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Posted May 21, 2015 by

How College Students and Job Seekers Can Use LinkedIn to Their Advantage

As college students and job seekers look for employment, they should consider any resources that can boost their chances of success.  In today’s world, social media can play a role in the job search.  LinkedIn is a professional networking website that allows people to present themselves in a professional manner and connect with professionals who can be valuable resources.  If you want to a leg up on the competition, you should learn how to use LinkedIn to your advantage. (more…)

Posted September 18, 2014 by

Grads, Are Your Searches for Entry Level Jobs Taking Longer than Expected? Eliminate These 30 Mistakes

Graduates who believe their searches for entry level jobs are taking more time than they expected might be hurting themselves.  Learn 30 mistakes they should eliminate in the following post.

As many have discovered, effective job search methods have changed substantially in the last few years – and it can be hard to leave behind the job search techniques that used to work, but don’t in our current economy. You can, however, control what you do – and how you are spending your valuable time. And that means eliminating

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Posted September 12, 2014 by

Starting to Search for Jobs, College Students? 6 Difference Making Trends You Should Know

When searching for jobs, college students need to be aware of these six difference making trends from an infographic in the following post.

Have you built a professional presence on social media? Do you have a personal website to display your passion and expertise? Do you frequently use mobile devices to keep up with your job search, potential employers and personal branding? This infographic by job hunting and career management site CareerShift shares information on the impact

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Posted September 12, 2014 by

College Graduates, Interviewing for Jobs? Answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” Question in These 4 Ways

When interviewing for jobs, college graduates may be asked the “tell me about yourself” question.  In the following post, learn four ways to answer it.

Everyone hates this interview question, “So, tell me about yourself.” How a candidate reacts and answers this simple interview question can be extremely telling of a candidate’s viability as a candidate. You must bring bring your A-game to this challenge! Here’s how:

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Posted September 09, 2014 by

Will You Find an Internship that Leads to a New Job Opportunity?

What are the chances that you find an internship that will turn into a new job?  The following post features an infographic that may tell you.

According to a study by NACE, internship to job conversion has risen to 51.2 percent. So, your internship is more likely to turn into a full-time job now, right? Well, maybe. This interactive infographic depicts data from a new LinkedIn study about the correlation between students who do internships and how often those internships turn into full-time jobs

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Posted September 05, 2014 by

College Graduates, Looking for More Interaction on LinkedIn Concerning Jobs? How to Get Better Results

When searching for jobs on LinkedIn, college graduates can gain more interaction by focusing on their value.  Learn how they can get better results on the site in the following post.

Maybe you’re falling short of your expectations on LinkedIn. Maybe the calls and email aren’t flooding in. And that is 100 percent normal. The fact is, most people who view your profile are not ready to call you, email you, or buy what you are selling after just one look at your profile. Which means the goal

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Posted September 04, 2014 by

6 Ways to Leverage Twitter to Find Entry Level Jobs Sooner Than You Might Think

If you are using Twitter to search for entry level jobs, learn six ways to use the site to your advantage and find employment as soon as possible in the following post.

Clearly, Twitter is a “love it” or “hate it” social platform. But regardless of what side of the fence you are on one thing remains certain: Twitter is a powerful tool that can help you build your own personal brand and establish expertise. Just as important: it’s a gold mine of

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Posted August 29, 2014 by

College Graduates, Want a Direct Connection to Jobs? 10 Ways to Contact Hiring Managers

College graduates looking for jobs should think about contacting hiring managers directly using any of these 10 ways in the following post.

The best way to advance your job search is to talk to the people making the big decisions: the hiring manager. In fact, to greatly improve your job search results, the number of conversations with these decision makers is the ultimate metric you should be tracking. Not job leads found. Not new connections on social media. Not applications sent.

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Posted August 27, 2014 by

Recent Graduate, Using LinkedIn to Search for Jobs or for Other Reasons? Mistakes You Should Avoid

For a recent graduate searching for jobs or otherwise on LinkedIn, there are certain mistakes he or she doesn’t want to make in order to get the most of the experience.  Find out what they are in the following post.

If you are still putting off joining LinkedIn, or have an account but haven’t made LinkedIn part of your daily work routine, now is the time to dive in head first. After all, could 300 million people be wrong? LinkedIn, however, isn’t foolproof. Mistakes are made – and care must be taken to make sure

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Posted August 26, 2014 by

5 Mistakes to Be Wary of in Your Entry Level Job Search

Finding an entry level job takes some work, so you don’t want to be careless in your job search.  Here are five mistakes to be careful of in the following post.

From time to time job seekers discuss with me the difficulties they face in finding a job, or getting interviews. Most times I empathize with these individuals because the job search process can take a toll on anyone; people get into panic mode, and all rational thinking goes through the window. And mistakes are made, like these:

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