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Category Archives: What Employers Want

Add a College Minor to Get your Foot in the Door

Many college students consider whether or not to add a college minor to their Bachelor’s degree.  Despite the potential benefits, before you add a college minor think about the extra coursework, additional time in college and the potential additional costs.  Here are some of the potential … Read More…

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HBCU Career Centers Can Impact High School Graduation Rates in Southern States

The latest report from Edweek.org on high school graduation rates in the United States triggered my memory of an innovative college career center program that I worked on, over a decade ago.  It was my first job in higher education and I was working as … Read More…

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Ignorance Is Not Bliss: The Real Reason You Must Study Abroad

Why should I study abroad? When I moved to a rural village in Japan, I was not expecting for my patience, mental stamina, and faith to be tested! I am often asked, “why should I study abroad?” and “why should I learn another … Read More…

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College Majors in Demand from Class of 2014

Career Builder and CareerRookie.com survey shows that 57% of employers will higher new grads in 2014.  Read full survey details of the college majors in demand from class of 2014 here. Which College Majors in Demand from Class of 2014? The list below shows the … Read More…

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Employers Have Concerns About New Grads at Work

Recent CareerBuilder and CareerRookie.com survey gave some insights into how employers feel about new grads at work.  The survey found that 57 % of employers actually planned to hire new college graduates.  Most surveyed employers believe that most new grads at work are very prepared and … Read More…

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Skills Employers Want From Graduates

It’s that time again! Millions of new college graduates will walk the stage at graduation.  Many will be anxious about making the big transition from college campus to business campus.  Some will be wondering whether or not they have the skills employers want from  graduates. Most new … Read More…

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