Archive for April, 2013

Spring NACE Surveys

By E.W., 4/30 According to several of the latest NACE surveys, the outlook for employment is mixed for the Class of 2013. First, NACE reports that the 13 percent increase in job openings that had been projected in the fall of 2012 is failing to live up to expectations. Instead, the projection has flattened to […]

Writing Careers Blog – Firethorne

By E.W. 4/18/13 According to their statement on the Gustavus website, the Firethorne is a “student-run literary magazine comprised solely of student work.” And while the magazine presents a fantastic outlet for Gusties to share their creative work, for Gustavus students interested in writing and publishing, the Firethorne offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity. First and foremost, […]

Minnesota’s Economy is Rising…Sort of

By E.W.,  4/15/13 While it is still far too early to say that Minnesota’s economy has made a full come back, recent numbers show that the job market is not nearly as bleak as it once was. According to the Star Tribune, nearly 12,100 new jobs were created in nearly every sector in the month […]

Staffing Agencies

Last week I was at an information session by staffing agencies. The confirmed that staffing agencies often have positions with major employers and are a great way for new grads to find great career positions. Now – after spring break – is a great time to be in contact with agencies about opportunities for after […]