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Posted April 21, 2015 by

5 Tips on Working with Recruiters

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Recruiting agencies can be tough to deal with. At times, they appear less cooperative, difficult to catch up with, and demanding with their list of requirements. Bear in mind that they are being paid to “fill in positions” rather than finding everyone a job. Recognize the difference between the two before you take actions personally.

Nevertheless, a recruiter is willing to work with you and do whatever it takes to find you a suitable job. A key to working with them the right way is by harnessing the relationship.

Here are tips on how you can skip the job board and make the most out of the recruiting agency instead. (more…)

Posted April 01, 2015 by

Graduating This Year? Find The Most Affordable Neighborhoods For Graduates

Are you walking across the stage to accept your diploma in 2015? Congratulations! It’s likely been a long and sometimes even difficult road. Now that you’re about to get your degree, it’s time to think about what comes next.

If you’re lucky, you’ve already landed a job in your chosen profession. If you are like most college graduates, that new job will take you to a brand new city. Starting your first job after college in a city that is new to you can be even harder when you have to find a place to live and aren’t’ familiar with that city’s neighborhoods. (more…)

Posted July 22, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Don’t Worry About Having Top Corner Office Jobs Now. Plan that for the Future

Recent college graduates should not focus on getting the top corner office jobs right away.  However, that does not mean they can’t start planning to do so now for the future.  Learn more in the following post.

Though you know you one day want a C-suite title, you realize it’ll take some time to get there. No one puts the recent grad or entry-level associate in the corner office off the bat. So should you hang back and wait awhile before stepping up? Of course not! You should chart your path to

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Posted July 08, 2014 by

Want to Move Your Entry Level Job Search Along? 3 Steps that Can Help

If you have been searching for an entry level job and feel like you’re not getting anywhere, check out three steps in the following post to help move your search along.

About an hour after I got married, I lost my job. I’m exaggerating slightly, but I’m sure that’s what my in-laws probably thought. After our wedding, I moved their Georgian daughter up to Boston for my job—and then promptly lost it. Those were not fun months. A lot of young professionals are in

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Posted June 30, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Tired of Your Entry Level Jobs? 4 Potential Career Changes

For young professionals who feel their current entry level jobs are not giving them personal satisfaction, the following post offers four career opportunities for them to think about.

When you have built your career to a certain level, it brings things like financial security for your family, as well as a good level of respect from your peers. Often though, people find that this isn’t enough and grow tiresome of the routine that they have fallen into and the industry in which they have

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Posted June 13, 2014 by

Searching for an Entry Level Job? 9 Ways to Find the Right Employer

If your pursuit of an entry level job is about finding the right employer, learn nine ways to approach the process in the following post.

94% of the current workforce is considering the idea of getting a new job. What does that mean for you? With so many other people looking, you’ve got to be the right fit to get hired for your first, or next, role. How do you ensure that you’re the perfect solution to

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Posted December 31, 2013 by

Not Happy with Those Recent Graduate Jobs? Find a Career That’s Right for You

If you are one of those grads who is not happy with their recent graduate jobs, consider a career change.  In the following post, learn how to find the career that’s right for you.

The question of what you want to be when you grow up never goes away. Perhaps you chose a major without any idea of what career you could find after graduation, and now you’re stuck at a dead-end job. Or you set out with a specific career in mind, only to discover you hate it

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Posted October 30, 2013 by

How to Turn a City into a Graduate Program: @martinedmondson at #truCollegeRecruiter

Minneapolis, MN – [October 30, 2013] – CollegeRecruiter.com, the leading niche job board for college students searching for internships and recent graduates hunting for entry-level jobs and other career opportunities, is pleased to announce that Martin Edmondson of Gradcore will deliver a presentation on How to Turn a City into a Graduate Program at #truCollegeRecruiter Atlanta and that tickets are now available at www.truCollegeRecruiter.com for our fourth, fifth, and sixth recruiting events for hiring managers, recruiters, and other human resource leaders. (more…)

Posted September 10, 2013 by

The City Life: Tips to Land an Entry Level Job

Are you interested in working in the city?  If so, check out tips to land an entry level job in the city from one company alumna in the following post.

Charmaine Phillips, alumna of City of London Corporation’s Local Recruitment Programme, shares her top 5 tips to improve your CV and application letter. Cityentrylevelpartsecuringtips…

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Posted August 28, 2013 by

Starting an Entry Level Job in a New Location? How to Overcome Feeling Lonely

It’s one thing to begin a new entry level job, but how about starting one in a new place without knowing anyone.  If you are in this position, the following post has advice to overcome feeling lonely.

To the class of 2013, congratulations! Many of you will now embark on your next adventure: a new job in a new city. A fresh start is always exciting. Not only do you get to spread your wings; you also get to do what you’ve wanted to do professionally for years. There’s just one holdup

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