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Posted December 10, 2014 by

Vets Can Make a Difference in Your Recruiting

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Soldier salutes on white background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Did you know that 99% of the companies that have hired military veterans want to hire more?

There are many good reasons for hiring vets:

  • Vets are typically better educated than their civilian counterparts
  • Vets are eligible for free relocation
  • Vets represent an elite subset of the market (only 24% of 18-24 years olds can join)
  • Vets are trained to be goal-directed and detail-oriented

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Posted July 07, 2014 by

5 Employers That Should Be On Every Recent Graduate’s Radar

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Ken Sundheim, Chief Executive Officer at KAS Placement Recruiting

When you work for a company that is growing, innovative and full of passionate individuals, you are much more apt to have a successful, fulfilling career.

Conversely, when you accept a job at a firm that isn’t run properly, you are bound to have your creativity handcuffed by bureaucratic management and be surrounded by unhappy, unambitious individuals.

Needless to say, for recent college graduates it is of the utmost importance to locate the firms that have winning attitudes, provide ample career growth and possess strong, determined leaders. (more…)

Posted July 02, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Need References for Jobs? Here is What You Should Know

Once they become serious candidates for jobs, recent college graduates might be asked for references.  The following post shares information they need to know when considering who their references will be.

At some juncture in the interview process you will need to provide references. By this time things are getting serious. Generally you are not asked to submit references until the employer is near the hiring decision and you have made it through most of the gauntlet. The last thing you want

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Posted June 05, 2014 by

Want to Get Ahead on Your Entry Level Job? 3 Tips to Take You to the Next Level

If you are looking for a promotion from your entry level job, then you must step your game up at work.  In the following post, learn three tips to take your career to the next level.

We’re almost halfway through 2014, and it’s been months since most people talked about their New Years’ resolutions. How many of yours fell by the wayside before the end of January? It’s not too late to brush off those career resolutions and still follow through. You can still resolve to make changes at work

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Posted April 02, 2014 by

Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs? What Employers Want from You

I’m sure that new grads now searching for recent graduate jobs would love to know what employers are looking for in potential employees.  Find out in the following post.

Congratulations! You got accepted to . Your career is set, right? Maybe not. While a prestigious college name certainly doesn’t hurt your resume, a new Gallup Survey tells us that—in hiring decisions—“only 9 percent of business leaders say the school on a candidate’s diploma is ‘very important.’” So, this begs the question: What do they care about?

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Posted March 24, 2014 by

Do Job Seekers Have the Soft Skills to Obtain Jobs for Recent College Graduates and Advance Their Careers?

In order to obtain jobs for recent college graduates and advance their careers, job seekers need to focus on acquiring soft skills.  The following post has more on the importance of developing these skills.

Soft skills are essential irrespective of the level of management – entry, middle and top level management. People rise in organizations due to hard skills but fall due to lack of soft skills. Successful professionals need more of soft skills rather than hard skills. And to make it to the CEO level

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Posted February 17, 2014 by

How to Use Twitter to Advance Your Entry Level Job Search

If you are searching for an entry level job through Twitter, the following post has tips that could put you one step closer to finding employment.

What is social proof? And how does Twitter help generate that proof? In today’s social media-dominated world, “social proof” is the record you have created online that demonstrates the kind of person you are. A Twitter account, like most things online, can be the proverbial double-edged sword…

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Posted February 11, 2014 by

Want an Entry Level Job or Promotion? Employers Advice on How to Get It

For job seekers wondering what it takes to land an entry level job or a promotion, the following post shares what some employers believe is necessary.

News To Live By recently asked 100 business leaders and career coaches: How do you identify potential in new hires and, specifically, Millennials? Surprisingly, almost every answer was, in essence, “we value young people with inner drive and those who take it upon themselves to go the extra mile — even when no one

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Posted December 19, 2013 by

Leadership Guide for Students

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The words Learn to Lead on a chalkboard. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

While at college, everyone is advising you to get involved, right? Well, instead of only getting involved halfway, you should develop some leadership skills and learn how to be the best at what you do. Leadership qualities take time and practice to be developed, but there is no better time to take action than now.

In the continuation, we will offer some effective tips that will turn you into the leader you have always wanted to be. (more…)

Posted August 20, 2013 by

Grads, Do You Have What it Takes to Become a Leader on Your Recent Graduate Jobs?

Before they can become effective leaders on their recent graduate jobs, graduates should learn how to become effective followers.  Learn more in the following post.

Everybody talks about the attributes of a great leader, but great leaders wouldn’t exist without great followers. Ironically, you can’t be a leader until you’ve mastered the art of following. So do you know what makes a great follower? Understand this, and you’ll understand both how to be a better follower and how to draw them. To

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