- July 22, 2014 by William Frierson
Before accepting an entry level job offer, there may be something that you would like to negotiate. If so, the following post has six tips that can help you during this experience.
When you’re negotiating with someone who has more sway than you, it’s an understatement to say it can be intimidating. It may seem like fighting an uphill battle, even defending opinions, services or products you passionately believe in. Fortunately, you can prepare yourself ahead of time and use strategies during
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- July 21, 2014 by William Frierson
So, you say you want an entry level job, right? Well, how much effort are you putting into it? To be more productive in your job search, learn five factors that will help you manage your time wisely in the following post.
During your job search, it’s important to manage your time wisely. The more organized you are, the faster your chances are of finding the right job and the right job finding you. The added benefit is that the less time you spend looking for a job, the less frustrated you will become. Use your time wisely by having these questions
- July 08, 2014 by William Frierson
There is a chance that college graduates interviewing for jobs might face three situations. Learn what they are and how to respond to them in the following post.
Once the interview is over and you’ve landed the job, it’s smooth sailing from here on out, right? Not exactly. If your job includes communicating with clients and closing deals, you’ll have to go through the job interview process over and over again. Luckily, you can translate the skills that got you in the door to help your sales
- 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
- June 27, 2014 by William Frierson
The average person consumes caffeine on a daily basis. We wake up, we brew our cup of Joe and use the caffeine to propel us throughout our day. But for students, what other effects does coffee consumption have? Surprisingly studies have shown that coffee consumption in college students may have an effect on test scores.
The Nutrition Journal in 2007 published a study in which 51% of 496 college students who regularly consumed coffee to help them with test preparation. Some Psychopharmacologists have concluded that this inevitably gave the students an advantage. Additionally three studies published by John Wiley and Sons in Human Psychopharmacology “put caffeine as an advantage”. Continue Reading
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Tackling the GRE is a major task. With so much to do before you graduate, should you take it while you’re still in college, or wait until after graduation? There are benefits and pitfalls to both, and the decision largely depends on your particular circumstances.
This guide can help you decide which path to take, positioning yourself to earn the score that you need. Continue Reading
- June 10, 2014 by William Frierson
Searching for a job is much like your career. If you feel that you can do something and clearly envision success, you are much more likely to achieve that objective. Conversely, if you believe you cannot attain certain goals, you are less apt to put 100% focus and preparation into the tasks it takes to reach those desires.
It’s no secret that most successful job seekers are the ones who know where they want to be, are confident in their abilities and show personal control and discipline during the employment search. Overall, their view of the world is one that can be described as optimistic. Continue Reading
- May 20, 2014 by William Frierson
For those of you about to search for recent college graduate jobs, you should be aware of 17 realities facing graduates that are found in the following post.
It’s ONLY a selfie. That’s the argument from graduating students at the University of South Florida. School officials at USF have asked grads to not snap selfies as they receive diplomas. A quote from the Associated Press: “I don’t have an anti-selfie bent,” said Michael Freeman, the USF dean who made the selfie rule. “I would just caution students to think
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- May 15, 2014 by William Frierson
As MBA programs become increasingly competitive, it’s more important than ever to be exceptional in every aspect of the application process: essays, resume and the interview. Because of this, each part deserves an equal amount of your time and attention.
The essays and resume are the parts of the application over which you have the most control, which is why most people focus on these two areas. However, you can do more to prepare for the interview than you might initially think. Follow this guide to become a triple threat in the MBA application process. Continue Reading
- May 02, 2014 by William Frierson
When applying for recent college graduate jobs, your resume is sure to be a key factor. So, how can you take it the mountain top? Learn more in the following post.
We all know that for each open position, a recruiter receives a mountain of resumes. So what if you had access to insider knowledge that would help you climb to the top of that mountain? This infographic from our friends at Kelly Services provides exactly that: insider information from hundreds of recruiters that will help you rise well above
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