Internship and co-op programs: they’re career-hatching, eye-opening, and highly sought after.
Students across the country are ready to get cracking with valuable experience under their shells, and employers are looking to harvest their potential.
When Freedom 55 Financial noticed that only 1% of their new recruits were from Gen Y, they realized that something had to change.
Chris Baker, now Director of Business Development at Freedom 55 Financial, admitted in the opening to his presentation at the 2013 TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference that there was a prevailing feeling that younger people didn’t bring anything to the hiring table simply because they didn’t have as much life experience. Continue reading
Record numbers of campus recruiters have started actively using Twitter in 2013, both to reach students and new graduates, and to stay connected with other professionals, vendors, news and insights from within the campus recruitment industry.
Many of you will also live tweet from a conference for the first time this year, perhaps at the 2013 TalentEgg National Campus Recruitment Excellence Awards and Conference in just under two weeks.
If you want to be part of the conversation, but you’re not sure where to start or what the best practices are, this introductory post will help you get ready for the big day.
On Wednesday, TalentEgg hosted a Twitter chat about retail careers in the middle of our Retail Week, bringing employers and students together through a single hashtag: #TEretail
95 different Twitter accounts participated, generating more than 400 tweets with the #TEretail hashtag that reached 109,131 people, resulting in over 1.2 million impressions (source: TweetReach).
With outcomes like these, it’s hard to deny the power of social media when it comes to campus recruiting.