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Pandemic Sparks Change in What Employers Seek in New College Grads

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 […]

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Important Points to Know When Recruiting 2021 Graduates

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 […]

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Recent Graduates Are Struggling to Find Work

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 […]

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2020 College Grads: A Great Source of Innovative and Committed Talent

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.

Yea, Right! Gen Z College Grads Expect to Earn How Much Money?

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 […]

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Entry-Level Jobs Expected to Net College Grads Over $53,000 in Annual Salaries

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 […]