Higher Ed Hasn’t Mastered Job Placement Via Social Media

June 12, 2013

You’d think colleges and universities would have jumped all over the social media revolution and figured out how to leverage sites such as FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn to help graduates network with potential employers. They haven’t.

According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, two key items are holding schools back in merging social media with job opportunities for graduates: privacy issues and weak training practices.

That “achievement gap” couldn’t come at a worse time for grads looking to crack the U.S. job market.

To read the full article by Brian O’Connell, visit TheStreet.com