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Posted October 09, 2013 by

Resume Tip for Your Entry Level Job Search: Add a Professional Summary

Do you want to create a winning resume for your entry level job search?  Then, don’t forget to include a professional summary.  Learn how to write one in the following post.

Recruiters work in specifics. Generalities on your resume rarely produce impactful impressions because you just blend in with the hundreds of other candidates for each position. Laser-focused statements that highlight your personal brand and the amazing addition you’d be to the organization, on the other hand, generate a much higher


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Posted July 16, 2013 by

Interested in Creating Recent Graduate Jobs? 6 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur

Becoming an entrepreneur may open the door to creating recent graduate jobs for job seekers.  The following post shares six reasons to start a business.

You don’t have to have a Harvard MBA to know that the economy hasn’t climbed out of its slump entirely just yet. Household debt has grown, unemployment remains relatively high and Americans aren’t spending the way they once were. With all these obstacles, you’d think it would be the worst time to start your own

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6 Reasons to Start Your Business Now

Posted March 07, 2013 by

Federal Government Budget Woes Lead to Woes in Job Markets

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

Planned job cuts increased for the second consecutive month in February as U.S.-based employers announced workforce reductions totaling 55,356, up 37 percent from 40,430 in January, according to the report released Thursday by global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

The February total was 7.0 percent higher than the 51,728 job cuts announced the same month a year ago.  It was the highest monthly tally since last November, when announced layoffs reached 57,081.  (more…)

Posted November 26, 2012 by

Stop Selling Yourself. Start Playing It Cool.

CollegeRecruiter.comWhile it is important for job seekers to be proactive in their job searches, they need to be smart in their approaches to contacts.  Consider some career advice in the following post.

Q&A With Pete Leibman, Author of “I Got My Dream Job and So Can You

“Dear Pete: I’m in the middle of a job search, and a friend just referred me to someone who works for one of my target companies.  Should I include my resume and cover letter when I contact this person?”

Pete’s Response:

Here’s the short answer: No!

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Stop Selling Yourself. Start Playing It Cool.