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Posted June 10, 2014 by

4 Signs Your Entry Level Job Interview Went Well

If you believe your interview for an entry level job went well, there are four signs in the following post that could confirm how you feel.

Interviews are exciting – and stressful. Sometimes you feel even more stressed out after the interview. How did it go? What did they think of you? Will you get offered the position? While it’s usually hard to tell what the interviewer was thinking, here are four signs that you may indicate you killed

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Posted June 10, 2014 by

The Interview is Over. 5 Ways to Keep Recruiters Focused on You

Even though your job interview is over, that doesn’t mean you cannot remain active as a candidate during your job search.  In the following post, learn five ways to keep recruiters focused on you.

You’ve just finished a phone interview with an employer. Although you’re feeling positive about the interview, the employer said they would only be in touch if you made the final cut. Feels like a slap in the face, right? If you find yourself in this situation, it’s easy to jump to conclusions, or think

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Posted May 30, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 5 Ways to Leave the Interviewer Uninterested

Interviews for jobs for recent college graduates need to leave favorable impressions of the job seekers.  Otherwise, an interviewer might get bored.  In the following post, learn five ways to leave him or her uninterested in you as a job seeker.

It’s easy to ruin a job interview. If your interviewer’s counting her yawns, it doesn’t matter how qualified you are for the position—you’ve lost the job. So, what mind-numbing mistakes are costing you work? And, more importantly, how can you keep the conversation lively while also coming across as professional? If

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Posted February 28, 2014 by

7 Tips to Grab a Potential Employer’s Attention in Your Search for Recent Graduate Jobs

When competing for recent graduate jobs, what can you do to stand out from other job seekers?  The following post shares seven tips to grab a potential employer’s attention.

What do you do when 30 other candidates are competing with you for the same job—and, at least on paper, many of them appear more qualified than you? You need to do something to stand out. You need to have something unique, something that makes you what Seth Godin calls “The Purple Cow.” Here are

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Posted November 11, 2013 by

College Graduates, Are You Worthy of this Recruiting Process for Entry Level Jobs?

Recruiters and employers want to make sure they find the right candidates for job opportunities and that means the candidates will need to meet certain requirements.  College graduates who are searching for entry level jobs should check out the following post to see if they live up to one recruiting process.

As a recruiter and mentor, I get dozens of applications for every opening; I have to find a way to thin the piles down to a reasonable size – and select those who deserve a shot. So before you apply, and then tell everyone you’ve found your dream job, let me

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Posted October 24, 2013 by

3 Tips to Turn Around Your Interviews for Recent Graduate Jobs

While grads have prepared for their interviews, they might not know how to recovery if these meetings are not going so well.  Learn three tips they can use to turn their interviews around for recent graduate jobs in the following post.

We’ve all had the feeling… we’re in a job interview and we can tell it isn’t going well. We try to stay positive but it seems we’re sinking rapidly. So, what can you do about it? Actually, a lot! So don’t leave without trying to fix it! The job interview

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Posted October 22, 2013 by

How Candidates Can Increase Their Chances of Getting Jobs for College Students By Shining in All Parts of Interviews

Candidates who want to improve their chances of landing jobs for college students must shine in all parts of their interviews, which are highlighted in the following post.

In every job interview, there are five “pass or fail” moments that send the candidate onto the next round of interviews, possibly even a job offer… or to the discard pile. Of course, there are highly important aspects before (research) and after (effective follow up) the interview. For the purpose

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Posted October 17, 2013 by

Getting Dressed to Interview for an Entry Level Job? Learn What to Wear and not to Wear

Part of making a first impression when interviewing for an entry level job is how you dress.  The following post includes an infographic with advice on what to wear and not to wear for this big day.

You put a few hours of work into making your resume just right for the position. Your phone and email correspondence with the recruiter has been impeccable. You’ve impressed them at every turn and beat the odds to get an interview. Then you show up at the recruiter’s office in jeans and a hoodie. And

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Posted October 14, 2013 by

Want to Stand Out on Your Entry Level Job Interview? 50 Questions to Think About Asking

If you want to stand out when interviewing for an entry level job, think about asking some of the questions in the following post.

Job seekers who ask thought provoking questions significantly increase their chances of making it to the next step of the interview process. It comes down to this: when job seekers push the recruiter/interviewer to think hard and respond with a thoughtful answer, respect is the result. But which questions are best?

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