Category Archives: Job Market

14 Tips to Ace your Second Interview

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Congratulations, you made it to the second interview. Now what? Getting to a second interview is confirmation that the company generally feels that you have the qualifications to do the job. You should be pleased that you made it to the next round. That does not mean, however, that the job is yours. Most likely you are competing with two to three other finalists, candidates about whom you know nothing. They may even be more qualified than you, at least on paper. Now most definitely is not the time to sit back and coast. These 14 tips will help you prepare for and ace your second interview. (more…)

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Attracting the Best and Brightest Millennials


Generational changes always impact hiring, especially perceptions about workplace readiness. This has been true for every generation, notwithstanding the current obsession with the Milliennial generation. The great myth that Millennials are lazy, entitled and high maintenance isn’t serving employers, or Millennials, well.


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2016 Job Market for College Grads: C2C’s Annual Report

job market for new college grads looking brighter

Graduation season is here, which means that it’s time for C2C’s annual state of the job market. There is good news: compared with 2015, the employment landscape for the class of 2016 looks more favorable, yet is not without its challenges.

  1. A slight uptick in hiring expectations gives reason for optimism
  2. Reality clash persists between graduate expectations and self-assessment of job-readiness, and employer offers and requirements
  3. Entry-level wages remain stagnant while student debt soars

Now, let’s look at the data underlying the assessment: (more…)

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