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Posted May 30, 2014 by

Looking for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Be Specific

In order to find recent college graduate jobs, job seekers must be specific about what they want so that potential employers know if they can fill their specific needs.  Learn more in the following post.

Imagine this posting appearing on Craigslist or the classifieds: “For sale: a mode of transportation to get you to work every day. Reasonably priced, environmentally friendly, and gets great mileage.” Not likely. And employers operate the same way when they have a job to fill…

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Posted May 20, 2014 by

Work Experience Essential to College Students Looking for Jobs in Accounting and Finance

If you are a college student who wants a job in accounting or finance, make sure you have some work experience under your belt.

According to a new survey from Accountemps, 83% of chief financial officers (CFOs) interviewed said it is important for students to gain work experience in the field during their college years if they are hoping to compete for entry-level accounting and finance positions upon graduation. (more…)

Posted May 06, 2014 by

Did Your College Recruiter Tell You This? Advice to Keep in Mind for College

As a prospective student, your college recruiter might not tell you everything to expect during your time in school.  So, check out some advice to keep in mind for college in the following post.

There are more benefits in getting a college degree. The increased earning potential, as well as the social and intellectual stimulation, is worthwhile. Continue reading this article for advice on succeeding at college.

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Posted April 03, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Don’t Know Why You Haven’t Heard from the Internship Coordinator? Here’s What to Do

What can you do as an internship finder if you have not heard back from the internship coordinator?  The following post offers some advice.

Featured: Featured A student emailed me explaining that she had been in touch with the internship coordinator from the company of her dreams. The internship coordinator has her resume and told her that she would pass her resume along to other hiring managers to see if anything was available. She hasn’t heard back from the

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Posted April 02, 2014 by

Graduation is Looming: 7 Tips to Begin the Job Hunt

Close up of smiling female college graduate holding her certificate

Close up of smiling female college graduate holding her certificate. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Walking across the stage and earning your college degree is quite the accomplishment, considering 66.5 percent of Americans ages 25 to 29 don’t have a college education. But just as you shake the dean’s hand and walk off stage, you enter a new world that’ll present you with rewarding opportunities and tough challenges — the workforce. Although the national unemployment rate has dropped from its high in 2009 of 10 percent to today’s 6.7 percent, finding a job isn’t as easy as studying for a final the night before and passing it.

With that said, here are seven tips to help you begin your job hunt on the right foot. (more…)

Posted March 13, 2014 by

Have You Heard of These 4 College Recruiting Myths?

College students should beware of four myths about college recruiting, according to the following post.

By Anne Hoang Talent Acquisition Specialist Chicago, IL As each recruiting season rolls around, both campus recruiters and students strive to make the most of their time and energy. Here is a peek inside a recruiter’s brain for…

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Posted February 04, 2014 by

Stand Out for Recent Graduate Jobs with Your Resume and Cover Letter

Candidates who want to stand out for recent graduate jobs should get the most out of their resumes and cover letters.  The following post includes tips that can make a difference in helping you land an interview.

Featured: Not Featured We all want to be noticed, to be put above the rest – we want our resume to be the top choice for an employer. My answer to this question might get criticized or dubbed as “boring” but the truth of the matter is 90% of the resumes that most employers tell

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Posted February 03, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Do You Know When Your Position is Over?

Before accepting an offer, an internship finder should know when their position is over.  If you’re an intern who doesn’t know this information, the following post has advice on approaching this matter.

Featured: Not Featured I had a student email me – asking if a winter internship meant that it only took place in the month of January. Here’s the deal….a “winter” internship or a“win-ternship” is a relatively new thing – it’s a new time for employers to

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Posted November 14, 2013 by

How to Succeed at College Recruiting

What does it take to succeed at college recruiting?  Find out according to the following post.

The successful college recruiting program looks at the long haul, not just short-term results, and is built on strong relationships. Here are best practices for college recruiting.

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Posted October 31, 2013 by

Technology for Student / Career Center Tryst: Sara Lemons @Samsungtweets at #truCollegeRecruiter

Minneapolis, MN – [October 31, 2013] – CollegeRecruiter.com, the leading niche job board for college students searching for internships and recent graduates hunting for entry-level jobs and other career opportunities, is pleased to announce that Sara Lemons of Samsung will lead a discussion track on Using Technology for Student / Career Center Engagement at #truCollegeRecruiter Dallas and that tickets are now available at www.truCollegeRecruiter.com for our fourth, fifth, and sixth recruiting events for hiring managers, recruiters, and other human resource leaders. (more…)