The latest news, trends and information to help you with your recruiting efforts.

Posted July 07, 2015 by

Beyond Nine to Five – Acquiring and Retaining Talent in the Digital Age

Acquiring and retaining talent in the digital age is a very important skill to know. In recent years the way recruiting works has drastically changed. The way that students and graduates are looking for jobs has changed as well. Learning these new strategies can help increase the speed and ease of recruiting new talent.

In this webinar, you’ll learn some key points on how to acquire and retain talent in the digital age. College Recruiter is the leading niche job board used by college and university recent graduates searching for entry-level jobs and students hunting for internships.

For job seekers, College Recruiter features hundreds of thousands of entry-level and internship job postings from thousands of large and small employers. College Recruiter also has tens of thousands of employment-related articles; ask the Experts questions and answers, blogs, videos, and more.


Posted July 07, 2015 by

How to Hire and Retain Diverse, STEM, Recent College Graduates and Students — Part 3 of 3

The College Recruiting Bootcamp, hosted by Verizon and organized by College Recruiter took place on May 18th at the Verizon headquarters in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. Moderator Andrea McEwen-Henderson, National Account Manager from College Recruiter, introduced the conference and led the discussion. Our discussion was broken up into three parts. This is the second of the three parts.


Posted July 07, 2015 by

How Targeted Email Campaigns Achieve Hiring Goals

Talent acquisition is a competitive and increasingly difficult task, as the world has become more digitally focused and the recruiters are asked to do more without gaining more resources. Targeted email campaigns are a great way to address some of these issues for talent acquisition managers in that they help reach qualified candidates and are great for high volume hiring needs.

In this recorded webinar, College Recruiter’s Jamara Cheek, national account manager for government agencies, discusses how targeted emails can help an employer identify qualified candidates for their entry-level hiring needs.


Posted July 07, 2015 by

How to Build and Enhance an Innovative Global University Relations Program

The world is becoming a smaller place. More and more organizations are global in nature, with thousands, tens of thousands, and even hundreds of thousands of employees spread around the world. How do the world’s leading organizations manage their hiring of college and university students and recent graduates? Some create silos where the recruiting for each country is separate from the others, but the trend is to integrate. Integration creates its own challenges as each country has its own legal requirements, cultural norms, and other challenges.

This video is an excerpt of a one-hour panel discussion at the National Association of Colleges and Employers 2015 annual conference in Anaheim, California.


Posted July 07, 2015 by

Keywords Are Killing Us – Your Searching Strategy is Missing Top Talent

Searching the sea of candidates to find the best fit is not easy. Many recruiting tools give recruiters options to look up keywords across candidate applications and resumes to narrow the field of possible candidates. However, these keywords may be making matters worse instead of better. The main goal of keywords are to group the candidates that your recruiter wants, more people interested than can fill, puts best candidates first to make it easier for recruiters to find the candidates. Find out why and what you can do to find the best candidates.

In this recorded webinar, Andrea McEwen-Henderson, National Account Manager from College Recruiter and David Sarnowski, Customer Experience Manager from HarQen discusses why keyword searches are problematic, as well as giving options to help you find the best candidates quicker.


Posted July 07, 2015 by

All You Can Eat Job Posting Package – Hiring Lots of Candidates Fast

When a recruiter is given the task of hiring LOTS of people in a short amount of time – time that you don’t have – they can get very stressed and not meet the amount of candidates they need! The All You Can Eat job posting packages from College Recruiter can help you find great candidates fast.

In this recorded webinar, Terri Swanson and Andrea McEwen-Henderson, National Account Managers from College Recruiter, discuss how the All You Can Eat job posting package can help an employer identify qualified candidates for their entry-level hiring needs. (more…)

Posted May 20, 2015 by

“This $#@&! Thing Doesn’t Work!” How to Improve Adoption of a New Technology or Process.

Dave Sarnowski of HarQen

Dave Sarnowski of HarQen

David Sarnowski is the Customer Experience Manager at HarQen, Inc. He has 18 years of experience across education, coaching, and marketing. He uses his skills, alongside the rest of the HarQen team, to help Fortune 100 and mid-market clients align and accelerate their recruitment processes to deliver the business outcomes that matter to them.

Since 2007, HarQen, has been helping Fortune 100 and Mid-Market clients align and accelerate their recruitment processes to deliver the business outcomes that matter to them. And, they’ve had had a lot of fun doing it.


Posted May 06, 2015 by

Study Abroad Provides the Edge You Need in Today’s Global Economy

Mark Shay of Abroad101

Mark Shay of Abroad101

Mark Shay is a business leader with a long history of success helping higher education institutions recruit and retain students.

In a career that has spanned three decades, Mark has served over 3,000 customers, ranging from individual program managers, to university presidents and foreign governments. He is known throughout the higher education industry as an innovator for developing products like and, creating international student recruiting solutions for agents and universities, and his consulting expertise in areas of sales and marketing. (more…)

Posted May 05, 2015 by

How to Use Targeted Banner Ad Campaigns for Employer Branding

When you market your company to attract and retain best-in-class talent, you are practicing employer branding.

In this College Recruiter webinar, national account managers Mike Bruggeman and Andrea McEwen-Henderson discuss why targeted banner ads are effective for branding your organization. (more…)

Posted April 29, 2015 by

Why the Candidate and Recruiter Experiences Are So Important

Employers of recent college graduates and students long ago invested in providing their recruiters with a positive experience. Many of those organizations continue to make those investments.

More and more corporate, non-profit, and government employers are paying more attention to providing their candidates with a positive experience and we should all be thankful for that.

In this conversation, College Recruiter national account manager Andrea-McEwen Henderson and president Steven Rothberg discuss what it means to provide positive recruiter and candidate experiences by answering the following questions:

1. How do candidates prefer to apply for a job?

2. Why don’t candidates complete the application process?

3. What exactly is the recruiter experience?