Handshake: Employer FAQs
What is Handshake?
Handshake is a modern platform for career services management for hiring K-State students and alumni. It uses cutting edge technology to better connect you with qualified candidates.
Use Handshake to post job and internship listings, register for career fairs, manage on-campus recruiting, advertise your events, and message students and alumni who meet your qualifications. You will also be able to promote your brand more effectively by customizing your employer profile, job postings, and events to be more visually appealing to students.
Did Handshake replace my Career Center Account in CSO/GradLeaders?
Yes. As of June 15, 2017, your Career Center Account has been completely replaced by the Handshake platform. Career Center Account system data is no longer available.
What if I need help with Handshake?
- Look over screenshots to help with creating your account
- Review Handshake's support articles
- Participate in Handshake webinars
- Review the FAQs below
- Create a ticket for Handshake support
- Contact us at the Career Center, (785) 532-6506 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Under normal circumstances, it typically takes 3-5 days to process pending employer approval requests. If your request is not complete in this timeframe, please log into handshake and check your notifications for any comments regarding your registration.
If you have an urgent need to post a job or internship listing for K-State students, please contact us at email@example.com or (785) 532-6506.
Read this Handshake article for assistance on how to switch to the correct organization.
Your job will not actually post to a school and show up under "Job Postings" until your account is approved at a particular school. You should be able to find all jobs under Job Templates.
In Handshake, click "Fairs" on the left menu and then select "Show Registered Only." To find upcoming K-State fairs, search for "Kansas State". We recommend you click "Follow Career Fair" on fairs you've registered for to receive updates and easily find them in the future.
If you don't see "Request an Interview" on your Handshake homepage for K-State, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (785) 532-6506 to request access to the service. If you do see "Request an Interview" and still need assistance, please review this Handshake help article.
We do not allow employers to book info sessions and events via Handshake. Read more information about how you can connect with K-State students with info sessions.