It’s the time of year when college seniors will walk across the stage to accept their degrees, but as one chapter closes another one is just beginning. It’s now time to transition into that first full-time professional job.
Employers aren’t exactly clamoring to hire today’s new grads. If you are one—even one with an impressive degree—the deck is stacked against you. Ben Carpenter offers 17 ways to prove you know what matters in the real world—both in the job search and in the early days after “you’re hired.”
Today’s college graduates are entering a very challenging job market. Many of them will end up in positions or jobs that weren’t exactly on the radar for their dream career. Vickie Milazzo says that smart grads will use this time to develop the portable skills that will help them leap to the top once opportunities […]
According to the US Census, by 2010 5.9 million people aged 25 to 35 were back living at home. This is just one of the shocking headlines we have seen recently about a generation of educated, unemployed or underemployed and often under-motivated adults. Recently, sociologists and therapists have attempted to identify and explain this explosive […]
Women are leapfrogging men into the classroom at the nation’s largest university system, redefining the gender gap on California State University campuses in a startling way. About six out of 10 CSU graduates last spring were female — a complete reversal over the past four decades. Some campuses, like Dominguez Hills and Stanislaus, have almost […]