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Notes on the Entry Level Job Market

The class of 2017 is stepping in to one of the strongest job markets in several years, but underemployment continues to skew the data on career success at the entry level. GradStaff CEO Brian Weed discusses some of the underlying issues in this USA Today College article on why new grads and…


Chicago Tribune: Making the Most of Your Entry Level Job

GradStaff CEO Brian Weed contributes solid advice to new grads starting out in a career along side other notable business leaders and career coaches in a recent Chicago Tribune article. Brian describes how being positive and patient leads to success. He notes that “Employers crave strong team players who make positive things happen…


“Surprisingly Sexy Jobs” – Some Options for New Grad Job Seekers

All Business Networks recently featured advice for new grads looking for their first career and suggests casting a wider net towards industries that might not seem “sexy”, but can offer excellent career paths, salaries, and overall utilization of skills. CEO Brian Weed also offers some suggestions of potential industry fit based on college major…


GradStaff CEO on Regretting Majors

Not sure what is next?GradStaff CEO Bob LaBombard contributed to a recent article on GoodCall discussing how grads often second-guess their major or school choices. Our team believes that grads are more than just a major! It is very important to stay positive…


GradStaff Manager on The Importance of Transferable Skills

A common misconception many recent college graduates have is that non-professional jobs are irrelevant to their career goals. Even though you may not want to work as a barista in a coffee shop for the rest of your life, it is important to understand the significance of the transferable skills that you are able…


Job Search Success: 10 Strategies for December Grads

Congratulations to the many fresh graduates receiving their diplomas as a member of the December graduating class of 2016! Their reward is an early start to their job search in hopes of finding the right entry-level position to begin their career. However, for many college graduates, uncertainty is what sets in first upon graduation….


Why New Grads Still Struggle to Find Good Jobs

CNBC recently featured an article written by GradStaff CEO, Bob LaBombard, focusing on the state of recent college graduates entering the workforce. The article highlights the findings of a survey conducted by GradStaff, which asked over 500 recent grads to reflect on the success of their current job search. The survey showed that new…


Navigating Your Job Search in Today’s Job Market

Whether you’re just entering the workforce or you’ve been out of the job search scene for a handful of years, there’s a lot to learn about job searching in 2016. GradStaff CEO Bob LaBombard was recently featured in an article by The Chicago Tribune that highlights a few of the biggest changes that someone must…


Using the STAR Method to Showcase Your Skills

GradStaff has helped thousands of recent graduates find great entry-level positions to begin their career. One of the main keys to landing a position is taking the time to properly prepare for interviews. About half of each interview will consists of the interviewer gathering information as to why your qualifications make you the best…


Webinar – Job Search Strategies for Graduating Seniors

On Thursday, November 17th, GradStaff hosted a Job Search Strategies Webinar for current college seniors. The webinar is designed for anyone who has been unsuccessful in their job search thus far or for those who are still unsure where they fit in the workplace or what to do upon graduation. From learning how to identify your unique…


Thank you so much for your guidance and help in finding employment in such a great position and company. It has been such an enjoyable experience. The interview questions and phone conferences were such a huge help. I felt prepared and confident going into each interview. Again, thank you so much. I cannot express my gratitude enough.

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