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Posted August 19, 2015 by

Make Your Job Search Social Media Savvy

You have heard of being tech-savvy, but how being social media savvy?  I’m not talking about just socially but professionally.  If you are using social media, you can establish your personal brand so that employers and recruiters can find you.  Social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn can boost your job search if used correctly. (more…)

Posted February 25, 2015 by

Want Your Resume to Resonate with an Employer? Apply the Following Tips

How much thought have you put into writing your resume?  While the thought of getting your dream entry level job or other position is exciting, you need to first prove that you are the best candidate through a quality resume that speaks to a potential employer.  Whether it is your first time applying for a job or you’re returning to the workforce, you want to make the right first impression.  So, how can you accomplish this goal on your way to achieving the biggest goal, which is employment?  Apply the following tips for your resume to resonate with an employer. (more…)

Posted January 29, 2015 by

Is an Internship in Your Future? Tips to Find One

An internship is a great opportunity to gain skills and work experience in a specific career area.  It gives you an idea of what to expect in the workplace, not just the work itself but also the culture that exists.  For college students and recent graduates looking to get entry level jobs, landing a quality internship can be a stepping stone for their careers.  So, what does it take to obtain one of these opportunities?  Here are some tips to help you find your future internship. (more…)

Posted January 06, 2015 by

10 Tips to Land a Job in Marketing

Young businesswoman explaining graph to business team

Young businesswoman explaining graph to business team. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Marketing jobs are very competitive. At times, completing an internship or having a private contact opens the door for you in marketing and hence an upper hand when you go for an interview.

You should note that, securing your dream job in this competitive market will be more complex than having a good contact. You will not only need to attend conferences for networking but you should also use social media- LinkedIn/Facebook/Twitter to enhance your knowledge in marketing and corporate sponsorship.

Here are the tips that will help you break into marketing: (more…)

Posted October 27, 2014 by

Recent Graduates, Daring Yourselves to Land Dream Jobs? Tips to Go for Them

While recent graduates probably face enough pressure to find entry level jobs, what about those who are thinking about finding their dream jobs?  Even though grads might already know their passions, going after them can be a bold move.  They may be required to make sacrifices such as putting up a lot of money, relocating somewhere else, or even breaking up with a significant other.  That can be a lot to ask.  However, what happens if you decide to pursue your dream job?  Only time will tell; in the meantime, here are some tips to help grads in their dream job searches. (more…)

Posted October 15, 2014 by

New grads – Make your job hunt more effective

Happy graduating woman in cap and gown celebrating on campus

Happy graduating woman in cap and gown celebrating on campus. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When you’re fresh out of school you generally have a lot on your plate and a lot of plans for the future. A long, protracted job search probably isn’t a part of your plans and can be extremely frustrating.

As a new graduate it’s important you take some extra steps to stand out among candidates especially if you have no experience.

With some creativity, research and perseverance you can put yourself in a position to find gainful employment. This article will cover 3 things you can do in your job hunt to make the search and interview a little easier. (more…)

Posted August 28, 2014 by

Finding Entry Level Jobs with Job Titles You Don’t Understand? How to Find Out What They Actually Mean

When looking at entry level jobs, you may find some job titles that are hard to understand.  In the following post, learn how to get the meaning of these creative titles.

Accounting ninja. Conversation architect. Social media unicorn. What in the world are employers thinking with these job titles? The reality is that employers are getting more creative with their hiring processes. Whether it’s asking job seekers to jump through hoops during the application process or simply listing an opening with an outrageous title, understanding what

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Posted August 25, 2014 by

Searching for Jobs Recent College Graduates? 7 Tech Savvy Qualities Employers Appreciate

Recent college graduates searching for jobs can impress employers with these seven tech savvy qualities in the following post.

Even if you do not work in a high-tech field or industry, technology has become an integral part of just about every job. Today, many recruiters and hiring managers see technical competence as a minimum requirement of employment. When it comes time to prove to potential employers that you are digitally competent, make

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Posted August 18, 2014 by

What Makes Recruiters Successful at Networking?

In the following post, find out what makes recruiters do well in networking and what job seekers can learn from them.

I recently attended a two-day conference of top recruiters. And it was a very educational experience as I met and interacted with over 100 of these top professionals. And not just because of the talk around recruiting best practices, but because it quickly become clear to me that recruiters are the best networkers on the planet. They

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Posted August 15, 2014 by

College Graduates, Not Achieving the Success You Want on Your Jobs? 5 Mistakes that are Hurting You

Certain mistakes on their jobs can cause college graduates not to achieve the success they want.  In the following post, learn five mistakes that are hurting them at work.

You can be bad at something because you make errors, because you aren’t cut out for the task the way your employer needs you to be. Or maybe you’re simply not as good as your co-workers, who can also turn into your competition. In short, if you’re slipping at work, there could be a few

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