Early on in The Graduate, there’s that iconic moment. Ben Braddock, a recent college grad, is talking with the beautiful older family friend Mrs. Robinson. Ben says, “Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me.” It’s iconic thanks toShow More Summary
Google doesn’t hire people based on their GPA, and other companies are following suit. Here’s what’s more important than your grades. The post Does Your GPA Really Matter? Here’s the Truth for College Grads appeared first on Brazen Life.
Conventional wisdom says that if you are just starting out in your career and Google offers you a job, take it! Having Google — or Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, etc. — on your resume will open doors for life. Indeed, Gayle Laakmann McDowell,...Show More Summary
Here’s what you, the new college grad, can do to clean up and protect your reputation in the online world. These days, it’s crucial for college grads seeking jobs to have an online reputation that’s as clean as a whistle. I’m an online-security...Show More Summary
We’ve all heard stories of starry-eyed college grads stepping out into the real world only to have their dreams crushed by an unforgiving labor market. But are young professionals really that idealistic, or do they have a better understanding of their prospects than we think? The following inforgraphic takes a look into pay gaps, salary [...]
With college grads flooding the market, do yourself a favor and nail down what you want in a candidate now. Here are three ideas. In the five years since we started The Grommet, my co-founder and I have interviewed every finalist for a permanent position. Show More Summary
A joint report released by Indeed.com and Apartment Guide found that the two cities were tops for finding a job after graduation and for starting a career, despite the hefty rent costs.
I must apologize to the hundreds of interns whom I so badly advised over the forty years I worked as a magazine and newspaper editor. I recently experienced my long-held dream to have a book of mine reviewed in the New York Times Book Review. Show More Summary
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It seems like good interviewing skills are dying out, so here are a few tips for the newest generation of college grads to use during their job search.
Not convinced that going to college makes a difference? This chart from JPMorgan should dispel any notion of that. The difference in terms of both unemployment and salary between college grads and those with less education is remarkable. SEE ALSO: JPMorgan's complete guide to the market right now Join the conversation about this story »
A new study published in the journal Preventive Medicine finds predictably low support for soda taxes or soda size restrictions among Americans. Less than a quarter (22 percent) of U.S. adults favor soda taxes and just over a quarter...Show More Summary
Saddled with heavy loans, some college grads never catch up with those who exit school debt-free
These days, skills are increasingly valued over education, employers complain that college grads are unprepared for the real world and… READ MORE The post Digital Badges Over Degrees? appeared first on Affordable Schools Online.
A new study with troubling implications for inequality and student debt.
It sounds like the plot of a movie: A recent college grad from the south buys a round-trip ticket to New York City. She gives herself 30 days to find a job, an apartment, a life. If she doesn't find it, she's going home. Join the conversation about this story »
How do you capture the attention of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk and catapult your budding advertising agency into the spotlight? A couple of recent college grads in Los Angeles can answer that. See also: It's Not Just Tesla: Why...Show More Summary
Recent college grads get the innovative automaker's attention with a creative spec ad. As far as spec ads go, this might be the dream scenario. A small production company started by recent college grads creates an ad for a brand it would...Show More Summary
Study finds employers are raising the bar, want college educated workers to fill positions once held by high school grads
It sounds like the plot of a movie: A recent college grad from the south buys a round-trip ticket to New York City. She gives herself 30 days to find a job, an apartment, a life. If she doesn't find it, she's going home. In 1991 Alison Brod, founder and CEO of one of New York City's foremost boutique public relations firms, lived that script. Show More Summary