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Posted July 09, 2014 by

The Best Paying Wall Street Jobs & How to Make It There

Saurabh Tyagi

Saurabh Tyagi

As a college graduate there are good chances that you must have dreamt of flying in private jets, cruising around the world in your own private yachts and dining out at some of the best restaurants like Noma. But all the good things in life come for a price, and to pay that price you have to have a well paying job (unless you have inherited a goldmine from your father). Wall Street has helped create many rags to riches stories. Here are some Wall Street jobs which can help you translate your dreams into reality with general career advice to make it there. (more…)

Posted July 09, 2014 by

Are You a Recent Graduate Searching for Jobs? Networking Opportunities Could Be Right Under Your Nose

As a recent graduate searching for jobs, you never know when opportunities to network will present themselves.  The key is not missing out on them.  Learn more in the following post.

While recently flying back home from a business trip, I noticed a young man seated in the row in front of me as he had a brief conversation with a seat mate. After some quick introductions, it came out that he was looking for a job and he was working on his resume. (Yes, I

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Posted July 08, 2014 by

12 Things to Know Before Graduating and Pursuing Entry Level Jobs

Before graduating and going after entry level jobs, students may want to know these 12 things found in the following post.

Eight years ago when my partner and I started our branding firm, we were both in our twenties and had a desire to make a mark on the world. Yet, as young guns with no prior agency experience and $250 to our names, all we had was ambition and heart. Everyone warned us how much we had to learn,  but you don’t realize how little you

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Posted June 23, 2014 by

7 Hot Entry-Level Jobs for Recent Grads

Andrea Fisher

Andrea Fisher

It’s challenging to find a well-paying job right out of college. Even though the economy has bounced back in the past couple of years, it’s hard to find industries that are hiring and offer competitive salaries. To make the most of your diploma, the job search is all about knowing which industries to target.

According to a recent salary survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), the average college graduate makes about $45,473. Fortunately, there are a number of positions that are frequently hiring— and their starting salaries are well within the national starting average. (more…)

Posted June 19, 2014 by

What You May Not Know as a Student or Someone Starting an Entry Level Job

As a student or young professional working on an entry level job, there are certain things you may not have learned in the classroom concerning your career.  In the following post, learn what they are, as well as get some career advice.

Whether you’re about to enter college or just starting out your career, figuring out what to do with your life is one of the biggest challenges one will ever face. And despite all you learn about math, science, business, arts, sociology, psychology, history, and English; you still never feel 100%

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Posted June 17, 2014 by

College Graduates, 10 Tips to Help You Land Entry Level Jobs

New college graduates can put themselves in a great position to land entry level jobs by applying these 10 tips in the following post.

You worked hard in college, and now its time to begin your first post-graduation job. This is an exciting, and anxious, time. You’ll undoubtedly make missteps along the way. You will continue to grow and learn. And like every other major aspect of your life, in order to thrive you’ll need to learn the landscape…

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Posted June 11, 2014 by

Are You Searching for an Entry Level Job? See if This Job Description Makes You an Ideal Candidate

Do you want to know what it might take to get an entry level job in the 21st century?  If so, check out the job description in the following post.

In a previous blog post, Conducting an Effective Job Search, I wrote that “finding a full-time job is a full-time job.” And then I thought: “Every job has a job description, right?” So I’ve created a job description for everyone that ever needs to find work. Here, you’ll see exactly what skills are required, as well

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Posted June 06, 2014 by

Want to Enhance Your Resume When Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Consider These 12 College Experiences

For students who want to capture the interest of potential employers when searching jobs for recent college graduates, consider these 12 college experiences to enhance your resumes in the following post.

We are long past the time when a college degree is all you need to get a job when you graduate. You need to show relevant experience… even if that experience didn’t come from the workplace, but from on-campus activities. Leadership roles, stints as campus ambassador, internships, and so many more

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Posted June 06, 2014 by

College Students, Are You Looking for Entry Level Jobs? Don’t Use This Word in Your Search

For college students searching for entry level jobs, there may be one word not to use to improve their chances of getting hired.  Learn what it is in the following post.

So, you’re a student. That means you’re interested in some field and study it from an academic perspective. Boring. And unremarkable. Why would a company want to hire a person that spent four years studying a profession… instead of doing? And we wonder why “students” have a hard time getting hired?

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Posted June 02, 2014 by

Expectations vs. Realities Concerning Recent College Graduate Jobs for Class of 2014

While the class of 2014 may have expectations about recent college graduate jobs, there are certain realities that could await them in the workforce.  The following post includes an infographic that explains.

As they transition from college student to workforce contributor, many grads think they know what to expect… only to find many barriers and detours along the way. To better understand the current realities faced by 2014 grads, we bring you this brief yet excellent infographic from Accenture.com, which examines the disparity between graduate expectations

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