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The most effective way to hire Sales Development Representatives

Posted by Michele Aymold on Jul 12, 2018 12:25:15 PM

How do you use Micro-Interns? We asked, real professionals answered.

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Topics: Company

Settling for a subpar job right out of college can hurt your career for years

Posted by Michele Aymold on Jul 5, 2018 2:54:13 PM

Two-thirds of underemployed college graduates will remain underemployed throughout their careers, according to The Permanent Detour: Underemployment’s Long-term Effects on the Careers of College Graduates, a new report from Strada Institute for the Future of Work and Burning Glass Technologies. While scary, the illumination of this risk shows that underemployment can be preventable.

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Topics: Company

55.3% of recent college graduates will leave their first job within the first year

Posted by Jeffrey Moss on Jun 11, 2018 2:54:07 PM

Last week I attended the 2018 NACE Conference and was inspired by all of the conversations around improving career success for college students and recent grads. However, even with all of the innovation and desire to improve college-to-career outcomes, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 55.3% of recent college graduates will leave their first job within the first year.

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Topics: Company

[WEBINAR] United Negro College Fund Career Pathways Initiative

Posted by Michele Aymold on Jun 4, 2018 4:36:31 PM

Parker Dewey is honored to partner with the United Negro College Fund to support its Career Pathways Initiative. Through this effort, diverse college students have more opportunities to execute short-term, paid, professional assignments to help them launch their careers. In addition, these Micro-Internships allow companies to build relationships with highly motivated Career Launchers and see firsthand the benefits of hiring students from HBCUs.

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Topics: Company

Strategies to Overcome Underemployment of College Graduates

Posted by Jeffrey Moss on May 30, 2018 3:40:07 PM

The new report from Strada Institute for the Future of Work and Burning Glass Technologies, The Permanent Detour: Underemployment’s Long-term Effects on the Careers of College Graduates, is a must-read for anyone interested in college-to-career transitions.

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Topics: Company, Talent

What the Class of 2019 is looking for from Employers

Posted by Michele Aymold on May 16, 2018 2:26:02 PM

Tech-savvy by default, college graduates gearing up to launch their careers across majors and disciplines are attracted to companies that offer clear ways to continue their learning and help them successfully transition from college to career. Is your company ready to support new talent?

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Exactly How To Decide Which Skills To Put On Your Resume

Posted by Michele Aymold on May 9, 2018 9:35:45 AM

This post originally appears on Fast Company and was re-posted with permission from author Art Markman.
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Topics: Talent

College and University Quality Linked to Work Relevance: Our thoughts on the Gallup / Strada report

Posted by Jeffrey Moss on May 4, 2018 2:07:53 PM

If you have not yet seen the Gallup / Strada report released earlier this week we would strongly recommend reading it.  The TL; DR is that college students and grads judge the quality of their school based upon the relevance to their work and daily lives. While true (one cannot argue facts), we should all be concerned that many will read the headline and jump to conclusions about post-secondary education.

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Topics: Company

Seven Minutes on Parker Dewey at ASU GSV Summit 2018

Posted by Michele Aymold on May 3, 2018 12:59:58 PM

Hear from Parker Dewey founder Jeffrey Moss on how we help college to career transitions through Micro-Internships.

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Topics: Company

Discover Your Next Steps: Prioritize Your Internship and Job Search

Posted by Michele Aymold on Apr 30, 2018 4:00:24 PM

This post originally appeared on LinkedIn Pulse and was re-posted with permission from author Kate Szumanski.

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Topics: Talent

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