What Gen Z Looks For In An Employer (Video)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Aug 30, 2022 10:00:00 AM

Generation Z — the most diverse and educated age group in the U.S. — is entering the workforce and they know what they want from an employer. Watch our short video to learn what matters most to these job seekers. By implementing and understanding what Gen Zers prioritize, your organization will be able to attract and retain this powerful group of tomorrow's leaders. 


Class of 2022 Hiring Statistics (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 28, 2022 10:30:00 AM

It's graduation season! The job market is hot and employers plan to hire nearly one-third more new college graduates this year than last year, according to a report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Check out our infographic which details optimistic hiring statistics for upcoming college grads.


How to Find a Summer Internship Fit for You

Posted by Alli Kuchy on Jul 1, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Finding summer internship opportunities can be challenging right now due to COVID-19 restrictions still in place for organizations and the current state of the job market. If you’re a student or recent college graduate looking to gain real-life work experience, consider these tips to help guide you to find an internship you love this summer.


Career Advice for Recent College Graduates

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Apr 30, 2019 11:00:03 AM

As the school year comes to a swift close, many college graduates are on the hunt for entry-level positions. Finding a job can be difficult, especially for recent-grads that may have little to no experience. However, with a four-year diploma and the right mindset, you can land your first ‘real world’ job right out of college.


Top Skills Recruiters Look for in Entry-Level Candidates (With Examples)

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Dec 20, 2018 11:00:00 AM

When seeking entry-level candidates, recruiters not only look at one’s experience and knowledge but their skill set. Your skills are the result of your knowledge and experience. It’s what sets you apart from your competition, making it imperative to list your soft and hard skills on your resume and LinkedIn profile. Because you are an entry-level candidate, employers don’t expect to see a long list of advanced abilities but, they do expect to see a handful of relevant, desired skills. To best portray how qualified you are, we are sharing our expert advice on what essential skills you need to illustrate to help you get found by recruiters!


Positives of Working in the Gig Economy

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Nov 27, 2018 11:21:21 AM

Yet another new buzzword, “gig economy”, has been trending in today’s evolving digital world. The term refers to a labor market where people are hired for short-term assignments and temporary or individual contract work. The gig economy is comprised of freelancers, side hustlers, temporary agency workers, and contractors. People working in the gig economy typically are those who have recently been laid off, in the process of searching for a full-time job, in school, or looking to make extra money on the side in addition to their full-time job. In short, the gig economy translates to, individuals working a part-time job.


How to Prepare for Attracting Generation Z Talent (Infographic)

Posted by JOHNLEONARD on Oct 18, 2018 10:49:15 AM

With Generation Z soon entering the workforce, organizations are looking toward the positive, new change they will bring. Gen-Z includes those born after 1996, with a large number of students graduating college this year. Since their priorities and aspirations differ from Millennials, it is important for employers to adapt their recruiting efforts to attract and retain members of this generation.


How to Prepare for Attracting Generation Z Talent

Posted by Lexi Albrecht on Sep 4, 2018 11:58:03 AM

Millennials can now breathe a sigh of relief knowing Generation Z is next in line to receive all the attention and scrutiny of the media. Gen-Z, people born after 1996, is about to rapidly change the workforce as we know it. A common misconception is that Millennials and Gen-Z have the same values and motives. The main difference is, Gen-Z doesn’t know life without smartphones and cutting-edge technology. Their priorities, aspirations, and wants in the workplace are very different from any other generation and it’s important to know these differences when marketing to them.


How Can College Experiences Be Translated Into Job Search Success?

Posted by Alyssa Bourne-Peters on Oct 5, 2017 10:33:22 AM

For most of your college career you have probably been told that internships are key for landing a job after college. While they still are very important for your career, internships are not the only way to gain new skills and experience in your particular field of interest. There are additional ways to gain that needed experience both in and out of the classroom that you may not have thought of initially. Keep reading to see which experiences in college can translate to experience needed when searching for jobs.


How to Tackle Your First Networking Event

Posted by Danielle Walker on Jun 20, 2017 10:23:18 AM

Networking events can be intimidating, especially if it’s your first one. However, you need to network to open the door to career-boosting opportunities. A new survey revealed that 85% of all jobs are filled via networking, so it’s important to start making an impression. Utilize the following tips if you’re just starting to get involved in the world of networking and aren’t sure where to begin.


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