By Randall Higgins |Staff Writer| “At the end of the day we want our students not only to graduate from CSUSB, but to also have a job,” said Edgar Perez, the employee relations coordinator at CSUSB’s Career Center. Perez’s job is to make a connection between an employer and a student. He joined the Career Center about a week ago, and brings with him six years of experience in higher education, as well as a Master’s in Business Administration in organizational leadership. Staff in the Career Center are trying to develop a stronger relationship between faculty and staff on campus. Perez will not only be contacting potential employers but also setting up monthly network meetings … [Read more...] about More changes coming to the Career Center
By Angie Burkhart |Staff Writer| Employers and college graduates are equally responsible for high unemployment and underemployment rates among college graduates as colleges and universities are. "About 1.5 million, or 53.6 percent, of bachelor's-degree holders under the age of 25 last year were jobless or underemployed, the highest share in at least 11 years," reports the Associated Press. This statistic is alarming, and I believe some are quick to point the finger at colleges and universities while overlooking other important culprits. I believe the companies doing the hiring play a large role in these unemployment rates. "For our nation's youngest workers, as well as for the … [Read more...] about Who is responsible for underemployment?