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Posted July 15, 2015 by

Caring for Your Cover Letter – 6 Tips for Success

Have you given much thought to writing a cover letter when applying for a job?  If not, you may want to think again.  Your cover letter supports your resume, but it also allows you to go into more detail about why you are the best candidate for a job.   Even if you are not required to have one, creating a quality cover letter can help you stand out from the competition.  Show how much you care about your cover letter by following these tips. (more…)

Posted May 21, 2015 by

How College Students and Job Seekers Can Use LinkedIn to Their Advantage

As college students and job seekers look for employment, they should consider any resources that can boost their chances of success.  In today’s world, social media can play a role in the job search.  LinkedIn is a professional networking website that allows people to present themselves in a professional manner and connect with professionals who can be valuable resources.  If you want to a leg up on the competition, you should learn how to use LinkedIn to your advantage. (more…)

Posted September 03, 2014 by

Are You Willing to Put in 8 Hours to Land an Entry Level Job?

While landing a new entry level job may take some time, putting in eight hours of work in your job search just might make a difference.  Learn more from an infographic in the following post.

If you knew that eight hours from now you could be much closer to a brand new job… how long would it take you to get started? According to this infographic created by LocalWork.com, by making the right changes to your jobs search tools and strategy, you can be much more employable with

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Posted July 31, 2014 by

Searching for Entry Level Jobs, Recent Grads? 10 Things You Might Have Done Differently While in College

When it comes to searching for entry level jobs, recent graduates might have thought about changing some things during their college years.  In the following post, learn 10 things they might have done differently.

While still in school, it can be easy to keep reality on the back-burner. Unfortunately, that often leads to a lack of preparation… and a tough job search after graduation. The reality is that college students everywhere are learning that you must be ready to compete for the job, aggressively, well before you walk across that stage, diploma in

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Posted July 23, 2014 by

Searching for Entry Level Jobs? Practice These 7 Habits for Success

For those of you searching for entry level jobs, there are seven habits to practice included in an infographic in the following post that can result in a successful job search.

Based on Steven Covey’s classic book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” our friend Daisy Wright created this impactful infographic, which shows the traits closely associated with job seekers who routinely enjoy career success. As Daisy says: “These principles…are not quick-fixes for one’s job search

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Posted July 11, 2014 by

10 Skills Recent College Graduates May Need When Applying for Jobs in the Future

In the future, recent college graduates applying for jobs might need these 10 skills found in the following post.

Drivers of change are all around us. A globally connected world, the ability to scale a brand based on a social media post, cross cultural conversations and a new reliance on digital communication all mean we need to evolve past our industrial age educations and mindsets about work. Welcome to the Social

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Posted July 07, 2014 by

Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? What Your Body Language Can Do for You

During an interview for an entry level job, it’s not just about what you say verbally than can make a difference, but also what you don’t say.  Learn how body language can influence this meeting in the following post.

The top candidate doesn’t always get hired. Sometimes, it was something they said during the interview that takes them out of contention. And sometimes, it was something they didn’t say – at least out loud. To understand the value of non-verbal communication, and how best to present yourself at your next job

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Posted June 18, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, Recent College Graduates? Be Careful of Your First Impressions

For recent college graduates interviewing for jobs, how they present themselves can make or break their chances of getting employed.  Learn the impact of a first impression in the following post.

So much work goes into getting a job interview. The resume must be perfect. Your online presence must be free of all red flags. And your personal brand must closely match the culture of the company. And quicker than a recruiter can think “Next!” all that work is for naught… because in the first 90 seconds of that hard-

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Posted June 17, 2014 by

Your Online Reputation Matters to Recruiters

As a job seeker, it is important to understand that your online reputation (basically anything online about you) matters to recruiters, which can impact your job search.  The following post features an infographic that talks about managing your online reputation.

Even when not actively job searching, you must constantly maintain your online professionalism. Just ask Evan Spiegel of SnapChat, who learned the hard way that anything communicated digitally can (and, at some point, most likely will) affect your reputation. As this infographic from KSBD shows, we must constantly be aware that

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Posted May 22, 2014 by

Have Jobs for Recent College Graduates? How Happiness Leads to Career Success

For those of you who have or will search jobs for recent college graduates, make sure you feel good about your positions.  The following post features an infographic explaining how happiness leads to career success.

The average person spends more time doing work than any other activity. And yet most of us aren’t truly happy with the work we’re doing. That’s a problem. And now we know, thanks to this infographic from noomi.com, what might be the root cause of that problem. For years, we’ve

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