Handshake for Employers & Recruiters

IMPORTANT:

We are happy to announce that the upgrade of our online Career Management System (Handshake) is complete. All students now have access to accounts in the new system, Handshake, and we ask that you create your recruiter accounts in the new system as well.

More information about using handshake is provided below.

If you have any questions or need help creating your new account in Handshake, please contact us at 470-578-2724

    1. Create a Handshake User Account
    2. Create a Handshake Company Profile
    3. Connect with Kennesaw State University on Handshake
    4. Select to Post a Job, Request an Event (Information Table or Session) or Request On-Campus Interview Schedule
    5. View additional topics and 2 minute training videos in Handshake
    6. Add Handshake (handshake@notifications.joinhandshake.com and handshake@m.joinhandshake.com) to your address book so system emails will not be filtered to your spam or junk mail.

    Please note: The Department of Career Planning & Development cannot view your password from the system. If you forget your password, please click on the “Forgot my Password” tab to have your password reset and emailed to you.

    COMMON REASONS EMPLOYER REGISTRATIONS ARE DECLINED INCLUDE:

    • Gmail, yahoo, hotmail or other general domain names in the email address
    • Private individual looking to hire a nanny, daycare, tutor, etc.
    • Posting for a third party staffing agency (see Third Party policy below)
    • Invalid company website
    • Website/email domains for known companies do not match the corporate domain
    • Incomplete registration information (full name and title of contacts, phone number or website does not match the organization URL).
    • Require student to pay or invest in your company before employment

    Note: This information is not viewable to students; it is for system registration purposes only. You must select what is viewable to students within each job posting after your registration is approved.

    Free Classified through the KSU campus newspaper, The Sentinel:
    It's a third-party service connected to the online edition of The Sentinel at http://www.ksusentinel.com/classifieds; just click on the classifieds link. This is also an option if you are not able to meet our criteria and post within Handshake.

  • You may post any of the following types of positions within Handshake: Internship or Co-op, Full-Time, Part-Time, Permanent, or Temporary/Seasonal.

    Need help? View Handshake “How do I post a job?” article or “How to post a new job” video for step-by-step instructions. For more job posting-related answers, check out Handshake’s Help Center.

    1. Log into your Employer Handshake account.
    2. Select to "+Post a Job" from the Home dashboard.
    3. Complete the form providing as much detail as possible for best recruiting results (you can copy and paste information into this form). All * areas are required.
    4. Select "Next" along the bottom to move thru the posting options. Be sure to add how you would like to receive applicant packages, add Kennesaw State University as the school to post the job, and enter an apply start date and expiration date for the job post.
    5. Submit for review and approval.

    THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND

    • Provide details of your candidate preferences (i.e., GPA, graduation date, major, etc.). Students who do not meet your preferences, will still be able to apply, but they will be highlighted for you and you may filter them out.
    • Include salary and pay information ($ amount) for best recruiting results and interest. You may provide a salary range within the job description.
    • State within your job description if you offer other types of compensation or "perks" (i.e., per diem, free coffee, meals, gas cards, stipend at end of experience, etc.).
    • Contact a member of our Employer Relations Team at 470-578-2724 if you should need further assistance.

 

Create or Log-in to your Handshake Account
 

All employers recruiting at Kennesaw State University must accept and abide by the following policies and procedures.

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