It can be difficult to connect with students when they are focused on their studies and their social lives on campus. Even though we specialize in working with and talking to college students across the United States, we didn’t get here without a lot of introspection along the way.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that in April (2019) 263,000 jobs were added to the economy, bringing unemployment to a mere 3.6%; the lowest it’s been since December 1969. 2019 is the year for graduates to, statistically speaking, be able to walk across the stage and into a full-time position.
More than 4.5 million degrees – from associate to doctorate – will be handed out in the 2018-19 academic year, resulting in a number of recent graduates entering the full-time workforce for the first time.
As 70% of Black Sheep employees are under the age of 25, and 50% of our employees graduated college in the last two years, we know a thing or two about hiring college students; which is why we’re sharing our best tips and advice for recent grads entering the workforce and companies looking to hire recent graduates.