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Posted August 25, 2014 by

Travel Agent Can Prove To Be The Best Career Option

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The main aim of travel agents is to assess some of the best business and individual people’s needs, which can help them to make finest possible travel arrangements. An agent needs to specialize towards the kind of travel as divided under business and leisure category. Moreover, travel can also be categorized under the destination. Travel agents or planners are going to promote the travel packages, as part of the resorts, cruise lines and also some other specialty groups. Understanding more about the travel groups and the mindset of the travelers is a must, if you want to reach the best position in this career option. (more…)

Posted June 10, 2014 by

You Should Be Using This Job Interview Technique

Anna Crowe

Anna Crowe

Every recent college grad is looking to bring home the bacon, but first you need a strategy for a winning job interview. If you’re looking to land your first big gig, you need to approach each interview with a game plan and fearlessness.

You need to come armed and ready with a powerful first impression, but how? It’s simple: tell your story.

Here are my tips for narrating the perfect story: (more…)

Posted May 08, 2014 by

Are You the Ideal Candidate for Jobs for College Students? 7 Traits Wanted by Employers

There are seven traits that could make you the ideal candidate for jobs for college students.  Learn what these traits are in the following post.

I often get asked often: what do you look for in a potential new hire or intern that doesn’t have years and years of experience on their resume? Admittedly, my answer often depends on what we’re looking for most at that particular moment. However, these seven traits consistently come to mind, regardless of the role…

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Posted May 06, 2014 by

College Recruiters, Want to Attract the Best Candidates for Your Organization? 5 Tips to Get Their Attention

For college recruiters looking to attract the best candidates for their organizations, the following post shares five tips to help get their attention.

Hiring managers and recruiters often have something to say about the behavior and lack of professionalism of candidates. But maybe it’s time to look in the mirror. Have you ever considered that your recruiting practices might be wasting people’s time, confusing applicants and driving away top candidates? Leading organizations focus on all the touch-points with their customers

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Posted April 18, 2014 by

Writing Resumes to Go After Recent College Graduate Jobs? 4 Mistakes Not to Make

If you’re writing resumes for recent college graduate jobs, the following post focuses on four mistakes to avoid.

Spelling and grammar errors. Gaps in unemployment. Vague job descriptions. Most job seekers are well aware of the major no-nos on resumes, but here’s the bad news: your resume probably has other red flags you’re not aware of. Here’s the worst news: There’s no way to know for sure what they

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Posted April 14, 2014 by

5 LinkedIn Mistakes that Will Hurt Your Search for Recent Graduate Jobs

Are you searching for recent graduate jobs on LinkedIn?  If so, be sure to avoid five mistakes in the following post that will hurt your search.

If you have a LinkedIn account, you might think you’re all set on the platform used most by recruiters to find both active and passive candidates… But most of of you are not. Statistically speaking, you are making these five mistakes on your profile that make it far more difficult to be found by a potential employer

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Posted April 10, 2014 by

Why College Grads Should Not Wait to Get Entry Level Jobs

For college graduates thinking about waiting to get entry level jobs after graduation, this may not be in their best interest.  The following post explains why.

Why entry level jobs are so important: The topic of the entry level job has come up with a number of friends graduating from college (seems I know a number of folks that want to take time off after graduation). These recent…

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Posted February 28, 2014 by

Going on Informational Interviews to Learn More About Entry Level Jobs? How to Put Together Your Questions

If you are excited to learn more about entry level jobs, but are not sure how to go about determining which questions to ask, the following post offers some helpful advice.

Featured: Featured Before going into an informational interview, you must be prepared. If an executive is willing to give you their time, you want to show them that you appreciate their time and you take the opportunity very seriously. Go into the meeting looking sharp, carrying a clean notebook and pen (not a crumpled up piece

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Posted February 19, 2014 by

Need Advice on Finding Recent College Graduate Jobs? Why Your Parents Might Not be the Best Source

As you search for recent college graduate jobs, various people might offer their advice, including your parents.  While you should respect their advice, it may not necessarily suit the job search of today.  Learn more in the following post.

Your parents mean well when they give you job search advice. They do! They give you heartfelt advice about finding a job and building a career because they want you to succeed. They want to see you thrive at a job. That, and they really, really want you to move out of their basement! Unfortunately,

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Posted February 04, 2014 by

Use Keywords in Social Media Profiles When Searching for Entry Level Jobs

How much do you focus on keywords when searching online for entry level jobs?  If you have not been doing so in your social media profiles, the following post shares three ways to make them more effective for your job search.

Your social profiles – especially LinkedIn – is like a permanent billboard placed on the Internet’s highway; it is visible, day and night, to employers shopping around for great job candidates. What many job seekers overlook, however, is the need to include the best possible keywords for their career and next job…

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