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5 Ways to Lessen Inequality as Demand for Labor Decreases Worldwide

Aashish Mehta | Posted 12.07.2014 | World
Aashish Mehta

As automation replaces jobs, we may need a guaranteed minimum income for all people, regardless of employment status.

How to Explain to Your Parents What You Do for a Living

Danny Rubin | Posted 10.07.2014 | College
Danny Rubin

The less parents know about our jobs, the more nervous they become. And as seemingly every job becomes more technical and digital, it's like we speak a different language from our moms and dads.

What They Didn't Prepare You for After College

Jasmine Crockett | Posted 08.31.2014 | Education
Jasmine Crockett

Students tend to think while in the classroom they are learning everything they need to know to be successful on their job. I have spoken to so many people who have made the statement that you don't actually learn your field until you're actually working in it.

Brooke Chatterton: What Job Statistics Say About the Value of College Internships

Southwestern University | Posted 07.27.2014 | College
Southwestern University

While some criticize unpaid internships as disenfranchising to the poor who are often unable to afford the luxury of working without pay, it provides work experience and eases student entry into the labor market.

5 Ways to Make the Most of a Disappointing Internship

Natalie Bounassar | Posted 05.17.2014 | College
Natalie Bounassar

The upside to a disappointing internship is that internships typically have a set duration. You're never truly "stuck" in any situation, but internships are especially temporary.

4 Wonderful Things I Learned from the Job I Hated Most

Keith Wade | Posted 04.30.2014 | College
Keith Wade

I've had a couple of jobs I hated most of the time. But I learned an awful lot at the one I hated most.

Observations From Behind the Counter

Susan Kaufman | Posted 04.26.2014 | College
Susan Kaufman

You don't know me. I work behind the counter at your university's campus center. I make your sandwiches and wraps. I wear a baseball cap and that ugly unisex tee shirt. I also get paid heinously low wages. I am your local employed college student.

4 Questions You Should Never Ask in a Job Interview

Her Campus | Posted 03.08.2014 | College
Her Campus

You showed up on time, dressed to impress, and your answers to every question the interviewer asked you were flawless. Now the end of the interview is drawing near, and the interviewer is about to ask you his last question: "Do you have any questions for me?"

3 Meaningless Resume Phrases and What to Write Instead

Her Campus | Posted 02.14.2014 | College
Her Campus

There are certain words and phrases that can kill the resumes of even the most experienced college women. You could be working hard juggling internshi...

Small Job Search Steps That Make You Stand Out Big Time

Amanda Augustine | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
Amanda Augustine

In today's competitive job search, you could be battling 100 other qualified candidates for a position. The only way to get the job is to catch the eye of the interviewers. Here are seven ways you can distinguish yourself from the pack during your job search.

The Best College Jobs... While You're In College

Scott Weingold | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Scott Weingold

Any job you take during college is a good one.That's because it shows employers you can balance school and work at the same time. The best college jobs, though, are the ones that help you land the career you want, right after you've graduated.

How To Start Your Own Business And Pay For College At The Same Time

Forbes | Eric Basu | Posted 08.22.2013 | Small Business

Forbes: For those of you who have students preparing to go to, or currently attending college, the costs probably are daunting. The cost of a year...

6 Tips to Turn Your College Summer Internship Into a Job

Michael Ruderman | Posted 10.07.2013 | College
Michael Ruderman

Thousands of college students are finishing internships this month before heading back to their campuses. If you were one of those students lucky enough to land a selective internship at a top company, these last few days on the job are critical.

Resume Advice for the Recent Grad

Amanda Augustine | Posted 09.30.2013 | College
Amanda Augustine

Craft a strong resume that says you're ready for the workforce. Here are seven tips to help you send the right message to prospective employers with your resume.

Labor Participation Rate Keeps Falling While Millions of Jobs Go Unfilled

Heidi Golledge | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business
Heidi Golledge

If you look at the current employment numbers there is a quality job out there for just about every graduate -- if only they would have been guided toward courses of study that would give them the skills most in demand.

The Dark Side Of Paying For College

Posted 01.11.2013 | Black Voices

By Jarrett L. Carter, HBCU Digest Veona doesn’t remember her first encounter as an escort, but she vividly remembers the feeling of waiting by th...

College Students Meet the New Normal

Carl J. Schramm | Posted 01.26.2013 | Small Business
Carl J. Schramm

Students have been known by labor economists to have an intuitive sense of what the future holds for them. It is no surprise, then, that in the last 10 years there has been such an explosion of interest among college students in entrepreneurship.

Expanding Access to College -- And Jobs -- For America's Youth

Emilio Alonso-Mendoza | Posted 01.08.2013 | Education
Emilio Alonso-Mendoza

It's time to put education first and ensure that we are doing everything in our power to once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. Our economic competiveness depends on it.

Universities: The Engines of Job Creation

Mike Gosz | Posted 12.24.2012 | Impact
Mike Gosz

We like to think of the university as an idea incubator. We are not just lecturing to students, giving them tests, and sending them on their way, diploma in hand, at the end of four years. We recognize that our students and their ideas are the engines of tomorrow's economy.

Recent College Graduate Hired To Be Human Scarecrow

Posted 10.05.2012 | College

Post-college life is really "going to the birds." At least, that seems to be the case for one recent college graduate in England who acquired a rather...

What Goldman Sachs Tells Us About Teach for America

Rui Dai | Posted 11.18.2012 | College
Rui Dai

The two-year noncommittal model of recruitment is amazing for attracting high-achieving students, but it is not sustainable for jobs that require a long-term commitment. Just like Goldman Sachs, Teach for America should scale down their two-year program.

Get A Job: The Craigslist Experiment

thoughtcatalog.com | Posted 10.03.2012 | College

I am a 26-year-old with a Master's degree in English. I am currently looking for a full-time job, preferably in a major city, since that's where a vas...

Connecting Students With Jobs

Rick Mann, Ph.D. | Posted 09.02.2012 | College
Rick Mann, Ph.D.

As our nation faces challenging job-related issues, there are steps we can take. By overlapping educational experiences with vocational experiences, the on-ramp for the next generation of leaders becomes more accessible.

Make Extra Cash This Summer!

Uloop | Posted 09.01.2012 | College
Uloop

In this economy, finding a good paying job is hard so, for most people, minimum wage at a part time isn't enough. Fortunately for you, it's easy enough to make some extra cash in your spare time!

Knowing Yourself, Not Just Your Expectations

Patrice Bendig | Posted 07.02.2012 | College
Patrice Bendig

Congratulations to the class of 2012. Rehydrate with the beer at your graduation party because there is a more challenging feat that is next on your to-do list: start your career in one of the worst economic periods our country has ever known.