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Posted August 18, 2014 by

Are You a Recent High School Graduate Searching for Jobs? 20 Well Paid Positions for those without a College Degree

While getting a college degree can help boost your career, if you’re a recent graduate of high school there are jobs you might be interested in.  Learn 20 positions that pay well without a degree in the following post.

In several of these jobs, workers may need to attend vocational school or other non-college-level training programs to achieve licensure or certification. Additionally, entry-level requirements will vary by state, locality, and…

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Posted August 15, 2014 by

Embark on a New Life: Top 3 Cities for College Grads

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Young man indoors holding card boxes. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Recent college grads can expect a slightly better job outlook than those who graduated in 2013, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook Spring Update Survey. The survey revealed that employers plan to hire 8.6 percent more 2014 graduates than they hired from last year’s 2013 class. Unfortunately, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll have a much easier time nabbing that perfect job—increase the odds just by living in the city that is right for you. (more…)

Posted July 29, 2014 by

Grads, Think You’ll Be Able to Negotiate Salaries for Entry Level Jobs? Don’t Get Your Hopes Too High

New college graduates who believe they will be able to negotiate salaries for their entry level jobs may want to think again.  Learn why in the following post.

It’s not unusual for large companies to hire a “class” of brand new college grads for a fixed number of entry-level positions for which the salary has already been set. Why is that? Because most entry-level positions are…

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Posted July 18, 2014 by

How to Craft a Killer Post-Grad Resume

Erica Wolfe

Erica Wolfe, Marketing Associate at Greek Streak

Graduating from college is an incredible achievement filled with excitement, but it also comes with questions and uncertainties about the future. Beginning the job application process can be overwhelming, as college grads are competing with thousands of others for entry-level positions. With the right resume, landing that first job might come easier than expected. Here are a few tips on how to craft the perfect post-grad resume so that you can stand out from the competition. (more…)

Posted June 25, 2014 by

Franchising for College Grads

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A road to franchising new business opportunity chain store. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

During college, most students feel the optimism of a world that’s completely open to them and that gives the tools and connections they need in order to succeed. However, a small percentage of college grads aren’t going to school to join the corporate world, they’re entrepreneurs and small business owners looking for lucrative opportunities.

These graduates intend on starting their own business, whether it be a restaurant, boutique, service business or any number of others. They’ll quickly find that the theory they learned in business school might not be enough to succeed in the business world. However, there is a solution… (more…)

Posted June 13, 2014 by

College Graduates, Trying to Find Jobs for Yourselves? What to Learn from America’s Top Employers

For college graduates looking to find jobs, they can learn from America’s top employers how to improve their job searches in the following post.

In what remains a tight market, what are the most effective ways to find good jobs ? What are the keys to winning the interview? And, once we are there, how do we get off to a good start? To help us answer these questions, Inc. magazine asked America’s fastest growing companies how they hire and retain their best

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Posted May 23, 2014 by

One View of Entry Level Jobs for the Class of 2014

As graduates in the class of 2014 begin to search for entry level jobs, they may want to consider one view of these positions found in the following post.

Keep the service job you have now because it’s cash in your pocket at the end of night? Throw your resume onto countless job boards and see who calls? Rocksolid, Inc Reviews Expectations from Entry Level Jobs.

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Posted May 21, 2014 by

5 Rookie Mistakes People Make in Their First Job–and How to Prevent Them

Vicky Oliver

Vicky Oliver

A new study found that 2014 college grads face a challenging job market–and may end up having to take a low-quality job to start. (Here’s the link.) But whether or not a starter job ever leads to a dream job, there are some basic, informal rules of behavior that every new employee should try to master, and some mistakes it just makes sense to try and avoid.

Here are some classic rookie mistakes to avoid and the solutions. (more…)

Posted May 07, 2014 by

The price of not attending college

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Putting money into college savings. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Many high school graduates fret over their future, and for those following the news, the situation may seem murkier than ever. Forbes reports that the nation’s “$1 trillion student loan problem keeps getting worse,” and according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, college graduates are greeted with “crummy” jobs and fewer full-time options. Students weighing their options might begin to wonder if college is even worth it anymore. Well, a new report says it is. In fact, recent research suggests the only thing less affordable than college is not going at all. (more…)

Posted March 21, 2014 by

College Students, About to Graduate without Securing Entry Level Jobs? 5 Tips for Your Job Search

College students, don’t be too discouraged if you haven’t found entry level jobs as you prepare to graduate.  Remember these five tips in the following post as you continue your job search.

According to a survey by the Economic Policy Institute, the unemployment rate for 2013 college grads sits at 8.8 percent. While the economy is improving, soon-to-be college grads entering the job market may feel apprehensive about finding work after they walk across that stage. Don’t spend your remaining college career, and the summer, dwelling in your

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