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Best Advice Books For The Recent Grad

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.

05/29/2014

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New Survey Looks To Gauge Recent Grads’ “Philadelphia Experience”

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.

05/17/2014

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Graduates From Elite Colleges Are Not More Satisfied Or More Successful

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.

05/12/2014

(Members of the graduating class at Philadelphia's colleges and universities pose with Mayor Nutter.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

At College Grads’ Photo Op, Nutter Administration Sees More Work Ahead

Lori Shorr, the mayor’s chief education officer, admits the city hasn’t quite reached the mayor’s graduation rate goal.

05/09/2014

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College Success For Veterans

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.

04/15/2014

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Philly Fellows Provides Opportunity In Non-Profit World

Philly Fellows provides an opportunity for young graduates to learn about the importance of the non-profit world and gain experience for future employment.

03/18/2014

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Job Market Looks Bright For 2014 Grads

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.

01/06/2014

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Average Starting Salaries For College Grads Up For Class Of 2013

The study shows that starting salaries increased in fields of study across the board, with some up nearly 10%.

05/06/2013

College Textbooks

Colleges Should Require Business 101 For All Students

All employers – small and large – want graduates who have had some exposure to budgets. Business 101 is vital for college students’ futures.

02/13/2013

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K-12 And College Completion Rates Set Records

Record numbers of young adults are completing high school, going to and completing college, according to new data from the US Census Bureau.

12/12/2012

Jobs

Report: Global Companies Struggling To Find Skilled Workers

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.

05/28/2011

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New Book Offers New Graduates And Job Seekers Advice On Giving A Good Interview

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.

05/21/2011

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Philadelphia Makes Kipplinger Magazine’s List Of Best Cities For College Grads

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.

05/20/2011

Jobs

Local Author, Life Coach Shares Job Searching Tips For New Grads

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.

05/14/2011

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Drexel University Career Fair Draws Nearly 100 Employers

Drexel University says it had to create more space for companies involved in its latest Spring Career Fair.

04/06/2011

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