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Posted October 23, 2013 by

Be a Shining Star on Your Entry Level Job! Establish MVP Status at Your Company

If you feel like you are underachieving as a young professional on your entry level job, now is the time to show your true worth.  The following post shares advice on establishing MVP status at your company.

Have you been feeling as if you aren’t exactly where you deserve to be in your career right now? Well, perhaps one of the reasons for your lack of career satisfaction is because you’ve been coasting in your career by being an average professional. Now, this isn’t particularly a bad thing, because being average while still employed

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Posted October 14, 2013 by

It’s Not Just The Major – advice to think twice when selecting your college career path

Lori Hatfield

Lori Hatfield, Director of Career Services at the University of Redlands

1. It’s the skill sets, not just the major.  Some people choose a major based on a personal passion that drives them, and your own interest should be a factor in choosing your course of study. But there are certain skill sets that are critical to job placement and career success. Those are developing strong oral and written communication skills and being able to think in a critical, analytical way – in short, be able to problem-solve and express yourself clearly and concisely.  Look for classes inside your major and throughout the curriculum that will help you develop those skills, or ask your advisor for suggestions. (more…)

Posted September 06, 2013 by

How Young Professionals Can Move Forward in Their Careers, as They Start Recent Graduate Jobs

Congratulations, on graduating from college and landing a new job!  If you are one of the many young professionals with recent graduate jobs aspiring to have a successful career, the following post has advice on moving forward in this endeavor.

With advances in technology, automation and globalization, as well as the collapse of our economy, the workplace has changed significantly. Today, there’s no linear career path. A college degree won’t guarantee you a job, and the economy is so volatile that where you start will probably not be where

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Posted August 27, 2013 by

Do You Have a Personal Challenge Affecting Your Entry Level Job Search? Make it a Success Professionally

Just because you might be a job seeker who faces a personal challenge in life, it doesn’t mean you can’t achieve professional success.  Whether you are searching for an entry level job or other position, the following post encourages you to take this challenge and learn how to overcome it to have a career.

You are not stuck in life. No matter what barriers you face, if you can see your future, you can take action to get there. I know… because I may be the world’s least likely businessman. I can’t read. That might seem like a pretty big barrier. I’m not saying it wasn&rsquo

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Posted July 02, 2013 by

Do You Have an Entry Level Job? How to Climb the Ladder of Success the Right Way

There is nothing wrong with having a desire to move up in your career.  If you’re just getting started in the workforce with an entry level job, the following post has tips to climb the ladder of success the right way.

You’re an ambitious careerist. You work hard, you dream big and you know you’ve got what it takes to get to top of that corporate ladder one day. The question is: How do you make the climb without alienating everyone around you in the process? Unfortunately, “ambition” can sometimes be seen as a

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Posted May 17, 2013 by

Network Quality is More Important than Quantity According to IT Workers

While some people may believe it’s not what you know but who you know when it comes to finding career success, it is also important to understand that the quality of your relationships could mean more than how many relationships you have.  Learn more in the following post. (more…)

Posted May 13, 2013 by

Does Where You Went to College Factor Into Career Success?

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, CEO of KAS Placement Recruitment

Everyone graduating college, at one point or another wonders as to whether the school they attended will have a significant impact on their career. The answer is that in 99.9% of cases, the college you graduated from will not make you any more or less successful nor will prevent you from achieving any goals.

The only time a college degree dictates your career potential is when you let it.  After college, companies are not concerned with your degree, but rather they are preoccupied with your professional growth, your reliability, your autonomy and career progress. (more…)

Posted December 20, 2012 by

A Social Job Posting

By Peter Weddle, WEDDLE’s

Peter Weddle

Peter Weddle

Not much has changed with job postings since they first appeared in the early 1990’s. Today, they are, as they have always been, information-based ads that are shaped by their ancestors in the classified section of newspapers. What has changed, however, is the people who read job postings. They want a different experience, one that is social as well as informative.

Unfortunately, the Web is filled with poorly written job postings. These recruitment ads are nothing more than position descriptions or print classified ads repurposed online. They may work with the most desperate of job seekers, but for talented candidates with choices, they have all of the appeal of a wet blanket on a cold day. (more…)

Posted September 04, 2006 by

Free eBook: Career Success Recipe for Newbies – Pushing for Career Success (Part 5of 5)

Is there a recipe for career success? Well, the answer to that question is both “yes” and “no”. Yes, because there are steps you can take that can increase your chances of success. No, mainly because very often when people start asking questions like that they seek a shortcut rather than the actual hardworking way to success. If you are sincere in getting off to a great start in your career and need to be pointed in the right direction, then this book is for you. It has the career success recipe that you need.
Career Success Recipe For Newbies is a compilation of 5 articles:
Part 1. Career Success Recipe – What Do You Want To Cook?
Part 2. The Key Ingredients For Your Career Success
Part 3. Planning Your Career Success Dish
Part 4. Enjoying the Process of Career Success
Part 5. Pushing for Career Success

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Posted September 04, 2006 by

Free eBook:CAREER SUCCESS RECIPE FOR NEWBIES – Enjoying The Process of Career Success (Part 4 of 5)

Is there a recipe for career success? Well, the answer to that question is both “yes” and “no”. Yes, because there are steps you can take that can increase your chances of success. No, mainly because very often when people start asking questions like that they seek a shortcut rather than the actual hardworking way to success. If you are sincere in getting off to a great start in your career and need to be pointed in the right direction, then this book is for you. It has the career success recipe that you need.
Career Success Recipe For Newbies is a compilation of 5 articles:
Part 1. Career Success Recipe – What Do You Want To Cook?
Part 2. The Key Ingredients For Your Career Success
Part 3. Planning Your Career Success Dish
Part 4. Enjoying the Process of Career Success
Part 5. Pushing for Career Success

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