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    Recruiters and Students Have Differing Perceptions of New Grads’ Proficiency in Competencies

    Although new college graduates looking to enter the workforce and employers hiring these graduates agree on which competencies are most important for job candidates to hone, their perception of student proficiency in them differs.

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    Skills-based Hiring and Networking Encourages Nontraditional Candidates to Apply for Jobs

    When employers consider skills and practice skills-based hiring and skills-based networking, they bring in a more diverse slate of candidates from non-traditional backgrounds, says Asha Aravindakshan.

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    Liberty Mutual’s Centralized DEI Team Provides Alignment, Clarity, and Operating Rhythm

    Liberty Mutual takes a very targeted approach to the sources of talent they try to attract, engage, and hire. This extends far beyond a traditional target school list.

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    IBM Accelerate Reinvents Virtual Learning Opportunities for Underrepresented College Students

    After witnessing the impact that the pandemic had on early undergraduate students from underrepresented groups in the tech industry, IBM scaled up its early talent ID program.

  5. Idaho Program Develops Interns, Promotes Careers in Career Services and Higher Ed

    University of Idaho Career Services created the “Career Services Internship Certificate Program” approximately five years ago to give undergraduate interns the knowledge, skills, and abilities to transition to the professional workforce.

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    Case Study: When Faculty Refer and Rank Students for Employers

    This case study by the NACE Principles for Ethical Professional Practice Committee addresses the ethical issues involved when faculty refer and rank students for employers and offers recommendations for how career center staff can resolve the issues.

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    Supporting Students With Disabilities in Their Job Searches

    Collaboration among campus offices is a critical aspect in supporting students with disabilities during their search for employment.

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    Considerations for Starting a Neurodiverse Hiring Program

    Key aspects of building an effective neurodiverse hiring program are having a sustained supply of candidates and getting buy in from within.

  9. A healthcare professional reviewing medical tests.
    Legal Issues: Preemployment Testing

    Legal issues and questions around preemployment testing range from when a test is appropriate to how to conduct a test to how an employer can and should use the results.

  10. A recruiter reviews a student's resume for certain key attributes.
    Key Attributes Employers Want to See on Students’ Resumes

    As they are reviewing college graduates’ resumes this year, employers are focused on finding evidence of candidates’ problem-solving skills and teamwork abilities.

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    The Attributes Employers Seek on Students’ Resumes

    With fewer employers screening job candidates by GPA, it is increasingly important that college graduates demonstrate certain key attributes on their resumes.

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    Internship Experience the Top Differentiator When Choosing Between Otherwise Equal Job Candidates

    Employers report that internship experience is the most influential factor they consider when deciding between two otherwise equally qualified job candidates.

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    Key Factors When Choosing Between Equal Candidates for Jobs, Internships/Co-ops

    There are differences and similarities in the attributes employers seek when deciding between two qualified candidates for a full-time job and for an internship or co-op.

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    Legal Issues: References

    The key for reference providers is to know what information should and can be disclosed, and what legal ramifications arise as a result of improper disclosures.

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    Can a Career Center Prescreen Candidates for an Employer? Can Faculty Prescreen for an Employer?

    Many career services professionals are asked to prescreen candidates for employers—to identify their “best” students. So, too, are faculty members. Beyond a host of ethical issues involved in such a request, there are legal implications.

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    Internship Experience the Most Influential Factor in Tough Hiring Decisions

    When choosing between two otherwise equally qualified candidates, employers deem having internship experience—with the organization or within its industry—to be the most influential factors.

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    Advisory Opinion: Career Centers Should Not Select Students for Employers

    In this advisory opinion, the National Association of Colleges and Employers explains that career centers should not select students for employers to interview for jobs or internships and reviews the ethical underpinnings of that opinion.

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    Legal Issues: Background Checks

    Employers use background checks to determine if an individual is suitable for a position within the organization. Recently, however, employers have been running into significant roadblocks in the use and application of background checks, and some are now being challenged in the courts for conducting background checks on potential applicants.

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    Recruiters and Students Have Differing Perceptions of New Grad Proficiency in Competencies

    New graduates and their potential employers can agree on which skills are most important for job candidates, but differ on how proficient new graduates are in those abilities.