Get Noticed with Purple Briefcase!

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Get Noticed with Purple Briefcase!

by the Career Services Department at Laurus College

Laurus College is proud to be able to provide all Laurus students and graduates with access to Purple Briefcase, a new career readiness platform that aims to help students stay up to date with the latest career search tips, tools and technology.

Purple Briefcase is free for all Laurus College students: Click Here to Sign Up

PURPLE BRIEFCASE CAN HELP YOU GET A JOB, FASTER!

Purple Briefcase is a fun, interactive job search preparation tool that puts at your fingertips, everything you need to conduct an effective modern job search. You can use it at your own pace, on your own schedule, from the campus, the local Starbucks or home.

Job search at any point in your career is difficult and increasingly complex. The biggest suggestion we can make is to gather the most current information, the best tools and be very active in the process. Whether you are early in your college career or you have been in a career for some time, we can’t stress enough that modern job search information, great tools and aggressive activity are the keys to your success.

Your Laurus Career Services Purple Briefcase Team is here every step of the way to help you get the career of your dreams. If you haven’t noticed yet…there is a big number on your home screen. This is your Purple Score. Use your Purple Score as one guide in measuring your level of job search preparation.

Here are the things you can do right now to raise your Purple Score:

Link It – Connect your Purple Briefcase profile to your LinkedIn Profile.

Picture It – Add a professional headshot to your profile to ensure that your forum posts are personal.

Watch It – Go to Quick Links, click on one of the icons watch the short videos. You will learn many tips, tricks and tools.

Read It – Inside a Quick Link icon topic you can scroll down and find documents that complement information in the videos.

Discuss It – Jump over to the forum, post a question, join a discussion, get involved.

Upload It – The system allows you to store up to five versions of your resume. Upload at least one version today.

Practice It – Interview Stream offers you a cutting edge way to practice your interview skills. You can watch / listen to questions, answer them and evaluate your performance.

Schedule It – Go to the event tab and sign up for the next “Full-Throttle Accelerated Job Search Workshop”.

Do It – Get it going! Start your job search activity today.

Click Here to Get Started!

Thanks for joining! Once you see the power of the information, tools and advice we are offering you will want to stop back often. Remember, everyone has a Purple Briefcase (something special that makes them stand out in their career) … what is yours?

Do you have questions about Purple Briefcase? Please contact your Laurus College PURPLE Team by calling 805-267-1690 or email:

Greg Gardner: greg.gardner@lauruscollege.edu