GradStaff CEO Bob LaBombard is confident that this will be the best year for jobs since the recession in 2008. He recently appeared in Saint Cloud State University's University Chronicle to talk about job search strategies for graduating seniors. "Candidates who demonstrate good time management, effective communicati ... Read Full Article
We’ve all seen the flyers around campus, received the emails from Career Services, and had professors promote it at the end of class: the career fair is this week, don’t forget to attend!
Career fairs can feel like the Hunger Games of entry-level employment. Rows of booths are staggered across the gym floor, there ... Read Full Article
GradStaff CEO Bob LaBombard was recently featured on WCCO - Minnesota to give a primer on job prospects for college seniors and recent grads as well as tips and strategies for success. You can view the full 3 minute clip HERE. ... Read Full Article
You’re a college senior or recent graduate looking for your first full-time professional position. What’s your professional brand? What value and skills do you bring to the workplace? Over 60% of the candidates that we work with struggle in answering these questions. Most are either too focused on their academic ma ... Read Full Article
An article by Kara Westrich, COO of GradStaff, recently appeared in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Kara discusses why the entry-level job market is so inefficient and cites specific examples for how GradStaff's model breaks down those inefficiencies and helps great grads and great companies find each other.
"This has c ... Read Full Article
If you're a college senior or recent graduate about to head back home for the holidays, you'll likely be forced to engage in soul-crushing conversation about your job search and future plans. Believe me, I’ve been there. Even seemingly innocent grandmothers can be completely relentless.
These family members obviousl ... Read Full Article
GradStaff CEO Bob LaBombard recently joined Caroline Dowd-Higgins on the "Your Working Life" podcast to talk about 2015 grads and the entry-level job search. Check out the full podcast HERE. ... Read Full Article
On November 12, 2015, GradStaff hosted a webinar on job search strategies for graduating seniors. It focused on helping students identify and communicate their transferable skills and provided actionable tips for navigating the complex entry-level job market. Check it out if you are undecided on what you’d like to do ... Read Full Article