Category Archives: College

New Age Jobs: The Future Careers of Gen Y and Gen Z [Infographic]

The Career Path of Gen Y and Gen Z

How does a student or young professional best prepare for this transition from old-school to new-school? How do members of Gen Z and younger members of Gen Y know what might lie ahead of them in the workplace?

This infographic takes a look at our uncertain future, including what jobs might be most in-demand just a few years from now and what skills will be required as they pursue new age jobs such as Nano-Medic, Climate Controller and Avatar Manager…   

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Career Confusion: Which Job Might Be Right For You? [Infographic]

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“What do you want to be when you grow up?” From about the age of six, this is a question we hear often. And by the time we’re in high school, it seems everyone we meet asks us some variation of this question. But how do you really know – based on your strengths, weaknesses and personality type –what career is right for you? And if you do already have an answer to the “…when you grow up…” question, how do you know if that career will be in high demand by employers? Vista College, through this comprehensive infographic, not   

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The 7 Deadly Job Search Sins of Recent College Grads

7 Deadly Job Search Sins

With spring upon us, a slew of college graduates will soon enter into the Hunger Games… I mean… the modern job market. And one thing is for sure, what happens in this arena is not what you expected.

Everyone knows that circling ads in the newspaper with a sharpie is an obsolete strategy. But there are many other job search sins, just as antiquated as that Sunday morning ritual, still being committed by recent college graduates…   

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How Will You Overcome The Student Employment Gap? [Infographic]

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You are a recent or soon-to-be college graduate entering the workforce… and you’re finding the “entering” part to be more challenging than you ever expected.

Why? Because employers have never been more demanding… which makes “The Student Employment Gap” very real. Consider these facts on employability…   

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5 Lessons Every New Grad Should Learn Before Graduation

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I graduated with not much of plan – just to get a reputable job and make a living. I took risks, made mistakes, and learned from them; ultimately, I ended up with a job I truly enjoy. However, these last two years also taught me a thing or two about setting the foundations of a career.

You probably have heard the basics – make a good impression at work, leverage your network, etc. – but, there are a still a number of things I learned in the last two years…   

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How Happy Are We at Work? [Infographic]

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We all hope to find our dream job. We strive to create an amazing career. But how many of us are happy – really happy – with our work?

The fact is that many of us – as you can see in this infographic from Lasalle Network and Careerbuilder – feel underemployed, under-trained and under-paid. Many also feel as though they have a job rather than a career – and that they are too often overlooked for promotion…   

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