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Posted March 13, 2014 by

Do You Communicate Online During Your Entry Level Job Search? 4 Reasons Online Networking Events May Be in Your Future

Today, probably most (if not all) job seekers use the Internet to find employment.  If you’re not searching for an entry level job or other position online, the following post offers four reasons why online networking events may be in your future.

Learn how you can host your own online networking event. Request a demo here >> It’s no surprise that as technology advances, we’re spending more time online — and less time socializing offline. Even when we are offline, we often have our eyes on a smartphone. Guess what’s finally catching up with our online lifestyle? Networking.

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Posted February 20, 2014 by

College Recruiters, Take Advantage of These 7 Tips When Attending an Online Career Fair

At their next online career fairs, college recruiters should consider seven tips to find their ideal job candidates, which are found in the following post.

Learn how you can host your own online recruiting event. Request a demo here >> If you’ve ever tried recruiting via online career fairs, you know the value of using this new technology to find the best candidates. Just like in-person recruiting, online recruiting is most effective if you have a

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Posted December 04, 2013 by

Networking for Your Entry Level Job Search? How It Works in Different Settings

How should you approach networking in your entry level job search?  It might just depend on where it takes place.  The following post provides advice on networking in different settings.

Networking. Some people call it a guaranteed way to meet influencers in your industry. Others believe it’s the best way to market your skills, brand and accomplishments. You may dread networking and try to avoid at it at all costs. Unfortunately for you, networking is still considered one of the top techniques not only

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Posted November 21, 2013 by

Trying to Network for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 16 Networking Tips to Follow

If candidates for recent college graduate jobs want to improve their networking skills, they should try using the 16 tips in the following post.

Common wisdom dictates that there are six degrees of separation between you and anyone on the planet. According to my father, however: “There aren’t six degrees of separation, there are two; you just have to think hard enough.” Like my father, I’m a connector, and would agree that regardless of how many people

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Posted October 21, 2013 by

Too Young to be an Internship Finder? What High School Students Can Do Before an Opportunity Comes

If you want to be an internship finder as a high school student, but are too young to get an opportunity, the following post offers advice on preparing for one in the future.

Featured: Featured Over the weekend, I spoke at the #Surefire Conference in Los Angeles. Prior to this event, I knew young girls (High School Girls) were interested in internships but this event was the icing on the cake. I met so many brilliant young girls who are thinking about what they can

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Posted September 23, 2013 by

Graduates, Nervous about Networking in Your Search for Entry Level Jobs? How to Overcome Your Fears

As recent college graduates searching for entry level jobs, you may need to attend some networking events.  However, how do you handle your fears about meeting new people?  The following post has some tips.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Nerves can be helpful at times – after all, they can stop you wandering in where angels fear to tread. However, they can also jeopardise your performance –

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Posted August 23, 2013 by

About to Attend a Networking Event for Entry Level Job Seekers? Enter with Confidence

Networking may not come as easily for some people as others.  If you are about to attend a networking event, say for entry level job seekers, the following post has advice to help you enter it with confidence.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Why is it that when we are told to go out and meet a room full of strangers, “because it is good for our profile”, it

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Posted July 05, 2013 by

Looking for a Mentor as You Start Your Entry Level Job? What You Should Know

A mentor is someone who can be a source of information for your career.  To find one, however, it takes more than just wanting to know how he or she can help you.  If you’re about to start an entry level job and looking for a mentor, the following post has advice to help you in this process.

This past Saturday, I had the great pleasure of moderating the final keynote session at the 2013 Blogging While Brown Conference, held in the Langston Hughes Auditorium of Harlem’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City. (Black Enterprise was proud to be a media sponsor of the event.) Each year, hundreds


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Posted May 29, 2013 by

10 Jobs for Recent College Graduates to Bring Out Their Creativity

When searching for jobs for recent college graduates, job seekers may want to explore opportunities to express their creativity.  The following post includes 10 creative positions they might consider for employment.

Think you can’t have a creative career? Try again. You don’t have to be an actor or artist to flex your creative muscles at work. At its core, creativity is really about solving problems in new ways—and that’s one heck of a marketable skill to have in almost any industry. So no

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Posted May 15, 2013 by

If You’re Hoping to Land a Recent Graduate Job, One Grad Student Says Networking is a Key Factor

For college students about to graduate, networking may improve their chances of finding recent graduate jobs, as was the case for one grad student.  Learn more in the following post.

The job is not going to come to you – you must work to get work. Alumnus Scott Andersen focused on the career-development events and resources Mihaylo College offers students and maximized his job-searching efforts by …

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