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Posted June 03, 2014 by

Want to Show Creativity When Searching for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 3 Tips for Success

If you want to be creative in your search for recent college graduate jobs, there are three tips in the following post that could help you find success.

Once a week on Mashable, Tech Crunch or Huffington Post I read about someone’s creative promotional approach to marketing themselves as a job seeker. Whether it’s a funky infographic resume, a physical promotional package, or an innovative digital portfolio, many of them are legitimately cool and sometimes successful (like this one). Other, however, more closely

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Posted December 02, 2013 by

How to Master Your Entry Level Job Search

What you put into your job search is what you will get out of it.  While success may not come overnight, you can master your entry level job search and eventually win the job.  Learn how to master finding a job in the following post.

Think about any skill… playing the piano, for example. To master that skill, you must practice for hours, days, weeks… even months or years. Gradually, you see small improvements… then begin hitting big milestones. Eventually, you look back and see how much you’ve improved; how you’ve mastered the skill. A job

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Posted November 19, 2013 by

Applying to Jobs for Recent College Graduates? The More You Apply, The More You Could Learn

Have you considered applying to many jobs for recent college graduates?  It may help you learn more about the job search in the process, according to the following post.

My strategy for my job search during my last semester was pretty simple: apply for every job that I was even remotely qualified for. While not always the easy road, I learned a lot along the way. Here are some of the lessons learned that college students can use in their own job

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Posted October 31, 2013 by

11 Laws of Successful Networking that Could Land Jobs for Recent College Graduates

Sometimes, finding a job may require you to talk to people.  If you have just finished college, the following post shares 11 laws of successful networking that could land jobs for recent college graduates.

What comes immediately to mind when you hear the term “networking”? Perhaps groups of people wearing suits, standing around drinking cocktails, haphazardly passing out business cards, with the ultimate goal of getting a job or new lead? That’s a fairly accurate description of typical networkers. However, networking is much more effective when you bring something valuable to the table


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Posted October 23, 2013 by

Do You Need Some Help Writing Winning Resumes for Entry Level Jobs? How to Do It Effectively

Candidates for entry level jobs may find it difficult to write resumes that effectively sell who they are as potential employees.  Why? Sometimes, we don’t like talking about ourselves that much.  However, this is one time when you should.  In the following post, learn how to write a winning resume for the job you want.

I had to update my own resume recently. It seemed like a joke, because as someone who does this full time on a professional level, you would think this would be a cinch. Not so. Here’s the thing: it’s extremely difficult, if not impossible, to write objectively about yourself. We’re conditioned to hold biases and opinions around ourselves

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Posted September 18, 2013 by

Interested in Writing Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 5 Tips to Enhance Your Writing

Job seekers should not underestimate the importance of good writing skills.  After all you don’t want to use text language on your resume or cover letter.  So, if you’re interested in writing jobs for recent college graduates, check out five tips to enhance your writing.

Featured: Not Featured This is a guest post by Anna Hicks. Are your writing skills holding you back? Whether you’re sending your first thank you note to a potential internship employer, or your first email to a new intern supervisor, you need to have the type of writing skills that

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Posted August 07, 2013 by

Don’t Know What Career to Choose Before Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs? 10 Questions to Make the Right Choice

As a young professional, searching for recent graduate jobs will likely be much harder if you don’t know what career you’re interested in.  In the following post, consider 10 questions that will help you make the best decision.

Choosing a career path can be a confusing, complicated and—at worst—depressing experience. With so much pressure to follow your dreams, become a success and have all your sh*t together by age 25, it’s no surprise the phrase “career planning” can get your heart racing. But finding a career you actually

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Posted May 20, 2013 by

Is Getting an Entry Level Job Your Priority When Choosing a College?

I believe the answer to this question is yes for most students considering what college to attend.  If that is the case for you, the following post has some factors to keep in mind when making the decision on where to earn that degree, which will hopefully help land you an entry level job.

Community college students who ultimately want to obtain a four-year degree need to keep in mind that some recruiters might perceive their two-year credits as less valuable. I meet bright, ambitious students from community …

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Posted December 14, 2012 by

Five questions to ask yourself before meeting with your federal employees

CollegeRecruiter.comBefore evaluating their employees, federal employers need to know they can offer them valuable feedback.  The following post has some questions they should ask themselves in preparing for these meetings.

With the new fiscal year just beginning, now is the perfect time for federal leaders to have one-on-one conversations with their employees about expectations, performance and results, as well as offer feedback and coaching to help them continuously improve and succeed.

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Five questions to ask yourself before meeting with your federal employees