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Posted July 11, 2014 by

Want to Find an Internship in Business? 5 New Opportunities to Consider

College students who want to find an internship in business should check out five new opportunities in the following post.

Featured: Featured Are you a Business major — just interested in how different companies are run? We’ve put together a list of some of the most diverse business internships on our site. Check out our Top 5 BUSINESS-oriented opportunities on the site this week. They’re all actively looking for

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Posted May 29, 2014 by

Searching Jobs for College Students? Don’t Be a Bug a Boo in These 3 Ways

Being eager in your search for jobs for college students is okay, as long as you don’t do anything over the top to hurt your chances of employment.  The following post shares three ways to be a bug a boo that will annoy employers.

Persistence is key in a job search, but can you take it too far? A new study by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis reveals that more than 65 percent of job seekers contact employers directly as a method of job searching. While this shows employers you’re taking active steps to find a job, there

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Posted May 09, 2014 by

4 Tips in Sales You Can Apply When Searching for Entry Level Jobs

Even if you are not going after a sales job, consider applying these four tips when searching for entry level jobs, which are found in the following post.

During the job search, many seem to forget the primary point of the entire process: selling you (the candidate) to a buyer (the employer). So even if you’re not going into sales, learning the deal-closing tactics used daily by the best sales professionals will help you get hired. Here are just a few of the sales techniques easily

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Posted April 30, 2014 by

Want to Connect about Entry Level Jobs? 4 Places You May Not Think of to Network

There are some places you may not think of to network for entry level jobs.  Learn four of them in the following post.

If you’re a college student or entry-level job seeker, the phrase “it’s all about who you know” is more true than ever. Every person you meet could be a difference-maker. But, when every traditional networking opportunity is flooded with like-minded young professionals all trying to get ahead,

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Posted April 04, 2014 by

Searching Jobs for College Students? How to Establish a Network While in School

For those of you searching jobs for college students, learn how to establish your own network while in school in the following post.

Many recent graduates attempt to enter the business world with a very limited network. This invariably makes starting their early career far more difficult than it needs to be. To land a position right after graduation, networking in college has become mandatory…

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Posted March 27, 2014 by

Is Your Entry Level Job Search at a Standstill? 5 Adjustments to Get It Going

If your entry level job search isn’t going anywhere at the moment, consider making five adjustments to give it a boost found in the following post.

You just know you’ve done everything right in your job search. You’ve applied for every job you found online, but you haven’t received a single call back. As your anxiety increases, you try to think of a reason why you’re not getting job interviews. It must be because of the job market. That was your

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Posted March 24, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Don’t Forget to Follow Up with Previous Coordinators

As an internship finder, you might think that once this experience is over that it’s not necessary to stay in touch with the person who coordinated your internship.  However, in the following post, find out why it is a good idea to continue communication with any previous internship coordinators.

Featured: Featured If you’ve heard me speak before, you know my rule on staying in touch with professional contacts. You stay in touch with all of your professional contacts, past internship coordinators, past employers, and past co-workers three times per year! At my presentations I dance around the stage screaming this from the

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Posted July 02, 2013 by

Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs in a Big City? What Grads Need to Know

Grads, have you thought about moving to a big city to find employment?  If you’re searching for recent graduate jobs in a big city, the following post has information you should know.

Featured: Featured I know that many of you just graduated and are thinking of moving to a new city. And it’s scary — I know! It can be frustrating because often times you have to live in a big city in order to secure a job offer in that city — TRICKY and FRUSTRATING. Here are some tips to help

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Posted December 24, 2012 by

Securing Government Employment – Part 1: How Do I Find Government Jobs?

CollegeRecruiter.comHow can military veterans find jobs in the federal government?  The following post includes information and resources to get you started.

The government is the single largest employer in the United States, with more than 20 million employees. Working in the public sector can be a good choice if you are a transitioning military member, as you have first-hand experience with the culture and how the federal government operates.

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Securing Government Employment – Part 1: How Do I Find Government Jobs?

Posted November 26, 2012 by

Always an Intern, Never an Employee

CollegeRecruiter.comAn internship can be an invaluable experience for someone looking to get a job in a particular field.  However, make sure you choose an internship carefully, so it doesn’t hurt your chances of finding employment.  Learn more in the following post.

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“What do you plan on doing in the future?” I asked an interviewee.

“I think I am going to go back and get another internship,” she replied excitedly.

The interviewee had been an intern three times prior, yet her goal was to snag another internship. It makes me wonder: When do internships begin to hurt instead of help?

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