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Posted November 27, 2013 by

Is Being an Entrepreneur Your Entry Level Job? What You Should Keep in Mind

Being an entrepreneur as your entry level job means you’ll need to keep certain things in mind.  Learn more in the following post.

If you’re thinking of becoming an entrepreneur, or are one already, you know a big part of entrepreneurship is to always be learning. No matter what stage of the journey you’re on, it’s key to keep seeking out new tips and tricks to make your business more successful (and keep yourself as sane

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Posted November 25, 2013 by

Start Your Entry Level Job on a Good Note with Your Boss

When starting an entry level job, it is a good idea to make a positive first impression with everyone, including your boss.  The following post has some tips to get you off to a good start with your boss.

Getting ahead in the workplace starts with making sure you show up on time and deliver solid, dependable work. If you’re new to an office and looking to get in your manager’s good graces, here are a few ways to start. Work the way your boss works Everyone has a different work

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Posted November 18, 2013 by

Going After Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 7 Ways to Get Your Resume on Top of the Employer’s Pile

When applying for jobs for recent college graduates, you need to separate yourself from the competition with an impressive resume.  Learn seven ways to get yours to the top of an employer’s pile in the following post.

Your job search is full of obstacles to overcome on your way to hearing “You’re hired!” Not least of these is the knowledge recruiters have dozens of other applicants to consider for each resume you send. Instead of getting lost in the crowd, here are some things you can do to fast-track your resume

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Posted November 13, 2013 by

Create Effective Job Ads to Attract Applicants for Recent College Graduate Jobs

Recruiters looking to find applicants for recent college graduate jobs or other positions should create advertisements that are clear and to the point.  Learn how to achieve this goal in the following post.

All recruiters have been there. You get an order for a job that must be filled immediately, and it’s of utmost importance to get the job post up right away. What do you do? You may prefer to crawl under your desk and have a good cry, but that’s not very

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Posted November 12, 2013 by

How Facebook Can Benefit Your Entry Level Job Search

Most people probably think about LinkedIn first when it comes to establishing their professional careers.  The following post, though, suggests how Facebook can benefit entry level job seekers as well.

Here’s a quick quiz. I’ll give you three clues, you name the social network. Ready? 1.Your profile includes your headshot, skills and work experience and has space for a compelling, career-oriented bio. 2. Organizations are active on this network and have their own pages where they send updates and post jobs. 3. With more than

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Posted October 24, 2013 by

Is This Your First Entry Level Job? How to Deal with Fears You May Have

When the time comes to start your first entry level job, you may be anxious about certain things.  The following post offers advice on dealing with some fears you may have about your new position.

You ironed your outfit three days ago. You already packed your bag with a fresh notebook, two brand new pens and a pack of gum. Your shoes have that brand new smell and a polish so bright you can see your reflection. Your scent would make that Old Spice Guy jealous. But something isn’t right.

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Posted October 03, 2013 by

Have an Unorganized Desk at Your Entry Level Job? Why It Might be Helpful

While your boss may encourage you to keep a clean desk on your entry level job, it might benefit how you work.  Learn more in the following post.

Your mother, your teachers and plenty of career writers (including ours!) have extolled the virtues of keeping an organized office space. When it comes to productivity, focus, lack of distraction and less stress, having a neat and orderly desk just seems to make sense, right? Maybe not. In a recent post on The New York Times

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Posted October 02, 2013 by

Interviewing Candidates for Recent Graduate Jobs? How to Make the Process Work for You

For recruiters and employers, finding the right candidates to fill job opportunities may sometimes prove to be challenging.  Whether they are interviewing potential employees for recent graduate jobs or other positions, it’s important for them to make the most of this time.  The following post has tips for recruiters and employers to make this process a success.

It takes a lot of interviewing to find good candidates. Most of those candidates will probably be of no use to you as a recruiter, some may have potential and a select few will make you feel like you found the Holy Grail of job candidates. Real talk: It’s tough to be exposed

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Posted September 09, 2013 by

Rejected for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Sometimes the Truth Hurts

Job seekers usually don’t like to be rejected.  However, rejection is likely to hurt more if the reasons speak the truth about you as an applicant.  So, whether you’re looking for recent college graduate jobs or other positions, consider if something you did caused you to be turned down for an opportunity.

Gawker recently published a rejection letter from a tech startup founder who included tips for job seekers who didn’t make the cut. In the letter, Shea Gunther notified more than 900 applicants, who had little to no chance of landing a gig at his new company, on how to improve their job seeking tactics—in 42 points, to

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Posted September 05, 2013 by

How to Negotiate a Better Salary for Your Entry Level Job?

Okay, so you have landed the entry level job that you wanted.  Are you satisfied with your salary?  If you believe you’re worth more, it is possible to get more.  In the following post, learn some ways to negotiate a bigger pay day.

You can use all the tips you want to negotiate a higher starting salary for a new job. But sometimes, even the best negotiator runs up against a company’s budget limit. So, what do you do when you’ve got a potentially good job offer, but the salary just isn’t good enough? Many would

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