College Classes for the Rest of Us
MAY 6, 2011
When you think of college students, you may imagine a group of high school graduates fresh out of school who spend their nights partying and their days sleeping through professorial lectures. Sure, it's nice to think that we all jumped out of high school into a successful college experience.
Will you love your first job out of college? A message to the class of 2011
Corn on the Job
MAY 3, 2011
My sincerest congratulations go to the Class of 2011 on your achievement. You will probably NOT love your very first job out of college. Many friends of mine were miserable in their first job out of college. Congratulations again to the class of 2011.
8 College Habits You Need to Let Go of In Your Professional Life
Ms. Career Girl
JANUARY 13, 2015
The post 8 College Habits You Need to Let Go of In Your Professional Life appeared first on Ms. If you’ve just finished college and are about to enter the “real world,” your lifestyle is about to take a 180-degree turn. Dressing Like a College Student.
Make Liberal Arts A Successful College Major Choice
FEBRUARY 12, 2013
Liberal arts majors can make successful college majors. Make sure you are taking advantage of all the career services and academic advising resources your college or university offers. Forget the war on liberal arts !
How To Decide On A College Major
FEBRUARY 27, 2014
Related: Resumes When You Don’t Have A College Degree. Taking cooking class or writing class? Try to consider challenging classes that you always looked forward to and performed really well. Enroll to several beginner classes to get a taste of the major.
Top Tech Skills for College Students: What You Need to Know to Succeed in School
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
Getting to college is a journey. A student must do well in classes, fill-out applications, write essays, etc. In some cases, an adult gains experience before heading to college. Career advice College Grads EducationRegardless, in some cases, essential skills are not learned or improved. In some cases, high school students may have access to computers but with limited resources and teachers who can relay top tech skills.
How to Start Your Career While Still in College
NOVEMBER 3, 2013
When they do finally graduate, many college students will face the pressures of a depleted job market. Here are a few of the many ways to begin pursuing your career while still in college. Spend free time or breaks between classes catching up on the latest innovations in your field.
11 Ways to Build Your Network After College
Ms. Career Girl
FEBRUARY 6, 2011
You’re fresh out of college and looking for a job. You’re in luck; just about anyone associated with your college experience can form the foundation of a solid network. 11 Connections You Should Make to Build Your Post-College Network. Today’s post is by, Angela Armstrong.
A Snapshot Of The College Class Of 2013 [Infographic]
JUNE 9, 2013
This summer, hundreds of thousands of college grads are entering the increasingly competitive U.S. This sort of competition often strikes fear in those leaving the comforts of college life. Fortunately for the college Class of 2013 , scoring a good job right out of college is likely.
The College Student’s Guide to a Winning Resume
APRIL 15, 2011
Every time I teach my class on resume writing, I always start the lecture with the question, What is the goal of a resume? Career Advice College Graduates College Students Job Hunting Strategies Job Market Job Search job search strategy job seekers resume resumebear
Low Wages: 13 College Majors To Avoid Like The Plague
NOVEMBER 25, 2014
The Millennial Generation of college students/graduates has really gotten the short-end of the stick. For those who have already graduated from college or are close to it, they were likely unaware of the consequences of the degree they chose.
5 Professional Development Tips For College Students
MAY 7, 2014
As a college student, your number one priority is to learn. What you need to realize early on in your college career is that your learning is not, and should not only be, located in the classroom. Here are some professional development tips for college students: 1.
Technical Degrees Lead List of Top Paid Majors for Class of 2013 Grads
SEPTEMBER 19, 2013
Technical majors-especially those in engineering-head the list of top-paid majors for the Class of 2013, according to NACE’s September 2013 Salary Survey. Figure 1: Top-Paid Majors for Class of 2013 Bachelor’s Degree Graduates*.
Why College Is The Best Time To Start Your Own Business
APRIL 10, 2014
What you may not realize is that starting your own business in college is not just easier than you think, but it will give you a leg up on your career after you graduate. College provides a level of social connection, collaboration, and financial stability that you can use to your advantage.
HIRE ME! 7 Tips For Getting A Job After College
MARCH 28, 2014
In today’s job market, college graduates have a tough time. Related: 11 Job Search Commandments For College Grads. Many colleges have job searching courses that help you build resumes and extol the virtues of the book, What Color Is Your Parachute?
5 Personal Branding Tools for College Students
JANUARY 16, 2015
Here are 5 tools to help you to establish your personal brand: 5 Personal Branding Tools for College Students. Bunee Tomlinson, a sophomore at Oklahoma City Community College and a freelance filmmaker, developed his keen interest in film and video production from an early age.
Seven Reasons to Continue Your Education After College
Ms. Career Girl
NOVEMBER 27, 2012
If I hadn’t taken internet marketing classes online, I truly don’t think I’d be working as a Social Media Strategist today. Many people consider going back to school once they have already received a college degree. career college goals Sponsored Posts
6 Steps To Kickstart Your Career As A College Freshman
SEPTEMBER 28, 2014
So, you and your parents have just invested a significant amount of money for your college education. Related: 6 Reasons Internships Are A Must In College. Well, here is a very important fact about college and ROI. 6 Steps To Kickstart Your Career As A College Freshman.
What I’ve Learned 7 Months Out Of College
DECEMBER 16, 2014
When you go off to college, you’re given four years. Fast forward to seven months after college graduation. That is, of course, until you’re looking at it like this: Seven months out of college and I still have no idea what I’m supposed to be doing. Take a class.
Your College Major Doesn’t Define Career Options: You Do!
