SOURCE: Fullbridge, Inc.

Fullbridge, Inc.

September 15, 2014 08:45 ET

Notable Career Services Leader to Address Effective Ways to Bridge Workforce Skills Gap During Fullbridge Webinar

Registration Now Open for October 9 "College-to-Career" Webinar With Christine Cruzvergara

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwired - Sep 15, 2014) - Recognizing that college graduates are continually challenged in landing jobs in their chosen field after graduation despite their degrees, Fullbridge, Inc., the leader in creating and delivering the real-world experiences students need to secure and excel in the job they love, is hosting the free webinar, "Innovations in College-to-Career" on October 9, 2014 at 2:30pm ET/11:30am PT. Christine Cruzvergara, recipient of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) 2013 Rising Star Award and renowned for her innovative career education initiatives, will lead the discussion, addressing how she is tackling the college-to-career crisis through experiential career readiness programming.

"A recent College Graduate Employment Survey found that 63% of college graduates said they would need more training in order to get their desired job. Fullbridge is committed to bridging this gap," noted Rya Conrad-Bradshaw, Fullbridge's Executive Director of College and University Programs. "Christine is a dedicated, enthusiastic and established career education leader with a track record of success and we are fortunate to have her leading this webinar. Many can learn from her practical advice and guidance for gaining the skills to become an invaluable resource to employers."

During the interactive discussion, recent graduates, career service professionals and Higher Ed leaders will gain useful insight and practical advice related to George Mason University's new 'customized connector' model, which Cruzvergara established to meet the changing demands of students and employers. Outcomes and data illustrating the success of the program will be provided and participants will be able to submit questions.

"Innovations in College-to-Career" Webinar Registration:

The Fullbridge Program partners with higher education to offer collaborative 21st Century workforce skills programs that help students and military veterans successfully transition into the global workplace. Created with input from leading corporate executives and college presidents, Fullbridge's career acceleration programs deliver real-world skills and experience through transformational mentoring, professional connections and an active global alumni community. The Fullbridge Program has educated over 3000 students worldwide with its programs in the US, Shanghai and Riyadh. The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT®) has issued credit recommendations for Fullbridge's Business Fundamentals and Entrepreneur programs; eligible veterans may apply GI Bill benefits for Fullbridge programs.

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