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Posted September 08, 2014 by

Searching for Entry Level Jobs? 10 Words You Should Not Use in Your Job Search

For people searching for entry level jobs, make sure you’re careful of the language you use.  Learn 10 words not to use for your job search in the following post.

Imagine you’ve found the job of your dreams. You tailored your cover letter and resume perfectly. Your application was impeccable. The phone rings. An interview! You do all the right research. You prepare all the right answers, and questions. Your dress is perfectly aligned with the culture. You nailed it! After the interview, however: weeks go by and

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Posted May 19, 2014 by

About to Start a New Entry Level Job or Internship This Summer? 10 Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

Once you begin your new entry level job or internship this summer, your goal should be to make the best impression possible.  That means not doing anything that will be frowned upon by your boss or coworkers.  In the following post, learn 10 mistakes you don’t want to make in your new position.

You’re about to start your summer internship or job, or maybe your first real gig after graduation. Of course, you want to start off on the right foot, making a positive impression on your new boss and colleagues. So now is a good time to avoid some all-too-common rookie mistakes, like these…

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Posted May 06, 2014 by

Want to Make More Money on Your Entry Level Job? 6 Ways to Increase Your Salary

Are you wondering what can you do to get a raise on your entry level job?  Learn six ways to increase your salary in the following post.

In this tight economy, many young workers passively accept that any raises coming their way will likely be at the end of the year during review time. Others, fearing that even asking will put them on the firing line, will go as far as to find another job and use that

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Posted April 09, 2014 by

Got a Big Ego? 4 Signs It is Negatively Impacting Your Entry Level Job Search

When it comes to your entry level job search, being confident is one thing but having an ego is another.  Learn four signs your ego is negatively impacting your ability to find employment in the following post.

It’s definitely good to walk into any interview with an “I’ve got this!” mentality. However, you need to keep any sign of arrogance in check… and instead focus on displaying humble confidence. Here are four signs that your ego is hurting your job search…

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Posted April 03, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Want to Get Really Paid? 25 Highest Paying Companies for Interns

How much money could you make as an internship finder?  It could all depend on your talent and where you work.  In the following post, learn the 25 highest paying companies for interns.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median household income in the United States is $53,046. So it may surprise you to learn that several interns earn much more – $75,000+ assuming they were to work a full year. YouTern partner Glassdoor recently revealed its report of the “25 Highest Paying Companies for Interns.” The report sheds

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Posted March 05, 2014 by

What Does It Take to Get Hired for Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 15 Top Traits for Candidates

Employers may be willing to hire you for jobs for recent college graduates if you have these top 15 traits, according to the following post.

Are you the perfect job candidate? There are certain traits employers look for in the ideal job seeker. During your job search, remember no job applicant is perfect, though each and every one should strive for consistent improvement. With that being said, recruiters, hiring managers and human resource professionals will prioritize hiring job seekers who can be described

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Posted January 06, 2014 by

Having Personal Connections Can Impact Your Search for Recent College Graduate Jobs

Congratulations!  Now that you’ve graduated, you need to find a job.  Do you know anyone that can help you in your search for recent college graduate jobs?  If yes, understand that having personal connections can have an impact on your job search, according to the following post.

You’ve likely heard the often used phrase, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” When it comes to your career, this means “personal connections get you hired”. Indeed, in surveys, it’s typical for roughly half of employees to say that they found their job through a friend, family member

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Posted December 10, 2013 by

Want to Have a Successful Career Fair Experience for Your Entry Level Job Search? Follow These 10 Tips

College students, how can you take advantage of a career fair to enhance your entry level job search?  The following post has 10 tips for success.

On-campus career fairs can be pretty intimidating. Employers are seeking qualified candidates in-on-the spot interviews. Where do you start? A well-prepared career fair goer can really benefit from the experience. Afterall, it’s possible to leave a career fair with a job! So it’s important to do your

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Posted July 11, 2012 by

6 Salary Negotiation Tips for Recent College Grads

Mortar Board Graduation Cap on Top of Pile of MoneyAre you interviewing for a new job and getting the point where the hiring manager, recruiter, or other human resource professional is asking you how much money you want? If so, welcome to the world of salary negotiations. Don’t dread it. Embrace it. You’re in a rare position to substantially impact your compensation by helping to convince your future employer how much you deserve to be paid. These six salary negotiation tips may just make the difference between you being underpaid and therefore probably being unhappy versus you being paid what you deserve and therefore more likely to be happy in your new job: (more…)

Posted January 31, 2012 by

66% of Job Seekers Lose Interest Due to Poor On-line Reputations of Employers

Everyone understands the importance of a positive on-line reputation when looking for a job. Recruiters and human resource professionals frequently review publicly available information on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter when evaluating job applicants. However, hiring managers might be surprised to find out job seekers are checking out the on-line reputations of the employers even before applying or interviewing for a job and that a large majority of those job seekers report losing interest in a potential employment opportunity because of the employer’s poor on-line reputation. (more…)