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Posted June 24, 2014 by

Interviewing for Entry Level Jobs, Graduates? 100 Potential Questions to Answer

Graduates preparing to interview for entry level jobs should check out this list of 100 potential questions in the following post.

It is impossible to say for sure which questions you’ll be asked in a job interview. Since every interviewer and company are different, the possibilities are endless. That, of course, means you need to be prepared for anything, and everything. Below, we share a long (long!) list of the most common job interview questions, broken down by


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Posted June 13, 2014 by

Searching for Scholarships? The Money is Waiting for You

One way to fund your college education is through scholarships.  There are a variety of them available, and a lot of money is just waiting for students to snatch it up.  In the following infographic, learn more about scholarships. (more…)

Posted April 07, 2014 by

Writing Resumes for Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 10 Red Flags that Might Keep You from Finding Employment

In your search for jobs for recent college graduates, there are certain things employers don’t want to see on your resume.  Learn 10 red flags that might hurt your chances of finding employment in the following post.

Our friends at YEC asked members of their council to answer this question… Question: What’s one thing you never, ever want to see on a resume from a potential hire? Read on for some enlightening insights into the minds of some experienced businesspeople who may read your resume!

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Posted January 27, 2014 by

Why College Recruiters Should Visit Low Income Schools

When thinking about going to college, not all students have the opportunity to meet college recruiters on a regular basis.  The following post explains why they should visit low income schools more often.

The role of a college recruiter is to identify eligible students and convince them to apply to his or her respective university. No one expects recruiters to hold students’ hands during the process. But college recruiters are vital in…

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Posted October 17, 2013 by

Engaging in an Informational Interview While Searching for Entry Level Jobs? How to Find Success During this Meeting

Graduates searching for entry level jobs may decide to schedule an informational interview to learn more about a particular job, company, and/or industry.  For the interview to be a success, there are some tips they should remember according to the following post.

It happens to many of us at some point. We reach a dead end in our job search or have hit a wall in our career growth. No amount of LinkedIn connecting, job post reading or online researching can answer our tough questions, so we actually need to sit down and ask

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Posted September 17, 2013 by

6 Things You May Not Hear from a College Recruiter

As you consider what college to attend, there are some things a college recruiter may not tell you.  Learn six of them in the following post.

Today’s college-going students and the people who advise them know even less about college and careers than in my era, and college recruiters who visit schools aren’t unbiased about where they want you to go to college.

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Posted July 16, 2013 by

Interested in Creating Recent Graduate Jobs? 6 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur

Becoming an entrepreneur may open the door to creating recent graduate jobs for job seekers.  The following post shares six reasons to start a business.

You don’t have to have a Harvard MBA to know that the economy hasn’t climbed out of its slump entirely just yet. Household debt has grown, unemployment remains relatively high and Americans aren’t spending the way they once were. With all these obstacles, you’d think it would be the worst time to start your own

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Posted June 14, 2013 by

Is There a Change Going on in the Entry Level Job Market?

You may have heard of a time when college graduates could get jobs right out of school, but today that’s not always the case.  According to the following post, the need for one particular thing may be creating a change in the entry level job market.

Economic woes have seen school leavers choose quality degrees with better job prospects.

My oldest offspring Tom yesterday joined the ranks of the employed. He is working as a traffic announcer on BBC Radio Oxford. It’s what he has wanted to do since he was 15. Not announce the traffic on BBC Oxford. Work in the radio business.

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Posted February 26, 2013 by

Top Paying Liberal Arts Majors

Top Paying Liberal Arts MajorsThree liberal arts majors had average starting salaries that topped $40,000 in 2012, according to a new report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).

NACE’s January 2013 Salary Survey (see Figure 1) found that the top-paying liberal arts majors in 2012 were: (more…)

Posted December 27, 2012 by

15 Toughest Interview Questions (and Answers!)

CollegeRecruiter.comYou may face some tough questions during an interview.  So, in order to prepare you for one, check out the following post covering some challenging questions and how to answer them.

Good interview questions, better answers

1. Why do you want to work in this industry?

Bad answer:
“I love to shop. Even as a kid, I spent hours flipping through catalogues.”

Don’t just say you like it. Anyone can do that. Focus instead on your history with that particular industry, and if you can, tell a success story.

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