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

Internships vs. Restaurant Jobs

Posted on: October 7th, 2016
Let’s face it, not every college student has the opportunity or the financial resources to complete a prestigious internship during their undergraduate career. While many people may see this as a “failure,” this article helps debunk those myths as that is definitely not the case. Here at GradStaff, we cannot tell ... Read Full Article

5 Ways Colleges Can Help Grads Become “Career Ready”

Posted on: September 20th, 2016
This fall, millions of incoming college freshman said goodbye to their parents and hello to dorm life as they begin their exciting journey into the next phase of their lives. Many would say that the purpose of attending college is to prepare students and make sure that they land a good job after graduation. If that's ... Read Full Article

5 Leadership Qualities to Look for in New Grads

Posted on: August 26th, 2016
Leadership can be defined in many different ways, making it difficult for employers to identify candidates who possess the skills necessary to become a leader within their company. Mix in the fact that most recent college graduates come out of school with very little work experience and it makes it even harder for ... Read Full Article