Navigating Your Job Search in Today’s Job Market

Posted on: December 15th, 2016
Whether you're just entering the workforce or you've been out of the job search scene for a handful of years, there's a lot to learn about job searching in 2016. GradStaff CEO Bob LaBombard was recently featured in an article by The Chicago Tribune that highlights a few of the biggest changes that someone must take wh ... Read Full Article

Using the STAR Method to Showcase Your Skills

Posted on: November 14th, 2016
GradStaff has helped thousands of recent graduates find great entry-level positions to begin their career. One of the main keys to landing a position is taking the time to properly prepare for interviews. About half of each interview will consists of the interviewer gathering information as to why your qualifications m ... Read Full Article

Webinar – Job Search Strategies for Graduating Seniors

Posted on: November 2nd, 2016
On Thursday, November 17th, GradStaff hosted a Job Search Strategies Webinar for current college seniors. The webinar is designed for anyone who has been unsuccessful in their job search thus far or for those who are still unsure where they fit in the workplace or what to do upon graduation. From learning how to ide ... Read Full Article

How College Seniors Can Prepare for Life After Graduation

Posted on: October 27th, 2016
Welcome Week has come and gone and you’re tired of playing “summer catch-up” with your classmates when it finally hits you – you’re already halfway through the first semester of your SENIOR YEAR of college! Time has absolutely flown by and although you shouldn’t have a panic attack, it’s important to rec ... Read Full Article

Skype Etiquette 101

Posted on: October 25th, 2016
Well, it’s official! The hype and excitement of graduation has ended, the pools have closed, and your friends are starting to ditch the weekly ‘Thirsty Thursday’ hangout as they have to be up early for work. Where does this leave you? Job searching – in full-on Desperation Mode. Within a job search, there are s ... Read Full Article

Networking Earned You a Referral, Now What?

Posted on: October 20th, 2016
Networking, either through your personal contacts or by using social media tools like Linkedin, is an important part of any job search strategy. However, getting referred to a working professional who may be helpful in your job search is only the start. Here are some things to do to maximize the value of that referral ... Read Full Article

The Role of Small Businesses in Economic Equality

Posted on: October 18th, 2016
GradStaff CEO Bob LaBombard was recently part of the discussion panel at the 52nd annual Gustavus Adolphus Nobel Conference. Year in and year out, the conference covers a wide range of social and scientific issues, with this year's main discussion gearing toward "economic balance in everyday life." LaBombard, and other ... Read Full Article

How Hiring Companies Should Handle New Grad Referrals

Posted on: October 13th, 2016
An important part of any corporate recruiting strategy includes encouraging referrals from employees and business partners such as clients, vendors, and consultants. Given that most working professionals are approached every year by newly graduated job seekers (or their parents) for help in finding a job, many companie ... Read Full Article