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Raleigh, NC Startup Tackles Soaring Unemployment With New Twists On Collegiate Social Networking
StockofU.com is a social networking site that uses an innovative take on crowd funding to reduce the need for college loans and decrease unemployment.
So, what makes StockofU different?
At its core StockofU.com does two things that offer a completely new spin on social networking. To put it plainly, StockofU.com turns social networking into future building and tuition funding.
Connecting students with companies
First, it’s designed to help college students build meaningful, real world relationships with potential employers early in their collegiate careers by allowing students to build profiles that act as virtual resumes. These profiles help companies looking for interns or employees find and network with quality candidates. Unlike a G.P.A. that only gives a snapshot of academic performance, a Facebook profile that only gives insight into a student’s public persona, or even a LinkedIn page that is solely a resume, StockofU.com paints a complete picture of who a student is by tracking grades, GPA, community service hours, notes, blogs and more.
Companies can add a student to their watch list and see how a student is currently performing, and how they perform over time. StockofU.com helps any company, non-profit or civic organization to modernize their candidate search, eliminate the need and costs of expensive college career days, and increase their reach like never before. Simply put, StockofU.com makes it easier than ever for companies to find talented, well-rounded candidates.
Investing in our future
Secondly, StockofU.com allows students to act like their own corporations to finance their educations. Each student member gets shares of themselves to sell and their share price is determined by what they actually do. StockofU.com tracks student entries for a wide range of activities like uploading notes, community service hours, on-campus activities and more. StockofU.com’
Without StockofU.com, the college students that defy the odds and actually reach graduation will find themselves rewarded with an average of over $24,000.00 in debt. Also, with the tough employment situation that faces graduates today, many are finding that it can take several months for them to even get an interview that can lead to employment. Through its unique application of crowd sourcing as a means of lowering the need for loans, and its attention to forging relationships between employers and future candidates, StockofU.com is creating its own identity as a piece of the solution to the high unemployment puzzle.
For more information about StockofU.com contact a StockofU representative at 919-675-1721 or just visit http://www.stockofu.com for details.
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StockofU.com allows college students to raise money for their college education by providing a mechanism by which students can earn money for being not just scholars, but for being overall well rounded, productive citizens of their communities.