ERIC Number: EJ975779
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
In Practice: Virtual Job Club--A Social Support Network for Recent Graduates
Maietta, Heather N.
About Campus, v17 n3 p28-32 Jul-Aug 2012
Searching for employment during this recession-battered market has proven difficult for many new college graduates. As unemployment trends and hiring outlooks continue their slow resurgence, the competition for jobs remains fierce, and the students are feeling the pressure. In this article, the author describes Nichols College's new, web-based program designed to support student learning in community, as it provides peer-focused support for the job search.
Descriptors: Job Search Methods, College Graduates, Web Sites, Online Searching, User Needs (Information), Occupational Information, Social Support Groups, Social Networks, Youth Clubs, Employment Opportunities, Employment Programs, Program Evaluation, Program Descriptions
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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