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Posted August 05, 2015 by

Job Interview Questions YOU Should Ask…

Jimmy Sweeney

Jimmy Sweeney, President of CareerJimmy

The phone call Jason waited for finally came! He’d been invited for an interview for the job he’d wanted—sales manager for an educational publishing company. Suddenly his nerves were on edge. He knew how to dress for the occasion but he was concerned about the questions he had on his list—the ones to ask and the ones to avoid.

His buddy Wes had reviewed the questions he might hear from the hiring manager so he felt pretty confident about those. But he also realized this would be a two-way interview. Jason wanted to be sure that he got his questions answered too. After all, he might decide against this company if it didn’t seem right for him once he actually talked with the hiring manager and learned more about the company. He was not desperate for the job—just eager! (more…)

Posted October 20, 2014 by

Seeking Entry Level Jobs? Make a Social First Impression with Employers

Social media can work for or against you, depending on how you use it.  For job seekers, it is important to understand that while their posts might seem harmless to them, other people may not agree.  Today, employers are paying attention to what they see on social media sites and making decisions based on this information.  So, if you are among the recent graduates trying to find entry level jobs, you must focus on creating a positive first impression of yourselves online to be considered serious candidates for employment.  Here are some things you can do. (more…)

Posted June 04, 2013 by

Women Starting Entry Level Jobs, Watch Out for 5 Career Obstacles

The following post has five obstacles women should avoid as they start their careers with entry level jobs.

If you’re like most girls in the corporate world, you want to enjoy a career which is rewarding, challenging and gives you plenty of opportunities to grow. There are, however, a few stumbling blocks which will significantly reduce your chances of promotion and happiness at work. Here are 5 main things to keep in check. 1. Avoid Politics.

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Woman’s Guide To A Successful Career: 5 Little-Known Stumbling Blocks To Avoid

Posted December 20, 2012 by

The Top Two Social Media Mistakes to Avoid

CollegeRecruiter.comWhile social media can be an asset for people, it can also be a liability.  The following post suggests two mistakes you should stay clear of during this form of online interaction.

Everyone makes mistakes and everyone knows this. The problem is that some mistakes are a bigger problem than others. Never before has this been an issue the way it is now. Today, a social media mistake can be blasted around the world in a nanosecond. That’s why it is so important to simply avoid certain mistakes, no matter what.

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The Top Two Social Media Mistakes to Avoid