For employers anxiously watching the labor market for signs the pool of available talent is getting larger, recent high school and college graduates are an important demographic. Every year brings millions of new high school and college graduates to the workforce, representing a potentially lucrative pool of labor for employers to recruit from. But do […]
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As college students head back to campus this fall—or maybe prepare for an online-only semester—they are likely looking ahead to graduation and life after college. Employers also are looking ahead and wondering what these students will bring to the workplace as they launch their careers. Employers have long valued employees who can hit the ground […]
Today’s graduates, whether in high school, university, or college settings, are entering the workforce at a time when nothing is certain and everything, including when and where they will work, is in flux. Monster recently surveyed recent and future graduates to better understand their feelings about entering the 2021 labor market, and it revealed some […]
We’ve written before about the difficulty recent entrants to the workforce are facing as they start their careers in remote settings. But recent survey data from Monster suggest that a remote start to a career may be a nice problem to have when looking at the recent graduate population as a whole. Graduate Sentiment on […]
A whole new class of college students has just graduated in one of the most chaotic and uncertain times in recent memory. As unemployment rockets to depression-era heights, this class will have serious challenges when it comes to being employed. It’s important for employers not to dismiss this valuable source of talent.
Advocacy group AARP recently declared in a headline in its AARP Bulletin, “It’s time to end the last acceptable bias,” referring to age discrimination in the workplace.
Salary negotiations are pretty common among employers and jobseekers. According to a recent Recruiting Daily Advisor survey, over 73% of respondents say they’re open to negotiating a salary, depending on the position and over 17% say they’re open to negotiating a salary for every position. But how about negotiating a salary that’s $10,000 over the […]
Tech giant Oracle Corp. is guilty of shortchanging women and minority workers $400 million in the form of wages, according to a new legal filing by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL).
The 2018–2019 school year will be kicking off for many college students over the next few weeks, which begs the question, when do you start recruiting college seniors?
According to iCIMS Chief Marketing Officer, Susan Vitale—in a recent RecruitCon 2018 session—81% of college seniors said they would be willing to accept a full‐time job in a field unrelated to their college major. With salary expectations for entry-level positions on the rise, college graduates may have to end up settling for a position outside […]