Applying for jobs

Tech grads will be in high demand in 2015, study says

Google+ (2)Companies will hire more tech graduates this year as college recruitment is expected to increase 50%, a Michigan State University study says. Engineering graduates are expected to earn the highest starting income, led by petroleum engineers, the National Association of Colleges and Employers says.

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How firm are employment requirements and deadlines?

Google+ (2)Job seekers should not be afraid to apply for positions they are not fully qualified for and should send in an application as soon as possible because employers may be interviewing candidates on a rolling basis, career expert Alison Green advises. Qualification requirements listed in job descriptions often are "wish lists," and candidates with most -- but not all -- of the desired qualifications are sometimes hired, she notes in this blog post.

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