For Career Centers

Services for Career Centers & Job Placement Programs

Does your office provide services for jobseekers? Perhaps you offer individual and group advisement. Maybe you even provide job placement. You probably also present career development workshops and take on the task of coordinating career fairs.

Tate Ellington Associates specializes in offering unique career development workshops, both in-person and virtually. We also have a history of coordinating successful large and small career fair events, including those which are industry specific. Let’s partner to more effectively and efficiently serve your jobseekers!


We offer traditional presentations about career exploration, resume writing, interviewing skills and job search techniques, as well as these special sessions:

Federal Job Search

The federal government anticipates hiring nearly 273,000 new employees by fall of 2012! 85% of those jobs are located outside Washington, DC. The application and hiring process for these jobs can be extremely complex. Find out the differences between a traditional vs federal resume and which top agencies are hiring most. Get the information needed to identify, effectively apply for, and actually land these federal jobs and internships. Comprehend federal vacancy announcement terminology. Receive tips for writing a federal resume and KSA (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities) statements. Learn and understand the pay scale connected to various positions.

Social Media & Your Job Search

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn…  Employers are actually hiring candidates they meet online!  And it takes more than just applying through a “Jobs” tab.  Social media has tremendous impact on personal and professional images.  Though many people have accounts, they are not optimizing their use for job search purposes.  Learn best practices for managing and promoting your online profiles.  Create and expand a community of virtual contacts who can provide critical information and introductions to hiring managers and/or recruiters. In this session, we will take a brief tour of the LinkedIn site and develop a social media plan.

Networking Strategies

Close to 80% of all people find new jobs through networking than through all the other methods combined. Find out how to create and maintain relationships that can lead to job opportunities. Learn how to build a strong network, create your personal pitch, conduct effective networking meetings, and tap into the hidden job market. Also receive tips on “Networking for the Shy Professional.”

Coping with Transition Stress

Losing a job ranks among the highest in stress causing situations. Get a better understanding of the internal process of change. Find out how to develop a variety of coping skills and strategies for managing your career transition. Plan a structured approach to move forward with your career search.

Career Fairs

Let us coordinate your next career event. From large multi-industry and higher education career fairs to smaller industry-specific recruiting events, we produce success. Why not relax and let us manage the details? We specialize in:

  • recruiting and registering employers
  • designing employer directories
  • arranging seating charts
  • event set-up and staffing
  • registering jobseekers