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Posted August 21, 2014 by

Tips for the Post-Graduation Job Search

Mother and daughter at graduation

Mother and daughter at graduation. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

After studying abroad, either during your undergraduate or graduate years, you face the unavoidable task of finding a job. Though it may seem like a daunting task, studying abroad has already helped prepare you for the job search by making you a better candidate. By doing your research, finding a job after graduating does not have to be overwhelming. To help you get started, check out our best tips for your job search.

Even before graduating from school and starting your job search, you can gain experience and build your resume by getting internships and jobs in the field you are interested in. These positions give you valuable experience while also showing your dedication to your field – making companies more likely to hire you. Internships and jobs also help you build connections in the industry, whether that means an internship turning into a full-time job or networking with employers your boss knows. (more…)

Posted August 06, 2014 by

Trending: #JobAggregation for Job Boards

RealMatch logoWith all the publicity job aggregation has been getting this year, I’m surprised the term doesn’t yet have its own hashtag. Particularly over the past few months, “job aggregation” has been a hot topic in the world of HR & Recruitment. It all began with Simply Hired and Indeed. Now with Monster and LinkedIn introducing job aggregation products and services, what does that mean for job board operators and recruitment sites? (more…)

Posted May 29, 2014 by

Interview of Steven Rothberg of College Recruiter by Lydia Abbot at the College Recruiting Bootcamp

In this interview by Lydia Abbot of LinkedIn at the May 5, 2014 College Recruiting Bootcamp, Steven Rothberg discusses the goal behind the College Recruiting Bootcamp: to help our mutual employer clients more efficiently and effectively recruit college students and recent graduates. In attendance at the Bootcamp were over 100 talent acquisition leaders and well over 3,000 registered for the livestream.

The College Recruiting Bootcamp was organized by College Recruiter and co-hosted by LinkedIn at its headquarters in Mountain View, California. Over 100 corporate university relations leaders attended and more than 3,000 registered for the livestream. The Bootcamp was designed to help these staffing leaders more efficiently and effectively hire college and university students and recent graduates.
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Posted May 29, 2014 by

Interview of Josh Rock of College Recruiter at the College Recruiting Bootcamp

In this interview by Lydia Abbot of LinkedIn at the May 5, 2014 College Recruiting Bootcamp, Josh Rock hopes that the conference will enable the staffing leaders who in attendance help their organizations better engage with and then recruit students and recent graduates. He also provides some tips for candidates who want to engage with recruiters.

The College Recruiting Bootcamp was organized by College Recruiter and co-hosted by LinkedIn at its headquarters in Mountain View, California. Over 100 corporate university relations leaders attended and more than 3,000 registered for the livestream. The Bootcamp was designed to help these staffing leaders more efficiently and effectively hire college and university students and recent graduates.
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Posted December 27, 2013 by

Jeanette Maister’s #truCollegeRecruiter Discussion Track: Data Driven Hiring Decisions

The #truCollegeRecruiter NYC conference was hosted on Monday, December 9, 2013 at the Times Square, New York headquarters of EY (formerly Ernst & Young) and organized by CollegeRecruiter.com niche job board and #tru recruiting event planners.

The conference brought together about 100 hiring managers, recruiters, and other human resource professionals who wanted to share best practices and learn from each other about how to more efficiently and effectively hire and manage college and university students and recent graduates. (more…)

Posted December 26, 2013 by

Jen Bernasconi’s Presentation at #truCollegeRecruiter NYC: How Decentralized Organizations Should Centralize Their Internship Programs

The #truCollegeRecruiter NYC conference was hosted on Monday, December 9, 2013 at the Times Square, New York headquarters of EY (formerly Ernst & Young) and organized by CollegeRecruiter.com niche job board and #tru recruiting event planners.

The conference brought together about 100 hiring managers, recruiters, and other human resource professionals who wanted to share best practices and learn from each other about how to more efficiently and effectively hire and manage college and university students and recent graduates. (more…)

Posted September 06, 2013 by

College Students and Graduates, Learn How to Eliminate Stress in Your Entry Level Jobs or Personal Lives

At various times in their lives, college students and graduates will face some stress, whether on entry level jobs or in their personal lives.  How they handle it is the key.  The following post has some helpful tips for eliminating stress.

How College Students Can Relieve StressCollegeRecruiter.com (blog) (press release)Obtaining jobs for college students can become a challenge as they try to balance school, work, and their social lives. All of this can lead…

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Posted September 19, 2012 by

CollegeRecruiter.com President Selected as Judge of Candidate Experience Awards

Organizations Assembles Panel of HR and Talent Acquisition Thought Leaders to Select Companies that Best Exemplify a Positive Candidate Experience 

SAN FRANCISCO – September 19, 2012 – The Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the elevation and promotion of a quality candidate experience, today announced the members of its panel of independent judges who will select the winners of the Second Annual North American Candidate Experience Awards.(known as “The CandEs”). The judges include: Joseph P. Murphy, vice president of Shaker Consulting Group; Steve Rothberg, president and founder of CollegeRecruiter.com; Jeremy Tipper, founder of the Talent Collective, a U.K.-based talent acquisition advisory firm; and John Vlastelica, managing director of Recruiting Toolbox, Inc.

Founded by the industry’s leading authorities on candidate experience, the CandEs are designed to recognize organizations that produce outstanding candidate experiences. The program consists of three survey rounds that capture and evaluate employers’ recruitment processes and practices through the entire recruitment cycle and candidate experience. With the first and second employer and candidate survey rounds now closed for North American employers, companies identified with unique and innovative efforts will be advanced to the final round, where they will be interviewed by the CandE judging panel using HireVue’s digital interviewing solutions to determine areas of distinction. (more…)

Posted February 14, 2012 by

College Grad Job Search – The Dog Days of Summer

Don’t be irreplaceable. If you can’t be replaced, you can’t be promoted.” – Unknown

Career AlleyHalf way through the summer and no job prospects? Parents on your back (of course they are thinking about your $200,000+ college education)? You are not alone. Some of my friends’ kids are now home from college having graduated a few short months ago. With very few exceptions, most of them have jobs (at the moment) that do not require a college degree. Jobs like, working in the local movie theater, working in a liqueur store or working for a local retail store. Of course all of these jobs are better than not working at all. But I suspect that these individuals are not focused in their job search. Even in the most difficult of times, there are many more entry level jobs then there are experienced hire jobs. So what’s the point? Looking for a job is not easy. For many, it is more difficult than college. The truth is that for most of us, we really have no clue how to look for a job. In reality, the time you put in is directly related to what you will get out of it. Like most things in life, you need to invest some time and effort to see the results. Job search is much the same. Lots of time up front but results start to come in after the initial investment. (more…)

Posted July 19, 2010 by

CollegeRecruiter.com is Going Social

Shhhh. Don’t tell anyone, but CollegeRecruiter.com is just days away from re-launching as a Web 2.0 (user generated content) job board rather than the old Web 1.0 (staff and employer generated content) job board.

For the first time, users of all types will be able to easily connect and converse with each other, includes job seekers to job seeker, employer to employer, career service office professional to career service office professional, admissions office professional to admissions office professional, and one type of user with another.