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Posted December 12, 2013 by

Young Professionals, Do You Ever Communicate By Phone On Your Entry Level Jobs?

Young professionals, do you ever communicate by phone on your entry level jobs?  It might seem old school to some these days, but actually talking to someone can offer some benefits, according to the following post.

Picking up the phone is a slowly dying practice. It’s scary that so many, especially among us Millennials, are dead-set against dialing up coworkers or taking calls, seemingly to avoid personal – human – interaction. Does anyone remember a time when the only thing you could do with a phone… was communicate?

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Posted December 04, 2013 by

Want to Work in Accounting? Entry Level Jobs in Accounting for Recent College Graduates

For recent college graduates who are searching for employment in accounting, the following post has some entry level jobs they might want to consider.

Doostang is an elite community for students, recent grads and young professionals looking for a career in finance. Get insider advice for your future today.

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Posted November 08, 2013 by

How Using Soft Skills to Tell a Story Can Enhance Your Resume to Find an Entry Level Job

While having the hard skills and qualifications can be the foundation of your resume when seeking an entry level job, possessing the soft skills to tell the story of you as a candidate could take the document to another level.  The following post shares how using soft skills to tell a story can enhance your resume to help you find a new job.

International Talent Management Strategist Dorothy Dalton recently wrote a compelling blog post: “The Hard Truth About Soft Skills,” which absolutely nails the value of soft skills in a career story resume. Dalton describes how resumes that come to her attention often do so based on the “high incidence of hard skills in the text,” but goes on to

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Posted September 24, 2013 by

Interested in Accounting Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Why You Might Enjoy a Career in this Field

Congratulations on graduating with your accounting degree!  Now, it’s time to look for a job.  If you are interested in accounting jobs for recent college graduates, the following post identifies some opportunities, as well as reasons why a career in this field may be a rewarding.

Are you good with numbers? Do you think you have a strong head for business? If so, you may want to consider a career in accounting. Accounting is so much more than simply keeping the books – it is one of the most important functions in any well-run business,

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Posted September 16, 2013 by

Is Your Dream Entry Level Job about the Passion or the Money?

On the road to achieving your career goals, people may say things to bring you down, but don’t give up on your dreams.  While some people are more focused on making money, others simply have a passion they want to pursue.  If you’re looking for an entry level job, consider what is more important to you in the following post: the passion or the money.

“I thought you went to college so you could get a ‘real’ job.” I received this sentiment from a well-meaning friend a few months after I graduated with a writing degree. During my post-college job search, I continued to work as a nanny to pay the bills. Though I was slowly building

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Posted June 06, 2013 by

Internship Finder – Follow These 5 Tips for a Successful Search

If you want to be an internship finder, you should plan ahead.  The following post shares five tips to help you prepare for a successful search.

Taking on an internship is an amazing way to kickstart your career before leaving college. You’ll expand your skillset, gain hands-on experience, and maybe even get your foot in the door for a full-time job prospect after you graduate. But there’s a lot you’ll need to know before you begin applying. Searching

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Posted May 09, 2013 by

The 9-Point Business Case for Hiring College Grads

Why should employers consider hiring grads for recent college graduate jobs?  Learn more in the following post.

In short, is there a net benefit to recruiting college students and recent graduates? I often have the pleasure of speaking with hiring managers, recruiters, and other human resource professionals at organizations large and …

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Posted December 21, 2012 by

Four Steps to Enhance your Employer Brand with Job Seekers

CollegeRecruiter.comEmployers, how would you describe your company brand?  Potential employees likely want to know this information before making a decision to apply with your organization.  If you’re not sure, the following post has four steps to guide you in defining your brand.

When it comes to an organization’s employment brand, companies typically fall into one of 4 categories:

1.) The known: Employees understand and embrace the company culture, and job seekers are also familiar with that culture.

2.) The undiscovered: Employees understand and embrace the company culture but job seekers are unfamiliar with that culture.

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Posted December 03, 2012 by

10 Uncommon Job Hunt Tactics that Work

CollegeRecruiter.comIn order to land a job, sometimes you may have to do things that may be out of the ordinary.  So, if you’re willing to be proactive in your job search, the following post has some tactics for consideration.

Before you can get a job, you need to know which job search strategies work and which do not. Take a look at these tips to find out how to make your job hunt more effective.

1. Hire a cold caller.

Cold calling to get a job really works–if you’re good at it. Your ability to sell yourself on the phone shows exceptional sales skills, self-confidence, drive, and commitment. But most cold calls are executed poorly for the job hunt.

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Posted December 03, 2012 by

How to Target Recruiters Scanning Online Professional Profiles

CollegeRecruiter.comFor recruiters to find you online, you need to catch their attention with the right title that accurately represents you.  The following post has questions to help you determine your professional headline when using social media.

Anyone who’s ever crafted newspaper headlines for most of an eight hour shift realizes a lot of mediocre verbiage precedes the stronger, eye-catching ones. The first ideas are rarely the best ones.

This holds true on professional networking sites, such as LinkedIn, where individuals write their own headline showcasing their career and their talents. Writers, for example, call themselves a “digital storyteller” or a “writer-producer,” a “prolific writer” or “LinkedIn profile writer.”

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