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Posted January 28, 2014 by

Internship Finder, 7 Reasons Why You May Have Not Landed a Position

If you are an internship finder who has not landed a position yet, the following post shares seven reasons that may be holding you back.

Landing an internship involves a lot of work. From reading through internship descriptions to writing your cover letters and perfecting your resume, personal brand and elevator pitch… there are many steps to consider. If you want to be successful, it is best to excel at each part of the process. If you’ve been applying but still haven&rsquo

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Posted January 16, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Here Are 9 Places You May Not Have Thought to Find These Positions

If you’re an internship finder searching for an opportunity, the following post shares nine places you may not have thought about finding these positions.

When you’re looking for internships, there are some pretty basic search methods everyone knows. There are big job boards like Internships.com, Glassdoor, and Indeed.com that list hundreds of internships all around the world. The problem with big sites like these is that everyone uses them, so the positions

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Posted December 10, 2013 by

Want to Have a Successful Career Fair Experience for Your Entry Level Job Search? Follow These 10 Tips

College students, how can you take advantage of a career fair to enhance your entry level job search?  The following post has 10 tips for success.

On-campus career fairs can be pretty intimidating. Employers are seeking qualified candidates in-on-the spot interviews. Where do you start? A well-prepared career fair goer can really benefit from the experience. Afterall, it’s possible to leave a career fair with a job! So it’s important to do your

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Posted October 04, 2013 by

What Not to Put on Your Resume

Someone filling out a resume

Someone filling out a resume. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

You probably have an idea of what to include in your professional resume—job highlights, academic accomplishments, relevant skills, and more, depending on your field. But as you’re writing it up, are you thinking about what not to put on your resume? And making sure you avoid those things?

Leave personal matters at home

When adding items to your resume, ask yourself, “Is this something upon which I want them to make a hiring decision?” The employer can’t discriminate based on a lot of that personal information, so don’t put yourself or an employer in a position where they know too much about you. It’s not a good idea to write all about your personal life, such as how many children you have, your race or religion, your marital status, or your age. If it won’t affect your ability to do the job, keep it off your resume. (more…)

Posted September 17, 2013 by

Internship Finder, 4 Myths You Might Hear About

As an intern, you may hear a variety of things about internships.  However, that doesn’t mean everything you hear is true.  In the following post, learn four myths you may come across as an internship finder.

Featured: Featured I was listening to an interview I did with the Washington Post TV about internships. Check it out HERE. While I was listening, I came up with these 4 myths about internships. Enjoy! 1. The goal of the internship is to land a job at THAT company. The goal of the internship is the experience. The goal

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Posted August 27, 2013 by

Employers, Are Your Clients in Last Place? 10 Indicators They Might Be

Most, if not all, employers would probably say that customer satisfaction is important.  However, where does it rank among their priorities, first or last?  In the following post, learn 10 indicators that might prove the latter.

Any entrepreneur willing to endure the proverbial “blood, sweat, and tears” it takes to start a business knows how important clients are. They write the checks that pay the bills. So keeping them satisfied is rarely just lip service. In fact, most business owners believe they are putting their clients first. But according to Joseph Callaway, what they don’t realize is they’ve developed an array of bad habits that accomplish just the opposite. (more…)

Posted June 03, 2013 by

You Have Found an Entry Level Job. Don’t Tell Yourself These 5 Career Lies

Telling lies can do harm to both your personal and professional lives.  In the following post, learn five lies you should avoid telling yourself once you land that entry level job or other position.

Most of us do this every day without even noticing. We can’t help it; it comes so easily we do it without a second thought. We’re not talking about breathing, blinking or even smiling—we’re talking about lying. From a little white lie about why we were late for work to a story about how our

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5 Career Lies You Should Stop Telling Yourself