April 03, 2014 by William Frierson
If recent graduates want to improve their chances of landing that first entry level job, the following post has three ways for them to do so.
Now that you have your diploma, you’ve finally sworn off retail and thrown in the busboy towel. Your resume is a well-oiled machine — clean, efficient and just a little bit sexy. You’re ready for the responsibilities and rewards of a real-world career. But there’s a problem. You have
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April 02, 2014 by William Frierson
You want to be the siren of the job market, yet you can’t even secure a single interview. Have you ever wondered why such a cruel thing only happens to you when others are getting 2 to 3 interview calls in a week? It is undoubtedly because your resume isn’t just as chic as you wanted it to be.
Regardless of how perfect you think you are for the job you, chances are that your tedious resume would get in the way, closing all the doors that lead to a “once in a lifetime opportunity”. Therefore, you seriously need to consider giving your resume a makeover and turn it into the “Mjölnir” to beat all the competitors out there battling for the throne. Continue Reading
March 18, 2014 by William Frierson
Because you are likely competing against many candidates for entry level jobs, it is important for potential employers to see that you stand out. Avoid being a clone by applying advice from the following post.
You want a new job? Maybe you find yourself forced to fight “The Clone Wars” to get one. You must become a job-hunting machine in a market where you’re competing against thousands of competent candidates like you. Some companies want a workforce made of clones who they can pay the lowest possible wage to do mind
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January 16, 2014 by William Frierson
If you’re an internship finder searching for an opportunity, the following post shares nine places you may not have thought about finding these positions.
When you’re looking for internships, there are some pretty basic search methods everyone knows. There are big job boards like Internships.com, Glassdoor, and Indeed.com that list hundreds of internships all around the world. The problem with big sites like these is that everyone uses them, so the positions
November 13, 2013 by William Frierson
Have you considered learning a foreign language? Doing so might make you a more attractive entry level job candidate, if you’re willing to invest the time and maybe some money. The following post shares some factors to consider before learning a new language.
Hola! Me contratar? Many people aspire to learn a second language in their lifetime, but is adding this skill to your resume really necessary for your career? For many professionals, the answer is s. While becoming proficient or fluent in a second language is rarely easy, it could be a distinguishing ticket that helps you board
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September 17, 2013 by William Frierson
As an entry level job seeker who has created a LinkedIn profile, you’re hoping potential employers will take notice. Consider using four techniques in the following post that could make a difference in your job search.
If you were to Google yourself right now, what would you find? Your LinkedIn profile is probably one of the first search results you’d see. If the thought of new customers, business associates or recruiters finding your profile has you cringing, it’s time for a little TLC. Here’s the good news
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December 22, 2011 by William Frierson
How, then, are you supposed to go from boring to engaging if you’re just starting out? Well, how about discovering your niche? Though it seems simple, discovering what you’re going to blog about is a lot more than just posting what you like. Here’s how you can get started: Continue Reading