Who Is Hiring Recent Graduates?

Career Realism

Although recent graduates haven’t been leaving their colleges and universities with optimistic predictions about finding the jobs of their dreams, the current situation on the job market looks promising. According to the latest estimations, 90% of the graduates of class of 2008-09 (which finished their studies at the onset of the crisis) have been employed. Related: 6 Job Search Tips For New Graduates. Which sectors welcome graduate students?

3 Factors Employers Actually Review About Recent Graduates

The Undercover Recruiter

There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding the hiring process straight out of college. 3 Factors Employers Actually Review About Recent Graduates. Candidate College employers GPA Graduates Larry AltonMuch of the misinformation is rooted in the fact that every employer and recruiting firm operates differently. But with that being said, there are some common threads when it comes to an attractive resume. For employers, hiring is big business. View Article.

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3 Tips for Attracting Recent Graduates to Your Job Openings

Undercover Recruiter

Did you know there are benefits to hiring recent college graduates? Today’s most talented and qualified college graduates are getting offers from multiple companies before they. 3 Tips for Attracting Recent Graduates to Your Job Openings. They’re cost-effective, impressionable, and eager to work. However, winning over attractive candidates that every other business is going after can be a challenge. Rudimentary recruiting strategies no longer work.

10 Ways Recent Graduates Can Effectively Network Online

Career Realism

Here are some ways recent graduates can effectively network online: 1. Some companies hold virtual career fairs specifically for veterans or new graduates. Recent research, “Mapping Twitter Topic Networks: From Polarized Crowds to Community Clusters,” suggests there are different groups of conversations on Twitter. Online portfolios provide employers a quick overview of your recent work and a short biography. Networking online networking recent graduates

Job Search Tips for Recent Graduates

Competitive Resumes

The search for jobs can be quite the daunting task for new graduates. Today’s job market is perhaps the toughest that a college graduate has ever encountered. Make sure to highlight the skills you have acquired through jobs and your college education. Your school most likely has a group of graduates, or alumni. People who graduated from your school are very likely to do what they can to help you. Job Search Graduates

4 Sites Recent Graduates Can Use To Find A Job - Jobacle.com BLOG.

Jobacle

BLOG ABOUT US PODCAST ARCHIVE BLOG ARCHIVE CAREER LINKS CAREER NEWS CONTACT US BLOG ABOUT US PODCAST ARCHIVE BLOG ARCHIVE CAREER LINKS CAREER NEWS CONTACT US Places to Go, Things to See BLOG ABOUT US PODCAST ARCHIVE BLOG ARCHIVE CAREER LINKS CAREER NEWS CONTACT US Search Recent Comments May 3 - Nancy on 10 Must-Avoid Business Card Designs (and How to Make Yours Rock!) Here are 4 sites that recent graduates can use to connect with companies and find a job in their field of expertise.

6 Ways Recent Graduates Can Stand Out As Professionals

Career Realism

So, you are a recent college graduate. You keep hearing about the lack of available jobs and that recent graduates are taking jobs that do not require a degree. 6 Ways Recent Graduates Can Stand Out. Finding work is a challenge for everyone, especially recent graduates who have less professional experience than others. Are you a new graduate who needs help with these strategies?

10 Inspirational Career Quotes For Recent College Grads

Career Realism

Congratulations, recent college grad! However, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed as a recent graduate, especially when you're navigating the job search. Here are some great inspirational quotes recent college grads can turn to if they're feeling discouraged by the job search. It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up." — Vince Lombardi As a recent college grad, you'll probably apply to quite a few jobs.

How to beat the stats and land a job – 10 top tips from a recent graduate

Mildred Talabi

Following on from last week’s post on why graduates should ditch graduate schemes in favour of more attainable options, this week I’ve invited Amy Burton, a recent graduate, to share the secrets and strategies that helped her to land her first job – just one month after graduating. Amy Burton landed a full time job just one month after graduating in July 2012.

Resumes for Recent College Graduates

Professional Resume Services

This is a question asked thousands of times every year across the country: “How do I put together a great resume when I’ve only just graduated from college?” Hopefully, you obtained some work, volunteer or internship experience while in college. Many new graduates incorrectly assume that if they were not paid during the internship or for volunteer service that it doesn’t count.

