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Early job searching is a must for graduating seniors

Early job searching is a must for graduating seniors

State Hornet Staff

February 11, 2014

It has been four or five years, give or take a few semesters, and it is finally time to graduate. Requirements are met, grades are decent enough and the eagerness to have that degree in hand is growing. So, now what? Too often are students graduating from college with little to no plans for the fu...

It’s the Hard-Knock Life for us: New graduates find themselves overqualified, stuck

Many of the caps of the graduates carried messages, such as the one by Kara Crookston, left, during Fresno State University's 101st Commencement at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California, on Saturday, May 19, 2012. (John Walker/Fresno Bee/MCT)

Natalie Gray

December 5, 2012

After several years of higher education, more than 260,000 college graduates worked in food service, retail and personal service industries in 2011, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The numbers continue to rise. Since 2010, 46 percent of adults from ages 18 to 24 are unemployed and 49 percent sai...

Students need more than a good resume when job seeking.

Natalie Gray

February 22, 2012

You didn’t get the job. After hours of prepping your resume, picking the perfect outfit, researching the position and whitening the hell out of your teeth, you still didn’t get the job. Having previous work experience, education, good work ethic and a happy demeanor should be an ace in the ...