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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 May 29, 2014 by

Searching Jobs for College Students? Don’t Be a Bug a Boo in These 3 Ways

Being eager in your search for jobs for college students is okay, as long as you don’t do anything over the top to hurt your chances of employment.  The following post shares three ways to be a bug a boo that will annoy employers.

Persistence is key in a job search, but can you take it too far? A new study by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis reveals that more than 65 percent of job seekers contact employers directly as a method of job searching. While this shows employers you’re taking active steps to find a job, there

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Posted March 10, 2014 by

How the Social Job Search Can Assist Your Resume When Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs

Are you searching for recent graduate jobs and need to assist your resume?  If so, the following post discusses how the social job search can help.

If you haven’t experienced the dreaded “resume black hole” during your job search yet… the odds are high you will some day. The resume black hole – where your resume goes never to be heard from again – usually encountered by job seekers who apply through the traditional means of sending

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Posted February 26, 2014 by

Are You Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs Using Mobile Devices?

If you haven’t heard, you can search for employment, such as recent graduate jobs, using mobile devices.  Learn more about this job search trend in the following post.

Seems like everyone is glued to their smartphone these days, everywhere we go. Apps, texting, Instagramming, Snapchatting, posting, tweeting… And increasingly, we’re using our phones for yet another life task: the mobile job search. A hot trend to watch is the rise in job seekers searching and submitting applications while “on the go”. This is

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Posted February 04, 2014 by

Are You Making These 10 Common Mistakes When Searching for Entry Level Jobs?

If you’re searching for entry level jobs, be careful to avoid 10 common mistakes being made by job seekers according to the following post.

Did you know there are several different kinds of intelligence? There’s the most familiar… IQ or Intelligence Quotient. There’s also your EQ or Emotional Intelligence Quotient. And today I want to introduce you to a third kind of intelligence: SI or Situational Intelligence. Specific to your career, your SI is tied

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Posted December 27, 2013 by

Applying for Entry Level Jobs? 5 Tips for Your Resume to Impress Recruiters

Before applying to entry level jobs, check out five tips for your resume that can impress recruiters in the following post.

You’ve shown your resume to several people and each provided you with some similar advice. They may also have given you tips that seem to conflict with each other. It’s great to get feedback from people you trust, and ideally some actual resume experts. Ultimately however, the person’s opinion of your resume that really matters is

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Posted December 12, 2013 by

Don’t Fear Rejection in Your Entry Level Job Search

Although you might hear “no” during your entry level job search multiple times, as a job seeker you should not stop being proactive in your job search.  In the following post, learn how to overcome your fear of rejection when trying to find a job.

Fear of rejection is one aspect of job searching that most job seekers share. We often slow, or even sabotage, our job search – perhaps by not asking for the help we need, or maybe by avoiding meeting new people through networking or informational interviews simply because those critical aspects of the job search fall outside our comfort zones

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