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Posted December 18, 2014 by

5 Tips on Creating a Resume that Will Land You Your Dream Job

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Dusty Fox

To most of us in the working world, certain jobs attract our attention and stand out from the rest. And when you decide to apply for your dream job, you know that you’re going to have to step up your game. That means taking a cold, hard look at your resume and finding ways you can make it even better. If you’ve got your mind set on a dream-worthy job, whether for an international company or a local business, chances are that the competition is tough. You’ll definitely need to be prepared for an interview and sell yourself to the hiring manager, but first things first–you need to get that interview by impressing them with a winning resume. Here are 5 tips you should follow to whip your resume into shape and land that perfect position: (more…)

Posted December 16, 2014 by

How to Prepare for Your Career While Getting a Nursing Degree

Intern holding a clipboard in hospital entrance

Intern holding a clipboard in hospital entrance. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you are interested in a career in nursing, you’ve picked a great field with endless job opportunities. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for registered nurses will increase by 19 percent by 2022. To take advantage of the job growth in nursing, there are some activities you may want to do while completing your nursing degree program. Why? Completing these tasks can help prepare you for your nursing career, while also gaining an edge over other applicants. (more…)

Posted December 01, 2014 by

Why the Holidays Are a Smart Time to Search for Jobs

Modern Santa Claus. Cheerful Santa Claus working on laptop and smiling while sitting at his chair with fireplace and Christmas Tree in the background

Modern Santa Claus. Cheerful Santa Claus working on laptop and smiling while sitting at his chair with fireplace and Christmas Tree in the background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Job hunting can be stressful during the holiday season. Between parties, family gatherings and other personal commitments, it’s hard to stay focused on finding a job. If you’re like many job seekers, you’ve probably put your search on hold until after the New Year. After all, employers aren’t hiring during the holiday season, right? Wrong.

The holiday season is actually a smart time to search for a job. In fact, more than two-thirds of employers have more openings available during the months of November and December.

Here are a few more reasons why you should continue job searching during the holidays: (more…)

Posted November 17, 2014 by

Skills required in a human resources job description

 

If you are looking at a human resources job description and considering applying, it’s important knowing what exactly goes in making a well-trained and qualified professional as per the current standards. This way you will be always ahead of the competition while pursuing a new employment opportunity or a chance of promotion. (more…)

Posted September 17, 2014 by

Following Up After Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? Here are Some Rules

After interviewing for an entry level job, make sure you follow up using these rules from an infographic in the following post.

One of the most perplexing subjects for job seekers: how and when to follow-up after a job interview. Everyone knows they should follow-up (although truth be told, few actually do). But how? When? At what point to you go from a quality candidate to a creepy stalker?

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Posted September 15, 2014 by

Writing Resumes for Jobs, Recent College Graduates? 7 Cliches that Won’t Impress Recruiters

While recent college graduates searching for jobs may want their resumes to sound good, recruiters are more interested in what they prove then how they sound.  Learn seven cliches not to use on resumes in the following post.

To a recruiter, chances are your resume looks, feels and sounds just like every other resume. Why? Because almost resume written contains these seven cliches that make recruiters want to scream! Take a look, and then see how many of these need to be removed from your resume…

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Posted September 09, 2014 by

What It Takes to Land an Entry Level Job in Mergers and Acquisitions

If you’re interested in getting an entry level job in mergers and acquisitions, the following post shares how you can acquire one.

Want to stand out from the competition when applying for a graduate job in M&A? Here’s how.

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Posted September 09, 2014 by

New Grads, Interviewing for Entry Level Jobs? Don’t Make These 12 Mistakes

Once they have landed interviews for entry level jobs, new graduates should avoid making these 12 mistakes in the following post.

So much work just to get the job interview, let alone the job. The research, the resume writing, the applications, the networking, the follow-up… And then some job seekers throw it all away by making these common, and completely avoidable, mistakes…

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Posted September 05, 2014 by

Be Smarter When Searching for Entry Level Jobs with These 3 Tips

College students and graduates seeking entry level jobs should make the most of their job search time.  Learn three tips to be smarter when job searching in the following post.

You likely began your job search methodically and with purpose. Over time, though – as you chase down multiple leads, write multiple resumes, and as you make multiple phone calls – both your desk and brain become filled with leads and questions. Soon, you feel like you can’t neglect even the smallest task…

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Posted September 04, 2014 by

Searching for Jobs, Recent Graduate? 5 Tips You Can Learn from Online Dating

As a recent graduate searching for jobs, you may not believe that your job search could relate to online dating at first.  However, the following post shares five tips you can apply to your search from online dating.

Job searching is like online dating: you seek to find a great match and then put in the effort to woo the object of your desire. Another similarity: in both online dating and job searching, technology has enabled greater ease in the matchmaking process. Specifically, both dating and career sites allow users to upload personal

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