Notes on the Entry Level Job Market

Posted on: May 19th, 2017
The class of 2017 is stepping in to one of the strongest job markets in several years, but underemployment continues to skew the data on career success at the entry level. GradStaff CEO Brian Weed discusses some of the underlying issues in this USA Today College article on why new grads and the companies that want to h ... Read Full Article

Chicago Tribune: Making the Most of Your Entry Level Job

Posted on: May 19th, 2017
GradStaff CEO Brian Weed contributes solid advice to new grads starting out in a career along side other notable business leaders and career coaches in a recent Chicago Tribune article. Brian describes how being positive and patient leads to success. He notes that "Employers crave strong team players who make positive ... Read Full Article

“Surprisingly Sexy Jobs” – Some Options for New Grad Job Seekers

Posted on: May 10th, 2017
All Business Networks recently featured advice for new grads looking for their first career and suggests casting a wider net towards industries that might not seem "sexy", but can offer excellent career paths, salaries, and overall utilization of skills. CEO Brian Weed also offers some suggestions of potential industry ... Read Full Article

GradStaff CEO on Regretting Majors

Posted on: March 13th, 2017
GradStaff CEO Bob LaBombard contributed to a recent article on GoodCall discussing how grads often second-guess their major or school choices. Our team believes that grads are more than just a major! It is very important to stay positive and analyze your own transferable skills as a new grad searching for a career! Bo ... Read Full Article

GradStaff (Avenica) Manager on The Importance of Transferable Skills

Posted on: January 13th, 2017
A common misconception many recent college graduates have is that non-professional jobs are irrelevant to their career goals. Even though you may not want to work as a barista in a coffee shop for the rest of your life, it is important to understand the significance of the transferable skills that you are able to offer ... Read Full Article

Job Search Success: 10 Strategies for December Grads

Posted on: December 28th, 2016
Congratulations to the many fresh graduates receiving their diplomas as a member of the December graduating class of 2016! Their reward is an early start to their job search in hopes of finding the right entry-level position to begin their career. However, for many college graduates, uncertainty is what sets in first u ... Read Full Article

Why New Grads Still Struggle to Find Good Jobs

Posted on: December 19th, 2016
CNBC recently featured an article written by GradStaff CEO, Bob LaBombard, focusing on the state of recent college graduates entering the workforce. The article highlights the findings of a survey conducted by GradStaff, which asked over 500 recent grads to reflect on the success of their current job search. The survey ... Read Full Article

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