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Posted September 10, 2014 by

Are You a Recent Graduate Who Wants to Build Connections While Searching for Jobs? 20 Networking Tips to Practice

As a recent graduate searching for jobs, making connections with other people can help you.  Try practicing these 20 networking tips found in the following post.

Regardless of how much emphasis there is on the importance of networking, people tend to overlook its value. Especially when you’re not looking for a job or you’ve landed a job out of pure luck, you may think networking isn’t worth your time. Well, here’s a reality check for you: Networking is the

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Posted September 03, 2014 by

Show Confidence at Networking Events to Boost Your Job Search

Two men shaking hands with people in the background (business)

Two men shaking hands with people in the background (business). Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you don’t believe you can find a job, then no one else will.  That is why you must show confidence when talking to people about potential job opportunities.  In the following post, learn how to be confident at networking events to improve your chances of landing the job you want. (more…)

Posted August 28, 2014 by

College Students, 10 Tips for Networking at Different Times When Searching for Jobs

When networking in their searches for jobs, college students should apply these 10 tips in the following post.

In an article for the Huffington Post, I shared with readers my love for informal, even random, networking – and how I seem to be a magnet for bizarre networking encounters. (One such encounter happened in the locker room wrapped only in a towel!) As much as I seem to attract these random networking opportunities, when it comes to

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Posted July 14, 2014 by

Are You a Recent Graduate Searching for Jobs? 8 Key Elements for Your Job Search

If you are a recent graduate searching for jobs, don’t forget about these eight key elements for your job search, according to the following post.

You’ve heard this before: “finding a job is a full-time job.” I have a different approach: “finding a job is a full-time job… and you’re working 100% on commission the whole time; you don’t get paid until you ‘close the deal’.” Because there are no rewards until you get the job offer

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Posted June 23, 2014 by

Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? 10 Steps to Secure a Job Offer

When interviewing for an entry level job, understand that it is your job to impress the interviewer.  In the following post, learn 10 steps to help you secure a job offer.

Contrary to popular belief, your resume doesn’t get you a job; it is simply a sales brochure that gets you the job interview. Ultimately, it is your performance at that interview that determines whether or not you get a job offer. Many employers view a job interview as something akin to an

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Posted May 23, 2014 by

Preparing for an Entry Level Job Interview? 7 Items to Bring with You

Congratulations on landing an interview for an entry level job!  Since you’re a candidate for the position, make sure you are prepared by bringing these seven items with you according to the following post.

As you prepare for a job interview, many things go through your mind. Most of them involve what to say and questions you’ll face. It’s also important to prepare all the tangible items you’ll need to bring with you. These are also an important part of your preparation. Here are eight items to bring to every

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Posted May 13, 2014 by

4 Tips to Help You Find an Entry Level Job

Do you need some help finding an entry level job?  If so, the following post has four tips that can give you an advantage over the competition in your job search.

Instead of entering in the job you are looking for, you need to refine your search to just jobs that are specifically catered to those looking for entry-level positions. In order to do that, enter in the position you are looking for but…

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Posted May 05, 2014 by

Have Recent Graduate Jobs, but Want to Better Your Career? 5 Ways to Help Yourself

Young professionals with recent graduate jobs who want to better their careers can find five ways to do so in the following post.

A report from McKinsey On Society found that in 2012, more than 120,000 young people took jobs they didn’t want. ThinkProgress did the math and, sadly, found that number equates to one young professional every five minutes. The upside, though: in just five minutes you can also give your career a lift by doing some very

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Posted April 10, 2014 by

Constantly Networking about Jobs for Recent College Graduates? What You Are Forgetting to Do

For those of you constantly networking about jobs for recent college graduates and not getting any results, there is one thing you might be forgetting to do in your search.  Find out what it is in the following post.

At the end of a long day at a networking event, we probably have a stack of business cards in our pocket. But when everyone is back home or in the hotel, then what? What becomes of those cards? Despite the best of intentions, eventually most look at the card pile and think “I’ll get to those later”

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Posted March 24, 2014 by

Want to Learn More about Recent College Graduate Jobs? Conduct Informational Interviews

Informational interviews can provide entry level job seekers with an opportunity to learn more about a career field.  So, how should you go about the process of setting them up and handling each step?  Find out in the following post.

In informational interviews, you talk with a professional from your desired field to learn more about their current line of work, their career history and obtain insider knowledge about the company (culture, availability of mentors, etc.). Informational interviews are also a great opportunity to ask advice about how to achieve your own career goals. Here’s what else you

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