Tag Archives: Graduates

Grads Are Not Maximizing Digital Presence to Land Jobs


Research reveals divide between graduate recruiters and new graduates when it comes to importance of online profile in hiring process:  76% of hiring managers regularly check the social media and online presence of candidates More than 60% of millennial hiring managers said having a website or online portfolio is important for candidates Only 32% of graduates actually have an online portfolio to display their work GoDaddy Inc.  the world’s largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures, announced a consultation hotline dedicated to helping new graduates perfect their digital presence as new research revealed a majority aren’t using online platforms to enhance their job prospects.

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Where Do Liberal Arts Grads Land After College?


Where do liberal arts and humanities graduates go after graduation? Three in five liberal arts bachelor’s degree graduates (60.5 percent) from the Class of 2014 landed full-time jobs or a place in graduate school within six months of graduation, according to results of a new study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). NACE’s Class of 2014 First-Destination Survey found that 42.2 percent of liberal arts and humanities graduates were in full-time positions while 18.3 percent were in graduate or professional school.

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Memorable Commencement Speeches


It’s Harder to Be Kind Than Clever! Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder delivered some wise words from lessons he said “he learned the hard way.” Cleverness is a gift, kindness is a choice. Gifts are easy — they’re given after all. Choices can be hard. You can seduce yourself with your gifts if you’re not careful, and if you do, it’ll probably be to the detriment of your choices.” Jeff Bezos Trust the Dots will Somehow Connect in your Future! Steve Jobs, Founder of Apple, explains how a single class helped shaped the future of Apple “If I had never dropped out, I would have never dropped in on this calligraphy class,” he said, “and personal computers might not have the wonderful typography that they do,” “So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something — your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life.”  The Gig is Up Tom Hanks, Academy Award-winning actor, writer and director, addresses the Yale College Class of 2011 during the traditional Class Day speech and offers the graduates insight and …

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Future Teacher Pipeline Narrows Even Further

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ACT Report Shows Fewer High School Grads Planning to Become Educators The number and percentage of high school graduates interested in becoming an educator have significantly declined over the past four years, according to The Condition of Future Educators, a new report from ACT. The report shows that only 5 percent (89,347 students) of the nearly 1.85 million 2014 U.S. high school graduates who took the ACT® test said they intended to pursue a career as an educator—either as a teacher, counselor or administrator. Both the percentage and number have steadily dropped each year since 2010, when 7 percent of graduates (106,659 students) planned an education major.

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Massachusetts Launches Campaign to Double Number of Low Income Students Succeeding in College

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Massachusetts needs to do better to train students for future jobs A statewide coalition of higher education officials, school district administrators, teachers, business and community leaders today launched the College Success Campaign to significantly increase the number of Massachusetts high school students graduating from two- and four-year colleges.

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