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Posted August 29, 2014 by

Are You a Recent Graduate Interested in Jobs at Sea? 5 Reasons You Might Like Sailing

If you are a recent graduate considering jobs at sea, the following post has five reasons why sailing may appeal to you.

Careers at sea can initially seem a scary but can be an exciting option whether you’re just out of school, or are ready to take on the challenge of a career change. It’s a huge lifestyle change, but for many people, the rewards far outweigh the sacrifices. The sacrifices may be &#

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Posted May 23, 2014 by

Preparing for an Entry Level Job Interview? 7 Items to Bring with You

Congratulations on landing an interview for an entry level job!  Since you’re a candidate for the position, make sure you are prepared by bringing these seven items with you according to the following post.

As you prepare for a job interview, many things go through your mind. Most of them involve what to say and questions you’ll face. It’s also important to prepare all the tangible items you’ll need to bring with you. These are also an important part of your preparation. Here are eight items to bring to every

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Posted April 22, 2014 by

What Entry-Level Recruiters Actually Look For (Hint: It’s Not Grades)

Job seeker and recruiter with a quote from job seeker

Job seeker and recruiter with a quote from job seeker. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Summary: What are entry-level recruiters looking for when they size up a potential job candidate?

When you encounter a recruiter at a job fair or networking event, what traits might this person be looking for as they shake your hand and chat with you for a few minutes? And when a recruiter starts a dialogue with you online, what traits might she be scanning for as she reads your messages and skims through your resume?

What kinds of qualities and signals will make a recruiter’s ears perk up? What keywords, personal traits, and non-verbal messages will inspire them to pick up the phone and chase you down before their competitors get ahold of you? And what traits will make them glaze over and move onto the next candidate in line? Here are a few of the ways recruiters size you up, regardless of your industry. (more…)

Posted March 20, 2014 by

College Grads, 6 Ways to Show Recruiters You’re the Right Candidates for Recent Graduate Jobs

College grads who want to show recruiters they are the right candidates for recent graduate jobs can learn six ways to do so in the following post.

Of course everyone is capable of thinking and remembering. But, what successful job seekers focus on is being easy to hire! They don’t make recruiters have to think.

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