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The Student News Site of University of Kentucky

Kentucky Kernel

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Why should you add your volunteer work to your resume

July 14, 2017

Before I attended college, it seemed like everyone in high school gathered volunteer hours to make their college or scholarship applications stand out. I kept careful track of my own service hours so when...


How to make your resume stand out

June 16, 2017

Resumes are your chance to make a first impression on possible employers. They not only show an overview of your skills, but can tell a lot about your personality. To get your foot in the door and make...

College grad stats

Post-graduation job hunts by the numbers

Madison Rexroat May 16, 2017

According to a LinkedIn analysis of data from 2016, now is the best time to apply for jobs – if you haven’t found one already. A majority of college graduates actively searching for a job get hired...

Disconnect between job qualifications and hiring process for millennials

Madison Rexroat April 6, 2017

According to a study by the Rockefeller Foundation and Edelman Intelligence, employers are recruiting and hiring inefficiently.Despite only a third of Americans aged 25 to 34 graduating from college, 70...


Nonprofit and Government Networking Social

John Burke March 1, 2017

The Career Center will be hosting its annual Nonprofit and Government Networking Social in conjunction with the College of Social Work’s Field Agency Fair today from 4-6 p.m.The Singletary Center will...

Proximity to parents correlated with lower earnings, but better rebounds

Madison Rexroat February 24, 2017

American millennials have become less mobile than previous generations, with 1.5 percent moving out of their home state in 2016. Earnings are often determined in part by where one lives, so the trend away...

The importance of Jan. 20

Saadia Akhtar January 19, 2017

Jan. 20, 2017—the day President-elect Donald Trump is officially inaugurated to become the President of the United States. It is the day half of the country cannot wait for, and the other half is dreading....

Proposed Obamacare repeal could cost Kentucky thousands of jobs

Madison Rexroat January 11, 2017

According to a recent study by The Commonwealth Fund, repealing parts of the Affordable Care Act, specifically the federal premium tax credits to help people afford health insurance and the federal payments...

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