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Posted March 24, 2014 by

Do Job Seekers Have the Soft Skills to Obtain Jobs for Recent College Graduates and Advance Their Careers?

In order to obtain jobs for recent college graduates and advance their careers, job seekers need to focus on acquiring soft skills.  The following post has more on the importance of developing these skills.

Soft skills are essential irrespective of the level of management – entry, middle and top level management. People rise in organizations due to hard skills but fall due to lack of soft skills. Successful professionals need more of soft skills rather than hard skills. And to make it to the CEO level

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Posted March 10, 2014 by

Want Jobs for Recent College Graduates Where You Can Work from Home? 7 Employers that Might Interest You

If you’re interested in finding telecommuting jobs for recent college graduates, the following post has seven employers that might offer these opportunities.

The option to work from home is quickly moving from a perk to a common way of working. (Click here to tweet this thought.) But while some companies take a casual approach to telecommuting, others are committed to developing robust work-from-home programs and offering remote jobs. FlexJobs recently compiled a list of the

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Posted December 13, 2013 by

College Recruiting at a Networking Event? How the Way You Think Can Lead to Success: Part 2

Are you college recruiting at a networking event?  The key to finding success could all be in the way you think.  Learn more in the following post.

In this 2nd part blog post Heather Townsend, author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and ‘The Go-To Expert’ explores how your mind is often the biggest barrier to winning business from attending networking events. See here for part 1 of the blog. Challenge your self-limiting beliefs Very often

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Posted December 10, 2013 by

College Recruiting at a Networking Event? How the Way You Think Can Lead to Success: Part 1

Are you college recruiting at a networking event?  The key to finding success could all be in the way you think.  Learn more in the following post.

In this 2 part blog post Heather Townsend, author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and ‘The Go-To Expert’ explores how your mind is often the biggest barrier to winning business from attending networking events. Getting results from attending a networking group depends as much on your attitude as whether you are going to the

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Posted October 21, 2013 by

Landed a New Entry Level Job? 5 Tips to Manage Your Career Like the Life of an Automobile

Now that you have landed an entry level job, how can you successfully manage your career as if you’re maintaining an automobile?  The following post shares five tips.

38.2 percent. According to Kelley Blue Book, that’s how much original value your car retains after five years. Hurts, doesn’t it? Just like cars, we all have a certain value at our jobs. Unlike cars, our price doesn’t have to go down. In fact, if we manage our careers right, our value can increase

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Posted September 26, 2013 by

And the Winner Is… Awards Millennials Might Believe They Should Win on Their Entry Level Jobs

While not all Millennials necessarily feel entitled, there are some who probably believe they are.  If these employees need some positive reinforcement on their entry level jobs, perhaps employers should consider giving out the awards mentioned in the following post.

It’s happening. We’re taking over. The Millennial generation, which is 80+ million strong and larger than the Baby Boomers, has started to fill management roles at companies big and small. You could say our journey into the upper ranks isn’t going smoothly. In a recent workplace study, older employees believe GenY managers are entitled and only concerned

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Posted September 10, 2013 by

College Recruiter Shares Job Search Tips

College students who are looking for some help with their job searches should consider tips in the following post from a current college recruiter.

College recruiting gears up for the school year. By Hope Buehler on September 6, 2013 at 3:46 PM. Posted in: Working at GEICO. With the school year here, GEICO recruiters will be busy and may be in your area. How can you best prepare to…

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Posted August 23, 2013 by

About to Attend a Networking Event for Entry Level Job Seekers? Enter with Confidence

Networking may not come as easily for some people as others.  If you are about to attend a networking event, say for entry level job seekers, the following post has advice to help you enter it with confidence.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. Why is it that when we are told to go out and meet a room full of strangers, “because it is good for our profile”, it

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Posted July 30, 2013 by

Do Your Entry Level Jobs Allow Telecommuting?

Employers who don’t allow workers to telecommute on their entry level jobs may want to reconsider.  The following post explains.

Think Beyond the Label is hosting an online career fair on July 30. Powered by Brazen Careerist, the career fair lets employers network with qualified candidates with disabilities. Join employers including Aetna, IBM and Merck by registering here. Redefining success is the current theme in today’s workplace, with more workers seeking what Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington

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Posted November 30, 2012 by

Nine strategies for successful enrollment management in today’s higher education environment

CollegeRecruiter.comLike all of us at some point, colleges and universities will see the need for change.  The following post identifies strategies that can help them adapt to change in enrollment management, as well as their recruiting and retention efforts.

I have been involved in enrollment management for more than 40 years, both as an enrollment manager on campus and as a consultant for Noel-Levitz. During that time, I have seen changes in higher education that are nothing short of revolutionary. Shifts in access to higher education, the gender and ethnic composition of classes, the number of students attending college, and technological innovations are just some of the sweeping changes that have made higher education an increasing force in the social, economic, political, and cultural life of our country.

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