Life After College: What It’s Really All About

Ms. Career Girl

Universities and colleges award an average of 1 million associate’s degrees and nearly 2 million bachelor’s degrees to graduating students every year. A fair few (myself included) find themselves stepping into a world starkly different from college living. Whether you’re freshly graduated or dreaming of those college years so suddenly behind you, I have news for you: life after college is never what it seems, but this doesn’t mean it has to be a letdown.

2018 142

The Highest Paying Jobs for Non-College Grads

Career Alley

When it comes to facts and figures a college degree really is the only option even though grads will carry some debt into their new careers. Byline: Lance Hines – Lance is a freelance writer and an artist who lives in Boston. Say Yes to College and Goodbye to Unemployment.

2013 337

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Many Colleges and Universities have jumped on Pinterest

Resume Bear

So we are not at all surprised to find out that colleges and college students are joining in on the fun, too. From game day fashion to alumni baby photos, college pinboards are full of some really fun and useful stuff. Historic Boston. People of Elizabethtown College.

The College Student’s Guide to a Winning Resume

Resume Bear

She had put her home address in New Jersey down while applying for full-time positions in Boston. Deborah Federico is an Assistant Director of Undergraduate Career Services in the School of Management at Boston University. Gone in sixty seconds.

Dual Enrollment Students More Likely to Attend, Graduate From College

Resume Bear

High school students who take college courses are significantly more likely to attend and graduate from college than peers who do not, according to a study of more than 30,000 Texas high school graduates by Boston-based education nonprofit Jobs for the Future (JFF).

2012 239

I was calm until I read about colleges staying closed until September 2022

Penelope Trunk

” I told myself she would quell my loneliness and she’d help my older son do a summer project to add to his college application, which, as you can imagine, I have been working on with him for the last five years. This means that colleges will not open for 2020 or 2021.

2020 78

Study finds a Third of US College Students would Rather Have Started a Business

Ms. Career Girl

Yes, you’ve spent years studying hard while working your way through college, scrimping and scraping by in the hopes of graduating with a degree that’ll propel you big-time onto the proverbial career ladder. Is college worth it?

2014 151

Using Your Network

Hiring Technical People

Q&A with the Recruiting Animal → Using Your Network Posted on May 13, 2008 by johanna I found my first job with the help of an on-campus recruiter, and with a local Boston-area recruiter.

2008 156

Top 10 Cities For New Grads

Resume Bear

Though staying in your hometown or college town does have its benefits – relocating can open you up to much more career opportunities. Boston, MA – Boston has the lowest unemployment rate of the top east coast cities (7.1%), yet the cost living is higher than NYC ($1,112).

2012 247

Empowering Women in Business: Intercollegiate Business Convention Year 10

Ms. Career Girl

This year’s tenth annual Intercollegiate Business Convention (IBC) will take place on October 18, 2014 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. . Featured Goals Job Search Life After College News

2014 266

Take Charge of Your Career as a Freshman


Welcome to college! Believe it or not, your first year of college is the best time to begin your career planning and preparation. Either way, it makes sense to write down some specific career goals for your four years of college.

2014 157

ResumeBear Tips For “2012? New Grads on Linkedin

Resume Bear

Our New Networking series has taken a look at how social media sites can be used as powerful networking tools for new college graduates, sharing our best picks for tips, tools, and more for Facebook, Twitter, and now, LinkedIn. What Do I Put in My LinkedIn Profile if I am a College Student?:

2012 283

50 Happiest Companies for 2012

Resume Bear

Boston Scientific. Career Advice College Graduates College Students Featured Articles For Recruiters Government Jobs Green Jobs Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Job Openings Job Trends Jobs News Why ResumeBear?

2012 256

60 Percent of Jobs are Filled through Referrals

Resume Bear

A long list of companies with familiar names use SilkRoad’s other products, including Boston University, the Washington Post, United Way, Benjamin Moore Paints, Crate & Barrel and Sony Pictures.

2011 256

40 Best Career Counselor Blogs for the Brand New Graduate

Resume Bear

Transitioning from college into full-time work is rarely an easy journey. Boston Career Counselor Blog : Get some free career counseling that will help you whip your resume into shape, ace an interview and network your way into a new job.

