With the economy still being tight, finding work still isn't easy as it was a decade ago. Here are some sites to help you with the search.
Connec.EDU has announced the acquisition of Experience. The two companies together provide the ultimate destination for college and career planning. Learners, for the first time, can map their education decisions to potential careers, versus blindly selecting a college major or course plan and assuming career prospects will exist upon graduation. With the integration of the ConnectEDU network, the companies’ combined solutions now form a database of a generation’s college and career decisions tied to actual college and career outcomes.
CollegeRecruiter.com is "one of the best sites to find college students and recent graduates." It is "the perfect destination for recruiters who are in a time crunch and need to find the right candidate for the job."
Monster College helps recent grads and college students find their first career. Whether graduates pursue careers in government, non-profits, service vocations, start-ups, or the corporate sphere, they'll give you the resources and network you need to find your perfect entry-level job. As a member, you will enjoy interview tips and tricks, resume templates and skill-building quizzes.
The ultimate goal of our business is to help client companies fill entry-level positions with candidates that have the skills, attributes, and motivation to succeed in the position, career path, and culture of the client organization. Our service is often compared to professional matchmaking; in fact, we refer to the act of placing candidates as “making the perfect match”.
Featuring 400,000 entry-level jobs and internships from 25,000+ employers, AfterCollege reaches more than 5,000,000 users each year, including 18,000 faculty, student group and administrative contacts at over 2,000 colleges and universities
NACE provides the strength and credibility of the 50-year-old national professional association, connecting colleges and employers, the primary users of the NACElink system. NACE delivers high-quality training and reliable service to over 900 schools and nearly half a million employers participating in the NACElink Network.
Reaching more than 15,000,000 students each year, Symplicity is currently one of the largest providers of information about organizations that recruit on university campuses. We weren’t limited to higher education.
Careerrookie.com is a division of CareerBuilder - the global leader in human capital solutions - whose online career site, CareerBuilder.com, is the largest in the U.S. with 23 million unique visitors. CareerRookie.com connects students and recent graduates seeking internships, part-time jobs and entry-level positions with the nation’s top employers.
AfterCollege is the largest career network for college students and recent graduates. They are working to eliminate unemployment among college students and recent grads by helping students explore jobs and internships based on answers to 3 easy questions: what did you study, where, and when do you graduate.
About the Author
Dakotta Alex is an entrepreneur in his own right, a business consultant, author, philanthropist and globetrotter.
Over the past 10 years, he has consulted with various organizations such as the Los Angeles Times, Amgen, Disney, Microsoft, Amazon and Compaq in the United States, Europe, and China. He has written several articles in HR Journals, published four books with number five on the way. All of which has earned him accolades from employees of Yahoo, Intel, University of Washington, Disney, Fox, and Google. He has also done filming, producing, and photographing full-feature documentaries. Learn more about Dakotta on his website here.
Dakotta works at the moment as a consultant for start-ups and helping them achieve their next level of growth. His passion is in research work, using social media to make an impact for organizations in recruitment and brand awareness. Some of his research while traveling includes visiting over 72 countries and counting. He is well versed in analytics and campaign management using the instruments of trends and research especially in the area of market research to come up with solutions. Learn more about Dakotta on Linkedin here.
You can also view some of his active ventures: Fasthire.com - a recruitment agency, StartupIndex.net - a website for up and coming startups, AskTheRecruiter.com - a website to people to ask questions on the job front, SeattleBioTechJobs.com - a site for biotech jobs in Seattle, SFBiotechJobs.com - a site for biotech jobs in San Francisco, BostonBioTechJobs.com - a site for biotech jobs in Boston, TexasMedicalCenterCareers.com - a site for Medical and BioTech jobs in Houston, Texas. Finally, BreakTheGlassCeiling.com - a site dedicated for helping women find jobs, veterans find jobs, african americans find jobs, asian americans find jobs, latino and latinas find jobs, people with disabilities find jobs, deaf individuals find jobs, blind individuals find jobs, LGBTQ indidividuals find jobs.