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Posted September 03, 2014 by

College Graduates, 12 Tips for Success When Interviewing for Jobs

When interviewing for jobs, college graduates should keep these 12 tips in mind in the following post to have success.

Many experts and mentors – and maybe even well-meaning peers and parents – will tell you that the only way to ace your job interview is to provide the perfect job interview answer to every job interview question. And while that is an important issue, so many other factors go into who gets the

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Posted August 04, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, College Graduates? What a Potential Employer Wants to Hear from You

When college graduates are interviewing for jobs, they should keep in mind what a potential employer wants to hear from them.  Find out what an employer wants to know during this meeting in the following post.

Ever think about what your future boss really wants to hear during the job interview? What can you say in that 45 minutes that greatly increases your chances of receiving a job offer? I recently heard some great advice that lined up with my previous experience as a human resources manager, so I’m sharing…

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Posted May 08, 2014 by

Are You the Ideal Candidate for Jobs for College Students? 7 Traits Wanted by Employers

There are seven traits that could make you the ideal candidate for jobs for college students.  Learn what these traits are in the following post.

I often get asked often: what do you look for in a potential new hire or intern that doesn’t have years and years of experience on their resume? Admittedly, my answer often depends on what we’re looking for most at that particular moment. However, these seven traits consistently come to mind, regardless of the role…

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Posted January 29, 2014 by

Beginning an Entry Level Job and Seeking a Mentor? 5 Ways to Find One

When starting an entry level job, you may decide that you would like to have a mentor for your career.  Learn five ways to find one in the following post.

Mentors shorten learning curves, improve our focus and help us reflect on wins and absorb the lessons learned from losses. They, even if they can’t always helps us avoid critical mistakes, help us recover quickly. So how do you find a mentor… and build what could hugely beneficial relationship that gets your career off to a great

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Posted July 18, 2013 by

The Grad Plan – 10 Tips to Help Graduates Survive (and Thrive!) in the Job Market Jungle

If you are one of the many college grads concerned about getting a job, then you will appreciate the following post, which offers tips on finding success in the job market.

If you have just graduated from college, congratulations! Take a few moments to admire your diploma and pat yourself on the back…and then get ready to attach your nose firmly to the grindstone (again). Unless you went to school under a rock, you know that graduates are facing one of the worst job markets in recent memory. In 2012, about 1.5 million bachelor’s degree holders under age 25 (that’s 53.6 percent) were unemployed or underemployed. And the trend isn’t on track to change this year, either: A poll released in April revealed that more than half of graduates admitted to difficulty in finding a job. (more…)