Robert Ellis, profession counselor for the School of Training and Well being Professions, just lately gained the Southern Affiliation of Schools and Employers’ “New Skilled Award.”
Recipients are chosen based mostly on “important contributions to profession companies and/or recruitment” and “the distinctive high quality of future management.”
Ellis is a Licensed Skilled Profession Coach and an skilled university-level teacher who has introduced at regional conferences on profession improvement subjects. He at present serves as president of the Arkansas Affiliation of Schools and Employers, the place he created month-to-month espresso chats, connecting profession companies professionals throughout the state. Ellis additionally developed and carried out an Inclusion Fairness Range and Consciousness advisory panel to unite profession companies and recruitment professionals from throughout the state in enhancing the group’s DEI initiatives. He is planning an initiative that may present free profession teaching companies to purchasers of a group literacy program. Ellis has made important contributions to the sector of profession companies in simply three years, demonstrating management and initiative, his nomination letter famous.
Ellis was promoted to his present function within the College of Arkansas Profession Growth Middle within the fall of 2021. As a profession counselor, he helps college students develop core competencies to handle their future careers. That features reviewing resumes and canopy letters, facilitating mock interviews, and helping college students with constructing a constant skilled model.
Ellis mentioned there is a excessive demand for School of Training and Well being Professions graduates. With placement charges already sturdy, he hopes to “information college students into extra fascinating positions and better salaries via focused, complete profession counseling companies.”
College students searching for profession recommendation can e-mail Ellis at firstname.lastname@example.org or name 479-575-2933. They might additionally schedule an appointment with him via Handshake.