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Posted April 01, 2015 by

Graduating This Year? Find The Most Affordable Neighborhoods For Graduates

Are you walking across the stage to accept your diploma in 2015? Congratulations! It’s likely been a long and sometimes even difficult road. Now that you’re about to get your degree, it’s time to think about what comes next.

If you’re lucky, you’ve already landed a job in your chosen profession. If you are like most college graduates, that new job will take you to a brand new city. Starting your first job after college in a city that is new to you can be even harder when you have to find a place to live and aren’t’ familiar with that city’s neighborhoods. (more…)

Posted August 06, 2014 by

Searching for Entry Level Jobs? 9 Tips to Reduce Job Search Time

While college graduates should know that searching for entry level jobs takes time, they could reduce how long it takes by applying these nine tips in the following post.

Before the recession, the general rule of thumb was that for every $10,000 in salary desired, a person could expect their job search to last a month. Want a job for $50,000? Count on 5 months. Now, however, even for the mosg entry-level positions, the average job hunt these days is up to

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Posted July 29, 2014 by

College Graduates, Interested in Jobs as Entrepreneurs but Don’t Know Where to Start? What You Should Do

College graduates who work on jobs where they’re not satisfied for one reason or another may feel at some point that it’s time for a change, say as entrepreneurs.  If grads are looking to go into business for themselves, the following post has advice on where they should start.

Are you “over” your 9-to-5? If you’re sick of going into the office every day and feeling totally uninspired as you sit in your cubicle working hard to grow someone else’s business, the entrepreneurial lifestyle might be a better fit for you. As an entrepreneur, you can set your own hours and

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Posted May 27, 2014 by

How Recent Grads Can Plan Careers as They Pursue Entry Level Jobs

For recent graduates who didn’t plan their careers while in school, that does not mean they can’t do so today.  As these grads pursue entry level jobs, learn how they can still plan careers in the following post.

I received a tweet this morning from a senior who graduated from a university a few days ago, “what do you do when you are exactly as the student described in that post except you are now in the real world?” Basically, what do you do if it’s too late

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Posted May 27, 2014 by

Tips If You are Searching for an Entry Level Job with a Liberal Arts Degree

If you need some help searching for an entry level job with a liberal arts degree, check out the following post for some tips that can make a difference.

Like me, you might have realized once you got to college, choosing a major was scary. Like me, you might have felt panicked, because it can seem like a major determines not only what you’ll be studying, but also what your career track will be, and what direction your adult life will take (and that’s hardly a

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Posted May 15, 2014 by

College Students, Start Career Planning for Entry Level Jobs

To give themselves a better chance to find entry level jobs later, college students should start career planning now.  In the following post, learn two things they need for their planning.

At a previous college, I had the opportunity to visit freshmen classrooms to present on career planning. My message to students was to start now; to take specific action steps each year so you will be in much better position to achieve your career goals come graduation. No matter where we are in

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Posted April 14, 2014 by

Want to Enhance Your Search for Recent College Graduate Jobs While Getting an MBA? 7 Tips that Could Make a Difference

If you are earning an MBA, but still want to enhance your search for recent college graduate jobs, the following post has seven tips that could make a difference.

Going back to school to earn your MBA is often a means to achieving something greater: a job you’ll enjoy, and hopefully one that will reap a decent salary, too. That’s why MBA hopefuls will be glad to hear that more than 75 percent of the 211 employers who responded to a Graduate Management Admission Council survey intend to hire at least

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Posted January 23, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Prepared to Start Those Recent Graduate Jobs? One Thing You Should Know

For young professionals about to begin recent graduate jobs, understand that you will need to become more independent when it comes to the workplace.  Learn something in the following post that can make your workdays a little easier.

A few months after graduation, in my first real-world job, I received a piece of feedback from my boss on my performance. It seems although I was out of school, I was still in college mode. This is an important lesson for all new, or soon to be, graduates. When you

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Posted January 10, 2014 by

4 Cities in 4 U.S. Regions Perfect to Start a Startup

Green startup road sign with arrow pointing up

Green startup road sign with arrow pointing up. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Why find a job when you can make your own?

That’s the mantra for 20-somethings looking to make their way as entrepreneurs – and start a company rather than join one.

But where should you go once you leave your college town or your parents’ house? Here are some of the best places around the country to get started on your startup. (more…)

Posted December 16, 2013 by

Want to Recruit Candidates to Fill Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 6 Recruiting Methods to Stay Away From

In order to fill jobs for recent college graduates, recruiters should abandon six methods of recruiting according to the following post.

Recruiting has never been more exciting or more complex. Innovation continues to redefine recruitment as new technology emerges and larger, deeper pools of candidates become available. “SoMoClo” (or Social/Mobile/Cloud), a term heard often at the recent Wisdom Conference, is enabling businesses to automate many processes, while simultaneously adding value to a job that is, and always

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