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Posted November 12, 2014 by

No Mistaking It: Job Search Sins that Will Ruin Your Interview

So, your entry level job interview is going great, and you feel confident about getting the job.  Then, what happens?  You make that costly mistake that leaves a negative impression with the interviewer.  While you might be a little bit nervous going into an interview, you do not want those nerves to get the best of you.  Do your best to avoid the following job search sins that will ruin your interview. (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 September 17, 2014 by

Recent Graduate, Some Do’s and Don’ts for Resumes When Applying for Jobs

As a recent graduate applying for jobs, there are certain things you should and should not do on your resume.  Find out what they are from an infographic in the following post.

Resume tips are like snowflakes… never any two exactly the same. And yet there are certain aspects of a resume that almost every one agrees on – like those outlined in this infographic from CollegeAtlas.org. And some of the advice you may never had heard before: 400 words total is just about right More than 6 to 7 bullet points per section

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Posted September 17, 2014 by

Following Up After Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? Here are Some Rules

After interviewing for an entry level job, make sure you follow up using these rules from an infographic in the following post.

One of the most perplexing subjects for job seekers: how and when to follow-up after a job interview. Everyone knows they should follow-up (although truth be told, few actually do). But how? When? At what point to you go from a quality candidate to a creepy stalker?

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Posted September 10, 2014 by

Applying to Jobs, College Students? How to Write the Right Resume

When applying for jobs, college students should not take their resumes for granted.  An infographic in the following post shows students how to write the right resumes to help them land new jobs.

Some consider the resume obsolete; an outdated tradition that has no place in the Social Age. And maybe that will be true some day. But today, 9 out of 10 employers will not hire a candidate without first seeing their resume…

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Posted September 08, 2014 by

College Graduates, Have You Thought about Lying on Your Resumes to Get Jobs?

Even though they might think they can get away with it, college graduates should not lie on their resumes to get jobs, or else they might get caught and cost themselves employment.  In the following post, learn more about lying on resumes from an infographic.

Most employees have lied on a resume at one point or another. In fact, up to 78% of applicants admit to submitting “misleading” resumes. And 84% of recruiters and hiring managers state they have come across fabricated facts on resumes. So what’s the harm? Everybody does it. And when the job market is

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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

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Posted August 26, 2014 by

Have Phone Interviews for Jobs, Recent College Graduates? Succeed with These 10 Tips

Recent college graduates who interview for jobs by phone should absorb these 10 tips for success from an infographic in the following post.

The dreaded phone interview. It makes our hands wet, our throats dry, and causes all kinds of anxiety. And yet, with more and more employers using phone interviews (or their video counterparts via Skype, G+ Hangouts and Zoom) to help choose which candidates will be invited in for a face-to-face interview, it is

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Posted August 20, 2014 by

Looking for Entry Level Jobs? Steps to Securing Them

For people trying to find entry level jobs, it’s important to understand that it takes time, as well as the proper steps.  Learn what you can do to find a new job from an infographic in the following post.

Finding a job has never been more difficult. The days of going to a big job board and clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button until something good happens… are gone. Done right, however, finding a job is not as difficult as it may seem. In fact, many successful job seekers today are learning that using a combination of various

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Posted August 19, 2014 by

Searching for Jobs, College Graduates? 8 Traits that Prove It’s Not All About Your Resumes

College graduates searching for jobs should understand that it’s not just their resumes that will help them find employment.  From an infographic in the following post, learn eight traits that are bigger factors than a resume.

No matter how many versions are written, there are certain things a resume just can’t say about you. Which means that your cover letter, online presence, and LinkedIn profile must demonstrate the traits that employers covet most: things like grace under pressure, integrity, charisma and – perhaps most important – a positive attitude

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