ARTICLES, BLOGS & VIDEOS

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

Posted July 10, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Here are 12 of the Best Jobs in 2014

For recent college graduates searching for jobs, the following post includes an infographic highlighting 12 of the best positions in 2014.

Are you coming face-to-face with an important career decision? Do you know what career path you want to go down? According to our friends at Job Cluster, there are 12 professions that you must keep an eye on going forward in 2014. After all, these professions have grown by at least 7% from 2010-2013.

Continue reading –

Continue Reading

Posted January 10, 2014 by

Top 5 Entry Level Marketing Jobs in 2014

Smiling sales representative displaying a new tablet device

Smiling sales representative displaying a new tablet device. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

With the right educational training, you really don’t have to worry about the uncertain job market and the alarming redundancies you keep hearing about. As a fresh graduate, brimming with ideas and seeking a platform to showcase your abilities, you can find excellent entry level marketing jobs that pay well. Believe it or not with marketing degrees, as a fresh business graduate, you can even land an important position such as a marketing manager; a position which had a median annual salary of $119,480 in 2012.

With the dawn of 2014, here is a list of top 5 entry level marketing jobs to get you started: (more…)

Posted November 12, 2013 by

The Hottest Jobs for New Graduates

Group of happy students in graduation gowns with diplomas

Group of happy students in graduation gowns with diplomas. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Let’s face it, the past several years have not been the most reassuring times for new graduates heading into the job market. Ever since the 2008 recession, new grads have had a harder time landing their ideal jobs. Many have even settled for lower paying jobs outside their career field.

In hopes of helping both current students and new graduates focus on emerging career fields, the University of California San Diego has created a list of 2013 “hot careers” for students to consider. Here is what they came up with, starting with the hottest. (more…)

Posted October 16, 2013 by

What can you do with a humanities major? More than you think

Female college graduate with a diploma

Female college graduate with a diploma. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

As the U.S. economy rebounds and companies continue adding jobs, it won’t be finance or technology prowess they want most from new hires — it’s communication and critical thinking skills they’ll be after. The National Association of Colleges and Employees reports that the quality employers most want from applicants is the ability to communicate effectively (BLS.gov/opub). That must be why a recent Georgetown University study found that information studies majors had a higher unemployment rate (14.7 percent) than English majors (9.8 percent) or history, religious studies and philosophy majors (9.5 percent).

“I say, ‘Get me some poets as managers,'” said the late multimillionaire, philanthropist, and Newsweek owner Sidney Harman. “They contemplate the world in which we live and feel obliged to interpret and give expression to it in a way that makes the reader understand how that world turns. Poets, those unheralded systems thinkers, are our true digital thinkers. It is from their midst that I believe we will draw tomorrow’s new business leaders.”

Maybe that humanities major isn’t looking so bad now, huh? (more…)

Posted June 11, 2013 by

10 Entry Level Jobs That Are In Demand for College Graduates

Are you one of many college graduates searching for entry level jobs?  If so, you may want to explore 10 positions in demand in the following post.

‘Tis the season of college graduation, and the interwebs are flooded with advice for new grads, soon-to-be grads and aspiring grads. But after the mortar boards go up and the champagne goes down, there’s one question on every new grad’s mind: How the heck can I find a job that

Original article –

10 Hot Careers for College Grads

Posted January 28, 2013 by

11 of the Fastest-Growing Jobs in America

Heather Dugan

Heather Dugan, Salary.com contributing writer

Everyone wants a little job security. But in these turbulent times filled with massive changes, how can any of us know if our careers are on solid ground?

Luckily, the Bureau of Labor Statistics crunched some numbers and came out with employment projections to the year 2020. So which jobs are the safest bets? The aging population of Baby Boomers put more than a few health care careers on this list, but check out other popular options amongst the fastest growing occupations of the future. (more…)

Posted April 18, 2012 by

13 Best Jobs for College Graduates

As college graduates prepare to enter the real world, they are hoping for a better job market to search for potential opportunities.  Hopefully, graduates will find positions in their respective fields.  According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, some areas are expected to flourish, leading to more jobs in this decade.  If you are a graduate who plans to work in one of the following fields, then your chances of getting a job look pretty good. (more…)