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WSU launching new online career database — Handshake replaces CougLink

By Beverly Makhani, WSU Office of Undergraduate Education

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PULLMAN, Wash. – A new online career database named “Handshake” will go live July 1 for Washington State University students and potential employers. It will replace the current “CougLink” system. » More …

WSU among schools favored by job recruiters

 

 

WSU ranks among the state universities that have become the favorites of companies recruiting new hires, according to a Wall Street Journal newspaper survey reported today (Sept. 13). WSU tied for 25th on the list.

 

The survey of top corporate recruiters, whose companies last year hired 43,000 new graduates, found recruiters find it’s more efficient to focus on fewer large schools and forge deeper relationships with them. Recruiters said graduates of top public universities are often among the most prepared and well-rounded academically and fit well into corporate cultures.

 

“The ranking strongly indicates that WSU … » More …