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Posted June 27, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Need Some Help Finding Jobs on LinkedIn? 5 Tips to Create an Attention Grabbing Profile

Recent college graduates searching for jobs can create a LinkedIn profile to get the attention of employers by using five tips in the following post.

If you have neglected your LinkedIn profile, or wondering why it isn’t having an impact on your lead generation, then this article will give you five simple tweaks to help your LinkedIn profile start to win you work.  I regularly do research for my clients and prospects on the state of their social media efforts. Of

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Posted May 08, 2014 by

Does Your Resume for an Entry Level Job Include These 10 Common Mistakes?

Young entry level job seekers can hurt their chances to find employment if they make any of these 10 common mistakes in the following post.

In the past year or so, I have seen 200 to 300 resumes written by college students. Based on that experience and my interactions with recruiters and other career advisers, one thing is clear: just about everyone makes the same mistakes. This is not a scientific survey by any means. However, ranked by frequency I submit to you the top

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Posted April 22, 2014 by

You’ve Finished Interviewing for an Entry Level Job. What Impression Did You Leave the Interviewer?

Now that you have completed your entry level job interview, how do you think the interviewer sees you as a candidate?  In the following post, learn what he or she might be thinking about after your interview.

During the interview, you do your best to make a good impression. When your job interview is over, there you are… stuck in the old waiting game wondering what the recruiter really thinks of you… Did I do as well as I could have? Did I make a good impression? Could

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Posted April 08, 2014 by

Applying for Recent Graduate Jobs in Summer 2014? Job Search and Resume Trends to Watch

For those of you applying for recent graduate jobs this summer, learn some job search and resume trends to look out for in the following post.

I’ve been reading a lot lately about the top recruiting trends projected for this summer, and I realized this is a great opportunity to show you what’s going on in the recruiting industry. With this knowledge, you can reverse-engineer strategies aimed at meeting recruiters where they are… and giving

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Posted March 03, 2014 by

Have Recent Graduate Jobs as Entrepreneurs? Don’t Tell These 10 Untruths

For those of you who have recent graduate jobs as entrepreneurs, be careful not to tell these 10 untruths to yourself found in the following post.

Oh, the lies entrepreneurs tell themselves! Even when all signs point to the contrary, it can be very easy to make up excuses for why your business isn’t succeeding. Here are some of the worst lies that entrepreneurs tell themselves, and the (sometimes) hard truths: 1. The money will come eventually You think that if your

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Posted November 13, 2013 by

Want an Entry Level Job? 5 Resume Tips to Earn an Interview

As an entry level job seeker, you need to write a resume that focuses on the needs of a potential employer.  So, if you want to earn an interview, use these five resume tips in the following post.

Entry-level resumes tend to be plagued by bland formats and poorly-written objective statements. These serve only to provide employers with a vague, one-line statement about the type of position the job seeker wants. A resume shouldn’t be all about what you want—especially when it’s communicating in generalities.

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Posted October 14, 2013 by

Not Enjoying Your Entry Level Job? Make the Best of It

If you are not exactly fulfilled in your current entry level job, try to make the best of this opportunity for the future.  Learn how to do so in the following post.

So you’ve graduated, landed that full-time salary with benefits, been assigned your cubicle and finally enrolled in that fire-eating class you’ve been eying because hey, you’ve got health insurance now! You’ve got what so many want. But why aren’t you happy? As anyone with a

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Posted September 20, 2013 by

Why You Should not Look for Work/Life Balance on Your Entry Level Job

While most of us have heard about achieving work/life balance, perhaps this is not the best option for everyone.  If you have an entry level job or other position, the following post suggests seeking something different.

If you are striving for work-life balance, you’re missing the point. The concept is based on a flawed assumption. The assumption is that work stinks. Only if work has a negative connotation can there be a need to seek balance. If work is basically a positive experience, one need not flee from it to engage this different

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Posted December 21, 2012 by

Should You Be Looking for Jobs or Interviews?

CollegeRecruiter.comWhile a college graduate’s ultimate goal is to land a new job, getting the chance to interview for one is an important step in that direction.  The following post shares some tips that can produce more of these opportunities.

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You’re counting down the months to graduation. But instead of doing a happy dance, you’re doing the limbo. You know those awkward months where it’s too early to apply for full-time jobs while biding time for your coveted diploma. It’s a challenging position.

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Should You Be Looking for Jobs or Interviews?