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Posted December 26, 2013 by

Jonas Barck’s #truCollegeRecruiter NYC panel discusses what students want

The #truCollegeRecruiter NYC conference was hosted on Monday, December 9, 2013 at the Times Square, New York headquarters of EY (formerly Ernst & Young) and organized by CollegeRecruiter.com niche job board and #tru recruiting event planners.

The conference brought together about 100 hiring managers, recruiters, and other human resource professionals who wanted to share best practices and learn from each other about how to more efficiently and effectively hire and manage college and university students and recent graduates. (more…)

Posted October 21, 2011 by

Top 100 Employers of Choice for Humanities / Liberal Arts Students

The recently posted article, Top 100 Ideal Employers for 2011 College Students and Recent Graduates, discussed the importance of employers having a positive brand on-campus as it made their recruitment efforts easier. In short, the best candidates want to work for the best employers so those best employers are better able to recruit the best candidates, which makes those employers even better.

Universum publishes a survey each year in which employers are ranked as the most ideal by tens of thousands of students at hundreds of colleges and universities. For 2011, the top 100 employers of choice as ranked by humanities / liberal arts students are: (more…)

Posted October 21, 2011 by

Top 100 Employers of Choice for Natural Sciences Students

The recently posted article, Top 100 Ideal Employers for 2011 College Students and Recent Graduates, discussed the importance of employers having a positive brand on-campus as it made their recruitment efforts easier. In short, the best candidates want to work for the best employers so those best employers are better able to recruit the best candidates, which makes those employers even better.

Universum publishes a survey each year in which employers are ranked as the most ideal by tens of thousands of students at hundreds of colleges and universities. For 2011, the top 100 employers of choice as ranked by natural sciences students are: (more…)

Posted October 21, 2011 by

Top 100 Employers of Choice for Information Technology Students

The recently posted article, Top 100 Ideal Employers for 2011 College Students and Recent Graduates, discussed the importance of employers having a positive brand on-campus as it made their recruitment efforts easier. In short, the best candidates want to work for the best employers so those best employers are better able to recruit the best candidates, which makes those employers even better.

Universum publishes a survey each year in which employers are ranked as the most ideal by tens of thousands of students at hundreds of colleges and universities. For 2011, the top 100 employers of choice as ranked by engineering students are: (more…)

Posted October 21, 2011 by

Top 10 Employers of Choice for Engineering Students

The recently posted article, Top 100 Ideal Employers for 2011 College Students and Recent Graduates, discussed the importance of employers having a positive brand on-campus as it made their recruitment efforts easier. In short, the best candidates want to work for the best employers so those best employers are better able to recruit the best candidates, which makes those employers even better.

Universum publishes a survey each year in which employers are ranked as the most ideal by tens of thousands of students at hundreds of colleges and universities. For 2011, the top 100 employers of choice as ranked by engineering students are: (more…)

Posted October 21, 2011 by

Top 100 Employers of Choice for Business Students

The recently posted article, Top 100 Ideal Employers for 2011 College Students and Recent Graduates, discussed the importance of employers having a positive brand on-campus as it made their recruitment efforts easier. In short, the best candidates want to work for the best employers so those best employers are better able to recruit the best candidates, which makes those employers even better.

Universum publishes a survey each year in which employers are ranked as the most ideal by tens of thousands of students at hundreds of colleges and universities. For 2011, the top 100 employers of choice as ranked by business students are: (more…)

Posted October 21, 2011 by

Top 100 Ideal Employers for 2011 College Students and Recent Graduates

Every employer wants to be an employer of choice but most simply are not. Many quality employers are not ranked as employers of choice by college students or recent graduates because the employers don’t hire students or grads or because the employers don’t hire many. So an employer’s failure to make a “best of” list is not necessarily a criticism of the employer so much as it is a recognition that the list is essentially a popularity list and the strength of an employer’s brand goes a long way to ensuring their success in popularity contests.

“Best of” lists are important for large employers who hire dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of college and university students for internships, part-time work, seasonal jobs, and temporary jobs and recent graduates for entry-level jobs and other career opportunities. Landing on a “best of” list makes it easier for employers to recruit the best talent, which in turn makes it easier for them to remain on the “best of” list. (more…)