Posts Tagged ‘college graduates’

6 Classes You’ll Wish You Took in College

We all know that college is a time for parties and for classes that look good but don’t teach much. Well, I’m here to tell you that if you want to get something lasting out of your college experience besides a piece of paper, take a handful of basic skills classes that you’ll be able ...

Look at Jobs as Dates to Find ‘The One’

Job Hopping is a trait that many recruiters frown upon; but University of Michigan economics professor Justin Wolfers tells new graduates to treat jobs like dates in order to find the one that best fits. NPR asked Wolfers and other economists what they would say to graduates in a commencement speech. His response: “Approach your ...

41% of Recent College Graduates Overqualified for Current Job

A new survey has found that 41 percent of recent college graduates find themselves in work that does not require a college degree. Accenture, one of the world’s largest consulting firms, surveyed 1,005 new workers who graduated in 2011 and 2012 (without going to graduate school) to compare job realities with the expectations of the ...