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Jan 12, 2021, 08:23 ET Handshake Appoints Industry Veteran Asif Makhani as CTO to Drive Product and Platform Innovation

Handshake, the leading site for college students to find a job and get hired, today announced the appointment of Asif Makhani as its new chief...


Dec 10, 2020, 08:27 ET A New Hiring Playbook: How 2020 upended--and created opportunity--for college-to-career transitions

The unprecedented challenges caused by the COVID-19 outbreak dramatically accelerated the digital transformation for many aspects of life, including...


Oct 20, 2020, 07:30 ET Handshake Announces $80M in Series D Financing: Now Connects Community College Students to In-Demand "New Collar" Jobs

Handshake, the number one site for early talent to find a job and get hired, today announced an $80 million financing round led by GGV Capital with...


Oct 14, 2020, 08:30 ET Handshake CEO Garrett Lord Honored by Goldman Sachs for Entrepreneurship

Handshake, the number one site for early talent to find a job and get hired, today announced that Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) is recognizing CEO Garrett...


Oct 12, 2020, 09:00 ET Handshake CEO Garrett Lord Named an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Northern California Award Winner

Handshake, the number one site for early talent to find a job and get hired, today announced that Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) has named CEO Garrett...


Sep 29, 2020, 08:24 ET Handshake Data Reveals Gen Z is Prioritizing Mental Health in the Workplace

The pandemic has forced many companies to shift to remote work for the foreseeable future and, as a result, as many as 52% of job seeking students...


Jul 29, 2020, 08:23 ET Handshake Unveils New Suite of Solutions to Usher in Future of Virtual Recruiting for Early Talent

Handshake, the number one site for college students to find jobs and get hired, today announced the availability of an end-to-end virtual job search...


Apr 17, 2020, 08:42 ET Handshake Introduces New Resources to Help College Students With Their Job Search Through COVID-19 Outbreak

As the job market rapidly changes due to the COVID-19 outbreak, 48% of students are concerned about finding a job when they graduate. This is one of...


Jan 22, 2020, 09:00 ET Survey: Student Loan Debt Is a Key Factor for Gen Z When Making Career Decisions

Student loan debt is a significant driver in Generation Z career choices, with the majority (73%) of students reporting that they will be graduating...


Nov 20, 2019, 09:00 ET College Students Continue to Believe Their Major Determines Job Prospects Despite Increasing Employer Focus on Skills

Analysis of a Handshake survey of 1,000 college students and hiring data from employers using Handshake Premium, who have the ability to proactively...


Sep 30, 2019, 09:00 ET Undeterred, More Women are Applying for Technical Roles Each Year

Handshake, the leading career community for college students in the U.S., released a study today on women students and recent graduates applying for...


Aug 20, 2019, 09:00 ET Handshake Makes Industry-Leading Early Career Community Available To Every Undergraduate University Student in America

Handshake, the leading career community for college students in the U.S., announced today it has opened access to its platform to every undergraduate ...


Aug 20, 2019, 09:00 ET Handshake Unlocks Access To Job Opportunities and Career-Building Benefits to Every Undergraduate University Student in America

Handshake, the leading career community for college students in the U.S., announced today that every undergraduate student attending a four-year...


Oct 31, 2018, 06:00 ET Early Career Network Handshake Raises $40 Million in Series C Funding Led By EQT Ventures To Increase Access to Opportunity to College Students

Handshake, the leading career network for U.S. college students, announced today that it has closed a $40 million Series C funding round led by the...


Jun 18, 2018, 07:00 ET Handshake & Square team up to provide easy B2B ordering and payments

Handshake, a leader in B2B Commerce technology for manufacturers and distributors, and Square today announced an integration to deliver streamlined...


Jul 18, 2017, 08:00 ET Handshake Announces Integration with MailChimp

Handshake, a leader in B2B Commerce technology for manufacturers and distributors, today announced the launch of its integration to MailChimp, a...


Jun 06, 2017, 08:00 ET Handshake Launches New Partner Program at IRCE 2017

Handshake, the leading mobile-first B2B commerce solution, today announced the debut of its comprehensive Partner Program at the Internet Retailer...


Apr 24, 2017, 13:05 ET Handshake Achieves "Built for NetSuite" Status

SuiteWorld -- Handshake, a leader in B2B Commerce technology for manufacturers and distributors, today announced that it has achieved "Built for...


Apr 04, 2017, 08:00 ET Handshake Announces Paul McCarthy Joins as Chief People Officer

Handshake, a leader in B2B Commerce technology for manufacturers and distributors, today announced the appointment of Paul McCarthy as the company's...


Feb 02, 2017, 10:17 ET Handshake to Exhibit at Convenience Distribution Marketplace 2017

Handshake, a leader in B2B Commerce technology for convenience distributors, today announced that it will exhibit at Convenience Distribution...


Dec 07, 2016, 09:00 ET Handshake Certifies B2B Commerce Platform for Intuit QuickBooks Online

Handshake, a leader in B2B Commerce technology for manufacturers and distributors, today announced that it has been certified for Intuit QuickBooks...


Sep 22, 2016, 09:00 ET Companies Rush to Adopt B2B eCommerce and Sales Rep Technology to Unlock Competitive Edge

Handshake, the emerging leader in B2B Commerce technology for manufacturers and distributors, today announced key findings from its 2016...


Jul 21, 2016, 09:00 ET Handshake Announces Kiva Kolstein Joins as Chief Revenue Officer

Handshake, the emerging leader in B2B Commerce technology for manufacturers and distributors, today announced the appointment of Kiva Kolstein as...


Apr 21, 2016, 08:30 ET Handshake Direct Mobile Delivers In-Store B2B Mobile Commerce

NEW YORK, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- Handshake, the emerging leader in B2B Commerce technology for manufacturers and distributors, today announced ...


Mar 17, 2016, 07:00 ET Handshake Raises $14 Million in Series B Funding

Handshake, the emerging leader in B2B Commerce technology for manufacturers and distributors, today announced it successfully closed its $14 million...