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Posted October 08, 2014 by

Close to 33% of Graduates in Class of 2014 Landed Jobs by Graduation

National Association of Colleges and Employers logoSome college graduates in the Class of 2014 not only can smile about finishing school but also about getting jobs at the same time.  The number of grads finding employment is nearly 33%, according to one survey.  Learn more in the following post. (more…)

Posted October 06, 2014 by

Job Offer Rate Improves for Class of 2014 Thanks to Liberal Arts Majors

National Association of Colleges and Employers logoThere is good news for graduates in the class of 2014.  From last year to this year, the job offer rate has seen an improvement of about two percent.  Learn more in the following post.

The full-time job offer rate for graduating seniors who applied for a job has improved for the class of 2014, according to results of a new survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). (more…)

Posted September 15, 2014 by

Employers Want New Hires with These Skills and Qualities

If you are a recent college graduate, there are certain skills and qualities employers are looking for that will improve your chances of getting a new job.  Find out which are most important in the following post. (more…)

Posted September 11, 2014 by

College Grads in Class of 2014 See Starting Salaries Increase 7.5%

Four happy college graduates standing in a row

Four happy college graduates standing in a row. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

There is some great news for college graduates in the class of 2014.  Their starting salaries have increased by 7.5% according to a recent report.  Learn more in the following post.

The overall average starting salary for Class of 2014 college graduates stands at $48,707, up 7.5% from the average of $45,327 posted by the Class of 2013 at this time last year, according to a new report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). (more…)

Posted September 10, 2014 by

Survey Shows Most of the Class of 2014 Feel Confident about Landing Jobs

Class of 2014 image in gold with graduation cap

Class of 2014 image in gold with graduation cap. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It seems that most graduates in the class of 2014 are confident that they will get jobs.  Learn more in the following post.

Achievers, the only true cloud-based Employee Success Platform™, and ConnectEDU, a technology company connecting education to careers, announced earlier this year the results of the “Class of 2014” survey, revealing what recent graduates expect of the workplace and what companies in search of new talent should expect from them. (more…)

Posted August 11, 2014 by

Looking for Your First Entry Level Job? 5 Tips to Get You on Your Way

If you are going after your first entry level job, check out the following post for some helpful tips that can get you going in the right direction.

You’ve invested time and effort in years of education. You’ve gained some work experience, either per hour or via internships. And perhaps you’ve had a few sleepless nights thinking “what now??” And now, with graduation and celebrations way behind you and summer almost over, it is time to step into the real world – and find

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Posted June 02, 2014 by

Expectations vs. Realities Concerning Recent College Graduate Jobs for Class of 2014

While the class of 2014 may have expectations about recent college graduate jobs, there are certain realities that could await them in the workforce.  The following post includes an infographic that explains.

As they transition from college student to workforce contributor, many grads think they know what to expect… only to find many barriers and detours along the way. To better understand the current realities faced by 2014 grads, we bring you this brief yet excellent infographic from Accenture.com, which examines the disparity between graduate expectations

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Posted May 28, 2014 by

Class of 2014: Top-Paid Liberal Arts Majors

Concept of learning English

Concept of learning English. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Some liberal arts graduates in the class of 2014 have the chance to earn good starting salaries once they land jobs.  Find out the top paid majors in this field in the following post.

Majors in languages and literature were the top-paid among class of 2014 liberal arts graduates at the bachelor’s degree level, according to results of a recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). (more…)

Posted May 27, 2014 by

How Recent Grads Can Plan Careers as They Pursue Entry Level Jobs

For recent graduates who didn’t plan their careers while in school, that does not mean they can’t do so today.  As these grads pursue entry level jobs, learn how they can still plan careers in the following post.

I received a tweet this morning from a senior who graduated from a university a few days ago, “what do you do when you are exactly as the student described in that post except you are now in the real world?” Basically, what do you do if it’s too late

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Posted May 23, 2014 by

One View of Entry Level Jobs for the Class of 2014

As graduates in the class of 2014 begin to search for entry level jobs, they may want to consider one view of these positions found in the following post.

Keep the service job you have now because it’s cash in your pocket at the end of night? Throw your resume onto countless job boards and see who calls? Rocksolid, Inc Reviews Expectations from Entry Level Jobs.

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