Why You Need Emotional Intelligence

Do you have emotional intelligence? Do you know why you need to have emotional intelligence? It once was thought that your education was the best measure of your potential and predictor of your success. You only needed to graduate college with good grades and land a good job. Now emotional … [Read more...]

50 Resources For College Graduates – Life After College

Graduation and life after college is not that far off so I thought I would collect a list of resources for soon to be college graduates. Heading off into the “real world” can be challenging for college graduates. Be sure to take advantage of the resources offered by UNC Charlotte. Even if you are … [Read more...]

College Internships Help College Graduates Land Jobs

In today’s tough job market a college graduate or soon to be needs every advantage they can to land a good job. A recent survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers showed potential employers have a strong preference for college graduates who have taken part in an internship. In … [Read more...]

Your Major and Where The Jobs Will Be By 2016

One of the hardest decision any college student makes is what to major in. The fallout from the current tough economic times will likely be felt for many years to come. Because of this the job market may have changed considerably since you first thought of a major. The Bureau of Labor Statistics … [Read more...]

College Class of 2009 Graduates Finding Fewer Jobs

The 2009 crop of college graduates is stepping off campus and into the “real world” with fewer jobs in hand than their 2008 counterparts, according to a new report from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). Interestingly, fewer 2009 graduates sought out jobs than their … [Read more...]

Employers Desire Soft Skills From College Graduates

Graduation is at hand and college students are heading out into the world to start their careers. You have a degree, but do you have the soft skills that potential employers are looking for? You learn a lot in college in many subjects, but employers say many college graduates lack specific soft … [Read more...]

Survey Shows Accounting, Engineering Majors Most Successful at Finding Jobs

According to the preliminary results of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) 2009 student survey accounting and engineering graduates are doing better this year at securing jobs. Thirty-eight percent of bachelor’s-degree-level accounting grads that have applied for jobs … [Read more...]

Academic and Career Choices – Skills May Not Equal Passions

For many people it may take two years or more to find out a hard lesson in life. What you are good at, your skills and abilities may not equal your interests and your passions. This is one reason many college students change their major halfway through college and a life lesson everyone should … [Read more...]