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Posted January 13, 2015 by

Searching for a New Job on Social Media? 6 Tips that Can Help

Social media can not only serve as a personal platform but also a professional one.  It can help you establish your personal brand and connect with the right people if you’re looking for a new job.  In order to succeed on a social level in your job search, there are certain things you need to understand.  Otherwise, social media can actually harm your search.  Here are six tips to remember when trying to find a job on social media. (more…)

Posted October 24, 2014 by

7 Incredibly-Simple Ways to Step Up Office Teamwork

Business group working together at the office

Business group working together at the office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Humans are biologically and specifically social animals. Each and every individual possesses an intellect, instinct and a drive to pursue a certain path in which they excel at accomplishing. Every person has a set of preferences, skill sets and attributes that contributes to the overall success. Imagine how easier and simpler the world would be if all of those distinct skills and traits were to combined as it would solve million of our problems, wouldn’t it?

Teamwork is one of the most obligatory principles that every organization must uphold in order to achieve the desired, targeted goals and ambitions. This write-up has been drafted for the convenience of those who are in need of encouraging a dedicated teamwork among their employees or those who need to know how to construct a perfectly functioning team. (more…)

Posted September 18, 2014 by

College Students, Want to Enhance Your Networking Skills When Searching for Jobs? Here’s What You Should Do

For college students trying to improve their networking skills when searching for jobs, the following post offers some helpful advice to take them to the next level.

Networking as a job search strategy creates a great deal of angst. For many, it’s just plain uncomfortable to introduce yourself to strangers and strike up conversations in the hopes of uncovering job leads. But that’s putting the horse before the cart. The first hurdle is simply finding new people to add to your network, according to job

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Posted August 11, 2014 by

10 Best Questions a Recent Graduate Can Ask a Mentor While Searching for Jobs

If you are a recent graduate searching for jobs, having a mentor can provide some guidance for your career.  Here are the 10 best questions to ask a mentor, according to the following post.

You finally gathered up enough courage to ask a mentor, or potential mentor, for a cup of coffee. The pressure is mounting. You’re sweating, a lot; there aren’t enough Starbucks napkins in the world to dry your palms. And just when you think you have enough time to hit the

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Posted August 06, 2014 by

College Students, Want to Improve Your Ability to Network for Jobs? Tips for Success

Networking for jobs might not be easy for college students.  So for those who want to get better, the following post shares some tips for success.

Last week, while in a room with 300 strangers, I was introduced to a woman who was sharp, outgoing, and engaging. She asked really insightful, smart questions. I had her pegged: a power networker. She was clearly in her element and very comfortable connecting with strangers. But as our conversation continued, I came to learn that she wasn’t an extrovert or

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Posted July 16, 2014 by

Starting your own business: 10 tips for young entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneur displaying laptop computer in office

Young entrepreneur displaying laptop computer in office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Does the thought of working for a behemoth corporation make your stomach churn? Does the idea of being shackled to a 9-to-5 workday make you cringe? You’re not alone. According to a survey by CreativeLive, a full 47 percent of currently employed millennials are not happy with their job and would love to get out of corporate America.

So, how do you break free? Starting your own business might be the ticket. (more…)

Posted July 16, 2014 by

Are You Giving Recruiters a Reason to Network with You?

If you’re asking recruiters to network with you for no reason, don’t expect them to necessarily do so.  Learn more in the following post.

I am a recruiter. I work for a highly recognizable organization. I am well connected. I know people who know people. That is why you reached out to me, right? Well… maybe not…

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Posted June 10, 2014 by

Networking for Entry Level Jobs, College Students? Keep These 6 Words in Mind

For college students who are out there networking for entry level jobs, there are six words to remember for this part of the job search.  Learn what they are in the following post.

In nearly all professional settings, including networking, there are six words demonstrate maturity, selflessness and a natural curiosity. They prove you can set yourself aside and be genuinely interested in another person’s life, work or passions. You know, authenticity. And perhaps through these six words, you’ll find new ways to connect

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Posted April 04, 2014 by

4 “Top Secret” Job Interview Tips

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Jimmy Sweeney, President of CareerJimmy

Focus on the moment.
Trust yourself.
Connect with your interviewer.
Thank the Hiring Manger for the Interview.

You’ve probably heard similar advice before. But maybe like Larry you haven’t explored what it means to put them into action—inside the room where a hiring manager is interviewing you for the job you want. Larry took time with a buddy to go over this ‘secret’ advice and then to memorize the points before he stepped into the employer’s office and answered questions about the open position for a retail stationery store manager. He had plenty of knowledge about the industry since he’d worked before as a retail salesman—but now he wanted to move up to management. “I knew that an offer for the job,” said Larry, “might hinge on my ability to put these secrets into practice.” (more…)

Posted March 12, 2014 by

Job Seekers, Boost Your Chances of Landing Recent Graduate Jobs with an Online Portfolio

Do you have an online portfolio for your job search?  As one of may job seekers who may be searching for recent graduate jobs, a portfolio could help boost your chances of getting one.  Learn how in the following post.

Having a portfolio that can be searched online by clients has become more important than ever. According to CareerBuilder.com, almost half of employers use Google to search for applicants to fill in a position at their company. If you’re a designer, you can use portfolio sites like Behance, Carbonmade and Coroflot to

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