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Posted September 03, 2014 by

College Students, Are You Thinking about Getting Jobs? What Your Primary Objective Should Be When Starting School

It’s not too soon for college students to start thinking about jobs.  That said, learn what their main objective should be on campus in the following post.

Millions of you are on campus for the fall. Some of you are newly minted freshman and many others are making your return from summer break. Interests, area of study, and academic environments vary. BUT, you all share the same #1 objective. There are over 21 million of you attending college in America, and over 150 million post-

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Posted May 12, 2014 by

You Want a Raise on Your Entry Level Job? 6 Strategies that Could Help You Get It

If you believe you have earned a raise on your entry level job, there are six strategies to help you find success in the following post.

These 6 strategies will increase your chances of getting the salary and bonuses you deserve. Heather Townsend, co-author of How To Make Partner And Still Have A Life and The Go-To Expert, reveals all… With the global recession starting to life, you could be forgiven for wondering why your pay hasn’t increased

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Posted November 26, 2013 by

6 Tips to a ‘Joyous’ Job Interview

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Jimmy Sweeney, President of CareerJimmy

It’s easy to get caught up in the holiday buzz––shopping, wrapping, baking, visiting, partying! And it’s also a way to escape thinking about the job interview that’s just around the corner—maybe even right in the middle of all the feasting and fun. You may be tempted to put it off, change the date, and delay preparing for the moment you walk into the interviewer’s office.

On the other hand, this is an excellent time of year to interview for a job. Why? Because people are typically in a cheerful mood, full of ‘good will toward men’ (and women) and eager to extend a helping hand and a hearty handshake to friends and strangers.

This is your opportunity to return the favor by approaching the hiring manager with a sincere smile, a firm handshake, and solid answers to questions that will help him or her move your name to the top of the list of people to consider for filling the job opening. (more…)

Posted October 18, 2013 by

45,000 Employees to be Hired for Seasonal Jobs

Young woman holding a red and white sign about hiring

Young woman holding a red and white sign about hiring. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

With the holiday shopping season just around the corner, many people are likely to be searching for seasonal jobs.  If you’re one of them, the following post has an opportunity for you.

Toys“R”Us® recently announced plans to hire 45,000 employees to staff its stores and distribution centers nationwide as the company ramps up to meet the needs of gift-givers across all of its shopping channels this holiday season. This seasonal number is on par with hiring plans from last year. With traffic in Toys“R”Us stores and on its e-commerce site peaking in the weeks leading up to Christmas, the company’s expanded holiday workforce plays a key role in delivering exceptional customer service and providing memorable shopping experiences. (more…)

Posted September 16, 2013 by

5 Tips to Help Balance Study Time and Recent Graduate Jobs

You might find that going to school while working is quite the challenge.  That is why you need to give yourself enough time to do both.  The following post offers five tips for balancing study time with recent graduate jobs.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Gaining your professional qualifications is something which will give your career a firm foundation – regardless of whether you actually end up. However, unlike university


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Posted August 26, 2013 by

6 Ways a Summer Internship Finder Can Keep in Touch with a Former Boss after the Experience

Are you a summer intern who has finished or is about to finish your internship?  Even though, the experience is or about to be over, that doesn’t mean communication with your former boss has to be.  The following post shares six ways an internship finder can keep in touch.

Featured: Featured I know most of you are finishing up your summer internships. Here are some tips on how to stay in touch with your summer internship coordinator after the internship ends: 1. Find out his or her birthday. Put this on your calendar and remember it every year for the rest of your

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Posted June 11, 2013 by

Looking for Recent Graduate Jobs? 3 Tips for Making a Memorable Elevator Pitch

When looking for recent graduate jobs, job seekers may find themselves in a position to sell themselves.  Developing an elevator pitch can help them do this quickly, yet effectively.  Learn three tips to use for your elevator pitch in the following post.

An elevator pitch is a quick, succinct summary of your message, achievements, or goals delivered in an authentic style that conveys your message effectively. What do you want to achieve through an elevator pitch? The goal of an elevator speech is to pique the listener’s interest and make them want to hear more.


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Posted November 30, 2012 by

4 Holiday Job Search Tips

CollegeRecruiter.comJust because it is the holiday season, that does not mean you can’t get a job.  Check out some job search tips in the following post.

Every year in November, job seekers get discouraged that no-one is hiring and stop their search activities until January. Is this you?

Make the last two months of the year work for you, instead of against you.

Step 1: Review all your marketing materials and update them.

Use a clear head and mind to review your resume, social media profiles, cover letters, and email signatures.
* does each portray you as the best match for the job you are seeking?
* are you demonstrating your past successes in terms of your future goals?
* would you hire you?

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4 Holiday Job Search Tips