Weekly Wrap-Up: 2014 College Grads Get Diplomas, Not Jobs

by Olivia Adams on May 1, 2014

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Every Thursday, the Come Recommended blog ends the week with a wrap-up, bringing you the top news from the week for job seekers and employers. These articles highlight the latest trends in the industry.

INTERNSHIP & JOB SEEKERS

10 Crazy Jobs That Will Exist in the Future: Unless robots overthrow us in the near future, people will continue to forge new paths and, in turn, create new job titles and career opportunities. Read more.

America’s Most (and Least) Common Jobs: A look at the most and least common jobs reflects the industries that are critical to the economy, as well as those that are gaining prominence or becoming obsolete. Read more. 

2014 College Grads Get Diplomas, Not Jobs: The effective unemployment rate now stands at 15.6 percent for the youth, ages 18 to 29. Read more. 

EMPLOYERS

Girl Hands Her Jobless Dad’s Resume to Michelle Obama: A young girl who was a guest at the White House’s “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day” handed her dad’s resume to Michelle Obama. Read more.

A Costly Reminder of Employer Verification Obligations: Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice reminded employers everywhere of their obligations to treat both citizen and non-citizen employees alike when it comes to verifying the employment eligibility of individuals. Read more. 

What Every Hiring Manager Needs to Know About the Class of 2014: The “Class of 2014: Your Next Generation of Top Talent” survey found students graduating this year are on the hunt for companies and managers that will give them feedback, rewards, and the opportunity to grow. Read more. 

If we missed anything from the week you think was important, let us know in the comments.

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