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Posted March 04, 2014 by

How to Leave Your Entry Level Job the Right Way

If you’re leaving your entry level job for another position, the following post has advice on how to exit the right way.

The author of this post, Alexandra Levit, has generously offered to give away a copy of her book, They Don’t Teach Corporate in College: A Twenty-Something’s Guide to the Business World. Leave a comment to enter, and we’ll choose a winner by March 1! After the stressful process of looking for a

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Posted February 21, 2014 by

Starting a New Entry Level Job? 10 Ways to Gain Respect

When beginning a new entry level job, you might be uncertain how to handle new coworkers and a new environment.  The following post offers 10 tips that can help you gain respect in the workplace.

Entering the workforce for the first time or starting a new gig can be challenging. Making it even more difficult: being new to a tenured team – a team that has already spent years or decades creating their culture, developing common ways of doing things and building a shared understanding between members. Here are 10 ways you can ease the “new

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Posted February 19, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Avoid 7 Common Mistakes that Could Cost You the Position

There are seven common mistakes an internship finder should avoid so he or she won’t be fired, according to the following post.

Many young professionals are new to the professional world. As such, they don’t yet know the “rules”… both explicit and implied about how to behave professionally. Breaking these rules can have dire consequences… and often there are no second chances. You don’t want to do something you’ll regret and get fired from your internship. Here are seven

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Posted January 09, 2014 by

Interviewing for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 9 Statements that Raise Red Flags

Now that you are landing interviews for recent college graduate jobs, it’s important to listen to everything that interviewers say, including those things that might be too good to be true.  The following post shares nine statements that can raise red flags in the mind of a job seeker.

As they prepare for a job interview, many job seekers seem to forget… you’re conducting an interview, too; you need to decide if this is the best place for you, the boss for you, the job for you. In the same way you’re promoting yourself, the employer wants to sell you on the job. So

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Posted December 17, 2013 by

Looking for an Entry Level Job as a Freelancer? Watch Out for 6 Job Posting Scams

If you’re looking for an entry level job as a freelancer, be careful about the opportunities you consider.  The following post has six job posting scams to avoid.

Freelancing is a great way to fine-tune your professional skills and work on your own terms. As a young professional, working for yourself can offer freedom and help you earn a little (or a lot) of extra money so you can finally ditch your Ramen diet for good. It’s easy to

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Posted December 16, 2013 by

Internship Finder, 6 Tips for a More Meaningful Experience

Are you an internship finder looking to get the most out of your experience?  The following post offers six tips that can help.

Many recent grads face a big problem: it’s hard to get a job without experience. And at the same time, how do you get experience without a job? One common solution to this age old dilemma is to obtain an internship either while you are still a student or immediately after graduation. However, all internship

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Posted August 29, 2013 by

Want Career Advancement from Your Entry Level Job? 10 Reasons that Will Hold You Back

If you are dreaming of moving up the career ladder of success from your entry level job, you don’t want to say or do anything to hurt your chances.  The following post highlights 10 reasons that will hold you back from career advancement.

One of the biggest things that professionals are often blinded by are actions that lead to workplace drama. Workplace drama is typically so heavily frowned upon by management that even a high-performer, who might be labeled as a “troublemaker,” will often be one of the first fired during downsizing or organizational realignment. While I think you should

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Posted May 23, 2013 by

On Entry Level Jobs, Avoid 5 Subjects with Coworkers

While there is nothing wrong with having conversations beyond work on entry level jobs, there are five subjects to avoid with your coworkers.  Find out what they are in the following post.

If you’re lucky enough to spend the day surrounded by coworkers you consider close friends, count your blessings. Not everyone has the good fortune to work side by side with those they connect with on the deepest personal level. For most of us, coworker relationships are pleasant, friendly and warm—but you’re

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