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Posted September 15, 2014 by

Writing Resumes for Jobs, Recent College Graduates? 7 Cliches that Won’t Impress Recruiters

While recent college graduates searching for jobs may want their resumes to sound good, recruiters are more interested in what they prove then how they sound.  Learn seven cliches not to use on resumes in the following post.

To a recruiter, chances are your resume looks, feels and sounds just like every other resume. Why? Because almost resume written contains these seven cliches that make recruiters want to scream! Take a look, and then see how many of these need to be removed from your resume…

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Posted August 15, 2014 by

College Graduates, Not Achieving the Success You Want on Your Jobs? 5 Mistakes that are Hurting You

Certain mistakes on their jobs can cause college graduates not to achieve the success they want.  In the following post, learn five mistakes that are hurting them at work.

You can be bad at something because you make errors, because you aren’t cut out for the task the way your employer needs you to be. Or maybe you’re simply not as good as your co-workers, who can also turn into your competition. In short, if you’re slipping at work, there could be a few

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Posted July 23, 2014 by

Want to Change Careers, College Graduates and Find New Jobs? 5 Ways Not to Limit Yourself Mentally

For college graduates who want to find jobs in new careers, it is important for them not to limit themselves mentally in these five ways found in the following post.

You probably fell into your current career. Yes, I know you planned. You carefully considered your choice of degree. You got a job you were qualified for. But you only assessed opportunities that were right in front of your nose.   Your choices were (unwittingly) limited. Limited by your environment.

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Posted June 26, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, College Students? 2 Questions to Ask the Interviewer

College students interviewing for jobs can stand out to an interviewer if they ask these two questions found in the following post.

Do you know the impact key words and powerful phrases can have during a job interview? You may think think the interviewer is judging you as a whole, taking into account everything from background, experience and professional demeanor to personality and favorite hobbies. The truth is, most interviewers judge you based on what you say and

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Posted June 18, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, Recent College Graduates? Be Careful of Your First Impressions

For recent college graduates interviewing for jobs, how they present themselves can make or break their chances of getting employed.  Learn the impact of a first impression in the following post.

So much work goes into getting a job interview. The resume must be perfect. Your online presence must be free of all red flags. And your personal brand must closely match the culture of the company. And quicker than a recruiter can think “Next!” all that work is for naught… because in the first 90 seconds of that hard-

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Posted May 12, 2014 by

Interviewing for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Keep These Tips in Mind

When preparing to interview for recent college graduate jobs, keep these tips in mind found in the following post.

Your interview is a few hours away, and you’re as nervous and jumpy as a human espresso bean (which makes sense, considering how much coffee you’ve gulped down this morning). Most of your thoughts are fears: What if you’re late? What if you say the wrong thing? What if your handshake isn’t strong

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Posted April 21, 2014 by

Is Freelancing One of the Jobs for Recent College Graduates You’re Considering? Create Credibility and Make Money with These 5 Tips

If freelancing is one of the jobs for recent college graduates you are thinking about, the following post has five tips that could help you build credibility and support yourself.

Ah, the wonderful world of freelancing. Unlike a 9-to-5 job, you can work from home, set your own schedule and give yourself a raise whenever you darn well please. But there’s just one problem. First you have to land clients — and a lot of them — to live the freelance dream. Whether you’re just dipping your

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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 January 27, 2014 by

Why College Recruiters Should Visit Low Income Schools

When thinking about going to college, not all students have the opportunity to meet college recruiters on a regular basis.  The following post explains why they should visit low income schools more often.

The role of a college recruiter is to identify eligible students and convince them to apply to his or her respective university. No one expects recruiters to hold students’ hands during the process. But college recruiters are vital in…

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Posted December 12, 2013 by

Don’t Fear Rejection in Your Entry Level Job Search

Although you might hear “no” during your entry level job search multiple times, as a job seeker you should not stop being proactive in your job search.  In the following post, learn how to overcome your fear of rejection when trying to find a job.

Fear of rejection is one aspect of job searching that most job seekers share. We often slow, or even sabotage, our job search – perhaps by not asking for the help we need, or maybe by avoiding meeting new people through networking or informational interviews simply because those critical aspects of the job search fall outside our comfort zones

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