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Posted July 02, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Not Feeling the Love on Your Entry Level Jobs? How You Can Survive

For young professionals working hard on their entry level jobs and not feeling appreciated, the following post has some survival tips for the workplace.

Have you ever felt like you were being taken advantage of at work? Well, welcome to corporate America. Unless you work at a notoriously employee-friendly company such as Google or Zappos, you need to accept that the company you work for may be more interested in the bottom line than your happiness. In an ideal

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Posted June 27, 2014 by

Want Recruiters to Accept Your MBA Recommendation Letters? 5 Tips to Remember

When trying to get people to write letters of recommendation for business school, remember these five tips to impress recruiters in the following post.

Business, it is often said, is all about relationships. Success often hinges more on whom, rather than what, you know. That’s one reason it’s important to secure superior recommendation letters when applying to graduate business school programs. If you can show MBA admissions committees that you’ve done a great and strategic job networking with impressive people who are willing to

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Posted May 20, 2014 by

5 Qualities of Top-Tier Bosses

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, Chief Executive Officer at KAS Placement

The best bosses are the ones who can turn a good organization into a great company.  They are the individuals who consistently push their employees to become better, more engaged and enable them to adapt to oncoming changes in the corporate landscape.

Instead of suppressing employees, top-tier bosses encourage smart ideas, open conversation and creativity.  They reward the employees who deserve recognition instead of promoting those who simply agree with them.

Regardless of industry or size of company, studies have showed that the best bosses share common traits that lead to consistent success.  Below, you’ll find 5 of them. (more…)

Posted April 24, 2014 by

Interviewing for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 4 Questions that Might Throw You Off

While you don’t know exactly what questions will be asked when interviewing for recent college graduate jobs, it’s not a bad idea to expect the unexpected.  The following post has four interview questions that are meant to throw you off during this all important meeting.

Have a big interview coming up? We all know the best way to prepare… is to over-prepare. Reviewing your resume and being comfortable talking about everything on it; thoroughly understanding the mission of the company, and how you can help are great places to start. As recruiters work hard to find new ways to differentiate candidates, however

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Posted April 18, 2014 by

Is It Time for an Entry Level Job Interview? Here is What You Need to Know

While you might not know all what to expect in your entry level job interview, the following post includes an infographic that can give you some idea.

In a survey of 2,000 bosses, 33% said they know within the first 90 seconds of meeting a candidate whether they’ll hire that person. A minute and a half. That is how much time you have to make what obviously needs to be a very strong first impression…

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Posted November 25, 2013 by

Writing Your Resume for Entry Level Jobs? Think Twice About Adding Education First

While it may be tempting to include your education first when applying for entry level jobs, the following post talks about why this may not be a good idea.

Resumes? Who needs them! That’s the thinking of folks at LinkedIn, who recently announced you can use the professional network to apply for jobs — and you don’t even need a resume. Now, fire off a job application using your LinkedIn profile. (Click “Apply Now” on this job to see it in

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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 18, 2013 by

Interested in Writing Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 5 Tips to Enhance Your Writing

Job seekers should not underestimate the importance of good writing skills.  After all you don’t want to use text language on your resume or cover letter.  So, if you’re interested in writing jobs for recent college graduates, check out five tips to enhance your writing.

Featured: Not Featured This is a guest post by Anna Hicks. Are your writing skills holding you back? Whether you’re sending your first thank you note to a potential internship employer, or your first email to a new intern supervisor, you need to have the type of writing skills that

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Posted August 20, 2013 by

Is There Room for Growth on Your Entry Level Job?

If career advancement from an entry level job is one of your professional goals, make sure you do your research to see if an opportunity is available before accepting a new position.  The following post has three ways to help you find out if a job has the potential for career growth.

Any entry-level position can seem like a financial step up – especially after a stretch of unemployment or minimum-wage work – and it’s easy to get excited about your sudden wealth of steady paychecks, medical and dental…

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Posted August 19, 2013 by

Do You Take Your Boss for Granted?

While employers probably don’t expect you to kiss up to them, it never hurts to say thank you.  By doing so, they will know that their employees are appreciative, not taking them for granted.

Caring bosses who help employees with their personal and work problems shouldn’t expect gratitude, loyalty and commitment in return, new research has warned.

According to a study by IMD business school, most managers believe offering emotional support will benefit their company.

Yet most employees simply view such shows of kindness as part of their superiors’ duties and have no intention of working any harder by way of saying thank-you. (more…)