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Posted January 06, 2014 by

Want to Recommend a Friend for Some Jobs for College Students? 3 Questions to Ponder First

There may be a friend of yours in college who needs a job and could use some help in his or her job search.  If you’ve heard about some jobs for college students to recommend, think about three questions to ask yourself first in the following post.

You might come across a situation where there’s a job opening at your office and you know a job-seeking friend who could use an extra boost in their job search. Whether you’re doing this out of the goodness of your heart or your friend has dropped less-than-subtle hints about recommending them, you may

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Posted November 14, 2013 by

Is it Time to Transition from Your Entry Level Job? Advice That May Help

At some point, you may decide that it is time to transition from your entry level job into another career.  This sounds easier said than done, but you can do it.  Get some advice that may help you in making a career change in the following post.

There are lots of reasons why you may find yourself in need of reinvention — feeling stuck at your current job, wanting to change careers, realizing the 9-to-5 isn’t for you and you’re ready to strike out on your own. Whatever the reason, reinventing yourself is a long and complicated road, and some words

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Posted October 23, 2013 by

Be a Shining Star on Your Entry Level Job! Establish MVP Status at Your Company

If you feel like you are underachieving as a young professional on your entry level job, now is the time to show your true worth.  The following post shares advice on establishing MVP status at your company.

Have you been feeling as if you aren’t exactly where you deserve to be in your career right now? Well, perhaps one of the reasons for your lack of career satisfaction is because you’ve been coasting in your career by being an average professional. Now, this isn’t particularly a bad thing, because being average while still employed

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Posted September 20, 2013 by

How Should Mothers and Single Women with Entry Level Jobs and Other Positions Be Treated in the Workplace?

I am sure women in the workplace feel they have enough competition with men, but is there now an issue involving just women?  According to one article, there may be an issue with the treatment of mothers versus single ladies.  So for the women out there with entry level jobs and other positions, the following post has more information you may be interested in.

Recentreports in Australia and the UK have shed light on an issue that many global working women face: Do women with children get preferential treatment in the workplace? Some women say yes, citing discriminatory practices in cases of requested leave and sympathy from employers—a disparity when it comes to gaining approval for vacation or early leave

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Posted September 20, 2013 by

Need Some Help on Those Recent Graduate Jobs? How to Ask for It

There may come a time or two when young professionals need some help on their recent graduate jobs.  However, they may not always feel comfortable asking.  In the following post, get some tips to make doing so a little easier.

Whether you’re negotiating your salary, hoping to snag a new freelance client or simply trying to get a coworker to pitch in more on a team project, knowing how to successfully ask for want you want is a crucial skill to have in your career toolbox. But so much goes into a good “ask” that it can

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Posted September 11, 2013 by

Do You Have Employees with Entry Level Jobs You Want to Recruit for Other Positions?

Employers, before you go outside your company to recruit for specific positions, consider looking from within at workers who have entry level jobs.  In the following post, learn ways to recruit successfully.

In light of the current job market, most recruiters find themselves inundated by applications for the openings they hope to fill. The problem with this mess of applicants is that a vast majority of them are unqualified, grasping at straws for any job without paying much attention to what those jobs actually entail. The result is a pile of applications

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Posted September 05, 2013 by

How to Negotiate a Better Salary for Your Entry Level Job?

Okay, so you have landed the entry level job that you wanted.  Are you satisfied with your salary?  If you believe you’re worth more, it is possible to get more.  In the following post, learn some ways to negotiate a bigger pay day.

You can use all the tips you want to negotiate a higher starting salary for a new job. But sometimes, even the best negotiator runs up against a company’s budget limit. So, what do you do when you’ve got a potentially good job offer, but the salary just isn’t good enough? Many would

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Posted August 29, 2013 by

Want Career Advancement from Your Entry Level Job? 10 Reasons that Will Hold You Back

If you are dreaming of moving up the career ladder of success from your entry level job, you don’t want to say or do anything to hurt your chances.  The following post highlights 10 reasons that will hold you back from career advancement.

One of the biggest things that professionals are often blinded by are actions that lead to workplace drama. Workplace drama is typically so heavily frowned upon by management that even a high-performer, who might be labeled as a “troublemaker,” will often be one of the first fired during downsizing or organizational realignment. While I think you should

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Posted July 18, 2013 by

Is Your Entry Level Job Being an Entrepreneur? Why Your Business Should Branch Out

If you have decided on entrepreneurship as your entry level job, at some point, you might want your business to branch out.  Why? Learn more in the following post.

Many of you might know that I am involved in quite a few projects and working on multiple business ventures at the same time. Even though I am always busy, and time is becoming increasingly of the essence, there is method to the madness. Whether you are climbing the ladder in an

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Posted July 08, 2013 by

You’ve Got an Entry Level Job, So Start Dealing with Your Student Loans

Congratulations on your new entry level job!  Now, it’s time to start taking care of your student loans.  The following post offers one resource that might help.

Student loan debt can be overwhelming, as can the myriad options for handling that debt. Forgiveness, forbearance, discharge, payment plans…It’s enough to make anyone’s head spin, even if you do have that fancy college degree under your belt. Which is why the folks at SALT (a site by nonprofit organization American

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One Way to Get Rid of Student Loans: Not Paying Them?