A New View on Work Experience: Every Job is a Real Job

Posted on: December 31st, 2015
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

Matchmaking Model Helps New Grads Find Jobs

Posted on: December 31st, 2015
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

Home for the Holidays: Tips for Navigating Job Search Questions

Posted on: December 16th, 2015
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 Talks Employment Prospects for 2015 College Graduates

Posted on: December 15th, 2015
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

Job Search Strategies for Graduating Seniors – Webinar

Posted on: November 18th, 2015
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

GradStaff Announces New Service: Why CollegeDirect?

Posted on: November 3rd, 2015
GradStaff recently announced a new service called CollegeDirect. While our legacy business involves recruiting and placing new college graduates after graduation, CollegeDirect involves recruiting graduating seniors during their last year in college for positions that start soon after graduation. This service is a perf ... Read Full Article

What They Tell You About College is Wrong

Posted on: November 2nd, 2015
An article written by GradStaff CEO Bob LaBombard recently appeared in the Arizona Republic. Contrary to the popular narrative that the purpose of college is merely to find a job, he argues that it's actually much more than that. "College is not just about finding a job. It’s about acquiring knowledge and skills tha ... Read Full Article

GradStaff Team Members Share Their Job Search Experiences

Posted on: October 13th, 2015
Check out this video in which GradStaff team members share their experiences in transitioning from college to the professional world. They are evidence that your major is only one small factor in the entry level job search. Your major doesn't define you - take a look! ... Read Full Article