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Posted June 03, 2014 by

Grads, Beginning to Search for Entry Level Jobs? 12 Tips to Get Your Career Going

Once they have walked across the stage at graduation, many new graduates will likely begin searching for entry level jobs.  In order to succeed in getting their careers going, they should check out these 12 tips in the following post.

The Onion recently published a satirical article that featured a 2014 graduate preparing for his 14-month post-grad job search. The piece highlighted how the graduate will spend his time after college “scouring online job listings, endlessly revising a resume no one will ever look at, and submitting 10 to 20 job applications every day to which he will never receive a single

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Posted April 24, 2014 by

Millennials, Are You Considering Entrepreneurship for Entry Level Jobs?

For Millennials considering entrepreneurship in their search for entry level jobs, the following post has some opportunities that might interest them.

Twenty-somethings are also applauded for open-mindedness, forward thinking and self-expression. Along with liberal views, new perspectives and cultural confidence, the kids of Gen Y are future leaders who seek outlets for their creative talents and opportunities for professional establishment. Even if that means not working for someone else…

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Posted April 21, 2014 by

Is Freelancing One of the Jobs for Recent College Graduates You’re Considering? Create Credibility and Make Money with These 5 Tips

If freelancing is one of the jobs for recent college graduates you are thinking about, the following post has five tips that could help you build credibility and support yourself.

Ah, the wonderful world of freelancing. Unlike a 9-to-5 job, you can work from home, set your own schedule and give yourself a raise whenever you darn well please. But there’s just one problem. First you have to land clients — and a lot of them — to live the freelance dream. Whether you’re just dipping your

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Posted March 26, 2014 by

How to be Professional When Searching for Freelance Entry Level Jobs

If you’re searching for entry level jobs as a freelancer, be sure to show potential employers that you are professional.  The following post has some helpful tips to do so.

As a freelancer, you’re responsible for selling yourself to potential clients. That means applying for projects, pitching clients and always presenting yourself as a trustworthy, reliable professional. As part of a recruiting team, I see my fair share of applications for freelance positions. I review resumes, portfolios and test samples

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Posted March 13, 2014 by

Considering Freelancing Jobs for Recent College Graduates? What You Should Think About

For those of you considering freelancing jobs for recent college graduates, the following post shares some things to think about before making this decision.

Ready to jump from your 9-to-5 to full-time freelancing? Great! From making your own hours to setting your own fees, freelancing has tons of benefits. But what many startup ‘lancers don’t know is that freelancing can also be costly. You are, after all, essentially starting a business. Plus, you’re moving from steady paychecks to the unknown territory of

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Posted January 02, 2014 by

Looking at Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Job Search Trends to Watch in 2014

When looking at jobs for recent college graduates, you may want to take note of these job search trends for 2014 found in the following post.

Many people in upper-level management are “boomers,” meaning they are now hitting retirement age. This means more employment opportunities on lower levels as mid-management moves up and their jobs (and entry level…

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Posted December 17, 2013 by

Looking for an Entry Level Job as a Freelancer? Watch Out for 6 Job Posting Scams

If you’re looking for an entry level job as a freelancer, be careful about the opportunities you consider.  The following post has six job posting scams to avoid.

Freelancing is a great way to fine-tune your professional skills and work on your own terms. As a young professional, working for yourself can offer freedom and help you earn a little (or a lot) of extra money so you can finally ditch your Ramen diet for good. It’s easy to

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Posted December 12, 2013 by

Are Your Previous Job Titles Relevant to the Entry Level Job You Want?

While your previous job titles might sound good, ask yourself if they are relevant to the entry level job you would like to have.  Learn more in the following post.

Job title inflation is rampant, and that’s not to say it’s wrong – I always encourage candidates to use verbiage that both accurately describes their role and contributions, but that also best speaks to the interests of the position. One thing they’re doing wrong is slapping a job title on

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Posted December 02, 2013 by

Leaving Recent Graduate Jobs to Go Out on Your Own? The Steps You Should Take

At some point, young professionals may want to leave their recent graduate jobs, and go out on their own to become entrepreneurs.  Before making this change, there are some steps these workers should take according to the following post.

How do you confidently make the leap from corporate employee to entrepreneur or consultant? If you want to make it on your own, there are three important steps many successful entrepreneurs take before they head out. While some folks get lucky or find a way to make it work without much

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Posted October 18, 2013 by

Got an Entry Level Job, but Need a Second Income? Freelancing Might be an Option

If the salary at your entry level job isn’t enough to meet your needs, perhaps a second career in freelancing is an option for you.  Get some tips on this career opportunity in the following post.

Sometimes the start of your career can be tough. You’re trying your hardest to move up in your job, and an entry-level income often just doesn’t cut it. To supplement their incomes, many Millennials take on second, part-time jobs as freelancers. Here are some tips to help you get your “second career” as a freelancer started

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