Colleges find a new way to get grads hired

Colleges may begin to use new technology to help grads land jobs.
Colleges may begin to use new technology to help grads connect to future employers.


A handful of colleges think they’ve found the secret to closing the gap between the types of graduates they’re turning out and the types of workers employers are looking for: spiders.

Not the hairy, creepy kind, but rather artificial-intelligence spiders that crawl through search engines and read thousands of online “help wanted” ads to check on the job market in real time — instead of two years after the fact, which is how long the federal government can take to report on labor trends.

Read more about how spiders can help new college grads find jobs at CNNMoney.


Freddie Allen is the National News Editor for the NNPA News Wire and 200-plus Black newspapers. 20 million readers. You should follow Freddie on Twitter and Instagram @freddieallenjr.

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