Recession: Employment for 2011 Graduates. Ana Duprey CMP230. Employment. 2011 Job Outlook Survey . Employers seek skills from New College Graduates: Communication Skills Strong W ork Ethic Teamwork Skills Analytical Skills Initiative. Employment. Internship:
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Employment for 2011 Graduates
Ana Duprey CMP230
2011 Job Outlook Survey
Employers seek skills from New College Graduates:
Strong Work Ethic
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1) What is your major? Business Administration2) Do you have relevant prior work experience? Yes3) Have you worked an internship? No4) Have you networked through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or any other networking site? Yes 5) Was such social media useful or a success? No6) How long have you been seeking employment? 2 months7) Are you also seeking employment beyond your major? No8) How many interviews have you had? 29) Have you secured employment? Yes10) How in your own words would you describe the impact that the Recession has caused over the employment opportunities for a 2011 College Graduate?
When I first graduated with my associates in business administration I was looking for employment but I decided to go back to school and took on another major. I finished my last class in December. Started looking for work in January and landed two jobs on February 21.When I first graduated in May it was very hard. I looked for work but, did not even get one interview. I noticed that they are looking for experience people with education. I Did have some background in administration but, the market was slow. I decided to get my diploma in medical assistant so that i will have the option in either field or combine them as in "Medical Office Administration". Now I think the jobs are coming back slowly but, last year was the most hardest times. The recession has caused many graduates to pursue other avenues. For example, I have my business degree and a Medical Assistant Diploma but, I landed a job in the Office Administration field and as Sales Associate at a major home and office improvement store. I could not find a position in the medical because they want highly qualified individuals with degrees. I believe throughout your job search you have to keep your options open. I learned that the hard way although, was very lucky to land two position even though they are two totally different.
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16. Healthcare Consultant
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18.Software Engineering/Development Director
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