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Posted October 06, 2014 by

5 Job Hunting Tips When You Already Have a Job

Jennifer Parris

Jennifer Parris, Salary.com contributing writer

In many ways, it is an ideal situation. Looking for a job while you already have one has many benefits. You can take your time to find a job that you love without feeling the pressure of having to pay the rent. You get to bone up on your interviewing skills, and discover if the field that you’re interested in is really a fit for you.

That is, if you don’t get caught. (more…)

Posted August 05, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, Recent Graduate? How to Dress for Success

If you’re a recent graduate who is interviewing for various jobs, be sure to make a great first impression with your appearance.  The following post includes an infographic, which provides assistance on how to dress for success.

Featured: Featured Our Campus Programs Manager Shayna loves infographics, so when our friends at Farfetch.com sent this over, she knew we had to share it! They created a great guide to interview dress codes, across both traditional and creative industries. I love that it’s a really visual way to understand one of the trickier situations to

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Posted July 21, 2014 by

Interviewing for Entry Level Jobs? Dress for Success with These Tips

Candidates interviewing for entry level jobs will leave an impression in the minds of their interviewers based on what they wear.  Learn how candidates should dress for success for these meetings from an infographic in the following post.

The call just came… you have a job interview! You’re so excited you tell everyone who will listen. You text your best friends and email your closest mentor. You call your mother and significant other. And right after all the congratulations, invariably someone is going to ask: “What are you going to wear?”

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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 May 29, 2013 by

7 Tips to Make Your Internship a Success

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

John Challenger of Challenger, Gray & Christmas

The nation’s employers are increasingly selective in recruiting and now demand that even entry-level candidates have on-the-job experience.  As a result, the once optional summer internship has become a requisite component of any young person’s resume, according to one employment expert, who advises those embarking on internship programs this summer take steps to ensure they make the most of the experience.

“Internships are more important than ever, but not all internship programs are created equal.  Many employers do not have any type of strategy when it comes to utilizing and educating their interns.  In these situations both the employer and the intern lose.  It is critical that young people entering an internship program take a proactive approach to managing and maximizing their experience,” said John A. Challenger, chief executive officer of global outplacement and business coaching consultancy Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. (more…)