4 Steps to Prepare for your Job Search while you’re Still in College

Career Alley

As many recent graduates will tell you, it's tough out there right now for your age group in the job market. Full-time jobs with benefits are very hard to come by, and most recent graduates will go several months to several years after graduating without ever finding a good job that fits them. Here are some tips: College Grads College Job Search

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4 Pieces Of Career Advice For College Graduates Looking For Work

Career Realism

Now comes the most rewarding part of your undergraduate education: graduating. Here's how to absolutely crush the competition after graduation. Take time after graduating to learn everything there is to know about your industry (learn it ALL). Things to remember : You will not land your dream job right out of college. Even if you graduate with a job in hand, this job still may not meet your expectations. You did it!

The 10,000 Hour Rule: Why Young Workers Struggle After College

Career Realism

Many college graduates and young professionals struggle after school and in the workplace for this reason. I worked there both part-time after school and full-time during most summers, right up until I graduated from college. However, looking back now, I also remember that when I entered the working world after I graduated college, I found it really easy to work with older adults.

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What To Do When You Have Doubts About Your College Degree

Career Realism

Years pass, and you either graduate with a college degree you're proud of, or you graduate with a degree you have doubts about. Here are a few things you can do when you're doubting your college degree. It's normal to experience anxiety after receiving your college degree, especially when that degree seems very open-ended. Network, seek out post-graduate internship opportunities, and create new ways to generate work experience.

How College Grads Can Get A Jump On The Job Search

Career Realism

A recent report from Yahoo Finance indicates that the underemployment rate for college graduates is higher today than it was a decade ago, meaning more grads are taking minimum wage jobs or jobs that they're overqualified for in order to make ends meet. Getting a job out of college is not easy. The job market is competitive but there are some things that college grads, and current students, can do to put themselves in a better position.

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The Best Time To Look For A Job After College

Career Realism

The Best Time To Look For A Job After College. Congratulations on graduating from college! But when’s the best time to look for a job after college? The competition is tough during graduation season, it’s true. Plus, even if you start now, it could take months to find a job after college. Just graduated and need a job? Related Posts: Your College Degree Doesn’t Matter To Employers – Here’s Why.

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3 Easy Ways to Transition from College to Career

Career Realism

How do you navigate change from college to career ? Even if you end up in the field you went to college to major in, there will still be a lot of things you need to manage. Most fresh graduates want to conquer the world. That’s how you navigate change from college to career. Transition college career image from Bigstock. Recent Graduate career college recent graduate transitionAfter all, school is vastly different from work.

Your College Degree Doesn’t Matter To Employers – Here’s Why.

Career Realism

Your College Degree Doesn’t Matter To Employers – Here’s Why. We’ve got some bad news for you, college grads. In fact, your college degree doesn’t matter to employers (in a lot of cases). Here’s why… While they are required in certain fields, college degrees have become sort of a prerequisite for jobs. That means, more people are attending college. Just graduated and need a job?

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A Teacher’s Perspective: Career Advice I Wish I Would Have Followed

Ms. Career Girl

Before, during and even after college, I was given a lot of career advice from my family and mentors. Instead, I took the “safe route” in college and earned my teaching degree. Start using your college’s career center on the first day of your freshman year. Join a club, sorority/fraternity or other organization, because networking begins in college. If I would have lived my college years by this advice, the experience would have been more rewarding and empowering.

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4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College

Career Realism

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College. Full disclosure: I graduated college a LONG time ago. Related: 5 Tips For Recent Grads Entering The Workforce. Now that I am at the other end of my career, looking back, there are things that I wish I had known as I accepted my diploma in June of 1975, and as new graduates prepare to accept their diplomas, I would like to offer the following four bits of advice: 1. They are my graduation gift to you.

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Preparing for your Job Search while you’re Still in College

Career Alley

As many recent graduates will tell you, it’s tough out there right now for your age group in the job market. Full-time jobs with benefits are very hard to come by, and most recent graduates will go several months to several years after graduating without ever finding a good job that fits them. Many students complain that their respective schools did not help them find employment upon graduation. 3 Ways to Secure a Job After Art College.

