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Posted June 17, 2015 by

Data Scientist, Social Media Manager, Civil Engineer, Computer Systems Analyst and Physical Therapist Among Most Promising Careers for Millennials

The Millennial generation – the largest generation in the workforce — has been tagged with negative workplace stereotypes that they’re narcissistic, obstinate and lacking initiative. Yet smart companies know that unless they start hiring these young employees soon, their future is bleak.

Steven-Rothberg-high-res-close-08-13-2013That realization shows in suddenly robust hiring of Millennials. “This is the strongest year of employment growth for this generation since 2007,” says Steven Rothberg, president and founder of College Recruiter.

“We’re getting close to where we’re seeing equilibrium,” Rothberg adds. “Where just about every college educated young adult that wants to be employed, can easily be employed.” (more…)

Posted December 30, 2013 by

Interested in Jobs for Communication Majors? 6 Social Media Jobs to Watch in 2014

There is no denying the impact that social media is having on personal and professional networking.  For college students interested in jobs for communication majors, the following post shares six social media jobs to look out for in 2014.

Social media has transformed the way people socialize, network and stay in touch. We’ve seen large social networks like MySpace and Friendster come and go, and other ones like Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and LinkedIn completely transform and redefine our online trends. One thing is abundantly clear: social media is now necessary for

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Posted July 24, 2013 by

Seeking a Career Change but Can’t Get a Degree? 7 Potential Entry Level Jobs that Might Interest You

For whatever reason, you aren’t satisfied with your current job and want to start something new.  If you’re unable to get a degree at the moment, here are seven possible entry level jobs that might interest you in the following post.

Need a career change? Whether you’re a seasoned professional out of a job or a 20-something ready to take your next step, you’ve got to start a new career. Right. Now. You just don’t have the time (or the cash) to start from scratch with a new degree. So, how can you hack the system? Find careers with short training

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7 Careers You Can Switch To Without Earning Another Degree

Posted July 16, 2013 by

Have a Way with Words? Check Out 10 Jobs for Communication Majors

College students, do you have good communication skills?  If so, the following post has 10 potential jobs for communication majors.

You’ve got a way with words. Talk talent. The gift of gab. Whatever clich you want to use (or not use—the best communicators generally don’t!), you know how to get your point across. And it’s not about wielding a megaphone—you understand the subtle science of persuasion, how

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10 Great Gigs for Savvy Communicators

Posted April 24, 2012 by

Interview with a Social Media Manager

I work as the Media Specialist in the communications office at a state college. I’ve been working with online media for four years, two years of which I worked as an intern and the latter two years consisted of full-time work. I also hold a degree in marketing from a prestigious business school.

I wear many hats in my role: I write content, create videos, manage a student blog, maintain the school’s presences on various social media networks and participate in weekly brainstorming meetings about the direction towards which we want our marketing efforts to go. If I had to boil my duties down to single phrase, it would be this: content creation. Every day, across all media, I am brainstorming, creating, finessing and distributing content. (more…)

Posted January 31, 2012 by

Can You Really Make a Career Doing Social Media?

PayScaleWanted: A marketing-savvy recent grad who is well versed in Facebook, Twitter, and Foursquare to manage the company’s social media presence.

Sounds like a dream position, doesn’t it? For some, the idea of earning a paycheck by “tweeting” sounds like a cake job. The reality is, social media marketing positions are very competitive and starting salaries are generally low. To succeed as a social media marketer, you must have the right combination of experience, education and persistence to outshine the competition.

Still interested? Here are just a few of the most popular social media jobs and what pay: (more…)