2011 263

Jobs wanted, Harvard analysts suggest Rx for America’s unemployment doldrums

Resume Bear

The unemployment rate for workers with college degrees is half that of their non-degree-holding counterparts.) The Greater Boston Interfaith Organization , for example, has worked extensively with Occupy Boston. “I While parts of the U.S.

Why You Should Be Terrified of the Rising Millennial and Gen Z Work Force

Evil HR Lady

When a college student needs counseling because he’s scored a B on a report card, or worse, calls the police because there’s a mouse roaming the apartment, we can kind of laugh about it. Peter Gray, PhD, a research professor at Boston College who studies how children learn and value play, writes about declining resilience in college students in Psychology Today.

2015 180

Students and Grads Top 10 Companies

Resume Bear

Encourage them to share job openings in their college alumni groups on LinkedIn. Career Advice College Graduates Featured Articles Top Employers Automation employer Grads Graduates Students Top 10 CompaniesTop 10 Companies for Students and Graduates.

2012 255

Chat with Katherine Brooks, Author of “You Majored in What?!”

Ms. Career Girl

Career Girl on May 4, 2010 Today I had the chance to chat with the author of one of my favorite career books for college students and graduating seniors. What was your college major? Give us one tip for life after college. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women.

2010 233

How to manage a college education | Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist

Penelope Trunk

About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog How to manage a college education Posted to: College students January 21st, 2010 Ben Casnocha has one of the most thorough, self-examined discussions about the value of college on his blog. He went to college, probably, because so many people told him to. Ben left college. But still, it’s tough to be in college right now. Thanks, community college.

2010 78

Long Distance Interviewing

Careers Done Write

They are in Boston. I am a recent college grad and this is all really new. ” Avoid asking about who covers the cost of the trip to Boston. Wait until you are invited to Boston. Dear Deb, I read your article on Skype interviews.

2013 175

How to Make Yourself More Marketable

Ms. Career Girl

It’s okay if you don’t yet have the money to move, particularly to a place that is known for high living costs like New York or Boston. Goals Job Search Life After College Rumor has it that once upon a time finding a job was about picking the company for which you most wanted to work.

2014 175

5 Tips from a LinkedIn Jedi

Resume Bear

” In January 2010, Gowel and his co-founder Mark Rockefeller started RockTech , a Boston-based software company that has built online tools for CEOs, entrepreneurs, sales professionals and job seekers to help leverage their LinkedIn accounts.

2012 267

Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

Resume Bear

Greater Boston Area. Career Advice College Graduates For Recruiters Human Resource News Job Market Social Media Success Stories linkedin resumebearIn honor of LinkedIn passing the 100 Million member mark this week, I thought I’d introduce you to the 10 most connected people on LinkedIn. Each of these members has at least 30,000 first-level connections. Ron’s got the most with more than 43K! Ron Bates. Managing Principal, Executive Advantage Group, Inc.

2011 196

Top 10 Cities of Geeks

Resume Bear

Eight colleges, seminaries, and/or graduate schools call Hartford home, as does the country’s second oldest high school. The tiny city was founded in 1651 and is located about 25 miles from Boston. Remember when geeks started having a comeback? Are they cool yet?

2011 259

9 Famous Professors Who Rarely Teach

Resume Bear

George Clinton, Professor of Music, Berklee College of Music. The prestigious Berklee College of Music just awarded George Clinton, leader of the ground-breaking funk band Parliament-Funkadelic, an honorary doctor of music degree. Stephen Colbert, Professor of Fine Arts, Knox College.

2012 214

Making New Year’s Resolutions:  Start with a Vision of Your “Future Me”

Ms. Career Girl

A former senior middle manager at IBM, she has a DBA in strategy from the Questrom School, Boston University. She is also a graduate of Columbia University in New York City and Simmons College in Boston.

2018 210

U.S. News & World Report Releases 2012 Rankings of World’s Best Universities

Resume Bear

The 2012 World’s Best rankings, which include colleges and universities in the United States and across the globe, are available online at UCL (University College London) (United Kingdom). Imperial College London (United Kingdom).

