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Posted October 22, 2013 by

Networking for Entry Level Jobs Recent College Graduates? It Doesn’t Have to Always Be Formal

For recent college graduates searching for entry level jobs, networking is a key part of their job search(es).  While sometimes it has to be done in a formal, structured way, that is not always the case.  The following post explains.

We’re still in a competitive job market, especially for recent college graduates. This means networking is a critical step to landing a job. Many college graduates know to tap their campus career center and personal networks for job leads. However, there are a host of unique places they often don’t think to network during their daily activities…

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Posted December 17, 2012 by

5 Mistakes To Avoid During Your Job Search

CollegeRecruiter.comAre you an entry level job seeker or someone changing jobs?  The following post identifies mistakes not to make in your job search.

When it comes to searching for a job, most people think sending out a hundred resumes a week and/or networking with everyone they know are effective strategies to land a new job. Little do they know, those efforts can actually prevent them from finding a job. From launching an unfocused search to not taking advantage of LinkedIn, here’s a look at five mistakes job seekers often make:

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Posted December 11, 2012 by

What Hiring Managers Want In A Good Job Candidate

CollegeRecruiter.comIt seems hiring managers are having a difficult time finding the right candidates for job opportunities.  Learn more, and find out what skills they are looking for in the following post.

Even in a tight job market, hiring managers are having a tough time finding the right candidates.

According to the Career Advisory Board’s 2012 Job Preparedness Indicator, only 17% of the 516 hiring managers polled said job seekers possess the skills the companies are actually looking for.

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Posted December 04, 2012 by

7 Ways To Manage Employee Holiday Time Off

CollegeRecruiter.comThe holidays are a busy time of year for most people, including employers.  Their employees will want some time off, so how do employers manage this situation without hurting their businesses?  Learn some tips in the following post.

Business owners don’t have to see red during the holidays as long as they manage their staff right. At no other time of the year do companies have to field multiple requests for time off. Handle it wrong, and it could cripple the business at an otherwise busy time of year.

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Posted November 27, 2012 by

How To Fight Age Discrimination

CollegeRecruiter.comWhile the job market has been tight for many people, it seems that older workers have a harder time finding new jobs.  One problem could be age discrimination.  So, what can these workers do to increase their chances of getting hired?  Learn more in the following post.

Being out of work is hard, being unemployed and in your 50’s can be impossible. While companies won’t admit it, age discrimination does exist, particularly in a tight job market where there are many more candidates than job openings. Although the problem crosses both genders, older women reentering the job market can have an even tougher time.  According to the September jobs report, women 55 and older who have been out of work for longer than 27 weeks increased from 50.9% in August to 54% in September.

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Posted November 27, 2012 by

Four Ways To Go From Middle Manager To Executive

CollegeRecruiter.comHow do you take the next step in your career from middle manager to an executive?  The following post offers tips on how to move up the corporate ladder.

You don’t have to be a middle manager forever. Sure you may never land the CEO job, but becoming a C-level executive isn’t out of the question as long as you have more than the desired skill set.

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