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What Are the Best Cities for New Grads?

best cities for new grads

If you’re a recent college grad or are going to graduate soon, you’re about to be faced with a choice. After all, now that you finally have your degree, you need to move somewhere and start your career.

Where should you go? What are the best cities for new grads? There are a lot of factors to consider…   

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The Skills Gap: Urban Legend or Real Challenge? [Infographic]

We’ve often heard, primarily from well-respected academic types, that there is no such thing as a “Skills Gap” – basically, urban legend. Their view: graduates are coming out of college with the same skills they’ve always had.

Then again, maybe that is the problem…   

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5 Reasons Students Should Use LinkedIn Right Now [Infographic]

LinkedIn and Students II

As summer approaches, many students look forward to more than a few months off… they’re thinking about how to use this time to move their career goals forward. And for many, that means building a professional online presence, including a LinkedIn profile. And yet one question lingers: “I’m a college student… can LinkedIn really help me?” The answer, as this infographic from California College San Diego confidently states, is “YES!” And to help prove their point, they list five reasons why you should start using LinkedIn right now. To take advantage of LinkedIn in a big way, take a look. And then make it   

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Here’s How You’ll Defeat Unemployment After Graduation

Conquer Unemployment

You finished your last finals, picked up your graduation robe and scheduled that celebratory family dinner. Everything has fallen into place… except that all-encompassing search for a job.

You’ve tapped your network, sent hundreds of applications and even invested in your first corporate wardrobe. But your inbox sits quietly; mocking you; daring you to get your hopes up…   

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Here’s Exactly How You’ll Get a Job at Graduation

Welcome Back to College

Welcome, college students! Welcome (or welcome back) to the hallowed halls, the academic grind, to a life of independence and adulthood.

And welcome back to the “big lie”…   

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The Real Skills Gap: How Prepared Are We for Today’s Workforce?

Digital Skills Gap

As shown in this compelling infographic, Internships.com and General Assembly have new data for those graduates entering the workforce; specifically, the skills employers are demanding as they hand-pick the best of available new talent.

After reviewing the data, the question must be asked: Should colleges & universities be doing more to prepare their students for today’s workforce?   

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