University Recruiting Articles

  • How GE and Goldman Sachs Are Using Snapchat to Get Students' Attention

    May 30, 2016

    Snapchat is quickly becoming a very popular social media platform for millennials, and particularly college students. Specifically, one study found an astonishing 77% of college students use Snapchat daily. Companies are starting to get wise to that trend and are now using Snapchat as another channel to connect with young talent and help them recruit. GE is the...

  • Why the LinkedIn Recruiting Team is Waving “Bye-bye” to Traditional College Recruiting

    March 28, 2016

    As the head of the LinkedIn College Recruiting team, last year I realized – my team had to quit doing traditional college recruiting, immediately. As a matter of fact, I think that all companies will be well served if they consider doing this as well. Let me explain. You may think -- Wait!? What? But, you still need to hire interns and new graduates! Relax, I’m...

  • How to Determine if an Inexperienced Candidate Will Be a Great Employee

    March 17, 2016

    The Catch-22 of first time job seekers is that you need a job in order to get experience, but you need experience in order to get a job. Most young job hopefuls, whether still in high school or fresh out of college, manage to overcome this. The conundrum we hear far less about is the challenge faced by the recruiters and managers who hire these newcomers into...

  • Facebook’s Recipe for Hiring New Grads: A Case of Mutual ...

    November 3, 2015

    The new school year is fully underway. And, amid all the excitement of new classes and reconnecting with friends, students are already...

  • GPA Isn’t Everything: What to Look for When Hiring Recent...

    October 28, 2015

    Grade point average is slowly going out of style in the world of hiring. In fairness, despite popular belief, Google still uses them...

  • 6 Tips for Recruiting Interns Who Will Strengthen Your...

    September 28, 2015

    While the stereotypical intern may conjure up images of Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson clowning around on the Google campus in the...