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Posted April 22, 2014 by

Is Your Resume Prepared to Pursue Recent Graduate Jobs?

As you are preparing your resume for recent graduate jobs, make sure to keep these tips in mind from an infographic in the following post.

Your resume, despite all the flaws that come with a hiring system that depends on them, remains a key component of a successful job search. And yet not many of us are aware of the “ground rules” that come with writing a resume. This infographic from our friends at CollegeAtlas.

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Posted April 18, 2014 by

Are Getting Entry Level Jobs Dependent on GPA?

I think most students would agree that their GPAs might be a factor when searching for entry level jobs.  Just how important are grades to recruiters?  Get one opinion in the following post.

Does your GPA matter to recruiters? I would stress that it’s not GPA that’s important, but the work that goes into it. That is, students should not strive for a GPA as the number in and of itself, but strive to do good work and learn something. It’s the work that results in students increasing knowledge, building skills

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Posted February 03, 2014 by

Starting Your Entry Level Job Search? Carefully Consider Career Advice to Take

Depending on who you ask, you can get different career advice about your entry level job search.  If you’re not sure what information to listen to, the following post offers some old school tips that could negatively impact your ability to find a job in today’s world.

What’s the trouble with cramming to learn career management skills right before we really need a job? We feel insecure. We are unsure of our direction. And we don’t know who we should listen to – and who we shouldn’t. To help you figure out who belongs in the

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Posted January 27, 2014 by

12 Tips to Help College Graduates Find Entry Level Jobs

Congratulations, you’ve graduated from college!  Now, comes the challenge of finding a job.  For you and other graduates searching for entry level jobs, the following post offers tips to help your searches.

As a fresh graduate, it is always intimidating looking for your first job. Get prepared! Here are a few tips for entry-level job seekers…

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Posted November 26, 2013 by

What Recent Graduates Can Do to Separate Themselves from the Competition

Two excited recent graduates in their caps and gowns

Two excited recent graduates in their caps and gowns. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Congratulations, on graduating from school!  Now, it’s time to find a job.  In order to do that, you need to do some things to separate yourself from the competition.  The following post offers tips from Global Career Expert Dana Manciagli on how recent graduates can improve their job search(es) in order to impress potential employers. (more…)

Posted November 13, 2013 by

College Students, GPA is not Most Important Factor for Entry Level Job Search. 5 Factors to Focus On

While earning an impressive GPA doesn’t hurt their consideration for an entry level job, college students should know that it is not the most important factor.  Learn five factors they need to focus on for job search success in the following post.

Here’s the deal: contrary to what you’ve been told your whole academic life… straight A’s don’t pay off. Your college GPA is to some degree important for your future—no employer wants to hire a D student. But if you’re tempted to spend all four years of college glued to the library for that perfect

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Posted October 25, 2013 by

5 Misconceptions About The College Admissions Process

Myths and misinformation about the college admissions process seem to take on a life of their own. We’ve heard too many stories of both students and parents making decisions based on information from friends and relatives that doesn’t reflect actual admission practices and policies.

We’ve highlighted a few of the most common misconceptions so that you will recognize them when you hear them. Knowing fact from fiction will help ensure you don’t make a mistake that ends up hurting your chances for acceptance at the college of your dreams. (more…)

Posted October 02, 2013 by

Tips College Recruiters May Not Tell You About Maintaining a High GPA

For college students looking to maintain a high GPA, the following post has some tips that their college recruiters may not have told them about.

Featured: Featured After speaking at Georgia State, I got a few emails from students expressing how determined they were to keep their GPA high during their four years of college. I was so impressed by their determination and wanted to help them out with some tips on how to maintain a

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Posted September 17, 2013 by

6 Things to Consider When Making a Decision to Apply Early for College

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Someone filling out a college application. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It is wise for prospective college students to apply early for college.  In the process of doing so, they should consider six things, according to the following post.

Meet Lisa, a rising high school senior. Bright, creative, and poised, Lisa has a good academic record and a full résumé that make her a potentially strong college applicant. Lisa has visited a few colleges and likes them all, but has no strong preference at this point. Still, she knows that these colleges allow students to apply Early Decision (or ED)—in other words, submit an application by November 1 or November 15 in exchange for a binding decision from the college by December 15. Lisa wonders if she should do more research, then send an Early Decision application to the school she thinks might be the best fit. She has heard that applying early might increase her odds of being accepted; plus, it would be a huge relief to have her college plans settled so early in the school year. (more…)

Posted August 30, 2013 by

Proofreading: It Is Essential For Your Career

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Person proofreading a manuscript. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Success in the real world is very dependent upon a good education. Which college or university you are accepted into, the job you are hired for after college graduation, and the ability to excel in your chosen profession and make a great salary all depend upon how others perceive you and your abilities. If you are thought of as intelligent and capable, you will most certainly enjoy more success than if you are perceived otherwise. (more…)