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Posted May 15, 2013 by

If You’re Hoping to Land a Recent Graduate Job, One Grad Student Says Networking is a Key Factor

For college students about to graduate, networking may improve their chances of finding recent graduate jobs, as was the case for one grad student.  Learn more in the following post.

The job is not going to come to you – you must work to get work. Alumnus Scott Andersen focused on the career-development events and resources Mihaylo College offers students and maximized his job-searching efforts by …

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Posted April 19, 2013 by

Most Employers Don’t Care What School Recent Grads Attended

Brent Rasmussen of Careerbuilder

Brent Rasmussen of Careerbuilder

The college graduating class of 2013 will enter a stronger job market than in the years immediately following the recession; however, young professionals entering high-skill fields may have a decided advantage, according to a new study. More than half (53 percent) of U.S. employers plan to hire recent college graduates in 2013, on par with 2012 (54 percent) and up significantly from 46 percent in 2011 and 44 percent in 2010.

The nationwide survey—conducted online by Harris Interactive© from February 11 to March 6, 2013— included more than 2,000 hiring managers and human resource professionals across industries and company sizes.

Employers in industries that generally demand more high-skill workers are also more likely to recruit recent college graduates. According to the survey, information technology employers rank ahead of all industries with 65 percent of hiring managers and human resources professionals planning to hire recent graduates. They are followed by financial services employers (63 percent) and health care employers (56 percent). Additionally, the survey found that employers in IT and financial services are the most likely to recruit workers for hard-to-fill jobs (37 percent, each) prior to graduation. (more…)