2012 137

Great Job Interview, Have You Said Thank You?

Career Alley

Thank You Letters – Boston College’s Career Center offers good advice on Thank You letters. This is the second article on Thank You letters (the first was “ Have you sent your Thank You letter ?”). ”).

2015 306

The Dark Side of Telecommuting to the Office

Evil HR Lady

Pratt , a management professor at Boston College that talks about this dark side of telecommuting. The perk that many, many people want ? The ability to work from home-either part time or full time.

LinkedIn’s Youthful Expansion


Their fastest growing demographic for LinkedIn is currently college students and new grads. The new University Pages and Alumni Tool gives new insight for high school students considering colleges and career paths. in Boston? Impress a potential employer or college.

2013 152

Best Career Coaches in Your City

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Career Coach in Boston. Home to world renown colleges and universities, Boston is the 21 st most populous city in the United States. Being a port city, Boston provides access and opportunity to individuals looking to advance their careers.

2020 52

The benefits of transparency are bigger than you can imagine, which is why transparency feels so hard

Penelope Trunk

He’s in Boston now. ” I want to believe I picked Boston because there is a teacher there who is a good fit. And that’s how I knew Boston would be the right place for my son. But the next day I sent my younger son to Boston. My son left.

2018 84

10 Books to Unwind with This Memorial Day

Ms. Career Girl

A refreshingly honest and emotionally honest book written by a mother and given to her daughter on the first day of college, chances are this enchanting guide will leave readers in tears, laughs, and in inspiring bouts of every feeling in between.

2017 218

5 Tips to Keep Your Social Media Positive

Ms. Career Girl

The twins and college students started their separate brands, Springpop and The Newsette , during their sophomore year of college. So they saw college as an opportunity to create their separate brands by moving to different cities and starting their own ventures.

What are the Big Do’s and Don’ts During a Job Interview?

Career Alley

Author Byline: Boston Technical Recruiter. Article courtesy of the Recruiting Blogswap , a content exchange service sponsored by , a leading site for college students looking for internships and recent graduates searching for entry level jobs and other career opportunities. “ Successful and unsuccessful people do not vary greatly in their abilities. They vary in their desires to reach their potential. &# - John Maxwell.

2011 215

Top Internship Programs Announced

Ms. Career Girl

As everyone knows, an internship is essential to college students looking to advance their careers in a chosen industry,” said Tara McCaffrey, VP of Marketing at At the same time, college students view internships as the best way to test drive their chosen career path.

Job Search – Soft Landing or Hard?

Career Alley

Early in my career I went on a business trip to Boston with our company’s head of Operations. College alumni Associations – Check out your college alumni association as well as your colleges job recruiting center.

2012 269

5 Hot Careers for Criminal Justice Majors

Career Alley

If you watch TV, you might have seen Suits or Boston Legal. Private detectives and investigators usually have some college education. Police agencies normally ask for some college coursework and education. A criminal justice major may bring some lucrative opportunities your way.

2014 409

Race Matters in Hiring, No Matter How Nice The Cheshire Cat Grins

Competitive Resumes

And, a 2002 study in Boston and Chicago found that résumés of persons with names common among whites were 50 percent more likely to generate a request for an interview than equally impressive résumés of persons with names common among blacks. Race matters in hiring.

2017 130

Networking means making real friends.

Penelope Trunk

I took my kids to a four-day music workshop in Boston. Now we are tourists in Boston. So I go through my list of people who I know who I would want to hang out with in Boston, and the list is really long. We have a bit of a cash problem here in Boston. Her college life.

Top 5 Ways Employers Can Help Women Advance

Resume Bear

The company regularly creates and curates content on its Women Powering Business blog and convenes live conversations about women in leadership through its Women Powering Business initiative, including upcoming events in San Francisco (November 12) and Boston (November 14).

Women 219

Jobs from the Best, Biggest and Most Admired Companies – Vol I

Career Alley

My first major in college was music. Boston Consulting Group – Number 2 on Fortune’s list, BCG (as they are known in the industry) is a top tier consulting company.

2012 257