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Posted January 07, 2014 by

Ring in the New Year With More Job Interviews!

Jimmy Sweeney

Jimmy Sweeney, President of CareerJimmy

Happy New Year! Decide now that this New Year will not be more of the same old, same old. The year is new. You’re new. Opportunities are new—and you’re going to take advantage of all of them. That means brushing up on your interviewing skills, learning something you didn’t know before, and incorporating what you learn into your new job interview.

After a good night’s sleep, ask yourself the following questions—questions that require honest answers if you’re going to land the job you want and are qualified for. (more…)

Posted December 30, 2013 by

Have a Dream Entry Level Job Outside Your Comfort Zone? Take These Steps to Approach It

The dream entry level job you want is at your fingertips, but there is one problem.  It’s out of your comfort zone.  However, that doesn’t mean you can’t pursue it.  The following post offers steps to take in approaching your career decision.

You found a career choice that looks perfect for you. It sounds exciting. You’d be awesome. The only problem? It’s way outside your comfort zone. Fact is: for many of us our dream career is often one step beyond what feels comfortable or achievable. But does that mean you shouldn’t go for it? Heck no! Follow these steps…

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Posted November 12, 2013 by

15 Tips to Improve GenY’s Chances of Landing Entry Level Jobs

Choosing to make themselves better can improve GenY’s chances of finding employment.  Check out 15 tips in the following post that can help them land entry level jobs.

What is the one thing about our career that never changes? We never stop learning, growing… and improving. Sometimes through experience over time; other times through deliberate self-improvement. This thorough article from LIfe Hack lists 42 tips to improve yourself and your career. Here, we highlight the 15 that can have a significant impact on you as a job

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Posted August 27, 2013 by

Enough Is Enough: Walking Away from a Bad Internship

quit your internshipWalking away from a full-time professional job is serious business. True storm-outs are rare in the working world, and when they happen, they’re intense and occasionally awkward.

Walking away from an internship, however, is a different story. Although internships are a valuable way to get hands-on exposure to the professional working world—and potentially transition into a full-time job—these opportunities might become more illusion than reality. (more…)

Posted August 13, 2013 by

5 Reasons Why Being Fired from Your Entry Level Job May Not be a Bad Thing

No one likes to be fired, but perhaps this experience can lead to something better, like a new entry level job.  The following post has five reasons why being let go may benefit your career.

So you lost your job—and you weren’t exactly laid off. Maybe budget cutbacks were involved somehow, but deep down, you know the truth: Lots of people in the company are still in their chairs, and you aren’t one of them. And maybe there’s no ambiguity about your

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Posted May 21, 2013 by

Tired of Your Entry Level Job? Remember 10 Tips to Keep Your Sanity During Career Transition

Are you thinking about leaving your entry level job?  While a career transition might seem a little scary, it is possible to keep your sanity in the process by remembering 10 tips in the following post.

Changing careers could drive anyone out of their mind. With all the uncertainty, stress and fear that come with the territory, you might be tempted to stay in a less-than-stellar job. But here’s the good news: you can take the leap to a better gig without having your head explode

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10 Tips for Changing Careers Without Losing Your Mind