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Posted March 26, 2014 by

Have Interviews for Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 4 Unusual Types of Questions to Prepare for

When going on interviews for jobs for recent college graduates, you might be surprised at some of the questions that you’re asked.  In the following post, learn four unusual types of questions that potential employers might ask you.

You can’t prepare too much for a job interview. Ironing your shirt, researching the company, having a map with directions to the interview location… even practicing answers to likely questions should be part of your interview preparation. You should expect to answer a variety of questions; some of which will be difficult and even weird.

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Posted March 25, 2014 by

Impacting Students: Six Books Business Educators Should Teach From

Professor in an MBA class writing on a board

Professor in an MBA class writing on a board. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

A sharp mind and natural talent are essential for any successful businessperson, but in a world that’s never going to go easy on competition, business newbies need an extra edge. Oftentimes that edge comes from teachers who are passionate about helping their students, but that’s a difficult task without a fully equipped educational toolbox.

What are some of the books that every business educator should think about using? (more…)

Posted March 13, 2014 by

Are You a College Recruiter Who Finds Honor in Your Work?

Whether you’re a college recruiter who is looking for prospective students for your school or job candidates for your company, ask yourself if you believe what you do is honorable.  Learn more in the following post.

He asked me what I did for a living and I told him that I was one of the owners of College Recruiter. He didn’t pretend that he knew all about it so that was cool. He did ask how many people used it and I told him about our traffic…

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Posted March 12, 2014 by

Employers, Have You Thought about Recruiting Candidates for Entry Level Jobs with Open-Ended Job Postings?

While this may not work for all companies, some employers could find success recruiting candidates for entry level jobs with open-ended job postings.  Learn more in the following post.

When you write up a job posting, you cover the usual familiar ground: What sort of candidate would be a good match for the position? What are the requisite experience and qualifications? Does the ad convey your company culture and sell the role to top talent? But what if a job ad included none of that information? What

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Posted February 28, 2014 by

Want to Recruit Top Talent for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Develop Relationships with Potential Candidates

For recruiters looking to find the best talent for recent college graduate jobs, the key might be to work on developing relationships with potential candidates.  Learn how to do so in the following post.

What is a pipeline? And how does it relate to recruiting? For those of you new to recruiting (or who’ve been trying to cut the mustard as a recruiter), a pipeline is your go-to, steady stream of viable candidates. It’s made up of people you’ve met who made you pause and think, “Wow. This

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Posted February 13, 2014 by

Is the United States Losing Ground in the Economy and Education?

While the economy looks to be getting better, many people still struggle to find a job.  That is why Americans should not underestimate getting a quality education.  Remember, a good education can boost your chances of landing a better paying job, which means you’ll have more money to spend, helping the economy.  The following infographic leaves a somewhat less than favorable impression of the United States concerning the economy and education. (more…)

Posted January 23, 2014 by

How Important is College Recruiting for Your Business?

As your business looks to the future, how important is college recruiting to its success?  Learn more in the following post.

The “baby boomer” generation will be retiring in mass numbers over the next few years. Succession planning, or the need to develop people for key operational and future management-level positions, must begin now. Now is…

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Posted January 22, 2014 by

4 Essentials to revamp your old-hat recruitment strategy!

Bimal Parmar

Bimal Parmar, VP of Marketing at Celayix Workforce Management Solutions

Ever fly fished for hours, and found a moment’s consolation in the form of a lone trout or a salmon? Fishing for the ‘right employee’ for your firm can be like finding a needle in the haystack.

Though there are rules, do’s and don’ts, and various checklists to assist you; recruitment can get tricky, and trickier for certain profiles.

If that’s the pet peeve of your organization too, it’s time for an audit of your recruiting strategy. (more…)

Posted December 19, 2013 by

Leadership Guide for Students

The words Learn to Lead on a chalkboard

The words Learn to Lead on a chalkboard. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

While at college, everyone is advising you to get involved, right? Well, instead of only getting involved halfway, you should develop some leadership skills and learn how to be the best at what you do. Leadership qualities take time and practice to be developed, but there is no better time to take action than now.

In the continuation, we will offer some effective tips that will turn you into the leader you have always wanted to be. (more…)

Posted November 11, 2013 by

Differences in Recruiting Undergraduate and Graduate Students: @ebayinc at #truCollegeRecruiter

Minneapolis, MN – [November 11, 2013] – CollegeRecruiter.com, the leading niche job board for college students searching for internships and recent graduates hunting for entry-level jobs and other career opportunities, is pleased to announce that Alan Wright of eBay will deliver a presentation on The Differences Between Recruiting Undergraduate and Graduate Students at #truCollegeRecruiter Atlanta and that tickets are now available at www.truCollegeRecruiter.com for our fourth, fifth, and sixth recruiting events for hiring managers, recruiters, and other human resource leaders. (more…)