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Posted August 19, 2015 by

Make Your Job Search Social Media Savvy

You have heard of being tech-savvy, but how being social media savvy?  I’m not talking about just socially but professionally.  If you are using social media, you can establish your personal brand so that employers and recruiters can find you.  Social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn can boost your job search if used correctly. (more…)

Posted September 16, 2014 by

College Graduates, Desire to be Better Professionals on Your Jobs? 35 Ways to Improve Yourselves

To be better professionals on their jobs, college graduates can do any of these 35 things in the following post.

We live fast-paced lives; our careers are certainly no different. Sometimes it can be difficult to stop for a moment to think about professional development. The reality is, though, that by choosing one area improvement to focus on at a time, we can become better versions of ourselves – and better

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Posted September 03, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs as a Recent Graduate and Want to Play Up Your Travel Experience? Skills You Should Highlight

If you’re a recent graduate interviewing for jobs and believe your travel experience can help you, the following post shares some skills you should talk about.

You’ve just returned from a big trip abroad. Maybe it was the post-graduation backpacking trip you always dreamed of, or maybe it was the career break you desperately needed. But now you’re back in the real world. And you need a job. You’ve lined up some interviews, but are

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Posted August 29, 2014 by

College Graduates, Want a Direct Connection to Jobs? 10 Ways to Contact Hiring Managers

College graduates looking for jobs should think about contacting hiring managers directly using any of these 10 ways in the following post.

The best way to advance your job search is to talk to the people making the big decisions: the hiring manager. In fact, to greatly improve your job search results, the number of conversations with these decision makers is the ultimate metric you should be tracking. Not job leads found. Not new connections on social media. Not applications sent.

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Posted August 27, 2014 by

Want to be a Part-Time Entrepreneur While Working a Full-time Entry Level Job? Here’s What You Can Do

While you may have a full-time entry level job, you might also have an interest in becoming a part-time entrepreneur.  How can you go about doing so?  The following post has some tips for you.

Some dream of becoming self-employed. Some are brave enough to jump in feet first. But others need to wade into the deep end one step at a time. For those who want to try running a business without substantial risk, use free or cheap resources to design a micro business that’s both profitable and professional. Then slowly grow your

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Posted August 12, 2014 by

Not the Usual Recent Graduate Searching for Jobs? How to Approach 3 Challenges When Writing Your Resume

The following post discusses three challenges a recent graduate might face when searching for jobs and how to approach them on his or her resume.

There is an abundance of resume advice and examples online. However, they’re mostly unhelpful if your work and life experience doesn’t fit neatly into a template. Let’s look at a real job seeker with non-traditional work experience and outside the norm career issues, and see what happens when we do a resume

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Posted August 07, 2014 by

10 Ways a Recent Graduate Can Manage Social Profiles When Searching for Jobs

As a recent graduate searching for jobs, it is important to carefully manage your social profiles.  Learn 10 ways to do so from an infographic in the following post.

For years, you’ve worked hard to get where you are now. They don’t just hand out those degrees to anyone, right? And yet just one rogue post, a moment of weakness perhaps, and your personal brand can take a serious hit. Which is why we love this infographic from BestMastersPrograms.com, which shows us ten

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Posted August 04, 2014 by

5 Ways Recruiters Believe Job Seekers on LinkedIn Can Stay Relevant

For job seekers who want to get noticed by recruiters on LinkedIn, the following post has five ways to stay relevant on the site.

As a recruiter and sourcer always looking for talent, I use LinkedIn on a daily (even hourly) basis. That probably comes as no surprise to active job seekers, most of whom understood that recruiters use LinkedIn as a modern day resume database. Here’s what may come as a surprise to you: LinkedIn doesn’t tell a recruiter who is an

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Posted July 30, 2014 by

Out There Networking for Entry Level Jobs? 10 Tips that Still Work Today

For people networking for entry level jobs, consider applying these 10 tips in the following post that might seem old school to you, but can still work in today’s job market.

In today’s fast-paced world of branded personal narratives and social media blitzes, it can be hard to slow down. You live in the golden age of ceaseless self-promotion, but that doesn’t mean your every exhale needs to contain a horn-tooting statement nor your every keystroke a mini press release. Yet, to many people, this is exactly what

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Posted July 10, 2014 by

College Graduates, Don’t Like Your Current Jobs? 3 Ways to Make Them More Pleasant

There are probably some college graduates who don’t like their jobs.  However,  the following post shares three ways to help grads make their jobs a little more pleasant.

When you’re having a bad day at work, it’s easy to fantasize about an entirely different career solving all your problems. While a new job or environment could be a better fit, focusing only on your external circumstance negates the impact of one important factor: You. Your habits and attitudes

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