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Posted August 04, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, College Graduates? What a Potential Employer Wants to Hear from You

When college graduates are interviewing for jobs, they should keep in mind what a potential employer wants to hear from them.  Find out what an employer wants to know during this meeting in the following post.

Ever think about what your future boss really wants to hear during the job interview? What can you say in that 45 minutes that greatly increases your chances of receiving a job offer? I recently heard some great advice that lined up with my previous experience as a human resources manager, so I’m sharing…

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Posted July 14, 2014 by

Will Increasing Minimum Wage Reduce Entry Level Jobs in Restaurants?

There is talk that an increase in minimum wage will cost entry level jobs for the restaurant industry.  Learn more in the following post.

… the minimum wage mean fewer entry-level jobs. With a shortage of entry level work nationwide recognized recently by Hillary Clinton, CRA urges people not to reduce jobs even more with higher minimum wage demands.

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Posted May 27, 2014 by

Have a Bad Candidate Experience When Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 4 Ways to Put Your Job Search Back in Your Hands

If you’ve had a bad candidate experience when searching jobs for recent college graduates, the following post discusses four ways to help you put your search back in your hands.

With every job interview – some good, some not-so-good – comes a different candidate experience. Regardless of the organization, the recruiter and the position… what you take away from each experience is what matters. What other opportunities are available? What should you expect next time? How can you leverage

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Posted February 19, 2014 by

Want LinkedIn Endorsements When Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Why They Don’t Mean Much to Recruiters

If you’ve obtained a lot of LinkedIn endorsements when searching jobs for recent college graduates, know that all recruiters won’t be impressed.  Find out why in the following post.

You know those LinkedIn Skill Endorsements you have on your profile… the ones where friends, co-workers and check a box indicating that you possess particular skills? They are meaningless. We asked more than 25 hiring managers and found that most of them don’t care much about how many people endorse your skills. So, why aren’t hiring managers warming

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Posted October 23, 2013 by

How Future Entry Level Job Seekers Can Look to LinkedIn for Career Success

While they may not be looking for employment now, future entry level job seekers may want to use LinkedIn as a start to a successful career.  In the following post, find out how the site can help them early on to build a professional image.

It’s never too early for future leaders – even if they’re still in high school – to start thinking about their career paths. LinkedIn has now made this much easier by lowering its minimum user age to 14. Before you jump in, however here are some steps to take in order to make the most of your LinkedIn presence

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Posted October 22, 2013 by

Finished Your Entry Level Job Interview? 3 Questions You Might Ponder About Following Up

Okay, so you made it through your interview for an entry level job.  Now, it’s time to follow up, but you may wonder how to approach doing so.  The following post has three questions you might consider in the process.

Google is a window into our collective soul (sometimes not the most flattering one). Many of us are willing to share pressing worries and weird anxieties with search engines that we’d confess to almost no one else. And what’s true of medical symptoms and romantic quandaries is also true of


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Posted October 09, 2013 by

Resume Tip for Your Entry Level Job Search: Add a Professional Summary

Do you want to create a winning resume for your entry level job search?  Then, don’t forget to include a professional summary.  Learn how to write one in the following post.

Recruiters work in specifics. Generalities on your resume rarely produce impactful impressions because you just blend in with the hundreds of other candidates for each position. Laser-focused statements that highlight your personal brand and the amazing addition you’d be to the organization, on the other hand, generate a much higher


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