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Posted May 07, 2014 by

Are You a Graphic Design Internship Finder? 5 Opportunities to Consider

If you are an internship finder interested in graphic design, the following post has five opportunities for you to consider.

Featured: Featured Attention passionate graphic designers! We both know that there is nothing more important than getting experience and building that graphic design portfolio. Lucky for you, I’ve compiled the top five graphic design internships you MUST apply for this summer. Good luck and have fun applying! 1. Cupcake Digital Inc. 2. The OR’ES Group read

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Posted April 25, 2014 by

Build Up Your Skills for an Interview Presentation

Young man smiling while holding a microphone in front of him

Young man smiling while holding a microphone in front of him. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When you apply for a job after graduation, you may be asked to give a presentation in front of an interviewer or a panel as part of the screening process. This is often a requirement for sales, marketing, or other positions that call for face-to-face meetings with clients or management.

Public speaking can be nerve-wracking, let alone presenting to decision makers who may or may not give you that sought-after break. The butterflies in your stomach are just one of the many physical indicators of tension – you’ll also sweat profusely, your body may shake, and in a worst-case scenario, you may experience mental block. (more…)

Posted February 28, 2014 by

How to Write a Good CV

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Someone working on a resume. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

A CV is nothing more than a type of resume that outlines an individual’s education and work history. However, writing a good CV while attending college or just graduating is very important, as this will be your representation to potential employers.

Understanding what potential employers look at most will guide on writing the best CV so it will draw attention and put you on the minds of those looking to hire someone with your qualifications. When you sit down and start writing your CV, it would be best to jot down your information prior to typing to ensure you have all the information at hand. (more…)

Posted February 19, 2014 by

Writing a Cover Letter for an Entry Level Job? Tell Your Own Story

The next time you write a cover letter for an entry level job, consider telling a story to help make the case for why you’re the best candidate for the position.  Learn more in the following post.

Rather than start a cover letter in typical, ho-hum fashion, lead with a personal story that either happened at work or on your free time. It can be dramatic, interesting, unique (like Amanda Munster’s genius savings plan for a first home), exciting or downright unusual. If the anecdote relates directly to the job you’re

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Posted August 27, 2013 by

Employers, Are Your Clients in Last Place? 10 Indicators They Might Be

Most, if not all, employers would probably say that customer satisfaction is important.  However, where does it rank among their priorities, first or last?  In the following post, learn 10 indicators that might prove the latter.

Any entrepreneur willing to endure the proverbial “blood, sweat, and tears” it takes to start a business knows how important clients are. They write the checks that pay the bills. So keeping them satisfied is rarely just lip service. In fact, most business owners believe they are putting their clients first. But according to Joseph Callaway, what they don’t realize is they’ve developed an array of bad habits that accomplish just the opposite. (more…)

Posted July 03, 2013 by

Graduates, Do You Want to Hire a Resume Writer for Your Entry Level Job Search?

A quality resume can make a difference in whether or not you get an interview, and eventually, an entry level job.  For some graduates, that might mean hiring a resume writer, but is this move right for you?  Consider some pros and cons of this decision in the following post.

With the large number of applicants vying for jobs, catching the attention of hiring managers with a strong resume and cover letter is a must. In the past few years, professional resume writers and writing service companies have popped up to help job seekers turn out professional documents. But should you hire

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Resume Writer