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The job outlook for graduates: Not great but getting better?

The job outlook for graduates: Not great but getting better

As of August, The Wall Street Journal reported that it’s easier for unemployed workers to find work, but those positions aren’t exactly premium entry level positions.

September 26, 2013 More
Making it in film: Tips for getting noticed in one of America's toughest industries, Hollywood

Making it in film: Tips for getting noticed in Hollywood

If you’re looking for tips for getting your foot in the door of the movie business, you’ve come to the right place.

September 24, 2013 More
What is the College Learning Assessment test, and how does it impact hiring graduates?

What is the College Learning Assessment test, and how does it impact hiring graduates?

ERE recently asked the very valid question that all hiring managers should pose to themselves: ”What’s a college degree worth?”

September 23, 2013 More
Who are the most attractive business employers, and what are they doing right?

Who are the most attractive business employers, and what are they doing right?

Universum has assembled a list of the world’s most attractive companies, but the questions that remain are who are they, and what are they doing right?

September 19, 2013 More
How much of a Millennial are you – and what does that mean?

How much of a Millennial are you – and what does that mean?

“Millennial” wasn’t a word you heard all that often just a few years ago. Less and less often referred to as Generation Y, Millennials are the group of young people born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s. Sometimes referred to as the Echo Boomers, Millennials are the product of the spike in births [...]

September 18, 2013 More
What applicants hate about online job search and how you can fix it

What applicants hate about online job search and how you can fix it

Streamlined processes and more efficient systems are everywhere thanks to technology – yet there’s one corner of the digital world that hasn’t seen much simplification: the online job search.

September 16, 2013 More
How to avoid study fatigue

How to avoid study fatigue

Everyone gets it – that point before a big exam or in the middle of writing a midterm paper when you suddenly realize you hate college, biology, the English language, physics, history or whatever classes you’re taking.

September 16, 2013 More
5 mobile apps for every kind of job seeker

5 mobile apps for every kind of job seeker

Mobile job searching is booming. In numerical shorthand, Business Insider offered these growth stats on a few smartphone apps that are exploding on the marketplace. In early 2013, a startup app called Proven, which lets users apply for Craigslist and Indeed.com job postings via smartphone, was downloaded about 18,000 times in one month alone. Other, [...]

September 11, 2013 More
Why getting to know your professor is always a good idea

Why getting to know your professor is always a good idea

Most college courses these days are lectures, which means you don’t get much face time with your professor.

September 9, 2013 More
Keeping your dorm room clean and organized - without mom's help

Keeping your dorm room clean and organized – without mom’s help

You did it! You’re in college! You’re free! Now the first order of business, before you get down to partying and studying, is to make sure your dorm room is clean and organized.

September 5, 2013 More
ERE’s 7 deadly sins of recruiters for hiring managers

ERE’s 7 deadly sins of recruiters for hiring managers

More often than not a standardized system can expedite the process, weed out the poor candidates and land you a fairly good to really great new hire – but you probably can’t help but wonder whether there was an excellent or even phenomenal applicant somewhere in the pool who was either overlooked or got fed up with all the bureaucracy of the hiring process.

September 4, 2013 More
How to groom your Facebook page when applying for a job

How to groom your Facebook page when applying for a job

It’s a fact of modern business that employers check the Facebook pages of potential employees.

September 3, 2013 More