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Posted August 07, 2015 by

Entry Level Jobs 101: What You Need to Know for Career Success

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Real people at the office. Female employee on duty. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

As a recent graduate, applying and interviewing for entry level jobs is the main focus of building your career. These positions provide an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills you acquired in college and become an expert in your industry.

Starting your first official job in the real world is different than working an internship and can be tricky to navigate at times. Here are a few tips to help you excel at the position and work your way up to a promotion: (more…)

Posted January 23, 2015 by

Your DiSC personality: How and why it matters to your job search

 

What if we tell you that your career success – or lack of it – hinges on a single letter?

No, we’re not talking about your GPA. We’re not even talking about accidentally writing Mr. instead of Ms. in your cover letter when addressing a female recruiter.

We’re talking about your DiSC personality.  (more…)

Posted December 30, 2014 by

Help! My Recruiter Won’t Answer My Calls

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Personnel recruitment team looking for new employees. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

As a new graduate (or soon-to-be-graduate), you’re getting ready to hit the job market with everything you have. You’ve heard stories about how rough it is out there, and you have no intention of being left by the side of the road. You’re covering all the bases: Making the most of your online and offline social networks, getting professional help with your resume, and lining up a full schedule of networking events, conferences, and job fairs. You’re also making contact with recruiters.

Congratulations! Your search is on target and you’re setting a clear course to success. But while you work to attract the attention of recruiters and staffing pros, keep a few things in mind. Knowing these things can help you avoid feelings of frustration as you navigate the bumpy road ahead. (more…)

Posted August 29, 2014 by

4 Effective Ways to Beat Job Search Stress

Frustrated man unable to find a job

Frustrated man unable to find a job. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Normally job seekers find themselves in a helpless position while searching for a new employment opportunity. Luckily, there are some tactics by which job seekers can reduce their high stress and land on a right job. All of us know that stress is the enemy that opposes a job seeker to find a better job unless they learn the effective ways of beating job search stress. If you’re also engaged in the job search process and also affected by a high stress level then you’re reading the right content. Take a look at the information shared below to beat your job stress smartly. (more…)

Posted March 24, 2014 by

Do Job Seekers Have the Soft Skills to Obtain Jobs for Recent College Graduates and Advance Their Careers?

In order to obtain jobs for recent college graduates and advance their careers, job seekers need to focus on acquiring soft skills.  The following post has more on the importance of developing these skills.

Soft skills are essential irrespective of the level of management – entry, middle and top level management. People rise in organizations due to hard skills but fall due to lack of soft skills. Successful professionals need more of soft skills rather than hard skills. And to make it to the CEO level

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Posted March 10, 2014 by

Don’t Have an Entry Level Job? 5 Hidden Talents that May Help You Find Employment

Even though you may not have an entry level job, there may be something you’re good at that could benefit your job search.  Learn five hidden talents that may help you find employment in the following post.

Everyone has unique talents that make them different. Some folks thrive on their outgoing personality and ability to connect with strangers. Others can sell a product to someone who quite clearly doesn’t need it… the old “selling ice cubes to eskimos” expression. Did you know these skills could be your hidden weapon for job search and

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Posted February 25, 2014 by

Trying to Manage Time on Those Entry Level Jobs? 5 Tips to Grasp Your Career

At some point on their entry level jobs, employees might have trouble managing their time.  To get a firm grasp on their careers, they should try five tips found in the following post.

The truth is, if you can’t manage your time, you’ll find it hard to properly manage your career. In order to reach any level of career success – be it a raise, a promotion or a new job – you need to first know how to take control of your daily tasks and responsibilities rather than letting them control you.

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Posted February 10, 2014 by

How to Stand Out at Your Entry-Level Job

Happy student/young woman giving a thumbs up on getting first business job

Happy student/young woman giving a thumbs up on getting first business job. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

As new college graduates find out very quickly, many entry-level jobs are not designed to help you stand out. Instead, your role is to fade into the background; to pour coffee, assist a higher-up, or otherwise serve in the day-to-day administrata of office work.

However, even if your job involves a lot of envelope-stuffing and printer management, there are still ways to stand out and start your journey to career success. (more…)

Posted January 16, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Starting Entry Level Jobs? 3 Tips for Succeeding Throughout Your Career

For young professionals on entry level jobs who want to succeed in their careers, the following post has three tips that can help.

Jeff Charbonneau has been a teacher – specifically for chemistry, physics and engineering – for over 12 years. He also founded and directs the ZHS Robot Challenge and acts as the co-president at the Zillah Education Association. Most recently, he was awarded the 2013 National Teacher of the Year. Recently, Jeff offered advice on how to succeed in any

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Posted December 16, 2013 by

Starting with Entry Level Jobs, Learn How to Achieve Career Success from Jay Z

Young professionals with entry level jobs should take their positions seriously if they want to achieve career success.  Get some advice from Jay Z on how to obtain a successful career in the following post.

An ambitious kid from Brooklyn’s rugged Marcy Housing Projects, Sean “Jay Z” Carter has grown to become a most successful entrepreneurs. Today, Jay Z’s net worth totals about $500 million. So, what’s the secret behind his consistent success rooted from humble beginnings? We researched numerous interviews and biographies to pinpoint the

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