The Graduate to Employment Blog
The following appeared on CNBC.Com by Abigail Johnson Hess on 9/1/’21: Despite a global pandemic that caused massive unemployment and slashed earnings among working-class Americans, starting salaries for recent college graduates continue to rise. According to a recent report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the average starting salary for the college Class of 2020 was $55,260 —… Continue Reading »
With 1.9MM students looking to enter the workforce each year, what is your strategy to stand out?? Listen below to find out how to get noticed and hired!!!
In all the years I’ve been coaching Next Gen navigate their career journeys, I have always adjusted advice to each client based on his/her specific requirements. Everyone is different, having unique needs and areas of focus. However, with each client I always emphasize the criticality of building and utilizing a robust support network. Remember, successful… Continue Reading »
The following appeared on NACE.com on 12/04/2020: Employers adjusting their college recruiting efforts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the 2020-21 academic year were more likely to make changes to their recruiting methods than they were to their recruiting schedules, according to NACE’s Job Outlook 2021 report. When employers were asked if they would make changes… Continue Reading »
The following appeared in the WSJ by Anthony DeRosa. Lots of fantastic tips! Finding the perfect job takes time, patience and the right resources. It takes people around nine weeks, on average, to find a job once they start searching, according to Indeed.com. The time it takes for you may vary depending on… Continue Reading »
The way we live often changes after events that cause work to almost stop. When I was in college if you “beeped” going through a metal detector at an airport, you kept walking (with your shoes on) saying “it’s just my keys” and were told “have a nice flight.” During and post COVID-19, the way… Continue Reading »
While classes may have gone to remote learning but that does not mean your job search is suspended. To the contrary, now is the time to double up your efforts to find the right post college position. Many of your classmates will simply give up and stop looking. Do not make the same mistake! There… Continue Reading »