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Posted December 14, 2015 by

College Recruiter founder to guest on Mashable Twitter chat

College Recruiter founder Steven Rothberg

College Recruiter founder Steven Rothberg

Minneapolis, MN (December 14, 2015) — Interactive recruitment media company College Recruiter announced today that its president and founder, Steven Rothberg, will be a guest of Mashable on its next #BizChats Twitter chat when thousands of professionals will gather to learn how to take stock in all of their accomplishments and prepare for a fruitful 2016.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to partner with Mashable to help many of its 45 million monthly unique visitors with their careers, whether they’re happy with the job they currently have and just want to be better or if they’re considering finding a better opportunity,” said Rothberg. “Mashable has a sterling reputation for providing meaningful, engaging content to its users and for delivering that content at a time and in a way which is best suited for each of those users. Their #BizChats Twitter chats fit that model perfectly.”

The #BizChats Twitter chat will run for an hour starting Wednesday, December 16 at 2:00 p.m. Eastern / 11:00 a.m. Pacific. Mashable staff, other guests, and Rothberg will discuss how professionals can take stock in all their accomplishments and prepare for a fruitful 2016. Joining the conversation will be Anita Campbell, CEO and founder of smallbiztrends.com; Dan Schawbel, career & workplace expert, New York Times & Wall Street Journal bestselling author; J.T. O’Donnell, CEO and founder of Careerealism.com; and Sarah Landrum, career blogger for punchedclocks.com & freelance writer. (more…)

Posted May 30, 2013 by

10 Best Career Advice Tips for College Grads From Dan Schawbel

Dan Schawbel

Dan Schawbel

One of the greatest advocates and experts on Gen Y is Dan Schawbel. For those who work with members of Gen Y (also known as Millennials), Dan’s blog, books, presentations, and other communications are great sources of information.

Dan published a great blog article yesterday that first summarized the tough job market for many recent graduates of colleges and universities and then listed 10 things new graduates should do to get ahead in their careers along with some details about each.

As well stated by Dan, “The job market is still tough for more graduates, unless you’re an in-demand engineer or accountant. Two-thirds of college students have debt and 39 percent live with their parents. In 2012, 284,000 students graduated into minimum wage jobs, according to the Wall Street Journal. Companies only expect to hire 2.1 percent more graduates this year than they did in 2012 and 66 percent of recruiters believe that college graduates aren’t prepared for the working world. Although there are clear obstacles to finding work, there are also a lot of big opportunities that students can take advantage of.”

Dan’s top 10 list of things new graduates should do were: (more…)