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How to prepare yourself for the job market: Jeff Kavanaugh, Campus Recruiting

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Jeff Kavanaugh is a Managing Partner and also leads campus recruiting efforts at Infosys (one of the worldâ s largest IT consulting firms with over $9bn a year in revenue) and is also an Adjunct Professor at The University of Texas. He's a part-time farmer, history buff, and tennis fanatic. But his real passion is consulting.

Weâ re going to talk about how todayâ s college grads can better prepare themselves for entering the job market.

- You meet with hundreds of new grads each year...What are the traits you look for in new hires?
- How do you look for these traits? favorite questionsâ ¦.?
What are the best ways to train critical thinking skills?
- What are the most common mistakes you see in recent grads?
- If you were giving advice to your 20 year old self, how would you prepare for the current job market?
- Do you think unpaid internship are a good idea for young people?
- How can young people figure out the best career direction? Future jobs..robots
- What do you teach in your UT class to prepare students for the job market?
- Why do you think the educational system doesn't prepare students well?

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