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Posted September 17, 2014 by

Recent Graduate, Some Do’s and Don’ts for Resumes When Applying for Jobs

As a recent graduate applying for jobs, there are certain things you should and should not do on your resume.  Find out what they are from an infographic in the following post.

Resume tips are like snowflakes… never any two exactly the same. And yet there are certain aspects of a resume that almost every one agrees on – like those outlined in this infographic from CollegeAtlas.org. And some of the advice you may never had heard before: 400 words total is just about right More than 6 to 7 bullet points per section

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Posted June 19, 2014 by

Preparing for an Entry Level Job Interview? What You Should and Should Not Do

So, now it’s time to prepare for your entry level job interview.  What should you do and not do?  Check out a helpful infographic in the following post to find out.

The dreaded job interview… nerves, anxiety, anticipation. And far too often… failure. What if you took a different approach? What if you were so well prepared that you actually looked forward to the one-on-one meeting? What if you walked in with so much confidence that the recruiter couldn’t help but consider you a top candidate,

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Posted June 16, 2014 by

Recent Grads, Searching for Entry Level Jobs? 9 Lessons to Learn for Your Next Interview

For recent grads who are searching for entry level jobs, there are nine lessons to be learned for your next interview from the following post.

Whether you receive an offer or not, you should treat every interview as a learning experience. Why? Because the better your interview skills, the better your chances at landing a job. Make each interview better than the last! In my quest to land a full-time job, I did just that. Along the way, I’ve learned 9

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Posted May 21, 2014 by

Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs? How Mere Exposure Can Benefit Your Ability to Network

When it comes to networking for recent graduate jobs, mere exposure could make the difference in your job search.  Learn about this concept and some do’s and don’ts of it in the following post.

As young professionals, we’re taught to network like our careers depend on it. Your professional network can open just about any door. All we have to do to capture that holy grail of networking is put ourselves out there, and then we’re golden. We’re told to just “start networking,” but in reality it’s

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Posted May 16, 2014 by

The Correct Use of Email in Your Job Search

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Blue square button for email. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Technology can be a great tool. Email is fast and often times efficient, but in today’s society it is often overused and/or used incorrectly in a job search. Not only have we seen the incorrect use of email cost candidates a job offer, we’ve also seen it slam a door on a relationship with a future employer.

We thought it might be helpful to break the interviewing process down and discuss the dos and don’ts when it comes to email: (more…)

Posted March 17, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Here are Do’s and Don’ts to Make a Good First Impression

As an internship finder, getting off to the right start will not only make you feel good but also those around you.  In the following post are some do’s and don’ts to make a good first impression in your internship.

You’ve landed the internship of your dreams, or the one you need to complete the degree you’ve financed through student loans. This is the last opportunity for real-world work experience before entering the real world of work. The internship, paid or unpaid, can catapult you into a rewarding career or torpedo

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Posted March 17, 2014 by

How to Dress as a Working Woman on Your Entry Level Job

If you’re a woman on an entry level job who could use some tips on how to dress, the following post has some for you in an infographic, as well as those preparing for a job interview.

Being successful in your career takes a number of different factors. Women have to work hard, be smarter, and strive to prove that they are qualified for whatever jobs they are undertaking. One of the biggest mistakes that women make in the workforce is in the image they present. Women not only have to have

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Posted June 17, 2013 by

Parent Weekend: How to visit your college kid without embarrassing them

The time has come for your to visit your child at college for the first time. While you are very excited and can’t wait, there are some things you can do to help your visit go smoothly. Remember, your child is not a child anymore but has moved into a university and a whole new life at the moment. How can you visit them without embarrassing them or causing strife with them? Here are a few tips on how you can have a blast, see your son or daughter and save your relationship at the same time. (more…)

Posted May 10, 2013 by

“Do’s and Don’ts” For a GREAT Job Interview…

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Jimmy Sweeney, President of CareerJimmy

Any time we prepare for an event—whether a party or a game, a meal or a meeting––there are things to do and not do. The same is true for a job interview. It’s a good idea to focus on both lists so nothing important will be left out and nothing unimportant will be added. Following is a checklist you might find helpful before you walk into your next job search interview. (more…)

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8 Do’s & Don’ts After Your Job Interview

CollegeRecruiter.comNow that you have completed your job interview, what is next?  The following post tells you what to do and what not to do once your interview is over.

Walking out of a job interview leaves most of us overwhelmed with a variety of feelings, whether it’s a sense of confidence and excitement or an unsettling worrisome feeling from a less-than-positive experience. Whatever your feelings may be, it’s important not to forget the steps that follow an interview.

Occasionally, the job search can cause an unforeseen amount of tunnel vision. We’re conditioned to focus closely on ensuring the proper preparation for the important parts of the hiring process, like receiving an offer to interview, but what follows is often overlooked.

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