a crucial step in inviting your Employers to connect with you on Handshake. 

On Campus Employment Options & Set-up: Review Employer Roles, Company vs. Division models, configure a Company model or a Division model, and setup Work Study. This will assist you in understanding which model your school needs to manage on-campus employment. 


Student Features Training Videos: 

Managing Students: A thorough review of Manage Students tab, Incoming Student Requests, Student Profile, and Student Engagement Reporting. Gain mastery in managing your students efficiently and effectively. 

Event Management: Creating an Event, review Invite Only vs. Qualifications, and sharing Events with Students. Learn how to create and inform students about the events happening at your school! 

Creating a Career Fair: Thorough rundown of the process of creating a Career Fair. Manage both students and employers from your Handshake Career Service account.

Interview Schedule Settings: Review Interview Schedule Settings. Manage interviews in your school using this feature. 

Surveys: Creating a Survey and inviting Students to take the Survey. Get feedback from your students using this Handshake feature. 

First Destination Survey: Review the Survey from a Student Demo, setting up the First Destination Survey, reporting Features, best practices, and resources. Learn how you can benefit by using this feature and gain insights on what your students are doing after graduation.


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