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Posted December 07, 2015 by

Value, experience, and cultural fit as reasons for hiring students early

Employers have their own criteria when searching for quality candidates. For example, candidates potentially adding value to a company will interest employers. Experience can also factor into hiring decisions. The more experience candidates have, the better their chances of landing new jobs. Fitting into the company culture is important too because employers need to know that prospective employees reflect a positive image of their companies. Value, experience, and cultural fit are three reasons for hiring students early. (more…)

Posted February 09, 2015 by

The Fastest Growing Industries of 2015

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Career – Business Concept. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Whether you’re a college student, a recent graduate, or thinking about switching careers and furthering your education, you may have a lot of questions about what field and industry is right for you. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment in the United States will increase by 10.1 percent between 2008 and 2018, but there are some careers growing at an even faster pace. If you are looking for a career in a stable and growing field, consider one of these hot jobs in 2015. (more…)

Posted February 03, 2015 by

The Top 4 Things to Ask on your College Tour

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Group of people taking tour of university. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It’s very important for students to ask the right questions when going on their college tours. Many students feel shy or embarrassed to ask too many questions, however, this is not the time to keep quiet. Choosing where to attend college is one of the most important decisions in a young person’s life and it’s crucial that they ask the questions that are most important to them. (more…)

Posted September 10, 2014 by

Survey Shows Most of the Class of 2014 Feel Confident about Landing Jobs

Class of 2014 image in gold with graduation cap

Class of 2014 image in gold with graduation cap. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It seems that most graduates in the class of 2014 are confident that they will get jobs.  Learn more in the following post.

Achievers, the only true cloud-based Employee Success Platform™, and ConnectEDU, a technology company connecting education to careers, announced earlier this year the results of the “Class of 2014” survey, revealing what recent graduates expect of the workplace and what companies in search of new talent should expect from them. (more…)

Posted September 08, 2014 by

What Does Body Language Say about People?

While we might not realize it, our body language plays a role in how people look at us.  The following post includes an infographic that can help us understand body language and can benefit job seekers during interviews or when networking. (more…)

Posted August 27, 2014 by

College Students, Need to Overcome Some Issues When Writing Your Resumes for Jobs? 9 Tips to Tackle Challenges

When writing resumes for jobs, college students might face certain challenges.  In order to overcome them, the following post has nine tips that can make a difference.

Every job seeker has some kind of past issue, no exceptions. Sometimes called “elephants in the room,” hiring professionals know where to look; they know how to uncover the truth. This is how they can eliminate a candidate in seconds. And this is why even “perfect” resumes sometimes don’t result in a job

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Posted July 23, 2014 by

Searching for Entry Level Jobs? Practice These 7 Habits for Success

For those of you searching for entry level jobs, there are seven habits to practice included in an infographic in the following post that can result in a successful job search.

Based on Steven Covey’s classic book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” our friend Daisy Wright created this impactful infographic, which shows the traits closely associated with job seekers who routinely enjoy career success. As Daisy says: “These principles…are not quick-fixes for one’s job search

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Posted June 12, 2014 by

Cross Cultural Skills For Fresh Graduates: Enabling Success In the Very First Job!

Vineeta Tiwari

Vineeta Tiwari

Businesses today have now started looking out for other special skills other than just technical or organizational skills. One of the top-rated skills of recent times is cross-cultural skill set, which catalyzes international communication and transactions in a smoother way. Let us understand the importance of the skills for a debutante professional or a fresh graduate and how he/she can easily deal with cultural sentiments of clients effectively, in the very first job: (more…)

Posted April 17, 2014 by

Interviewing for Entry Level Jobs? Tips that Can Wow the Interviewer

When preparing to interview for entry level jobs, apply these tips to impress the interviewer found in the following post.

So when preparing for an upcoming interview, you need to make sure all of your bases are covered. Not only should you prepare your accomplishment stories for common interview questions, but also think of the best ways to let your personality shine through in a way that shows the interviewer you a good fit, for them and the company.

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Posted April 15, 2014 by

Planning to Work in Dubai?…Know the Employment Laws

Swati Srivastava

Swati Srivastava

Expats in Dubai comprise a major section of the working population in the Emirates. If you are also willing to find a job in Dubai, the following post will help you to get some information about Dubai and its employment laws. Read on… (more…)