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Posted June 02, 2014 by

Going on Interviews for Jobs for College Students? 6 Ways to Dismiss Yourself as a Candidate

When interviewing for jobs for college students, there are things you can do to hurt your chances of getting hired if you’re not careful.  Learn six ways to dismiss yourself as a candidate in the following post.

Interviewing for a job is a tough, long process. And when you finally develop a rapport with a recruiter only to hear they went a different direction (or even worse, you get the “no call at all” thing), its hard not to get down. How can you avoid this frustrating scenario? Truth is, sometimes you can’t.

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Posted May 28, 2014 by

International Internships Available to Recent College Graduates this Summer

Projects Abroad logoRecent college graduates who want to gain some work experience abroad this summer may be interested in the internship opportunities found in the following post. (more…)

Posted May 27, 2014 by

How Recent Grads Can Plan Careers as They Pursue Entry Level Jobs

For recent graduates who didn’t plan their careers while in school, that does not mean they can’t do so today.  As these grads pursue entry level jobs, learn how they can still plan careers in the following post.

I received a tweet this morning from a senior who graduated from a university a few days ago, “what do you do when you are exactly as the student described in that post except you are now in the real world?” Basically, what do you do if it’s too late

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Posted May 15, 2014 by

College Students, Start Career Planning for Entry Level Jobs

To give themselves a better chance to find entry level jobs later, college students should start career planning now.  In the following post, learn two things they need for their planning.

At a previous college, I had the opportunity to visit freshmen classrooms to present on career planning. My message to students was to start now; to take specific action steps each year so you will be in much better position to achieve your career goals come graduation. No matter where we are in

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Posted May 14, 2014 by

Unsure What Career to Pursue an Entry Level Job In? How to Choose the Best Option

If you want an entry level job, but don’t know what career to choose, the following post includes an infographic to provide you with some guidance.

For many of us, the “What do you want to be when you grow up?” question causes pure anxiety. We just don’t know… and, more important, we don’t know how we’re supposed to narrow down our choices with little or no experience in the real world. And

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Posted May 14, 2014 by

Have A Realistic Plan To Pursue A Career Of Your Choice

Businesswoman writing a plan for a successful career

Businesswoman writing a plan for a successful career. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

An appropriate career choice is the key to a successful life ahead. To substantiate your penchant for a lucrative career, an important step is to have a well-laid and a realistic plan for career development. This is important because often the simple steps seem to be difficult to fulfill. These plans act as the blueprint of the path that you need to follow your career goals. With this plan, you can conduct a gap analysis that reflects the qualification and the skill that you require to fulfill the gap and also the skill that you have now. Thus, you will have a clear projection of the steps that you need to undertake to achieve the same. (more…)

Posted May 08, 2014 by

Entry Level Jobs of the Future and Those that May Be Left Behind

If you are not sure about your career path, the following post includes an infographic featuring potential entry level jobs of the future and the ones that may be left behind.

Everyone seems to assume that technology-based jobs will lead the way among growing careers in the not-too-distant future. And while that is a fair assumption for some markets and industries, quite the opposite can be true in fields like construction that are expected to boom in the next few

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Posted February 17, 2014 by

Haven’t Decided on a Career Path to Pursue an Entry Level Job? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

While you consider what career path to take before finding an entry level job, the following post has five questions to ask yourself during this time.

As the labor market continues to shift due to changes in technology and the economy, choosing the right path from the beginning can help you avoid emotional and financial stress down the road. Of course, you should consider other factors when trying to decide which career to pursue. As a foundation, ask yourself crucial questions and try to

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Posted January 14, 2014 by

Trying to Turn Your Passion into an Entry Level Job? What You Need to Know

It would be great to find that dream entry level job that allows your to pursue your passion, right?  Well before that can happen, you need to understand whether or not you can make a living out of your passion.  Learn more in the following post.

Much has been written in recent years about turning your passion into a full-time job. That’s everyone’s dream, right? Getting paid to do what you love? Well, the situation is actually a little more complicated than that…

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Posted January 06, 2014 by

Did Your Skills Land You an Entry Level Job? How They Can Advance Your Career Without Having a Lot of Experience

If you have an entry level job, chances are one reason is because of your skills.  In the following post, learn how having the right skills can help you advance in today’s workplace, as opposed to having a lot of experience.

It’s difficult to watch a newcomer come in and be given a position you’ve been working toward for a while. What about your experience, the relationships you built and loyalty to your company? In today’s highly competitive job market, the value of seniority is changing. Today, it’s about skills and results, not time spent in an office chair. We

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