Tips for University Graduates Seeking Employment


Only one percent of recruiters say the name of your college and your GPA are main factors when hiring new college graduates. Korn Ferry Futurestep asked 1,500 professionals about their businesses’ hiring plans in a new survey. Troy Steele, a college recruiting expert at Korn Ferry Futurestep, said, “There are still some organizations that want to focus on elite schools and GPAs, but that’s trending away.” The grad’s college major was a top factor for only three percent of respondents. Over 60 percent said that “passion” and “drive” were the top factors when hiring. If you are willing to relocate for a job position, contact Jobs Across The World. When you submit your resume, the best employers see your information and can contact you.

To show that you have what it takes there are a few steps to take. First be sure to attend career fairs. You will meet the recruiters face-to-face without leaving campus. Be sure and research which companies will be there and know about them before showing up. Once landing an interview, show the recruiter that you have the drive, passion, and leadership skills. Express a story about a time you faced and overcame a struggle. Draw on experiences from volunteering, clubs, and work experience. Ask questions and lots of them. Steele said you should have so many questions that there won’t be time for all of them. Jobs Across The World is here to provide you with a state-of-the-art integrated platform that will help match your resume with open jobs all over the world.

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