Social media can make or break job search

Students soon to enter the professional world can either help or hurt their chances of finding employment by implementing social media into their job search, according to Cal Poly career counselor Amie Hammond. Hammond said Jobvite, a recruiting platform for…

County sees slight drop in unemployment

San Luis Obispo County’s jobless rate is beginning to decrease, after reaching a yearly high in July, according to the latest preliminary data released by California’s Employment Development Department (EDD), which tracks and documents unemployment rates in California. In September, the…

Students can find non-traditional jobs for their majors

Traditionally certain majors have generated particular careers, but this is no longer the case. Today, a journalism major does not necessarily have to write for a newspaper, and a psychology student doesn’t have to be a psychologist. You might be…

Soup and Substance discusses alternative career choices

The Soup and Substance series will discuss “Not your typical 9-5,” featuring speakers on career choices.

Flexibility, patience key for graduates’ job search

There’s one thing Cal Poly graduates will want to keep in mind while hunting for their dream job this summer; be flexible. Chances are you won’t find it right away.