April 27, 2017
Get Your Foot in the Door with These Companies premium
Entry-level jobs often get a bum rap because after years of schooling, you might feel accepting one is a little beneath you. But let’s face it. We all have to start somewhere. Even David Geffen, a well-known music (Geffen Records) and movie (DreamWorks) executive started out in the mailroom at the William Morris Talent Agency […]
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April 26, 2017
Why Companies are Ignoring Students’ GPAs When Hiring premium
There is a shift happening in the way recruiters and companies hire. The old steadfast system of trying to quantify a potential candidate’s success based on school reputation and GPA, no longer carries the weight it once did. In fact, there are some companies that are abandoning GPAs as a qualifier altogether. Instead they are […]
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April 26, 2017
7 Myths about Entry Level Hiring premium
Hiring managers have one of the most crucial roles in a company. Not only are they tasked with defining and filling open positions, but they also must ensure the hires they bring on are the best fit for the organization. The ability to do so is even more impactful when it comes to entry level […]
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April 20, 2017
Do You Have the Skills Recruiters are Looking For? premium
According to the National Association of College and Employers’ (NACE) Job Outlook 2017 report, nearly 80 percent of the respondents said the ability to work as a team was the top skill they were looking for in potential employees. While this may sound like a no-brainer, there still seems to be a gap between the […]
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April 19, 2017
How to Help Businesses Look Beyond Four-Year Degrees to Find the Best Job Candidates premium
Within the last two years, the U.K. divisions of publishing company Penguin Random House and consulting firm Ernst & Young (EY) announced having a university degree was no longer a requirement when applying for a job. For EY, the decision came after an internal 18-month study of 400 employees that uncovered little evidence academic success […]
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April 18, 2017
Doubling Down on Diversity in the College Recruiting Process premium
Diversity has become a hot topic among employers large and small in recent years, due in part to highly public reports released by some of today’s most newsworthy companies. Silicon Valley’s finest, like Twitter and Uber, have released less than praiseworthy marks in the area of diversity, and they have vowed to change it in […]
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April 17, 2017
Rapid Fire with Marketo premium
In this week’s Rapid Fire series, we’re talking with Allyson Gee–Events and Programs Producer at Marketo, a leader in digital marketing software and solutions headquartered in San Mateo, California. Allyson is passionate about green/sustainable events, promoting the beautiful city of San Francisco, building strong professional relationships, and sharing this passion with the people around her. […]
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April 13, 2017
Are Your Skills Costing You Great Career Opportunities? premium
Picture this: while you’re obsessing over having the right school, the perfect GPA, and a laundry list of impressive credentials on your fancy resume paper, companies are doing the exact opposite. They are most likely obsessing over finding the right person to solve their problems. Let that sink in. To get a company’s attention you […]
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April 12, 2017
What New England is Teaching Educators About Advancing K-12 Competency-Based Education premium
Currently, over 40 states have legislation that addresses competency-based-education (CBE) in some fashion. And while CBE looks different from state-to-state, what remains constant is the goal of focusing on the students and giving them a personalized education that will prepare them for higher education or the workforce. While many states are still finding their footing […]
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