March 6, 2017
Rapid Fire with Silicon Valley’s AppLovin premium
Companies that partner with us have some pretty incredible people. We love profiling them in our Rapid Fire series. This week we’re talking with Amery Zhen a technical recruiter at AppLovin, a mobile marketing automation software company located in Palo Alto. Hired as the first recruiter, Amery partners closely with hiring executives to develop and […]
March 2, 2017
10 Job Tips for Computer Science Grads premium
There’s good news for computer science grads. Approximately 50,000 enter the job market each year and the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates software developer jobs alone will grow by 24 percent in the next eight years, which means demand is outpacing supply. Now, just because computer science graduates are in a great position for post-graduation […]
February 23, 2017
Are Career Services Failing to Help Grads Land Jobs? premium
Asking, “What do I want to do with the rest of my life?” is a pretty frightening question. An even more daunting task is knowing how to answer it. At some point, you’ve probably stopped into career services with the hopes they could guide you in the right direction for post-college life. And though there’s […]
February 16, 2017
How to Create an Eye-Catching Profile premium
While you believe it’s obvious that you are so much more than just your GPA, major, and school ranking, it is important that employers understand that as well. And that’s where Portfolium can help. An ePortfolio gives employers a chance to see the real you based on the skills you’ve proven with your work inside […]
February 9, 2017
3 Tips For Landing a Job Right After Graduation premium
Congratulations! You’ve succeeded. Armed with your diploma, you can now set out for the grand adventure of finding a job. While there’s no magic formula to follow, these three tips will get you closer to the job you want instead of the job you have to take. 1. Find Your Direction This may sound like […]
February 1, 2017
10 Career Tips From Recent Science Grads premium
Preparing to enter the workforce in a science-related career after graduation can be a little scary—even if you’ve done your due diligence. Your professors and advisors will offer their expert take on the industry, but chances are it’s been awhile since they were out in the field. Today we’re looking at advice recent science grads […]
January 26, 2017
Why Skills, Not Majors Will Help Grads Land a Job premium
At one time your GPA was everything—your Golden Ticket for landing your dream job after graduating. In fact, leaving it off your resume immediately set off red flags to employers about your qualifications for the position. Fast forward to the present where employers want to know what skills and value you can add to their […]
January 19, 2017
Why Spec Work and Interviews Aren’t Compatible premium
Right now you’re in school, working hard on honing your skills so when you graduate you’ll find a job that showcases your awesomeness with a company that appreciates your talent. The only sticking point is in exchange for an interview companies want you to show them your talent for free. And frankly, you are sick […]
May 16, 2016
Write Smarter: Effective Ways to Avoid Plagiarism premium
Do you agree that ignorance of the law is no excuse? The same is true when it comes to plagiarism. Even if you don’t have the slightest idea that academic writing guidelines do exist, you can still be accused of unintentional plagiarism and asked to pass a course or test again. Naturally, committing plagiarism on […]