What's the best advice we can give our newly minted graduates as they enter this competitive job market? The reality is that finding your first post-graduation job takes time, persistence, resilience, and a lot of pavement pounding by the candidate.
Far away from a test, consider the interview as a courtship or dance. Essentially, you're telling a story about yourself and the way you have approached work and relationships. If you're prepared and relaxed, you're more likely to land the job.
College would do its tuition-paying customers a favor by not solely focusing on hard facts/skills. They are important, but an even greater need exists in helping students develop an understanding of themselves.