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Posted June 26, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Focus on Your Skills Before Searching for Jobs

While it makes sense that recent college graduates want to land jobs as soon as possible, developing their skills might need to be their first priority.  In the following post, learn how focusing on their skills can benefit their job searches.

Today’s job market is changing dramatically. Companies are constantly hiring and firing and the days of lifelong careers at a single organization are over. We’re living in a “gig economy” where one- to five-year stints are the norm and people need to plan their careers around a market

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Posted June 24, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Want to Showcase Why You’re the Best Candidates for Jobs? Create a Professional Website

When it comes to getting jobs, recent college graduates can prove they are the best candidates by considering creating a professional website.  Learn why in the following post.

Head to any website targeted toward the self-employed and you’ll hear the same thing: You need a website to land clients. But what about those with more traditional jobs: Why consider creating a website? Maybe you’re happy with your traditional job, and you’ve got a killer resume. That’s all you

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Posted June 16, 2014 by

Are You Using Pinterest for Your Entry Level Job Search?

When it comes to searching for an entry level job on social media, Pinterest might not be the first site you think about.  However, the following post includes an infographic that shows how Pinterest can be applied to your job search.

Pinterest can be an extremely effective tool to get noticed by recruiters. To fully understand its power – and how to maximize that power – we bring you an infographic from our friends at Giraffe CVs. This graphic goes in-depth on how (and why) to expand your search to Pinterest. How will you make yourself different?

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Posted April 03, 2014 by

3 Ways Recent Graduates Can Land that First Entry Level Job

If recent graduates want to improve their chances of landing that first entry level job, the following post has three ways for them to do so.

Now that you have your diploma, you’ve finally sworn off retail and thrown in the busboy towel. Your resume is a well-oiled machine — clean, efficient and just a little bit sexy. You’re ready for the responsibilities and rewards of a real-world career. But there’s a problem. You have

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Posted March 26, 2014 by

College Students, Make Your Spring Break Productive for Your Entry Level Job Search

While college students should enjoy spring break, they should also make it productive for their entry level job searches.  Learn some ways they can do so in the following post.

James Franco said it best in his movie Spring Breakers: “Spring break. Spring break. Spring break fo’ever!” OK, so your spring break may not involve holding up a restaurant to fund your vacation or working with a drug dealer. But it can be just as productive. When you’re in the final stages of your college

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Posted February 19, 2014 by

Looking for Entry Level Jobs on Social Media? How to Get Started

If you are trying to find entry level jobs on social media, be aware that employers and recruiters are looking for you too.  The following post includes an infographic to guide you on using social media to help you find a job.

With 94% of recruiters now use social media both to post open positions, and to find passive candidates, social media has rapidly become a major force in hiring. For job seekers, the good news is social media has made dream jobs and dream candidates easily accessible to each other. The bad news:

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Posted February 11, 2014 by

Looking for Entry Level Jobs in the Digital Industry? Establish an Online Presence

Recent graduates searching for entry level jobs in the digital industry should begin establishing an online presence.  Learn more in the following post.

Last week Esther McVey uttered the very unhelpful words that “young people need to start at the bottom and work their way up”, a blame assigning exercise if ever I saw one. It’s the youth’s fault I tell thee, not the government!

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Posted January 23, 2014 by

Searching for an Entry Level Job? Starting a Blog Could Be Beneficial

If you haven’t found an entry level job, starting a blog might be beneficial to your search.  Learn more in the following post.

Want to get ahead professionally in 2014? The answer is swift and uncomplicated: start a blog on something you’re passionate about. A personal website contains all the wisdom you need to be a successful young adult. Specifically, here are nine important lessons I’ve learned from starting a blog: 1. I

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Posted January 21, 2014 by

Want Your Dream Entry Level Job? 5 Ways a Blog Can Help You Get It

If you are searching for your dream entry level job, you may want to think about starting a blog about your passion.  Learn five ways a blog can help you find the position you want in the following post.

When blogging first became a thing, bloggers were dismissed as amateurs who used the platform primarily as an outlet for whining. That unfair characterization, of course, has radically changed by now, with countless professionals earning their entire income from blogging, and Fortune 500 companies carefully curating blogs of their own. But blogs today can do even more than

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Posted December 31, 2013 by

Are You the Entry Level Job Candidate Hiring Managers Want? 3 Things They Will Consider

Hiring managers want to know they have hired the right candidate for a job.  If you’re searching for an entry level job, the following post shares three things they will consider in a potential employee.

What is one goal all organizations have in common? They all want to avoid hiring the wrong person. If a new hire isn’t the right fit, or they quit within the first few months, the cost to the company could be significantly more than that position’s annual salary. So, hiring managers have

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