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Posted May 05, 2015 by

Tips for Entry Level Job Seekers

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Maggie Searle

The nightmares of not being able to get a job or the taxes mounting on and no personal or social life are the notions which you start getting right after you step in your senior year of university. Fretting over these thoughts or creating a tantrum is not at all a big deal at such a naïve stage of your professional life ending and stepping in to practical life. These are the common concerns of all the fresh graduates or soon-to-be-graduates to look for a job, because it is one of the primary needs of survival. (more…)

Posted August 15, 2014 by

Embark on a New Life: Top 3 Cities for College Grads

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Young man indoors holding card boxes. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Recent college grads can expect a slightly better job outlook than those who graduated in 2013, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers Job Outlook Spring Update Survey. The survey revealed that employers plan to hire 8.6 percent more 2014 graduates than they hired from last year’s 2013 class. Unfortunately, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll have a much easier time nabbing that perfect job—increase the odds just by living in the city that is right for you. (more…)

Posted July 15, 2014 by

Graduates, Interviewing for Entry Level Jobs? 10 Questions You Should Ask First

Before interviewing for entry level jobs, graduates should ask these 10 questions in the following post when scheduling a meeting about a position.

There is a ton of advice out there about questions to ask during an interview… and rightly so; asking the right questions can put you way ahead of the job seeking pack. That is not, however, the first chance you have to impress a potential employer. Other than your resume, cover letter

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Posted July 15, 2014 by

College Students, Hoping LinkedIn Will Help You Find Jobs? 5 Things to Do Daily on the Network

College students could enhance their chances of finding jobs on LinkedIn by doing these five things on the site daily, which are found in the following post.

Do you want to see your efforts on LinkedIn pay off day after day, week after week? Start by doing what highly successful LinkedIn users do every day: schedule a 20-minute appointment with your LinkedIn account – and get these five things done…

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Posted June 26, 2014 by

Social Media Mistakes that May Put Off Recruiters

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Computer keyboard with blue button for Social media. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

During the last few years, the scope of social media has expanded to include not only our personal but also professional lives. We tend to leave plenty of digital footprints all over the web, allowing for recruiters to see our full profile not just the part we present in our resumes. Learning more about a candidate through social media can sometimes have disastrous effects. Here’s a comprehensive list of all the little details that bother recruiters when checking a candidate’s suitability for the job through social media profiles. (more…)

Posted July 23, 2013 by

Beyond Job-Seeking Materials – 5 Rules to Follow

James B. Huntington

James B. Huntington

As of May, 11.3 million Americans were officially unemployed, and over nine million more would work if they thought their chances were better.  Many books, articles, and other writings are intended to help you get out of that group.  How can you cut through their strengths and limitations to maximize your chances of not only working, but staying employed in the years and decades to come? (more…)