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Posted November 16, 2015 by

Finding STEM candidates problematic for North American employers

Finding job candidates to fill STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) employment opportunities has been a struggle for employers in North America. The dearth of STEM workers in this region forces companies to search globally for qualified candidates. Can and will this trend change? Time will tell, but for now, the search for STEM candidates is a challenge for North American employers. (more…)

Posted November 18, 2014 by

Employers, Are You Interested in Hiring Veterans?

Employers are constantly looking to hire the best and brightest people to help their companies succeed.  While they might have certain candidates in mind, it is important for them not to forget about those who have served our country.  Veterans who are transitioning from military life to civilian life might have the skills and experience employers need to fill job openings.  They do not want a hand out, just a hand up in preparing to enter the job market. (more…)

Posted September 05, 2014 by

College Graduates, Looking for More Interaction on LinkedIn Concerning Jobs? How to Get Better Results

When searching for jobs on LinkedIn, college graduates can gain more interaction by focusing on their value.  Learn how they can get better results on the site in the following post.

Maybe you’re falling short of your expectations on LinkedIn. Maybe the calls and email aren’t flooding in. And that is 100 percent normal. The fact is, most people who view your profile are not ready to call you, email you, or buy what you are selling after just one look at your profile. Which means the goal

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Posted August 20, 2014 by

College Graduates, Are You Smartphone Users Searching for Jobs or Managing Tasks at Work? 5 Apps You May Like

For college graduates searching for jobs or trying to manage a workload at the office, there are five smartphone apps that might benefit them in the following post.

Glued to your smartphone? Whether you’re walking down the street, on the train or sitting in the carpool on the way home, you (and everyone around you) are probably heads down, checking the latest activity on your social networks, catching up on news or texting loved ones. The average American has approximately 32 apps on their

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Posted August 01, 2014 by

Want to Grab Attention for Your Entry Level Job Search? Apply the STAR Method

For college students and recent graduates looking to get attention in their entry level job searches, one strategy might be to apply the STAR method.  Learn more in the following post.

Like most job seekers, you have a lot to say about how great you would be as an employee. However, you have a limited amount of space on a resume – and only so much time during job interviews – to get your point across, and impress the recruiter. The language you choose, then, must be both concise…

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Posted July 31, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Are You Using LinkedIn to Search for Jobs? Why Your Profiles Should Look Like a Business Plan Instead of a Resume

For recent college graduates searching for jobs through LinkedIn, they should create profiles that are more like a business plan than a resume.  Learn why in the following post.

Does your LinkedIn profile feel more like a resume (focused on the past) or a business plan (focused on the future)? If you answered “resume” consider this question: If you had only a few minutes with a person with whom you may want to build a future business relationship, would you spend more time on your

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Posted July 14, 2014 by

College Graduates, Looking for Telecommuting Jobs? 5 Positions that Might Surprise You

Some college graduates may be searching for jobs where they can work from home.  In the following post, learn five telecommuting jobs that they might be surprised to know are available.

“While we have job listings in over 50 career categories, ranging from entry-level to executive, the most common industries that consistently have work-from-home jobs include medical and health, customer service, sales,…

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Posted June 18, 2014 by

The Risks and Rewards Of Working Overseas

CVs part of recruitment for international jobs

CVs part of recruitment for international jobs. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Being the face that stands out from the crowd is not an enviable role for the average person. It is this fear of standing out in the open, exposed to danger, that keeps people from making a move that might have some high risks in the short term but big rewards in the long term.

This fear of being exposed is a limiting factor when it comes to students finding/pursuing internships, either here or abroad. It can be a graduate’s first full time job in their field of choice or it can be the feeling in the heart of someone who has decided to live the American dream, even though their own family is thousands of miles away and halfway around the world. (more…)

Posted June 02, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Is Entrepreneurship Your Entry Level Job? 3 Things You Need to Know

If you are a young professional with an entry level job as an entrepreneur, the following post has three things you need to know.

Entrepreneurship isn’t easy — but if you commit to understanding your customers and leveraging new technologies, it could be your first and last “job.” Growing up, most of us still believe in the American Dream – that by getting a college education and building up our resumes with internships and relevant professional skills, we’ll

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Posted May 13, 2014 by

Class of 2014 Expects to Find Entry Level Jobs in Their Career Fields, but Will They?

As the class of 2014 prepares to graduate, most of them believe they will find entry level jobs within their career fields.  However, is this a realistic expectation for these soon to be college graduates?  The following post has more information.

Graduates, she says, may be buoyed by improved jobs numbers recently, but they still face some uncertainties. Upcoming graduates are placing stock in job training because they intend to stay longer in their entry-level jobs.

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