- July 07, 2014 by William Frierson
For anyone trying to find an internship, it may or may not be wise to include an objective on your resume depending on the situation. Learn more in the following post.
Featured: Featured It’s hard to even think about fall internships – as we just started summer internships – but with the start of July comes the start of the search for the perfect fall internship. I got a note from a reader last night asking me when to include and when not to include an objective on her resume
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- July 02, 2014 by William Frierson
As a fresh graduate, you frequently find yourself in a vicious circle. You have no experience and this is frequently why you do not pick a job. And since the economic crisis, really the job market is facing rigid competition, as there is a shortage of jobs throughout the world.
For organisations, personalities and qualities of graduates take precedence over technical skills. Points of attention for the candidates are: presentation in job interviews, explaining their motives and writing a good resume.
However, with high rate of unemployment, employers have to choose selected candidates among more than a few applicants. So, how do you get that first smart job? Behold the following steps: Continue Reading
Recent College Graduates, Have You Applied for Jobs and not Received Positive Results? 10 Mistakes that Could Have Hurt Your ApplicationsJuly 01, 2014 by William Frierson
There are jobs recent college graduates may have missed out on because of these top 10 mistakes made by job applicants, which are found in the following post.
You find the perfect job or internship. You apply. You do all the required research so you’re thoroughly prepared for the job interview. But the interview never happens. In fact, despite impeccable follow-up, you never hear from the employer. Why? Because at some point in the application process itself, you made a mistake that removed you
What Do Employers Really Want in New College Graduates? What job candidates aren’t even considering but should be if they want a job.June 30, 2014 by William Frierson
What’s the one thing that many college graduates fail to consider when preparing for a job interview?
Everyone to a certain extent faces unspoken biases during an interview—or what I often refer to as a second conversation or subtext during an interview that is not voiced by the interviewer. For millennial job candidates, biases can include being entitled, requiring constant supervision and positive reinforcement, lacking solid communication skills, and overall possessing a less than stellar work ethic. Continue Reading
- June 26, 2014 by William Frierson
While it makes sense that recent college graduates want to land jobs as soon as possible, developing their skills might need to be their first priority. In the following post, learn how focusing on their skills can benefit their job searches.
Today’s job market is changing dramatically. Companies are constantly hiring and firing and the days of lifelong careers at a single organization are over. We’re living in a “gig economy” where one- to five-year stints are the norm and people need to plan their careers around a market
- June 24, 2014 by William Frierson
If you’re an intern who wants an entry level job at the company you’re working for, learn 12 ways to achieve this goal in the following post.
Your internship is a great way to gain experience, develop skills and greatly improve your chances of getting catching a recruiter’s attention. Even better, many internships lead to a job offer; I had three internships during my college career, and the last one turned into my first full-time job! This is how I
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- by William Frierson
For college students with jobs as interns, their expectations will vary in the workplace versus in the classroom. Learn seven differences between these environments in the following post.
As many begin their internships and dive into the work, they quickly discover that their expectations were a little off. From what you must wear, to the demonstration of your work ethic, and all the way to how deadlines are perceived in the workplace… they are surprised how different the internship learning
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- June 20, 2014 by William Frierson
If you did not get hired for an entry level job or an internship, the following post shares 12 reasons that could explain why.
You thought you nailed the interview – and you expected an offer. But the offer never came. The job or internship went to someone else.What went wrong? What happened that made the recruiter choose another candidate? When trying to understand how we could get so close but come up empty, we
- June 19, 2014 by William Frierson
If you don’t think that finding an internship is important for your career, learn why it is in the following post.
A Forbes article by J. Maureen Henderson argues internships aren’t worth the effort. Henderson explains the work performed during an internship doesn’t provide useful skills, are too expensive, and chances are they won’t even land you a job. Want to know why internships are worth it? Nearly 74 percent of employers prefer candidates with
- June 18, 2014 by William Frierson
If you want to find an internship in the fashion world, learn more about a new opportunity in the following post.
Featured: Featured As you know, we have new internships going up on the site each week — many of them in the fashion realm. One of our employers, Cynthia Rose NY, has posted their opportunities with us for quite a while and we wanted to give you all the inside scoop. If you’ve ever wondered what it