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Posted August 29, 2013 by

Want Career Advancement from Your Entry Level Job? 10 Reasons that Will Hold You Back

If you are dreaming of moving up the career ladder of success from your entry level job, you don’t want to say or do anything to hurt your chances.  The following post highlights 10 reasons that will hold you back from career advancement.

One of the biggest things that professionals are often blinded by are actions that lead to workplace drama. Workplace drama is typically so heavily frowned upon by management that even a high-performer, who might be labeled as a “troublemaker,” will often be one of the first fired during downsizing or organizational realignment. While I think you should

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Posted August 28, 2013 by

Discouraged in Your Search for Recent Graduate Jobs? Get a Pick Me Up from Ashton Kutcher

If it has been a while since you graduated from college and started searching for recent graduate jobs without success, the process might seem discouraging.  However, the following post includes words of wisdom from Ashton Kutcher that can give you a boost.

Ashton Kutcher gets a bad rap sometimes. When you heard he was slated to play Steve Jobs in the new movie about the legendary Apple creator, did you groan a little? Some of us did. After all, some of Kutcher’s most famous roles are playing the airheaded Michael Kelso on

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Posted August 13, 2013 by

Grads, Are You Moving Up from those Recent Graduate Jobs? 5 Traps to be Wary of in Leadership

For young professionals climbing the corporate ladder from their recent graduate jobs, it is important that they know how to transition into leadership.  The following post warns them of five traps to avoid in career advancement.

So, you’ve just been promoted or taken on a new leadership role in a new department or company. The excitement can quickly wear off when you realize that suddenly, things are not going as smoothly as they used to. You’re still the smart, competent person you were in your last

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Posted July 31, 2013 by

Going to a Networking Event Concerning Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 5 Tips for a Pleasant Experience

Networking can be a key factor in the search for jobs for recent college graduates.  However, if you’re feeling uncomfortable at a networking event, you may miss out on potential job opportunities.  Make this experience a pleasant one by applying the five tips found in the following post.

Networking events are awkward. And when you don’t go to them often, you might have no idea what to do or how to act. Use these tips to save yourself from potential embarrassment: 1. Wear an appropriate outfit If you have to wonder whether or not your outfit is appropriate for a work function, it isn’t. This is

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5 Essential Tips for Surviving Awkward Networking Events

Posted July 31, 2013 by

You’ve Landed an Entry Level Job! How to Succeed at the Next Level of Your Career

Perhaps, you are a recent college graduate and/or had an internship, and now have landed an entry level job.  So, how can you make a great first impression?  The following post has tips to help you succeed at the next level of your career.

This week, NFL players are in full swing at training camp, and by July 27th, all teams will be busy evaluating players and prepping to get the top spot in the league come Super Bowl. As players get into rigorous exercises and testing, it’s only natural for me to think, in terms of career, how professionals can take a

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Career Training Camp: Are You Prepared for Your Next Season?

Posted July 30, 2013 by

Increasing Productivity on Your Entry Level Job

Whether you have an entry level job or another position, increasing your productivity can be a challenge for one reason or the other.  It might just be that people need a clearer understanding of what they want to accomplish.  The following post has more.

We all want to increase our productivity; in today’s go-go-go workplace (and world), it’s necessary for survival. But it’s also something that most of us struggle with. One writer argues that it’s because we’re asking ourselves the wrong question. As Charlie Gilkey writes on Productive Flourishing: “How can I be more productive?” It’s

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Want to Be More Productive? Stop Asking How You Can Be More Productive

Posted July 22, 2013 by

Have Trouble Staying Focused on Your Entry Level Job? 3 Tips to Improve Your Productivity

It can be difficult to concentrate at work when you are constantly distracted.  If you’re looking to improve your productivity on your entry level job or other position, the following post has three ways to tackle this problem.

Got focus? People who are able to focus more intently don’t just get more things done—they end up being more successful. When you get entangled in the communication web of social media, text, chats and email, it’s hard to get anything done, let alone focus on a project. It’s nice to be able to

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3 Aggressive Moves That Will Make You Way More Productive

Posted July 18, 2013 by

Is Your Entry Level Job Being an Entrepreneur? Why Your Business Should Branch Out

If you have decided on entrepreneurship as your entry level job, at some point, you might want your business to branch out.  Why? Learn more in the following post.

Many of you might know that I am involved in quite a few projects and working on multiple business ventures at the same time. Even though I am always busy, and time is becoming increasingly of the essence, there is method to the madness. Whether you are climbing the ladder in an

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Boss Moves: The Power of Diversifying Your Offerings

Posted July 11, 2013 by

Young Professionals, How Far Do You Want to Take Those Recent College Graduate Jobs?

Do you have any career goals as a young professional?  For example, if you aspire to be like your boss one day, you’ll likely observe how he or she is in the workplace.  The following post explains what may or may not lead those with recent college graduate jobs to this level of career success.

So many people question whether or not they want to quit their jobs. I’ve quit a couple jobs in my short career (hopefully I’ll never have to have another “job” to quit again), and I can tell you that if you’re thinking about quitting your job, there’s one question you

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Posted July 03, 2013 by

Graduates, Do You Want to Hire a Resume Writer for Your Entry Level Job Search?

A quality resume can make a difference in whether or not you get an interview, and eventually, an entry level job.  For some graduates, that might mean hiring a resume writer, but is this move right for you?  Consider some pros and cons of this decision in the following post.

With the large number of applicants vying for jobs, catching the attention of hiring managers with a strong resume and cover letter is a must. In the past few years, professional resume writers and writing service companies have popped up to help job seekers turn out professional documents. But should you hire

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The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Resume Writer