Graduation is a very major milestone in everyone’s lifetime. After years of continuous studies, quizzes, assignments, and tests, you are finally free to take your first steps in your professional life. However, that is a major test in itself nowadays. With the economic downturn, finding a good job is nearly impossible because of the number of applicants jumping at every good opportunity. What you can do to improve your odds however… Read More
I didn’t go to my college graduation and I don’t really regret it. But I wouldn’t be able to forgive myself if the George Mason University commencement was anything like a recent ceremony that took place in Denmark. As clips of smiling students filled the screen, the atmosphere quickly changed as the film suddenly cut to one of the graduating students having sex with an unidentified woman in what looked like hidden… Read More
I have met people in their second year of college who have resumes that have not been updated since high school. In fact, I can think of a couple instances of people who don’t even have resumes at all. You can guess what their job situation is like. Not having a strong resume means one of three things: You are completely underestimating the value of a resume. You are extremely confident that… Read More
If you are in college or recently graduated you already no that it is particularly difficult to find jobs in your field right out of college. But instead of putting your head in the sand look over the list below of 10 reasons why you and so many of your classmates struggle to find employment following graduation.
IN OVER 9% UNEMPLOYMENT AND GRADUATIONS AFTER GRADUATIONS WITH MORE STUDENTS CLUELESS ABOUT WHAT THEY”RE GOING TO DO next, people in my generation have started giving up.
IN RECORD NUMBERS, THEY’RE STRUGGLING TO FIND WORK, shunning long-distance moves to live with mom and dad, delating marriage and raising kids out of wedlock, if they’re becoming parents at all. The unemployment rate for them is the highest since World War II, and they risk living in poverty more than others – nearly 1 in 5.