To Grad School or Not to Grad School?

Ms. Career Girl

If you’re a recent graduate, you might face a major decision: do you continue your education through grad school, or do you jump into the field and start looking for a job? In a recent U.S. News survey of undergraduate programs, approximately 26 percent of recent grads made the decision to go on for further education. If you want to benefit from graduate programs you ought to have clearly defined goals and know that a further degree can help you attain that goal.

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4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College

Career Realism

4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Graduated College. Full disclosure: I graduated college a LONG time ago. Related: 5 Tips For Recent Grads Entering The Workforce. Now that I am at the other end of my career, looking back, there are things that I wish I had known as I accepted my diploma in June of 1975, and as new graduates prepare to accept their diplomas, I would like to offer the following four bits of advice: 1. They are my graduation gift to you.

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3 Ways To Avoid A Minimum Wage Job After College

Career Realism

Recently, an alarming article came out on Bloomberg , which addressed the increasing amount of ‘underemployed’ college graduates. So, How Do You Avoid Becoming An ‘Underemployed’ Graduate? Fortunately for you, there are three highly effective ways to get your dream job after college. Here are three ways you can avoid a minimum wage job after college: 1. 7 Tips For Finding A Job After College. 11 Job Search Commandments For College Grads.

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How To Get An Interview With Limited Work Experience

Career Realism

Job interview prep Job interview tips How to get job interview with no experience Entry-level Recent graduates Career Career change Job search advice Job search tips Job search strategy Resume Work Work experience Job interview How to get job interview with limited experience Career advice Recent grads Recent college graduates College grads College graduate Jobs for recent college grads

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6 Ways To Use Social Media To Network After College

Career Realism

That’s what they tell everyone after college. This is something you can use to your advantage as a fresh college graduate. I’ve outlined a few ways you can use social media to network after college below: 1. Not all of us are able to engage in work experience prior to graduation, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have any experience or haven’t worked on projects that demonstrate a real and creative person. Networking recent graduate social media

College Grad Financial Advice: Personality Traits of the Debt-Free Graduate

Career Alley

The facts don’t paint a particularly cheery picture: In-state college tuition rose an average of more than four percent a year over the past 10 years, a CollegeBoard study found. But what about those graduates who reach a debt-free life in just a few years? Here’s a cliché that’s true: Patience is a virtue, especially for the recent graduate. College Grad Financial Advice self help Self Improvement

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45 Inspiring Career Blogs for College Students

Resume Bear

College , ostensibly, prepares participants for their chosen career paths, but tracking down the right entry-level positions comes burdened with its own set of protocols, strategies, and insights, all of which might seem impregnable to the recent graduate. Lindsey Pollak : Because this career expert and consultant specifically concerns herself with Generation Y, her official blog will be particularly useful to college students about to hit the job force.

Decision Time For College Graduates

RedStarResume

Before you know it, it’s time to decide what the next step is after college. While I knew I wanted to pursue graduate school in the future, I knew senior year that I didn’t want to go straight into it. Enter the workforce: This is the most obvious option—you’ve gone to college in order to better your career prospects and the time has come to finally get that well-deserved job. Senior year rolls around quickly.

11 Ways to Build Your Network After College

Ms. Career Girl

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. Current and Former employers – Most student today can get through college without having a a job at some point. The Senior Series college networking twentysomethingsToday’s post is by, Angela Armstrong.

ResumeBear: Politics and What College Graduates Should Care About

Resume Bear

Sixty-two percent of those with at least some college experience voiced their opinions on economic, social, and political issues, and four years later, it’s looking like they may very well show up in the same (relative) droves. Jobs: The New York Times refers to the current crop of college graduates as “The Limbo Generation” because they happen to enter into an economy pockmarked by high unemployment.

Tips for Hiring Recent College Grads #shrm14

Workology

Graduation season is upon us, which means a lot of recent college grads entering the job market. For young college grads it is a time to enter the professional world and start building a career, and for older graduates, it may mean entering a new career field. In today’s post, we will look at some tips for hiring recent college graduates. My business partner and I recently did a job search workshop at California Lutheran University.

