blog posts Employment Outlook is Promising for New College Graduates in Agriculture [including NRES] Feb 2, 2021 3:30 pm6 views WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., December 9, 2020 – A new report, released today by USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) and Purdue University, shows a strong job demand for new college graduates with degrees in agricultural programs. U.S. college graduates can expect approximately 59,400 job opportunities annually between 2020 and 2025. This reflects a 2.6 percent growth from the previous five years. Employer demand will exceed the supply of available graduates with a bachelor’s degree or higher in agriculture-related fields. [Click the title link to read the full press release.] How to Differentiate Yourself Oct 6, 2015 9:00 am2 views This HBR IdeaCast interview with Dorie Clark is about how to become a "thought leader", but the advice is very useful for students considering how to differentiate themselves in the job search. It's 19 minutes well spent. Listen at https://hbr.org/ideacast/2015/10/why-the-term-thought-leader-isnt-gross.html. Share: What employers really look for in recent college graduates Jul 22, 2015 3:45 pm71 views An article in USA Today written by Sam Korach, Farmer School of Business at Miami University http://college.usatoday.com/2015/07/22/hiring-recent-college-graduates/ Tell us a bit about yourself Jul 7, 2014 9:30 am6 views This is frequently the first question you will confront in a job interview, and it's one that is surprisingly difficult to answer.