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Posted January 30, 2015 by

Classroom to Career: Six Steps You Must Take to Get a Rewarding Job

Woman searching newspaper classified ads

Woman searching newspaper classified ads. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

With many students working hard towards getting their degree, some don’t anticipate how difficult it may be to find a job, even with an education. As college grads enter the workforce, they may accept another position until the right one comes along. Following these six steps can help you find a rewarding job after college: (more…)

Posted January 14, 2015 by

Let the Job Find You: Create a Personal Website

Melissa Burns

Melissa Burns

Being a job seeker nowadays is a pretty frightening fate. To find a decent internship, let alone a normal job, is obviously a task for the strongest: for those, who have relevant experience and a smartly created resume. What if you have none of the above? Perhaps, it would be reasonable to start with the latter and do it your way. If you want to drag the potential employer’s attention towards yourself, differ yourself from other applicants: create a personal website. It is much easier than it might look. Just take the three following steps. (more…)

Posted December 23, 2014 by

Searching for Seasonal Employment? 5 Tips to Help You Find a Job

Santa's assistant taking orders from children from mail

Santa’s assistant taking orders from children from mail. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

With the holiday season moving right along, some people may be out in the job market trying to find seasonal employment.  This is a smart time to focus on your job search since this is usually a busy time of year for shopping.  As consumers demand more goods and services, employers will need more workers to meet the needs of customers.  This leads to more hiring, which can benefit seasonal employees in a couple of different ways.  First, it gives them a chance to earn some extra money for the holidays and second, it allows them to gain new skills and work experience for their resumes.  If workers do a great job, then maybe they will be asked to stay with a company long-term.  Check out five tips that can help you find a seasonal job. (more…)

Posted December 08, 2014 by

What Professions Are Popular Among Grads in 2014?

After enjoying and earning a college or university degree, many students now have to think of the future. Where can I search for a job that I want? What is there to expect after graduation? What are the most popular careers for 2014? These are but just some of the questions that almost all students have to face. With the labor market getting more and more competitive, it can be really challenging to find where you can fit in and to find a job that you really want. (more…)

Posted October 07, 2014 by

How Parents Can Help New Grads Find a Job

Robin Ryan

Robin Ryan

The economy is not the only thing preventing this year’s new grad from landing a job. Parents often offer poor advice and the wrong job search strategies that can derail their son or daughter without meaning to. Suggesting that they just “get a foot in the door” or “go after ANY job because that’s a great company” is way out of touch with what is actually USEFUL advice to launch a new career and begin the road to promotions and personal satisfaction. (more…)

Posted October 02, 2014 by

How to Find a Job Using Instagram

Picture of camera with Instagram and message

Picture of camera with Instagram and message. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Instagram is a fast, beautiful and fun way to share your life with friends and family. It is one of the most popular mobile photo sharing apps available, for free, from the iTunes App Store for Apple devices like iPhone, iPad and iPod. It is available on Google Play Store as well for Android devices.

It’s also a popular social network having similar functions like Facebook and Twitter, where you create an account, make friends, share customized photos with them and post and like comments.

Instagram can be used just like LinkedIn and Facebook, i.e. looking for job openings and applying for them. In short, with some clever tactics you can use Instagram for your job search easily. So, here are some important tips to help you get started. (more…)

Posted August 25, 2014 by

7 Questions College Graduates May Have about Jobs

The following post has seven questions that college graduates may have about jobs.

No matter who you are or what you do, you’ve likely had a “what if…” moment about your career. Especially if you’re a Millennial, this can be a tense time in your career where things can feel a little shaky. You may be worried about finding a job you like, or

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Posted August 20, 2014 by

Strategies for Finding a Job in Economic Downfall

Looking for a job written on a chalkboard at the office

Looking for a job written on a chalkboard at the office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

We all know that it is tough for job seekers to find a job at the time of a recession. But it is also important for job seekers to learn some strategies that will land them on a preferred job especially at the time of economic collapse. According to a recent survey, unstable economies of many countries have affected a large number of college students that are looking for their first job. If you are a fresh college graduate and want to find a perfect job even in recession time, then you are at the right platform. Have a look at the experts provided strategies to find a job in an economic downfall. (more…)

Posted August 13, 2014 by

4 Ways to Get a Head Start on Your Career Options after Graduation

Graduation caps thrown in the air

Graduation caps thrown in the air. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Being a recent graduate, you may be full of hope for the future. There are probably a million and one ideas swimming in your head about your career and where you want it to go in the next few years and that is exactly as it should be. You have after all spent at least four years studying to hone and perfect the skills you need to build a career on.

However, the job market is very competitive today. There are more graduates in the market than there are jobs to suit them. It is therefore no wonder that many are out of a job or working at jobs that they would never have imagined themselves in. However, this doesn’t have to be your story. Here are four great tips to give you a great head start in your career. (more…)

Posted July 07, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Using Social Media to Search for Jobs? How to Get the Most Out of Social Networking

When it comes to finding jobs, today’s recent college graduates tend to use social media for their job searches.  Learn how they can get the most out of certain social networks in the following post.

Despite all the “find a job on social media” hype, networking isn’t a one-and-done task. Those who are serious about managing their careers understand how crucial it is to have a pool of people to interact and share ideas with. And, successful careerists and job seekers know how to best leverage each network in the best

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