had the most unrealistic expectations, with a difference of nearly $15,000 between the grads
expectations and the median salaries.
Dillard II, a 1966 Walton grad
, is chairman and CEO of Dillard's, Inc.
Alums can also share their knowledge and expertise with Mercy's students at the annual Career Day, return for the luncheons the school holds for grads
four times a year or attend other important events.
88 percent of surveyed investors overall do not believe recent grads
are very knowledgeable about saving and investing for retirement.
To freshly minted grads
, the chief piece of wisdom he imparts is "assume the worst." Black humor abounds in this wry treatise, as Hiaasen refutes the "lame platitudes" usually included in commencement speeches (i.e.
'Preferring to serve Pakistan and reversing the brain drain from foreign pastures to dear motherland in highly-contemporary and value-adding fields of corporate excellence and economic development', is the feeling of many promising grads
' reveals Mr.
One of the most obvious but most overlooked ways to alleviate some of the burden a new grad
experiences is by setting them up with a mentor.
The job market for college grads
looks even rosier longer term.
, by contrast, have faced dwindling job opportunities and an overall 3 percent decline in income, EPI's data shows.
In the process, here are some suggestions for how to help new grads
, based on articles I've read and my own experience:
How are your grades
? Companies were asked as part of the hiring process, if new graduate applicant's GPAs were evaluated.
, in contrast, have endured an indifferent start to the season and still await their first win in 2A.