Social Media Mistakes That Can Leave You Jobless

“Of 2,184 hiring managers recently surveyed by CareerBuilder, one-fifth said a candidate’s online profile helped them land a position. More often, though, it backfires: 43 percent said they found information that led them not to hire a candidate, up 9 percentage points from last year,” — Bloomberg Businessweek, June 27, 2013. College is a whirlwind of events […]

“Focus group at Lincoln Tech in Grand Prairie”

Gradcast President, Mike Mayberry and Director of Business Development, B. W. Brooks stopped by Lincoln Tech in Grand Prairie for an impromptu focus group during HVAC instructor Rick Ehrhardt’s day time HVAC class last Monday. The purpose of the visit was to get a first-hand reaction to Gradcast.com’s self-service student portal which allows the students […]

Prepare Yourself for a Skilled Entry Level Job as an Auto Mechanic

If you’ve graduated—or are about to graduate—from high school and are interested in Skilled Entry-Level Jobs for Auto Mechanics (also known as auto service technicians), read on for information about this occupation including the job forecast, pay and how to obtain a job in the industry. General Information and Statistics The job of an auto […]

Resume Tips for Job Seekers

Since the explosion of social media, the traditional resume has changed.  Most companies are still looking for a paper copy of a resume, but prospective employers do not stop there.  They will review your online “resume” as well. An online resume is not one thing, and it is something that can change from day to day.  […]

Finding Your First Job: Preparation Helps You Keep That Positive Mental Attitude

Finding your first job can be a stressful experience. Going into the entire process with an idea of what you might expect can help reduce some of the frustrations involved as well as help you maintain a positive mental attitude. Know your own strengths and weaknesses before you head to your first interview. Be honest […]