Weekly Wrap-Up: The Biggest Fears for the Newest Job Seekers

by Olivia Adams on May 22, 2014

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Image Credit: Mobile Media Devices

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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.

JOB & INTERNSHIP SEEKERS

National Survey Finds College Doesn’t Prepare Students for Job Search: Seventy-three percent of hiring managers felt colleges are only “somewhat preparing” students for the working world. Read more.

9 in 10 Jobseekers Use Mobile to Search for Jobs: A recent Glassdoor survey shows job seekers and employees are more likely to use a mobile device during their job search. Read more. 

The Biggest Fears for the Newest Job Seekers: The Class of 2014 is concerned they won’t find a job, aren’t qualified for the job they want, or will dislike their chosen profession. Read more. 

EMPLOYERS

HR Technology to Boost Employee Well-Being and Productivity: Wearable technology, one of the fastest growing digital innovations, is finding a place in the HR technology space, as new research reveals the impact of wearables on employee well-being and productivity. Read more. 

The 8 Great Benefits of Going to Video Job Descriptions: Video job descriptions are becoming the “next big thing” in recruiting and will attract more talented candidates to their positions. Read more. 

Nearly One-Third of Employers Expect Workers to Job-Hop: According to a recent CareerBuilder survey, more than half of employers surveyed said they have hired a job-hopper and nearly one-third of all employers said they have come to expect workers to job-hop. Read more. 

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

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