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Posted September 09, 2015 by

Women in the Workplace Bring Diversity

Women in today’s workplace continue to reach new heights. However, they are still striving for advancement in areas such as leadership. While men are typically hired more often for executive jobs, some employers may be underestimating what women can offer if hired for these positions.

To help explore these issues, College Recruiter is hosting a College Recruiting Bootcamp on LGBT and other diversity hiring issues on Tuesday, September 29th at the Twilio headquarters in San Francisco. Join us.

Prior to that event, we’ll publish the opinions from a number of talent acquisition and recruiting leaders about why and how employers should diversify their workforces. In today’s article, Dr. Ya-wen Yang of Wake Forest University School of Business shares her thoughts on research concerning the affects of gender diversity in leadership in the workplace. (more…)

Posted July 23, 2015 by

The Millennial Makeover Part 5: The Development Stage

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Group of office workers in a boardroom presentation. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When it comes to today’s workforce, there is no doubt that millennials are creating an atmosphere of change in the workplace.  So, who are millennials?  This group was born between 1980 and the year 2000, and reflect a generation with their own career goals, attitudes, and oh yes, their understanding of how to use technology.  For employers to take their companies to the next level, they will need to find ways to recruit and retain millennials, also known as Generation Y. (more…)

Posted March 17, 2015 by

Women Salary Negotiation Tips – Never Falter

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Man gives girl money. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Someone tells you that women don’t earn as much as men do and you get all fumed up ready to place your wrath onto all employers and the paternalistic ways of the society. Agreed, being a woman is difficult and there are many reasons why they may fail to climb up the ladder in their respective careers. It may be because of domestic responsibilities, it may be because of discrimination, or it may be a result of another reason that isn’t in the hands of the working women. However, have you considered why the outcome could be a result of women’s own mistake? (more…)

Posted March 03, 2015 by

Young college women graduates don’t negotiate – is that true?

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Business team having a meeting in an office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

In the business environment, having the ability to negotiate efficiently is vital. If you want to succeed and help your company thrive, there’s no way you can avoid negotiations. In recent years, an upsetting trend has been materializing among female negotiators. Young women in particular who have recently graduated from business school don’t bargain. It’s not that they can’t, they just don’t want to do it. Avoiding negotiations may impact their future careers, so the question is – why are women graduates so terrified of negotiating? (more…)

Posted December 11, 2014 by

What Your Clothes Say: Dressing for the Job You Want

Businesswoman with hands on hips

Businesswoman with hands on hips. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Clothes make the man or woman. This is the premise behind Dress for Success, a group that helps disadvantaged women get jobs by giving them appropriate interviewing clothes. The most common feedback they get from their clients is that the professional outfits made them feel confident in their interviewing skills. This holds true across all socioeconomic classes. Appropriate, professional clothing increases our faith in ourselves and the feeling that we can land that job. When selecting your interview outfit, keep these essentials in mind. (more…)

Posted August 05, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, Recent Graduate? How to Dress for Success

If you’re a recent graduate who is interviewing for various jobs, be sure to make a great first impression with your appearance.  The following post includes an infographic, which provides assistance on how to dress for success.

Featured: Featured Our Campus Programs Manager Shayna loves infographics, so when our friends at Farfetch.com sent this over, she knew we had to share it! They created a great guide to interview dress codes, across both traditional and creative industries. I love that it’s a really visual way to understand one of the trickier situations to

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Posted July 21, 2014 by

Interviewing for Entry Level Jobs? Dress for Success with These Tips

Candidates interviewing for entry level jobs will leave an impression in the minds of their interviewers based on what they wear.  Learn how candidates should dress for success for these meetings from an infographic in the following post.

The call just came… you have a job interview! You’re so excited you tell everyone who will listen. You text your best friends and email your closest mentor. You call your mother and significant other. And right after all the congratulations, invariably someone is going to ask: “What are you going to wear?”

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Posted June 12, 2014 by

Where are the Male College Graduates Who Want Jobs as Social Workers?

Male college graduates who want jobs as social workers can hopefully find some encouragement to enter this career field in the following post.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 80.3 percent of social workers are female. Of social workers under the age of 34, fewer than 10 percent are male. Many experts believe that the disparity has become harmful to men. Potential male clients might be less likely to avail themselves of needed social programs. Also, skilled males might miss

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Posted May 30, 2014 by

UK Entry Level Jobs in HR for Women are 3 Times More than Men, but They Struggle to Advance

While women in the UK strive for more opportunities to advance in the workforce, they are working in entry level jobs in HR three times more than men, according to the following post.

In Hong Kong entry level positions were more gender balanced, with more men achieving senior positions. The study asked a representative sample of nine hundred and eighty three members of the Hong Kong Institute of…

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Posted May 13, 2014 by

Why Community College is a Wise Choice for Students

While prospective students are told about attending four year colleges, attending a community college just might be the best choice for getting a higher education.  In the following infographic, find out some reasons why students are attending these schools, and more. (more…)