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Posted July 14, 2014 by

7 Qualities of College Students Who Will Find Jobs After Graduation

For college students looking to land jobs after graduation, having these seven qualities in the following post can boost their chances.

It’s summer. The time of year when recent college graduates frantically search for jobs in an economy still struggling; a scary time for many. And yet, there are a select few who are rising to the top of the job search heap. This group of college graduates are the college seniors who’ve

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Posted May 09, 2014 by

4 Tips in Sales You Can Apply When Searching for Entry Level Jobs

Even if you are not going after a sales job, consider applying these four tips when searching for entry level jobs, which are found in the following post.

During the job search, many seem to forget the primary point of the entire process: selling you (the candidate) to a buyer (the employer). So even if you’re not going into sales, learning the deal-closing tactics used daily by the best sales professionals will help you get hired. Here are just a few of the sales techniques easily

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Posted April 30, 2014 by

Want to Connect about Entry Level Jobs? 4 Places You May Not Think of to Network

There are some places you may not think of to network for entry level jobs.  Learn four of them in the following post.

If you’re a college student or entry-level job seeker, the phrase “it’s all about who you know” is more true than ever. Every person you meet could be a difference-maker. But, when every traditional networking opportunity is flooded with like-minded young professionals all trying to get ahead,

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Posted February 11, 2014 by

Interested in Specific Recent Graduate Jobs? Ask These 25 Questions During Your Informational Interview

Once you’ve found some recent graduate jobs that you are interested in, you may want to set up some informational interviews to learn more about the position and company.  The following post suggests 25 questions to ask.

Informational interviews are one of the most effective, yet under-utilized networking and job search techniques. Unlike a job interview, in an informational interview you will be asking all the questions… and the quality of those questions (as well as your ability to listen and learn) will determine how much you, and the interviewee, gain

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Posted January 29, 2014 by

Preparing to Interview for an Entry Level Job? How Employers Expect You to Dress

If you’re not sure how to dress when preparing to interview for an entry level job, employers share some advice in the following post.

You’ve likely heard the expression “clothes make the man (or woman)”. Perhaps nowhere is this more relevant than in a job interview. Perhaps you know how important it is to dress professionally, but did you know the colors you wear require just as much consideration. A new survey from CareerBuilder asked more than 2,000 hiring managers and human resource

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Posted January 23, 2014 by

Applying for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Do So on Mondays

While some workers may not look forward to Mondays, job seekers applying for recent college graduate jobs could benefit from this particular day of the week.  Learn more in the following post.

You hate Mondays, right? They’re the end of the fun and relaxing weekend, and the beginning of another week of work stress. If you’re a job seeker, now there’s at least one reason to look forward to the beginning of the week: job applications. Job seekers can now look forward to Mondays because 30 percent of

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Posted January 14, 2014 by

What Factors into Getting or Not Getting that Entry Level Job

If you’re wondering what might increase or decrease your chances of getting that entry level job, the following post shares some factors that might determine the outcome.

When considering candidates for competitive job opportunities, you might be neck and neck with other equally qualified candidates. So what makes the difference? CareerBuilder conducted a study to determine the factors that play into determining who gets hired. According to the study, having a sense of humor, being well-dressed, or

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Posted December 09, 2013 by

What It Takes to Create a Mobile Resume for Your Entry Level Job Search

Are you searching for an entry level job using a mobile device?  If so, then you will probably need to create an effective resume at some point.  The following post offers some pointers on how to create a successful mobile resume.

Nearly an electronic appendage, we’re rarely more than a few feet from our phone or tablet at all times. A few weeks ago, ComeRecommended had a post about applying for jobs from your mobile device. These tips included utilizing job alerts, applying with LinkedIn, and having a mobile resume and cover letter. But, what exactly goes into creating a

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Posted December 04, 2013 by

Are You an Internship Finder or Job Seeker? Be Sure to Network with Your Peers

As an internship finder or job seeker, you’ve probably heard about the importance of networking with recruiters and employers.  However, don’t forget to network with your peers.  Learn how to network with your peers and why you should in the following post.

You know networking is important to your job search and career. You’ve heard why it’s important, how to network, when to do it, etc. Much of this advice says it’s most important to form relationships with employers and recruiters — so, you increase your opportunities to land a job. What many job seekers don’t realize however,

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