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“Never! Work smarter not harder!”

Shut it. I wasn’t talking to you idiot.

June 9, 2020


I’m sure you’re seeing graduation “ceremonies” happening all over the country in a variety of new formats. The traditional gatherings which make each spring come to life had to be altered because of the current environment. I’m excited to see every type of ceremony occurring which have ranged from virtual Zoom commencements to semi in-person walkthroughs to meeting at drive-in theaters to a drive-by parade.

May 29, 2020




The curse “may you live in interesting times” could apply to this year’s college graduating class. Unemployment is at its lowest point in decades and new technology has disrupted nearly every major industry. But the curse may actually be a blessing in disguise.

August 29, 2018

On November 16, @shrmnextchat chatted with SHRM Young Professional Council members Courtney Hendricks and Dan Cross, and SHRM Manager of Trends and Forecasting Jennifer Schramm about how Employers are Hard-Pressed for Soft Skills.

November 16, 2016



Show up on time. Stay all day. Work while you're on the clock. Dress appropriately.

As shocking as it may seem, these are some of the basic abilities that many of today’s entry-level applicants lack.

November 14, 2016


I’m a big sports guy. My teams are Oklahoma State (NCAA), Oklahoma City Thunder (NBA), Denver Broncos (NFL), and the St. Louis Cardinals (MLB). With all but the NBA coming to an end these students and professional athletes are going to start thinking about staying healthy and focused during the offseason. University Recruiters are in the same boat.

May 31, 2016



Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) held its annual thought leaders’ event in Washington, D.C., on September 30, and SHRM was one of the many sponsors who support the good work that the organization does to help at-risk youth finish high school and find productive careers.

October 8, 2015

Every day, it seems I come across a new article on how the tech world is struggling to bring diversity to its homogeneous community. It’s an issue that has led companies like Google, Apple and Intel to committing a combined $400M towards creating more opportunities for women and minorities. From the outside looking in, this sounds great.

September 30, 2015

What Does the Future Hold for Graduate Degrees?

News Updates
May 12, 2015

STEM Graduates' Salaries Exceed Others, but Face Slowdown

News Updates
May 12, 2015


The next wave of college students is preparing for graduation, purchasing caps and gowns, and taking final exams. But will these new college graduates have jobs after walking across the stage, diploma in hand?

April 27, 2015

Get Strategic About Campus Recruiting

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April 8, 2015

Recent college graduates have a serious problem. Job statistics increasingly show that college graduates are underemployed and, even when they find employment; they are only rarely in a field applicable to their college majors (or that they expected to get a job in). This isn’t ideal for young adults trying to get into rewarding careers, and ultimately it’s not good for business, either.

February 3, 2015