Marquette Wire

April report reveals large group of college grads still unemployed, some majors flourish

Monique Collins

May 3, 2012

Filed under News

In the past, conventional wisdom has held that attending college in the U.S. is a near-guarantee for economic success. Now, a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that more than half of all young college graduates...

Report indicates that despite progress, Wis. families still face unemployment struggles

Monique Collins

April 12, 2012

Filed under News

Despite unemployment rates in Wisconsin dropping below the national average, more Wisconsinites are working multiple jobs to make ends meet, according to a March report by the Center on Wisconsin Strategy. But unemployment...

Increase in nationwide hiring gives college students hope

Sarah Hauer

April 12, 2012

Filed under Featured, News

It's no secret that the economic downturn over the past few years has taken its toll on young adults looking for jobs out of college, but a new survey of businesses' prospective hiring for 2012 suggests the times may be changing. According...

Mock interviews provide professional practice

Tony DiZinno

October 6, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Amanda Hein confidently walked into her interview with a potential employer with resume in hand and all potential answers at the ready. Fortunately, this was just practice. Hein, a senior in the College of Health Sciences and career...


Matthew Reddin

September 15, 2009

Filed under Featured, News

Twitter=fun social media app. Also way to get jobs and #network. Like #FB but tinier and w/ more prof uses. Stats are 140 chars max. Get it? If you don’t, you might want to give Twitter a second look — tweets like the one ab...

MURPHY: Top 7 jobs for college grads: From beer tasters to Brett Farve

Michael Murphy

September 3, 2009

Filed under Featured, Viewpoints

With the job market wearing thin in almost every industry, college seniors around the country are faced with the stress of starting “real life.” New methods of avoiding the rigorous job search have evolved during the recession. More...