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Hey Seniors- As you get ready for Thanksgiving break whats your plan to find the right job?

Graduating seniors from the Class of 2019 are experiencing the best job market for new college graduates since 2007, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers “Class of 2019 Student Survey”. In addition, the results show that graduating college seniors who had applied for full-time jobs received an average of 1.10 job offers, the highest rate… Continue Reading »

Is your “elevator pitch” ready to go??

The following appeared on The Balancecareers.com by Alison Doyle. Great tips! What’s In an Elevator Pitch? This speech is all about you: who you are, what you do, and what you want to do (if you’re job hunting). Your elevator pitch is a way to share your expertise and credentials quickly and effectively with people… Continue Reading »

Graduating seniors from the Class of 2019 are experiencing the best job market for new college graduates since 2007

The following article appeared on the National Association of Colleges and Employers website. Great News for recent grads! Graduating seniors from the Class of 2019 are experiencing the best job market for new college graduates since 2007, according to NACE’s Class of 2019 Student Survey. Survey results show that graduating college seniors who had applied… Continue Reading »

The only wrong answer during your interview

Over my 25+ years in the staffing and recruitment fields I have interviewed thousands of candidates. I enjoy learning about their backgrounds, life experiences, and why they are interested in joining our team. The best interviews are interactive with our conversation taking us down various paths. There is however one answer which can stop even… Continue Reading »

5 Signs Your Child Is Experiencing Post-Grad Depression & How You Can Help

This is part of an article that was posted on HERCAMPUS.COM by Mara Hyman 1. They feel extremely disorganized. Up until this point, they were a student thier entire life, meaning their daily schedule was always laid out for them. They managed to balance deadlines with ease, as they juggled classes, extracurricular activities, and their… Continue Reading »

College grads expect to earn $60,000 in their first job: here’s how much they actually make

The following appeared on February 17, 2019 on CNBC.Com: Each year, enthusiastic university commencement speakers tell students that the hard work they did in college will pay off if they simply continue to persevere. But a recent survey from LendEdu highlights how some of graduates’ expectations are not being met. LendEdu analyzed a College Pulse… Continue Reading »

From Stress to More Stress: How Can We Help Our College Kids?

Dale Troy is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School. She was certified as a health coach by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN). She currently has a health coach practice that focuses on college students. Dale has three daughters, two of whom graduated from college and one is a senior. Below are… Continue Reading »

Class of 2019 Starting Salary Data

Source: Winter 2019 Salary Survey, National Association of Colleges and Employers The initial starting salary projections for Class of 2019 bachelor’s degree graduates strongly indicate that those with STEM degrees will continue to earn the highest starting salaries, according to results of Winter 2019 Salary Survey. The top-paid graduates this year are once again expected… Continue Reading »

Job prospects for the Class of 2018 are vastly different from 10 years ago

The following appeared in Marketwatch.com by Jillian Berman. Some young adults who graduated during the Great Recession are still struggling Students graduating from college this year are facing a very different economy from those who left school in 2008. As Anna Hallahan prepared to graduate from Georgetown University this year, she wasn’t feeling too much… Continue Reading »

Why your first job out of college really, really matters

The following article appeared on CNBC.com on June 26, 2018. It makes some great points as to how critically important it is for a new grad to find the right job: Many college graduates are eager to find work — any work. But that first job, however arbitrary, can impact the rest of their career.… Continue Reading »