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Posted March 04, 2024 by

10 questions to ask an employer when interviewing for an internship

One of the biggest mistakes that college and university students and recent graduates and others early in their careers make when trying to land an internship is to be too passive during the interview process. A good recruiter or hiring manager, and most are, want you to ask questions. Asking questions demonstrates inquisitiveness and critical […]

Posted March 01, 2024 by

6 industries that hire a lot of early career candidates in March

Lawrence “Yogi” Berra was one of the best catchers in baseball history, but today he’s known far better for his ability to mangle metaphors, probably unintentionally. Some of my favorites are: Another was, “If you got the timing, it’ll go.” Which brings us to the point of this article. An often overlooked aspect of the […]

Posted February 23, 2024 by

Key recruiter metrics for the four, primary job ad posting pricing models

Until about 15 years ago, virtually all job posting ads had the same pricing model: employers would pay X for the ad to run for 30 days. The X varied site-to-site and market-to-market, but something like USD $200 was normal. That traditional, duration-based pricing model is rapidly fading away, especially in markets such as the […]

Posted February 22, 2024 by

Chatbot Demo: Pay-Per-Application Benchmark and Pricing Insights to Reach Your Hiring Goals

Watch a quick demo of our new chatbot created to provide benchmark data around Pay-Per-Application advertising, and to answer how many applicants it will take you to reach your hiring goals and the associated costs. Click to chat with the feature anytime for custom insights based on your own unique hiring goals. Here’s how it […]

Posted February 22, 2024 by

One female founder’s journey in starting up an HR tech company

Sometimes, the pain that we experience in our professional lives pays dividends. Today’s guest, Ahva Sadeghi took some of the pain that she and all of us have experienced in finding and starting a new job and channeled that into an HR tech start-up that massively improves the experience of bringing on a new employee, […]

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Posted February 22, 2024 by

10 of the most popular questions (with answers) asked by job seekers early in their careers

We all have questions. Asking questions is one of the best ways for us to learn. And some questions just never seem to go away as much as they shift from being asked by one person to another. For example, questions asked by college and university students and recent graduates about how to find a […]

Posted February 22, 2024 by

How video offers job seekers an authentic glimpse into an employer

Most job boards only one or two products: (1) CV / resume searching and (2) job ads. But if you’re looking for additional revenue, then you probably that it is a lot easier to win a greater share of the wallet from your existing customers than it is to land new customers. Today’s guest on […]

Posted February 21, 2024 by

18 Fulfilling Alternatives to the Traditional 9-5 Career Path

The fancy title. The corner office. The swanky suit. The big paycheck that gives you the money to buy a nice car and home that you never get to enjoy because you’re working all of the time. Does all of that status from “succeeding” at work sound like a dream come true to you, or […]

Posted February 20, 2024 by

How 17 employers improved how to hire college and university students and recent grads for entry-level roles

One of College Recruiter’s core values is continuous improvement. Like all organizations and even people, we have our strengths and we have our weaknesses. But even if something is a strength does not mean that it is as good as it can get. Employers are no different. We recently asked 17 employers to share with […]

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Posted February 19, 2024 by

13 innovative strategies for hiring seasonal employees

Yes, it’s February. And so you might be wondering why we’re talking today about seasonal hiring when we’re a couple of months past the end-of-year holidays and several months away from another peak hiring period for seasonal employees: summer. The reason is that many employers are finalizing plans right now for how many seasonal hires […]