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Posted September 04, 2014 by

College Students, 10 Goals for You to Set in Your Searches for Jobs

As they look for jobs, college students should consider setting these 10 goals for success in the following post.

When it comes to the Social Age job search, the most successful careerists know: we must create actionable goals and milestones that equate to real progress, and eventually result in a job offer. This means your goals need to be realistic and can be accomplished within a reasonable time frame. Regardless of the stage you are at in your job

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Posted September 02, 2014 by

You Can Groom Yourself for Management

Successful professional wearing black suit and smiling

Successful professional wearing black suit and smiling. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Going from the rank-and-file of regular employment on to a management position is an exciting prospect, and doing so opens up major opportunities in terms of salary and your future career. If the company you work for isn’t ready to groom you for management, why not take the initiative yourself? Here are some steps to get you started: (more…)

Posted August 21, 2014 by

5 Ways To Improve Your Post-Grad Job Search

Female university graduate looking back at graduation ceremony

Female university graduate looking back at graduation ceremony. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The months proceeding graduation are nerve-wracking for any student. How to land that first real job is a feat made ever more imposing by the arrival of student loan bills. Maybe your parents begin reminding you that your education was an investment, and now it’s time that it pays off. So what do you do? Some resort to sending out thousands of resumes, or cold calling businesses for open positions. To avoid moving back in with your parents, or settling into the title of baccalaureate barista, here are some tips to make your post-grad job search a success. (more…)

Posted August 13, 2014 by

College Students, 7 Ways to Stand Out on Your Jobs as Interns

College students with jobs as interns can stand out from others in these seven ways found in the following post.

Maybe you’ve been with an employer as a summer intern and are looking to go out with a bang. Or perhaps you’re looking for a Fall internship? Either way, you’re probably wondering what you can do stand out as the best intern your employer has ever hired. There are a variety of traits employers look

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Posted June 27, 2014 by

Caffeine side effects: Does caffeine affect test scores?

 

The average person consumes caffeine on a daily basis. We wake up, we brew our cup of Joe and use the caffeine to propel us throughout our day. But for students, what caffeine side effects matter? Surprisingly, studies have shown that coffee consumption in college students may have an effect on test scores.

The Nutrition Journal in 2007 published a study in which 51% of 496 college students who regularly consumed coffee to help them with test preparation. Some Psychopharmacologists have concluded that this inevitably gave the students an advantage. Additionally three studies published by John Wiley and Sons in Human Psychopharmacology “put caffeine as an advantage”. (more…)

Posted June 17, 2014 by

Want to Take Your Entry Level Job Search to Another Level? 10 Guerrilla Tactics to Apply

If your entry level job search needs a boost, perhaps you should consider applying these 10 guerrilla tactics found in the following post.

Career experts claim that only 20% of open positions are posted online. So if you want to get a job faster, become part of the 20% that is seeking 80% of the jobs… those which aren’t posted online. In other words, you must go guerrilla. You must get creative and do things differently! Here are ten guerrilla marketing tactics you

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Posted May 28, 2014 by

Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? How to Answer This One Important Question

When you’re interviewing for an entry level job, make sure you can answer this one important question found in the following post.

Common interview question: Why should we hire you for this job? Why they’re asking: They want to make sure you are confident that you can do the job and prove that you are the right person to do the job. Why it’s tricky: It’s a very open-ended interview question. It’s also sort of a bold question

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Posted April 21, 2014 by

Working Full-Time While Conducting an Entry Level Job Search? How to Manage Both

Are you planning to find an entry level job even while working full-time on another position?  Learn how to manage both of these tasks in the following post.

We all the know the expression, “Looking for a job is a full-time job,” but what if you actually have a full-time job? Working 40+ hours a week while trying to lead a successful job search can be challenging to say the least. Here are four tips for juggling work and a

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Posted February 28, 2014 by

Want to Recruit Top Talent for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Develop Relationships with Potential Candidates

For recruiters looking to find the best talent for recent college graduate jobs, the key might be to work on developing relationships with potential candidates.  Learn how to do so in the following post.

What is a pipeline? And how does it relate to recruiting? For those of you new to recruiting (or who’ve been trying to cut the mustard as a recruiter), a pipeline is your go-to, steady stream of viable candidates. It’s made up of people you’ve met who made you pause and think, “Wow. This

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Posted October 15, 2013 by

Seven great jobs to work while you’re in college

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College tutor with student. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When it comes to good jobs, college students are sometimes stuck in the middle.

While they’re not quite qualified for many career jobs that require a degree, students are typically smart enough to snag a number of other excellent positions. But given busy school schedules, the jobs must be flexible and part-time. That limits options. Thankfully, there are a number of great part-time, flexible gigs out there. (more…)