ARTICLES, BLOGS & VIDEOS

The latest news, trends and information to help you with your recruiting efforts.

Posted December 11, 2014 by

7 Reasons Your Resume is Getting Nowhere

Close-up of a businessman looking at resume holding in hand

Close-up of a businessman looking at resume holding in hand. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Have you been waiting for a long time to get a response to your resume?  If the answer is yes, then maybe it is time to make some changes.  Go back and look at your resume.  Can you see any mistakes that might be keeping potential employers from contacting you?  Here are seven possible reasons why your resume is not getting anywhere at the moment. (more…)

Posted November 04, 2014 by

Searching for Internships or Entry Level Jobs? Don’t Scare Aware Employers by Making These Mistakes

Even though Halloween is over, that doesn’t mean that job seekers are not making mistakes that will scare off potential employers.  If they expect to land internships or entry level jobs, job seekers can not afford to be careless or lazy.  Your first impression should be memorable, in the right way that is.  So, please for your sake and those who will be considering you for job opportunities, avoid making the following mistakes in your job search. (more…)

Posted October 20, 2014 by

Seeking Entry Level Jobs? Make a Social First Impression with Employers

Social media can work for or against you, depending on how you use it.  For job seekers, it is important to understand that while their posts might seem harmless to them, other people may not agree.  Today, employers are paying attention to what they see on social media sites and making decisions based on this information.  So, if you are among the recent graduates trying to find entry level jobs, you must focus on creating a positive first impression of yourselves online to be considered serious candidates for employment.  Here are some things you can do. (more…)

Posted October 16, 2014 by

12 Writing Tips for Creating a Perfect Resume

Cari Bennette

Cari Bennette

It’s a bit of fine line, isn’t it? Knowing exactly what to put in your resume can be confusing. Too much irrelevant information will get you passed over. And not enough information may cause suspicion, as though you’re trying to hide something.

So, to compose the perfect resume, apply the following 12 tips from industry experts to ensure success. (more…)

Posted September 19, 2014 by

4 Techniques to Develop Outstanding Admission Application

Portrait of young man filling in application form

Portrait of young man filling in application form. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

After completing college, students enrol in a university to earn a degree. But to fulfil this dream, a student needs to struggle hard in college years to achieve good grades that allow them to secure admission at any college. For this purpose, students need to develop a top notch university application to get admission. The good news is that there are some ways through which you can develop a quality admission application. If you are a recent college graduate and want to enrol in a university, then you should read the information shared below to increase your chances of getting admission. (more…)

Posted September 04, 2014 by

6 Ways to Leverage Twitter to Find Entry Level Jobs Sooner Than You Might Think

If you are using Twitter to search for entry level jobs, learn six ways to use the site to your advantage and find employment as soon as possible in the following post.

Clearly, Twitter is a “love it” or “hate it” social platform. But regardless of what side of the fence you are on one thing remains certain: Twitter is a powerful tool that can help you build your own personal brand and establish expertise. Just as important: it’s a gold mine of

Read this article –

Continue Reading

Posted August 28, 2014 by

Recent Graduate, 5 Reasons Your Resume is Failing in Your Search for Jobs

A recent graduate searching for jobs may be hurting his or her chances of employment by making these five mistakes found in an infographic in the following post.

As outdated as they may seem, your resume – in most cases – is what helps a recruiter or hiring manager decide to offer you a job interview, or not. And being a cynical bunch, many of those recruiters – instead of looking for a reason to hire you – are

Link:

Continue Reading

Posted August 07, 2014 by

10 Ways a Recent Graduate Can Manage Social Profiles When Searching for Jobs

As a recent graduate searching for jobs, it is important to carefully manage your social profiles.  Learn 10 ways to do so from an infographic in the following post.

For years, you’ve worked hard to get where you are now. They don’t just hand out those degrees to anyone, right? And yet just one rogue post, a moment of weakness perhaps, and your personal brand can take a serious hit. Which is why we love this infographic from BestMastersPrograms.com, which shows us ten

Original article:

Continue Reading

Posted August 06, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Need Help Writing Resumes for Jobs? 10 Tips that Will Get Them Noticed

In order for recent college graduates to write resumes for jobs that recruiters and employers will notice, they should consider applying these 10 tips to their documents in the following post.

Your resume provides employers with the relevant information they need to decide whether to invite you for an interview, or not. But first, a recruiter has to be impressed enough to actually read your resume. And for that to happen, your document must be focused and concise; in just a few seconds, it must project you as a candidate

Original article:

Continue Reading

Posted June 17, 2014 by

College Students, Applying to Jobs with Cover Letters? 6 Things to Avoid Saying

College students applying for jobs with cover letters should avoid saying six things mentioned in the following post.

Very few job opportunities do not require a cover letter. Cover letters are a must-have in the application process because they give you an opportunity to showcase your skills beyond the traditional resume. Each part of your cover letter reveals something important to potential employers — whether you want the job or not.

View post:

Continue Reading