Monthly Archives: October 2007

Real Estate Business Majors are setting precedents

Recent graduates are showing signs of being high value hires to companies much earlier than other eras of employees, recent executive interviews show, inside the real estate industry. Employers believe that graduates have had a better education than previous generations… … Continue reading

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Is this the future of getting an accounting job?

Probably. At least if you’re looking for a job worth major bragging rights… The Aronson & Company firm has posted an online challenge for finance and accounting graduates. Students are given the chance to compete for a $2,500 ‘professional makeover,’ … Continue reading

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College Recruiters are streamlining they way they recruit student hires

NACE points out that HR recruiters are interviewing less college graduates before hiring. Data suggests that recruiters are able to filter out the best candidates for the position in less time, leading to less interviews, and less expense. It also … Continue reading

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The 2008 Job Market is a seller's market if you're a student

The National Association of Colleges and Employers expect a %16 expansion in the number of college graduates they will hire next year. This is a christmas present waiting to happen for seniors. What is needed is for students to envision … Continue reading

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The 2008 Job Market is a seller’s market if you’re a student

The National Association of Colleges and Employers expect a %16 expansion in the number of college graduates they will hire next year. This is a christmas present waiting to happen for seniors. What is needed is for students to envision … Continue reading

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Ohio ponders its brain drain

The OSU lantern detailed the dialogue inside of Ohio government circles focused on whether Ohio suffered brain drain. Notions are being tested whether there is a brain drain; government statistics highlight %30 of students who leave the state once they … Continue reading

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Next Acropolis Weblog: Where we're going

Ok, noble readers… The blog embarks. From now on, watch this space for thoughts on higher education, the young, ambitious people who pass through these noble arches, and the politics of the labor market. I am a college professor at … Continue reading

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