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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 July 17, 2014 by

Searching for Jobs, College Graduates? 10 Ways to Get Your Network Involved

When searching for jobs, college graduates should engage their networks.  How you ask?  Learn 10 ways to do so in the following post.

Quite some time ago, on my marketing blog called Fix, Build And Drive, I shared the math equation you see to the right. I referred to it as the “formula for growing, and leveraging, a professional network.” Contributed by some of my favorite guest bloggers, here are 12 powerful ways to engage your personal

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Posted May 06, 2014 by

Are You Networking for Entry Level Jobs or to Maintain Relationships? Practice These 12 Tips

Whether you are networking for entry level jobs or just to maintain relationships, the following post shares 12 tips you should practice for a successful experience.

Recently, the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) contacted top business leaders to ask the question, “Who you know matters a lot in the startup world. What’s your best tip for networking like a pro?” Whether you’re a startup owner, a freelancer or another variety of entrepreneur, making — and maintaining — connections with

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Posted March 20, 2014 by

College Grads, 6 Ways to Show Recruiters You’re the Right Candidates for Recent Graduate Jobs

College grads who want to show recruiters they are the right candidates for recent graduate jobs can learn six ways to do so in the following post.

Of course everyone is capable of thinking and remembering. But, what successful job seekers focus on is being easy to hire! They don’t make recruiters have to think.

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Posted February 03, 2014 by

Trying to Find Recent College Graduate Jobs on Twitter? Ways to Search for Them

If you are using Twitter to find recent college graduate jobs, the following post has some ways to enhance your search for employment.

There are a lot of people on Twitter discussing lunch, celebrity gossip, a bazillion things that you care absolutely nothing about… and jobs. If you search Twitter a certain way, you’ll find many promoted jobs as well as unadvertised opportunities. Favoriting these tweets is one way of attracting someone’s attention. Perhaps,


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Posted January 27, 2014 by

Job Seekers, Believe You Should Be Hired for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Tips to Convince Employers

Job seekers who want to be hired for recent college graduate jobs need to show employers why.  Learn how to convince them in the following post.

As a contributor to some of the biggest magazines on the newsstand and online, I wrote a guide to do-it-yourself publicity designed to pitch story ideas and strengthen relationships with Editors. It happens that these tips translate quite well to job searching. Keep these five simple tips in mind when pitching your “why

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Posted December 17, 2013 by

Haven’t Heard Back from Contact(s) About Entry Level Jobs? Make Sure to Follow Up

As a job seeker, you can’t expect everyone to respond to you quickly with the information you want.  So, for those of you communicating with contacts in your search for entry level jobs, make sure to follow up with them as discussed in the following post.

“I sent Jocelyn an email… never heard back from her.” Avoiding awkward situations like meeting new people often keeps us from jumping into the job search. What I’m noticing now is another challenge. The need to develop the follow-up skills that keep job seekers in the game. It’s a new skill

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Posted December 13, 2013 by

What’s More Important to Your Entry Level Job Search: Passion or Personality?

When it comes to your entry level job search, what is more important, one that fits your passion or one that fits your personality?  The following post makes the case for why personality is more important.

“Follow your passion” is a popular career-related expression. The conventional wisdom goes: you’ll find happiness and a fulfilling career if you have the courage to discover your true calling. If you’re not brave enough, however, you’ll become an empty shell of a human being with a commute-work-die life. We’re constantly told that fulfilling work comes from


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Posted November 15, 2013 by

Interviewing for Recent Graduate Jobs? 5 Interview Mistakes that Turn Off Hiring Managers

When interviewing for recent graduate jobs, candidates must put their best foot forward if they hope to land a job.  In the following post, learn five interview mistakes that will turn off hiring managers.

Scoring an interview is cause for celebration. A company sees you as a competitive candidate and you have a chance to get your foot in the door! Your job search is not over yet though… not even close. Now, it’s time to show your future boss that you are just as great of a

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Posted November 11, 2013 by

Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 10 Myths to Remember

As candidates searching jobs for recent college graduates, it’s easy to get caught up in all of the information you hear about the job search.  However, don’t believe everything you read or hear about.  The following post has 10 myths to remember as you pursue a new position.

Deciding on a career path can be a complicated process. To make matters worse, you’re bound to run into a ton of bad advice, outdated clichs, and ridiculously simplistic maxims. So you can familiarize yourself with the facts (and fictions) of deciding on a career, we’ve rounded up the worst job myths

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