How To Avoid Becoming An 'Underemployed' Graduate

Career Realism

A recent report from Yahoo Finance indicates that the underemployment rate for college graduates is higher today than it was a decade ago, meaning more grads are taking minimum wage jobs or jobs that they're overqualified for in order to make ends meet. Getting a job out of college is not easy. The job market is competitive but there are some things that college grads, and current students, can do to put themselves in a better position.

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4 Career Options for History Majors

Career Realism

Recent Graduate career change college history major option path recent graduateMany may say that taking up history sound to be one of the most boring courses you can take and that it’s meant for those who are nerdy. However, with the utmost skills in mixed writing, organization, and writing that you will learn from the course, you are sure to get a lot more of diverse job opportunities than just in simple history related work.

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What's A Personal Brand And Why Do You Need One?

Career Realism

Maybe you have recently been mentioned in a local news article. Career advice Job search What's a personal brand Personal brand Career Career help Job Job search advice Job search tips Job search strategy Personal branding Career success Recent graduates Recent college graduates Recent grads Job search help How to create a personal brand Why is a personal brand importantMany of the posts on my website focus on developing your own personal brand.

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Tips For Breaking Into A Career

RedStarResume

In every position you have you should demonstrate your hard work ethic and perform your job well so that you can get a good recommendation, be eligible for promotion, or be hired on when a position does become available—it will only help you: Student internship or volunteer during the summer, semester or upon graduating : Interning or volunteering in your field is one of the best ways to get some real experience in the career you want and boost your resume!

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Annoucing Ms. Career Girl's Job Search Boot Camp!

Ms. Career Girl

I’m writing a pretty cool job search guide for college seniors and recent graduates. Tagged as: career , cover letters , graduating college , how to get a job after college , job search , job search tips , recent graduates , resume help , unemployment Article by Nicole Crimaldi Nicole Crimaldi is the founder of mscareergirl.com , a blog for millenial women. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Home About Archives Write for Us!

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Recent Grads: How to Survive in the Grown Up World

Career Realism

Life can slap you in the face once you’ve left college. Here are some solutions for these common recent grad fears: Fear #1: Being Tired All the Time. After college, this seems like an unthinkable feat. So, what are you supposed to do after you graduate? Think about activities you’ve always wanted to try in college but never got around to doing it. So, how does a recent grad adjust? Recent Graduate career college recent graduate transition

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Is the College Job Market Starting to Thaw?

Resume Bear

More good news on the undergraduate job front: the latest polling results indicate that employers plan to make big increases in the number of college students they hire this year, both for permanent full-time jobs and internships. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is reporting that employers now expect to hire a whopping 21 percent more new college graduates this year than they did last year, up from an expected 13.5

Job Boards Are 2nd Largest Source of Hire: College is 5th

Resume Bear

College recruits. A final note: college recruits is listed as the fifth largest source of hire and ahead of such sexier sources as social media, third party recruiters, and other sources. So CollegeRecruiter.com as a job board for college students and recent graduates is essentially listed as part of two of the top five (four?)

5 Career Tips for College Seniors

Workology

Are you a college senior getting ready to take on the professional world in 2015? If you don’t have a lot of work experience from your high school or college years, your participation in clubs, groups, and organizations will help your first “serious” employer know more about you. When you’re ready to start applying to your first “out-of-college” job, narrow down your options based on companies that match your values. Get on their radar before you graduate!

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The Best Companies for College Grads and Entry Level Jobs

Career Alley

According to Wikipedia (and this is an excerpt) – “ An entry-level job is a job that is normally designed or designated for recent graduates of a given discipline, and doesn’t ask for prior experience in the field or profession. “ Now I’m not sure that is a perfect definition, because not all entry level jobs are for college grads. There are many entry level jobs for people who have not attended college or are college students.

#1 Thing ALL Recent Grads Need To Know Going Into The Workforce

Career Realism

#1 Thing ALL Recent Grads Need To Know Going Into The Workforce. Transitioning from college to career can be difficult for some. But if they’re prepared, new graduates can make that transition a little easier for themselves. So, what do recent grads need to know going into the workforce? O’Donnell, a lot of employers are skeptical about hiring recent grads due to their lack of experience. But how can you convey this to employers as a recent grad?

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