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Posted June 13, 2014 by

Searching for an Entry Level Job? 9 Ways to Find the Right Employer

If your pursuit of an entry level job is about finding the right employer, learn nine ways to approach the process in the following post.

94% of the current workforce is considering the idea of getting a new job. What does that mean for you? With so many other people looking, you’ve got to be the right fit to get hired for your first, or next, role. How do you ensure that you’re the perfect solution to

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Posted February 10, 2014 by

About to Graduate and Begin Your Entry Level Job Search? Here’s Your Checklist

It won’t be long now before you graduate from college and begin your entry level job search.  The following post includes a checklist of things to consider on your way to finding employment.

We’re locked deeply into winter, and yet spring will soon, well, spring… and many college students will have only days remaining in their college career. Right about then, the question turns from “Will I ever get my degree?” to “What am I going to do with that degree?” Let’s start warming up your job search now, and

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Posted July 09, 2012 by

92% of Employers Use Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn to Hire New Employees

Twitter birdA new survey confirms what most in the recruiting industry already know: the use of social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn have become an essential practice amongst human resource professionals with 92 percent of U.S. companies using social networks and media to find talent in 2012, up from 78 percent five years ago. LinkedIn continues to be a dominant recruiting network, while Facebook and Twitter have seen major adoption growth in the past year.

Two-thirds of companies now recruit through Facebook and 54 percent use Twitter to find new talent. Jobvite‘s June 2012 Social Recruiting Survey of 1,000 human resource and recruiting professionals also found that employers scrutinize social media activity, noting more than half of respondents would have a negative reaction to seeing a spelling or grammar mistake in a social profile. Overall, social recruiting has become an essential tool for recruiters and can be expected to become even more important as 89 percent of the companies surveyed report plans to increase hiring this year. (more…)