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

Posted January 22, 2014 by

4 Essentials to revamp your old-hat recruitment strategy!

Bimal Parmar

Bimal Parmar, VP of Marketing at Celayix Workforce Management Solutions

Ever fly fished for hours, and found a moment’s consolation in the form of a lone trout or a salmon? Fishing for the ‘right employee’ for your firm can be like finding a needle in the haystack.

Though there are rules, do’s and don’ts, and various checklists to assist you; recruitment can get tricky, and trickier for certain profiles.

If that’s the pet peeve of your organization too, it’s time for an audit of your recruiting strategy. (more…)

Posted December 10, 2013 by

Trying to Attract Candidates for Entry Level Jobs? 5 Recruiting Challenges You Can Overcome

It may not always be easy for recruiters to find talent for entry level jobs.  Why?  The following post has five recruiting challenges and how to overcome them.

Unless you’re an in-house recruiter at Apple or Google — two highly sought-after places of employment that enjoy an endless stream of resumes — you probably struggle with the same recruiting issues most companies face. Particularly with a continued talent shortage, recruiting can sometimes feel like an uphill battle. Here’s how to solve a few common recruiting issues

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Posted December 10, 2013 by

Want to Have a Successful Career Fair Experience for Your Entry Level Job Search? Follow These 10 Tips

College students, how can you take advantage of a career fair to enhance your entry level job search?  The following post has 10 tips for success.

On-campus career fairs can be pretty intimidating. Employers are seeking qualified candidates in-on-the spot interviews. Where do you start? A well-prepared career fair goer can really benefit from the experience. Afterall, it’s possible to leave a career fair with a job! So it’s important to do your

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Posted November 08, 2013 by

Virtual Career Fairs: @RecruitVirtual at #truCollegeRecruiter

Minneapolis, MN – [November 8, 2013] –, the leading niche job board for college students searching for internships and recent graduates hunting for entry-level jobs and other career opportunities, is pleased to announce that Mike Vogel of Shaker Recruitment Advertising & Communications will lead a discussion track on Virtual Career Fairs at #truCollegeRecruiter Atlanta and that tickets are now available at for our fourth, fifth, and sixth recruiting events for hiring managers, recruiters, and other human resource leaders. (more…)

Posted September 25, 2013 by

Recruiters, Are You Struggling to Find Top Talent for Entry Level Jobs at Career Fairs? 7 Mistakes You’re Making

Recruiters interested in finding college students for entry level jobs during in-person career fairs should be careful to avoid seven mistakes highlighted in the following post.

Did you know Brazen helps employers host their own virtual open houses and recruiting events? Learn how your company can connect with top talent online! Simply filling a booth at a college career fair doesn’t promise you the interest of talented soon-to-be graduates. Even so, on-location career fairs are still one of the top recruiting and hiring

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Posted August 20, 2013 by

3 ways to best navigate your college career center

Open door to the word Help in red letters

Open door to the word Help in red letters. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Maybe you’ve walked by it, used it once or twice or don’t even know it exists. Whatever the case may be, your college’s career center can be an excellent resource for you to figure out a major, find a job or internship, or simply learn how to craft a resume or cover letter. Even if you’re attending an online college, your school may offer career services as well.

Before you pay a visit to your school’s career center, you should put some thought into how you’ll use its services. Here are three tips to help you navigate your college career center. (more…)

Posted April 17, 2013 by

How to make the Best of a Career Fair

Attending a career fair gives job seekers the chance to make a great impression to companies.  Learn how to take advantage of this occasion in the following post.

A job fair is also referred commonly as a career fair or career expo. It is a fair or exposition for employers, recruiters and schools to meet with prospective job seekers. ~ Wikipedia Like it or not.. career fairs can help students get a job faster, here is an informative video and infographic (via Ramussen college) on how to

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Posted March 19, 2013 by

Job Boards Aren’t Dead. They’re Evolving.

Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin of CareerXroads

Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin of CareerXroads

Mark Mehler and Gerry Crispin of CareerXroads just released their Annual Sources of Hire (SOH) Study, which is one of the most referenced and authoritative snapshots of how large, highly-competitive, high-profile firms define and measure the talent supply chain.

The SOH report is a glimpse of where employees – actual hires – were found. This data is important to organizations as they look to find and hire new employees. It is equally important to job candidates as they seek the most effective channels to a new job.

Interesting findings from this year’s study include: (more…)

Posted December 03, 2012 by

How to Flunk an Interview and Drive your Career Services Advisor Crazy

CollegeRecruiter.comNot showing up at a scheduled event with your school’s career service office without contacting them is a bad sign for future interview opportunities.  In the following post, learn why this isn’t a good idea and what you should do about it.

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Want to drive a Career Services professional crazy? Just register for workshops – and then don’t show up. This is easily the most frequent complaint at any industry gathering. Many of my peers see “no-shows” as exhibiting a lack of respect or entitlement. But I see it in a different way – I see it as a sign of impending interview failure.

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Posted November 26, 2012 by

Career Fair Do’s and Don’ts

CollegeRecruiter.comCareer fairs give college students opportunities to make contact with employers who are looking to hire the best and brightest individuals.  However, you don’t want to show up to a career fair without a plan.  I believe the following post will better prepare you for this invaluable experience.

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It’s that time of year– the college career fair circuit is in full effect. One of the goals of the Viacom College Relations team is to spread awareness about our internship program. In the fall, we travel to a variety of college campuses every week to find talented students (like you).

It’s always rewarding to meet students in person, hear about their passions, and tell them about the great opportunities they have ahead of them. Some of the young people we meet really blow us away, but unfortunately that’s not always the case. It’s easy to make a great impression if you follow a few rules. This is why I feel it’s important to outline the do’s and don’ts of career fairs.

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