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Posted October 02, 2013 by

Want Your Dream Entry Level Job? Go Get It!

While you have been working on an entry level job you’re not happy with, do you imagine what your dream job would be like?  Well, in order for your dream job to become a reality, you must make some moves.  Get some tips in the following post.

It’s entirely possible your job is ruining your sofa. What did that sofa ever do to you? Spills, food stains and that permanent spot shaped like you — your job could be behind all of it. You come home from work determined to make a change in your career. But you’re tired from the day,

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Posted September 18, 2013 by

Ready to Leave Your Entry Level Job and Change Careers? Avoid These 3 Mistakes Along the Way

Even though you may want to leave your entry level job as soon as possible and find a different career, be sure to take your time.  The following post has three mistakes to avoid when making a career change.

You’re miserable in your job, you were fed up with your previous job and you’re slowly coming to the conclusion that the industry you chose for yourself as an undergraduate isn’t working out the way you’d hoped. You’ve decided it’s time to make a career change. Many people

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Posted August 23, 2013 by

Returning to the Workforce? What to Know if You’re Searching for an Entry Level Job

Whether you are returning to the workforce after having children or otherwise, you may discover some changes.  If you’re searching for an entry level job, the following post has some information you should know.

Our Career Consultant Jean Ottley describes the adjustments needed when planning to return to the workforce. Back to the future – paid work after children I’ve been talking to parents who are getting ready to go back into the…

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Posted August 12, 2013 by

What’s Keeping You from the Career You Want? 5 Reasons You Won’t Land that Dream Entry Level Job

Having doubt in life is normal.  However, if you really desire to achieve a goal, then you have to believe it is possible and pursue your dreams.  The following post offers five reasons that will keep you from landing an entry level job in the career field you want, as well as advice to deal with your concerns.

Do you have a brilliant business idea and want to strike out on your own, but feel you simply can’t—there’s too much holding you back? Every day, we hear stories about people who are trapped and miserable in cubicles and corporate life. More often than not, we aren’t

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Posted August 09, 2013 by

Want a New Entry Level Job in Another Career? How to Make that Change

Is the job in your current career field not quite working out?  If not, then it may be time to consider getting a different entry level job in another area.  Learn how you can make this transition in the following post.

You loved every second of your four undergraduate years. From day one, you knew this was exactly what you were meant to do for the rest of your life. You could see yourself being fulfilled by a job in this field for many years to come without losing the least bit of

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Posted August 05, 2013 by

Mind Over Money? Gen Y Leaving Good Paying Entry Level Jobs to Establish Own Career Paths

While Gen Y may like a nice salary in their entry level jobs, they also want to be happy in what they do.  The following post indicates that this group doesn’t mind taking control of their careers.

Many things have been said about GenY in the workplace that are not so flattering: They’re lazy. They’re selfish. They expect to have everything handed to them. We’ve debunked plenty of these myths in the past, but there’s nothing like a real-world example to show how Millennials really are “a

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Posted July 31, 2013 by

Are unpaid internships coming to an end?

Female business intern holding a clipboard

Female business intern holding a clipboard. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Consider these three interrelated pieces of prevailing wisdom:

1.    It’s a competitive job market.
2.    Gaining experience to put on your resume can help you get a job.
3.    Unpaid internships may put a strain on your finances, but will help your career in the long run.

Each year, approximately half a million career-builders work as unpaid interns with the hope of future career growth, while businesses reap the free benefits of motivated workers eager to impress.

But don’t resign yourself to becoming one of those thousands quite yet: A recent court decision has opened the question of whether unpaid internships will become a relic of the past. (more…)

Posted July 24, 2013 by

Seeking a Career Change but Can’t Get a Degree? 7 Potential Entry Level Jobs that Might Interest You

For whatever reason, you aren’t satisfied with your current job and want to start something new.  If you’re unable to get a degree at the moment, here are seven possible entry level jobs that might interest you in the following post.

Need a career change? Whether you’re a seasoned professional out of a job or a 20-something ready to take your next step, you’ve got to start a new career. Right. Now. You just don’t have the time (or the cash) to start from scratch with a new degree. So, how can you hack the system? Find careers with short training

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Posted July 24, 2013 by

3 Questions Candidates Should Ask Themselves When Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs

Have you recently graduated from college, but don’t know what kind of position you’re looking for?  If so, ask yourself three questions while searching for recent graduate jobs that are found in the following post.

Interested in government and nonprofit work? Check out MPA@UNC – an online graduate degree program to help you rock your career while you keep your day job. Learn more directly from MPA@UNC at this free webinar onJuly 30! Whether you’re a new graduate, considering a career change or in the midst of a job

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Posted July 19, 2013 by

Interested in a New Entry Level Job and Career? 4 Questions to Answer Before Going Back to School

There is nothing wrong with going back to school, if it’s what you really want to do.  If you do desire landing a new entry level job and pursuing a different career, the following post has four questions for you to answer to determine if a return to school is worth it.

Here are three truths: One, it’s still a miserable economy, and the competition for sought-after jobs has risen to bloodsport levels of cruelty. Two, when we’re 18, most of us have a pretty lousy sense of self-knowledge and limited wisdom about what careers actually entail and how to build one. Three, grad school

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