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Posted April 10, 2014 by

Why College Grads Should Not Wait to Get Entry Level Jobs

For college graduates thinking about waiting to get entry level jobs after graduation, this may not be in their best interest.  The following post explains why.

Why entry level jobs are so important: The topic of the entry level job has come up with a number of friends graduating from college (seems I know a number of folks that want to take time off after graduation). These recent…

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Posted March 21, 2014 by

Want to Win that Entry Level Job? Prepare for a Big Career Moment with These 9 Tips

Whether you’re trying to win an entry level job or get a promotion, you want to take advantage of the opportunity.  The following post has nine tips to prepare you for a big career moment.

With the failure that occurred at the Winter Olympics in Sochi in mind, I asked this essential question to respected members of the business community: When your big career moment comes, how do you prepare to be successful? Below are nine brilliant responses that apply to any scenario when you need to be

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Posted March 10, 2014 by

Want Jobs for Recent College Graduates Where You Can Work from Home? 7 Employers that Might Interest You

If you’re interested in finding telecommuting jobs for recent college graduates, the following post has seven employers that might offer these opportunities.

The option to work from home is quickly moving from a perk to a common way of working. (Click here to tweet this thought.) But while some companies take a casual approach to telecommuting, others are committed to developing robust work-from-home programs and offering remote jobs. FlexJobs recently compiled a list of the

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Posted March 04, 2014 by

Writing Resumes for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Show Your Personal Brand

If you are writing resumes for recent college graduate jobs, be sure to highlight your personal brand to stand out from the competition.  Learn more in the following post.

Here’s a great resume tip from Shawnice Meador, Director of Career Management and Leadership Development at MBA@UNC. To stand out among your career competition, your resume should show employers more than just your skills and experience. Your resume should paint a picture that describes “who you are, if you will fit the company atmosphere and job position,” Meador

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Posted February 17, 2014 by

Looking to Major in a Field with Good Starting Salaries for Entry Level Jobs? Major in Engineering

College students majoring in engineering are likely to find good paying entry level jobs.  Learn more in the following post.

Want to be sure you land an awesome starting salary right out of college? Major in engineering. Of the top 10 best-paying college majors, seven are in areas of engineering, according to a report issued recently by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). (Click here to tweet this thought.) Petroleum engineering is the top-paying undergraduate

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Posted February 11, 2014 by

Looking for Entry Level Jobs in the Digital Industry? Establish an Online Presence

Recent graduates searching for entry level jobs in the digital industry should begin establishing an online presence.  Learn more in the following post.

Last week Esther McVey uttered the very unhelpful words that “young people need to start at the bottom and work their way up”, a blame assigning exercise if ever I saw one. It’s the youth’s fault I tell thee, not the government!

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Posted February 11, 2014 by

Want an Entry Level Job or Promotion? Employers Advice on How to Get It

For job seekers wondering what it takes to land an entry level job or a promotion, the following post shares what some employers believe is necessary.

News To Live By recently asked 100 business leaders and career coaches: How do you identify potential in new hires and, specifically, Millennials? Surprisingly, almost every answer was, in essence, “we value young people with inner drive and those who take it upon themselves to go the extra mile — even when no one

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Posted January 09, 2014 by

Networking Advice to Find an Entry Level Job or Advance Your Career

What is the key to networking?  Whether you’re trying to find an entry level job or advance your career, the following post shares advice from business leaders and young professionals on how to network successfully.

You know that networking is key to everything from growing your career to landing a job. But let’s face it; many of us dread doing it. It can feel awkward and forced, and we don’t always know the best way to approach it. Which is whywe asked some of today’s top entrepreneurs, thought leaders, speakers and bloggers

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Posted December 30, 2013 by

Revamp Your Resume to Land Jobs for Recent College Graduates

Because you only have so much time to impress recruiters and employers with your resume, it’s important to make yours interesting in an effective way.  So new grads, learn how to revamp your resumes to land jobs for recent college graduates in the following post.

For every position they post, recruiters are faced with an onslaught of hundreds (if not more) resumes. Your resume has just a few seconds to stand out, and to sell you as better than your competition. The following is a case study, a true story of working with a student one-on-one, that

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Posted December 17, 2013 by

Asked About Salary During Interviews for Recent Graduate Jobs? How You Should Respond

How should grads respond to a question about salary during interviews for recent graduate jobs?  Learn more in the following post.

From our partner site…www.careercast.com http://www.careercast.com/career-news/how-to-answer-how-much-money-do-you-want By Martin Yate, CPC Ask for too much and you might not get an offer; ask for too little and you could be kicking yourself for years. Under-negotiating your salary today has an impact on

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