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Posted May 16, 2014 by

Are You Networking for Recent Graduate Jobs? 4 Ways to Make Your Meeting a Success

When networking for recent graduate jobs, you want to make the most of each opportunity.  In the following post, learn four ways to make your meeting a success.

Someone recently paid $610,000 to share coffee with Apple CEO Tim Cook. To the person who won the bidding war: sip your latte slowly. Every gulp will run you about 50 grand. And it may be worth it… because a networking meeting with the right person can open doors never thought possible. Which is why

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Posted March 26, 2014 by

Networking to Land an Entry Level Job? One Strategy that Just Might Work

If you’re looking for an entry level job by networking, the following post talks about one strategy that could make the difference.

Job searching be much easier if you already knew plenty of colleagues who could tell you if their workplace is awesome — or awful. And put in a good word for you. But you don’t know people at every company… because most of us don’t network as much as we should. Your challenge: get your foot

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Posted January 21, 2014 by

How Entry Level Job Seekers Can Network Better

For entry level job seekers who want to become better at networking, the following post offers some helpful tips.

I’ve met hundreds of very qualified job seekers who made professional networking their temporary full-time jobs – and got jobs far faster than their job hunting competition. Especially targeted for job seekers, here are some tips and reminders from these leaders, and from my own experience, that will help you become a far more effective networker…

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Posted January 06, 2014 by

Having Personal Connections Can Impact Your Search for Recent College Graduate Jobs

Congratulations!  Now that you’ve graduated, you need to find a job.  Do you know anyone that can help you in your search for recent college graduate jobs?  If yes, understand that having personal connections can have an impact on your job search, according to the following post.

You’ve likely heard the often used phrase, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” When it comes to your career, this means “personal connections get you hired”. Indeed, in surveys, it’s typical for roughly half of employees to say that they found their job through a friend, family member

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Posted October 02, 2013 by

Why Isn’t Your Career Advancing from Your Entry Level Job? Here Are Some Reasons – Part 2

If you’re an employee who has not advanced from his or her entry level job, the following post has more reasons that may be holding you back.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. I am often talking with people whose careers have seemingly come to a full stop in their firm. Sometimes this is fixable, and other times it isn’t. This is

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Posted September 26, 2013 by

Why Isn’t Your Career Advancing from Your Entry Level Job? Here Are Some Reasons

If you’re an employee who has not advanced from his or her entry level job, the following post has some reasons that may be holding you back.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. I am often talking with people whose careers have seemingly come to a full stop in their firm. Sometimes this is fixable, and other times it isn’t. This

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Posted September 16, 2013 by

5 Tips to Help Balance Study Time and Recent Graduate Jobs

You might find that going to school while working is quite the challenge.  That is why you need to give yourself enough time to do both.  The following post offers five tips for balancing study time with recent graduate jobs.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. Gaining your professional qualifications is something which will give your career a firm foundation – regardless of whether you actually end up. However, unlike university

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Posted September 10, 2013 by

Young Professionals, Do Your Recent Graduate Jobs Require Travel? 7 Ways to Build Relationships Away from the Office

Being so busy at work may often leave you less time to connect with coworkers.  However, just because you’re away from the office, that does not mean you can’t build quality relationships.  For young professionals with recent graduate jobs and other workers, the following post has seven ways to create this time for networking.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. One of the most memorable quotes from the interviews I did for ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ was this one from Antoinette Oglethorpe: “From

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Posted August 27, 2013 by

Does Your Employer Know You? 8 Tips to Enhance Your Company Profile on an Entry Level Job

It is probably safe to say that most employees don’t mind a little recognition from their employer.  However, if you’re not necessarily seeking attention but want to enhance your company profile on your entry level job, the following post has eight tips that can help.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. What does it mean by having a good profile in the firm? In a Big4 firm, having a good profile

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Posted August 23, 2013 by

About to Attend a Networking Event for Entry Level Job Seekers? Enter with Confidence

Networking may not come as easily for some people as others.  If you are about to attend a networking event, say for entry level job seekers, the following post has advice to help you enter it with confidence.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. Why is it that when we are told to go out and meet a room full of strangers, “because it is good for our profile”, it

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