Corn on the Job
FEBRUARY 25, 2014
Kaitlin Luna is a Student Affairs and Higher Education professional with six years (and counting) of experience working with college students as a career and academic advisor. Choosing a college major is the first major decision of a young person’s life.
angry rejected candidates: “I never had a class in college teaching me the etiquette of prostituting myself on paper”
Ask A Manager
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
That exchange is further down, but first here’s what the reader wrote to me: I thought I’d share something that could help a lot of your recent college graduate readers. I keep coming across this complaint that recent and upcoming college grads aren’t ready for the working world. I think there may be something to this rumor that recent and upcoming college grads aren’t as prepared as they think.
The Transition from College to Career
JUNE 14, 2012
When I entered college , I considered a number of varying majors and figured I would take several different introductory courses during my freshman year to get a feel for which subjects interested me the most. A typical day in college was filled with a lot of reading.
HR as Big Data Marketers: "The Top Half of Our College Recruiting Class of 2009 Now Earns an Average of $109K Per Year".
AUGUST 5, 2013
Want to get the attention of someone in your next College Recruiting class? Take the title of this blog post: "The Top Half of Our College Recruiting Class of 2009 Now Earns an Average of $109K Per Year".
How to Dress for Success in College and Still be Comfortable
Ms. Career Girl
JUNE 6, 2014
For young adults in college, how you dress can have more of an impact than you know. In many college campuses, the culture and atmosphere regarding the style of dress is very laid back. Find ideas for young, hip, college style attire at NeverlandStore.com.au.
6 Reasons Internships Are a Must in College
MARCH 25, 2012
I’m guessing you did a lot of research before choosing your college — you need to do the same thing before committing to an internship. Thriving with colleagues in the workplace is different than thriving with your college peers. Internships in college image from Shutterstock.
ResumeBear Picks The 20 Most Legendary College Bars
APRIL 26, 2012
Just about every school has one: a long-standing college bar steeped in history and, most often, cheap beer. Of course, we’re sure there are far more than 20 legendary college bars, and we invite you to share your favorites in the comments. Sounds like a classic college bar to us.
The Highest Paying Jobs for Non-College Grads
FEBRUARY 17, 2013
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. Pastry chefs are in high demand at first-class restaurants and bakeries. Related posts: 10 Quality Careers that Don’t Require a College Degree.
Six (FREE) Apps Every College Student Should Download
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
I’ve explored the app world endlessly the last few months, and I’m astonished by the number of useful apps available for college students. During my college career I would have benefited from an app to help with my struggles though four semesters of a language – I could have used extra help from the Living Language Spanish App. Stay organized for your classes with iStudiez by entering details such as class description, professor’s name, office hours and phone number.
Does Taking Online Classes Save You Money? - Jobacle.com BLOG.
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
Many people are attracted to the flexibility these options offer and wonder about the economics of taking classes online. Does taking classes online really save you money? This is to encourage students to opt for online classes. by taking online classes.
Can You Find a Job Without a College Degree?
MAY 8, 2011
Bill Gates never graduated from college. Outside of the tech world, Richard Branson has done pretty well for himself without a college degree, as has Barry Diller. But Sharon Willis is a more common example of the challenges to American workers who never graduated from college.
7 Must Read Job Interview Answers for College Grads
JULY 28, 2014
The job market can be especially difficult for recent college grads. How can you make your college experience seem relevant? Sample answer: “I do believe that I had the ability to get an A in each class and since I did not, my GPA does not reflect my full capabilities.
Youth unemployment – many problems, few solutions (Channel 4 ‘Class of 2012? debate)
SEPTEMBER 20, 2012
The debate was centred around the ‘ Class of 2012 ‘ with the event asking, “Is this the worst year to leave education and look for employment?”
5 Hot Cities for Recent College Graduates Entering the Workforce
MAY 12, 2014
Graduating college used to nearly guarantee a key to the American middle class, and all of the bills and responsibilities that come with it. Travis McKnight is a recent college graduate from Arizona State University and writer for a nationally renowned local moving company You Move Me.
7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes
AUGUST 4, 2014
Athletes often have a challenging time fitting in an internship along with college classes and daily sports practices. Here are seven tips just for you: 7 Internship Search Tips for College Athletes. Being a college athlete is a big commitment.
Employers Must Influence Today’s College Students
AUGUST 4, 2014
The idea was to sponsor a capstone project for a 400-level class. How can your team of college recruiters engage top university talent on a more consultative level? Two main messages come to mind in recruitment marketing: We’re Hiring and We’re a Great Place to Work.
???? How To Get a Sweet First Job After College or University
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
Use this quick guide so you don’t fail at finding a first job after college. You are not alone, and while your job hunt can be as hard as one of the classes you took in school, with diligence and presenting your resume in a way that it gets noticed, you can do this.
10 Social Media Must-Dos for College Students
NOVEMBER 6, 2012
School’s back in session; now that summer’s over, most college students will be seriously entrenched in classes, social life, and hopefully saving some brain cells for thinking about their future career. Do the pictures paint the story you want to tell your college buds?
my best employee quit on the spot because I wouldn’t let her go to her college graduation
Ask A Manager
JULY 5, 2016
One employee asked to come in two hours after the start time due to her college graduation ceremony being that same day (she was taking night classes part-time in order to earn her degree). She was raised in dozens of foster homes, used to be homeless, has no living family, and apparently managed to graduate from college all on her own. A reader writes: I manage a team, and part of their jobs is to provide customer support over the phone.
The 5 Things You Should Do Before Going to College
JUNE 27, 2011
Let’s say you plan to go to college because you worked in a warehouse for a number of years and your company closed. Some employers are willing to pay training and testing costs for employees, while others require workers to pay for classes and certification themselves.
What Does the Future Hold for the New College Graduate?
JULY 27, 2016
She was bemoaning the future of Canadian college graduates. college grads. As Payne said in her article the promise of a college education is supposed to be a brighter future. So what are the prospects for college grads in the U.S.?