We’ve had our noses in Google Analytics a lot recently, and we’re proud to announce that, once again, we’ve experienced a huge surge in visitors to TalentEgg: traffic has increased by 26% over last month!
And while we were monitoring that trend we noticed some pretty … interesting … keywords people used to get to TalentEgg.ca, the Career Incubator and LAUNCH Magazine. Some of these definitely made us LOL in the Egg Carton and we had to share them with you.
Some students and recent grads who came across TalentEgg were feeling totally alone in their unemployment, a common trend among students and graduates this year because of the economy. Some of them posed the questions, am i the only unemployed graduate? and am i the only student unable to get a summer job – we hope that after reading some of the personal stories of unemployed students and recent grads on the Career Incubator, they felt less alone!
We also hope the person who searched find me a job realizes that sitting in front of their computer screen demanding search engines find them a job doesn’t work so well. Other strange career-related search terms include:
Some surfers are seriously concerned not only about moving back in with their parents, but also about how long they can live with their parents without killing them. Although we admit we were amused, we were also somewhat disturbed by these search terms:
Recent numbers suggest university grads are leaving university with about $25,000 in student and other debt. Debt is especially tough to deal with when you’re young and un/underemployed, as the next phrases suggest. Hopefully they found what they were looking for in the Money section of our LAUNCH Magazine.
After our article on cheap meal ideas, which was written by Ishani Nath to help people avoid a diet of Ramen noodles, thrifty eaters flocked to LAUNCH Magazine after searching for the following (somewhat sad) phrases:
To answer your questions: No, yes, and I hope not! Ramen noodles is not a food group, people!