Are College Graduates Ready To Enter The Job Market?



You celebrated, you traveled and now it's really time to get to work. Now that summer is almost over what next? The first part of summer is when employers get flooded with resumes from hopeful college graduates looking for jobs. A bachelor’s degree doesn't hold as much status today as it did a decade ago, but you still have to have one to be considered for any position. What may be even more important than your degree now is your actual work experience. Your experience can be in the form ... Read more >

Traditional Hiring vs. Skills-based Hiring



Is it safer to hire based on college and graduate degrees? Or, based on skills and certificates? Traditionally, hiring new employees relies on degrees and resumes as a forecaster of accomplishments on the job. The debate surrounding alternative options to college and graduate degrees as predictors of success is more relevant to today’s business world than people realize. To support the typical “flip” side of the argument, when employers use a college degree as a requirement, they are overlooking ... Read more >

The Battle to Staff Generation Y Talent



That battle to staff top university talent is beginning. According to studies, in less than two years, Generation Y will make up more than 50% of the workforce. The winners of this top talent will be the companies that recruit, hire and motivate the most ambitious, adaptable and active recent graduates and young professionals. New or recent graduations can infuse fresh thinking and new insight into your company; but how can you ensure that they will be the best fit and get the work done? This ... Read more >