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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…


How College Seniors Can Prepare for Life After Graduation

Welcome Week has come and gone and you’re tired of playing “summer catch-up” with your classmates when it finally hits you – you’re already halfway through the first semester of your SENIOR YEAR of college! Time has absolutely flown by and although you shouldn’t have a panic attack, it’s important to recognize that this year…


Skype Etiquette 101

Well, it’s official! The hype and excitement of graduation has ended, the pools have closed, and your friends are starting to ditch the weekly ‘Thirsty Thursday’ hangout as they have to be up early for work. Where does this leave you? Job searching – in full-on Desperation Mode. Within a job search, there are…


Networking Earned You a Referral, Now What?

Networking, either through your personal contacts or by using social media tools like Linkedin, is an important part of any job search strategy. However, getting referred to a working professional who may be helpful in your job search is only the start. Here are some things to do to maximize the value of that referral.

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I just wanted to take a moment to tell you how much I love my job...Thank you very much for putting this match together.

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