Why Millennials aren’t Buying Homes or Having Kids

Millennials (those born in the early 1980’s through the mid-90’s) aren’t buying homes or having kids like previous generations. This information should only be a surprise to people who haven’t been paying any attention to what’s happening in the world. Millennials are just reacting to what we’ve observed and experienced.   We graduated during a Read More …

Hiring Trends for 2010 College Graduates

Update: Latest hiring trends for the Class of 2010 (from MSNBC): Dim job outlook brightens for the class of 2010. Summary: 5 % increase in hiring of 2010 graduates over 2009 graduates most in-demand majors :  accounting, business administration, computer science, engineering, and math Survey shows only 40% of graduates have offers, compared to two-thirds Read More …

OneWire.com Surveys College Career Counselors

A recent survey of college career counselors conducted by OneWire.com shows current trends at career centers. Some key findings: 67% of college career counselors expect the job market to turn around sometime in 2010, while 33% think an improvement will take longer. 69% of counselors said that campus recruiting has decreased. 91%  of respondents have Read More …

Advice for Recent Graduates from HowStuffWorks.com Founder Marshall Brain

Marshall Brain is the founder of HowStuffWorks.com, an award-winning site that provides resources on thousands of topics.  Mr. Brain was kind enough to answer some questions I had about the challenges recent college graduates are facing. For more information, visit the career channel at HowStuffWorks. 1. How do recent graduates get started in a career Read More …