The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 5.8 percent in October, the lowest level since July 2008 and down from 7.2 percent a year earlier. Employers have now added at least 200,000 jobs for nine straight months — the longest such stretch since 1995.
Finding the perfect gift for a recent graduate, be from college or high school, can be tricky. Why not give a little advice mixed in with life lessons they can learn from, with these books from our sister company Simon & Schuster.
If you recently graduated from a Philadelphia area college or university over the past four years, an oranization dedicated to promoting the region to millennials is asking you to participate in an online survey.
A new survey of college graduates found that “highly selective schools don’t produce happier people or better workers…” but there is one thing that does make a difference.
Lori Shorr, the mayor’s chief education officer, admits the city hasn’t quite reached the mayor’s graduation rate goal.
Data from veterans who used education benefits from the post 9/11 G.I. Bill seem to graduate with rates comparable to their non-veteran peers.
Philly Fellows provides an opportunity for young graduates to learn about the importance of the non-profit world and gain experience for future employment.
In 2014, job opportunities are expected to increase 2% across all degree levels although many employers are taking a ‘”wait and see” approach because of federal budgets.
The study shows that starting salaries increased in fields of study across the board, with some up nearly 10%.
All employers – small and large – want graduates who have had some exposure to budgets. Business 101 is vital for college students’ futures.
Record numbers of young adults are completing high school, going to and completing college, according to new data from the US Census Bureau.
A recent international survey found global companies are struggling when it comes to finding skilled workers. A Montgomery County recruiting company decided to take a look at whether firms in the Philadelphia region are seeing the same problem.
With the national unemployment rate at 8.7 percent, there are thousands of people looking for jobs, including college graduates. A local career coach has some non-traditional tips on getting that job.
Philly is 10th on Kipplinger’s top 10 list of great cities for college grads. The magazine considered healthy economies fueling new job growth as its main criteria.
A local personal growth coach says 2011 grads are facing a better job market but still need to decide some things before becoming successful in that job market.