Yes, the Sequester Is Affecting the Job Market
Catherine Rampell of The New York Times writes, "The across-the-board automatic federal budget cuts that began in March do not seem to be derailing the recovery so far, given that the job market over all has continued to grow. And certainly some of the scariest predictions about the sequester didn’t come true (partly because Congress stepped in to prevent their occurrence). But if you look closely at the data, the sequester still does seem to be affecting certain industries pretty badly." Full Story.
Do Employers Care About Applicants' College GPA?
Patrick O'Brien, author of "Making College Count," recently told USA Today that given the difficult nature of today's job market, students' GPA has never been more of a decisive factor in finding employment. Full Story.
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5 Mistakes College Job Seekers Make
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