- August 11, 2014 by William Frierson
If you are going after your first entry level job, check out the following post for some helpful tips that can get you going in the right direction.
You’ve invested time and effort in years of education. You’ve gained some work experience, either per hour or via internships. And perhaps you’ve had a few sleepless nights thinking “what now??” And now, with graduation and celebrations way behind you and summer almost over, it is time to step into the real world – and find
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- August 05, 2014 by William Frierson
Recent college graduates can find jobs in law if they understand how to get started in the field. The following post shares information they need to know.
A career in law is not only stimulating for the brain, but financially rewarding too. When you tell people you have a career in law, people are often impressed and will ask many questions (which can sometimes be a little annoying). There are many different careers in law, so you’ll need to decide
College Students, Are Your Summer Jobs as Interns about to be Over? 7 Ways to Conclude Them on a Good NoteAugust 04, 2014 by William Frierson
With their summer jobs as interns winding down, college students may be looking to end them in positive ways. In the following post, learn seven ways to finish internships on a good note.
August is right around the corner. Summer is almost over… and, by definition, so is your summer internship. So now is a good time to think about the final weeks of your summer gig, and perhaps the last chance you’ll have to tie up loose ends, communicate with colleagues and make yourself stand out to your supervisor…
- August 01, 2014 by William Frierson
College students searching for jobs may be hearing that they are not as prepared for employment in today’s workforce. So, how do some students and employers feel? The following post includes an infographic about the skills gap with their thoughts.
As shown in this compelling infographic, Internships.com and General Assembly have new data for those graduates entering the workforce; specifically, the skills employers are demanding as they hand-pick the best of available new talent. After reviewing the data, the question must be asked: Should colleges & universities be doing more to prepare their students for today’s workforce?
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Searching for Entry Level Jobs, Recent Grads? 10 Things You Might Have Done Differently While in CollegeJuly 31, 2014 by William Frierson
When it comes to searching for entry level jobs, recent graduates might have thought about changing some things during their college years. In the following post, learn 10 things they might have done differently.
While still in school, it can be easy to keep reality on the back-burner. Unfortunately, that often leads to a lack of preparation… and a tough job search after graduation. The reality is that college students everywhere are learning that you must be ready to compete for the job, aggressively, well before you walk across that stage, diploma in
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- July 30, 2014 by William Frierson
If you want to find an internship in Los Angeles (aka LALA land), check out five new opportunities in the following post.
Featured: Featured Are you looking for an internship in the exciting, bustling city of LA? We have unique new opportunities going up ever day — we’ve put together a list of the top 5 LA-based internships on our site this week. Apply NOW!read more
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For those of you trying to find an internship or a job on LinkedIn, the following post has seven steps you can take to use the site to your advantage.
Many college students, recent graduates and young professional are starting to see the power of LinkedIn. However, the one thing they learn very quickly is that they don’t yet have the quantity or quality of contacts necessary to leverage the world’s largest professional network. The best of them, however, don’t let that stop them from using
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- July 29, 2014 by William Frierson
For anyone considering going to business school, one student shares what his experience has been like so far in the following post.
I recently completed my first year at Booth and felt compelled to share my experiences and advice through a follow-up post to: To Anyone Considering an MBA Continue Reading
- July 22, 2014 by William Frierson
For job seekers who want to stand out when applying for entry level jobs, there are 25 words and phrases they shouldn’t use according to the following post.
We all try to write the perfect resume, cover letter and LinkedIn profile. Our goal: wordsmith something that will make us stand out among millions of job and internship seekers. And yet somehow, those resumes, letters and profiles always seem to sound painfully similar; they drown in groupthink-inspired sameness…
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- July 21, 2014 by William Frierson
If you are still trying to find an internship or job this summer, the following post has four tips to help move your search along.
We’ve always been told that searching for a job during the summer months is a bad idea. Luckily for you, that is just a myth! So grab a cold one, go outside, break out the BBQ… and have some fun job hunting! Here are four tips sure to help you heat up your summer job search
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