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Can my resume be creative?

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Danie from Kent State University asked: Can I make my resume a little more creative or artistic if my career path is public relations? Hi Danie – To answer your question … maybe! On one hand … If you are a creative professional or you aspire to be one, your resume should also be unique and creative. It should show and tell your story, and it should do so using words, images and formatting that will resonate with your target audience.  Use your creative skills in your resume, and you will give hiring managers evidence of your creativity. On the other hand … / Read more »




Class of Spring 2015 Career Outcomes – 3 months after graduation: Average Income

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Did you know? … As of three months after graduation: The median income for graduates with Associate-level degrees was $25,000/year The median income for graduates with Bachelors-level degrees was $33,500/year The median income for graduates with Masters-level degrees was $48,000/year The median income for graduates with Doctoral/Professional-level degrees was $56,000/year How much do you expect to earn in your first job after graduation? Want more information? Check out the Employment Reports at The Outcomes Survey – the national standard for collection and reporting of college career outcomes now used by 148 schools in 38 states.




Class of Spring 2015 Career Outcomes – 3 months after graduation: When they started their job search

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Did you know? … As reported three months after graduation: 30.3% of Bachelor-level graduates started looking for work 6 or more months prior to graduating 19.3% started looking for work between three and five months prior to graduating 11.7% started looking for work between one and two months prior to graduating 8.3% started looking for work upon or around graduation 11.6% started looking for work after graduating 6.9% had not yet started looking for work When do you plan to start your search for post graduation employment? Want more information? Check out the Employment Reports at The Outcomes Survey – the national standard for collection and reporting … / Read more »




Class of Spring 2015 Career Outcomes – 3 months after graduation: Employment Status

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Did you know? … Three months after graduation: 43.8% of Bachelor-level graduates were working full-time 12.2% were working part-time 16.6% were enrolled in graduate school or other additional education 5.9% were planning to enroll in graduate school or other additional education 18.2% were still looking for their first job after graduation   Want more information? Check out the Employment Reports at The Outcomes Survey – the national standard for collection and reporting of college career outcomes now used by 148 schools in 38 states.




Class of Spring 2015 Career Outcomes – 3 months after graduation: Where they looked for work

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Did you know? … As of three months after graduation: 50.1% of Bachelor-level graduates had looked for work near their hometowns 26.7% looked for work near where they went to school 20.2% looked for work acoss the U.S. 6.7% looked internationally Where will you look for employment after graduation?  Want more information? Check out the Employment Reports at The Outcomes Survey – the national standard for collection and reporting of college career outcomes now used by 148 schools in 38 states.