Posts Tagged ‘Employment’

The Pros and Cons of Campus Jobs

The Pros and Cons of Campus Jobs

Is it worth it to work at your college while taking classes at the same time? You know the short version of this post (Pro: you get money. Con: you have to work more.) but every job is different, and some might be more suited to your taste than others. Here’s a rundown on the ...

Top Job Opportunities For Recent Grads

Top Job Opportunities For Recent Grads

Unfortunately for you, you’re graduating in the midst of a recession, and it’s taking you much longer than you expected to find a job. Well, you’re in luck. Here are four jobs to get as a recent graduate to avoid letting your brain turn to mush. They’re great ways to pay your student loans, keep ...

The 10 Best Cities for New College Grads in 2013

The 10 Best Cities for New College Grads in 2013

We know what you don’t want to think about after college. You don’t want to think about the fact that you might not get a job, that you may have to settle into one just for the paycheck, or that you may have to move back in with your parents. Unfortunately, those are all very ...

Post-College: What You Don’t Want to Hear

Post-College: What You Don’t Want to Hear

There’s something I think we all need to be reminded of every now and again; it’s something as college students we’re all aware of, it’s just never discussed that often, so grab that check and make it payable to reality. You probably won’t get a decent job when you graduate. In fact, you’ll be lucky ...

The Ultimate Workforce Goal Is To Make Employers Seek You

The Ultimate Workforce Goal Is To Make Employers Seek You

The end of college brings many questions for young adults. These days, poor economic conditions and increased acceptance of debt rewards the continuance of higher education to get a masters degree or even higher. A great number of recent graduates are either unable to find work or are taking entry level service jobs in the ...

Why You Might Not Want To Be A Student Worker

Why You Might Not Want To Be A Student Worker

College can seem like a great opportunity to pick up a job on the side: there are plenty of options, and all your employers offer half-time because they understand that you’re juggling a full course load. Besides, those Happy Hour chicken wings and beer won’t pay for themselves. But deciding to get a student job ...

Are Job Titles Going Extinct?

Are Job Titles Going Extinct?

Traditionally, employees have always been given a specific job title. Most of us even use these titles to identify ourselves when people ask us what we do for a living. “I’m an architect” you might say, or “I am a receptionist.” Job Titles are Fading But as some people are contending, job titles may soon ...

The Lengths Companies Are Going To Hire Talent

The Lengths Companies Are Going To Hire Talent

Even in tough economic times, companies are on the hunt for the top talent in the industry. Especially for young people, the time is ripe to hone your skills. As the baby boomer generation ages and leaves the workplace, there are likely to be more jobs than employees to fill them, according to Forbes magazine. ...

4 Of The Best Jobs To Have As A Student

4 Of The Best Jobs To Have As A Student

College ain’t easy, and paying for it is even harder. Many lucky students have financial aid, scholarships, and even loans, but the rest of us are forced to work our way through boring, low-paying, dead-end jobs to pay for our tuition. If you’re in the latter category, don’t despair! Check out the perks of these ...