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Posted July 08, 2014 by

Recent Graduate, Trying to Find Information on Jobs through a Hiring Manager on LinkedIn? 4 Ways to Potentially Connect

As a recent graduate searching for jobs on LinkedIn, you might want to reach out to hiring managers.  If you’re trying to make a connection, learn four ways to possibly do so in the following post.

A reader recently asked how to best use LinkedIn to reach a hiring manager he wants to pursue. The trouble: that hiring manager is basically inactive on the world’s largest professional network. Guessing that he’s not the only job seeker facing that challenge, I reached out for some actionable ideas: Find a Common Connection

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Posted July 07, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Using Social Media to Search for Jobs? How to Get the Most Out of Social Networking

When it comes to finding jobs, today’s recent college graduates tend to use social media for their job searches.  Learn how they can get the most out of certain social networks in the following post.

Despite all the “find a job on social media” hype, networking isn’t a one-and-done task. Those who are serious about managing their careers understand how crucial it is to have a pool of people to interact and share ideas with. And, successful careerists and job seekers know how to best leverage each network in the best

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Posted July 01, 2014 by

College Students, Writing Resumes to Help You Land Jobs? Get Some Expert Advice

To help them land jobs, college students need to write resumes that speak to potential employers.  The following post shares some career advice for this part of the job search.

Scoring your first real job can feel a little daunting at times, but there’s always something you can do to up your chances. For instance, you can make your resume (and LinkedIn profile) as perfect as possible. To help you do just that, we’ve spoken with some of the best, most reputable Generation Y experts

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Posted June 30, 2014 by

Is Facebook Better than LinkedIn for College Students to Search for Jobs?

For college students searching for jobs, the following post makes the case why Facebook might be a better option than LinkedIn.

I am not a fan of the typical sharing that takes place on Facebook. For career purposes, however, I contend that Facebook is arguably the social place to be. Yes, LinkedIn seemingly has cornered the professional network niche and Facebook is generally viewed as a personal social network. Upon closer inspection,

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Posted June 27, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Need Some Help Finding Jobs on LinkedIn? 5 Tips to Create an Attention Grabbing Profile

Recent college graduates searching for jobs can create a LinkedIn profile to get the attention of employers by using five tips in the following post.

If you have neglected your LinkedIn profile, or wondering why it isn’t having an impact on your lead generation, then this article will give you five simple tweaks to help your LinkedIn profile start to win you work.  I regularly do research for my clients and prospects on the state of their social media efforts. Of

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Posted June 26, 2014 by

Want to Get an Employee Referral for an Entry Level Job? 5 Ways to Earn One

If you’re looking for an entry level job, getting an employee referral could make a difference in your job search.  Learn five ways to earn one in the following post.

According to Jobvite, employee referrals get hired faster than candidates from company career sites. In addition, HR professionals rate employee referrals as the No. 1 source for quality hires! In fact, Jobvite reports that 44 percent of new hires are employee referrals. So how does one take advantage of this hiring trend? Here are five ways to earn an employee

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Posted June 13, 2014 by

Want to Impress Recruiters with Your Resume Using Soft Skills? 5 Ways to Show It

If you want your resume to shine before recruiters using soft skills, the following post has five ways you can show it.

Now we’ve come to realize that soft skills are just as important when it comes to growing a company. Soft skills are considered to be behaviors and traits such as adaptability, critical thinking, people skills, likeability, time management and so forth. Essentially soft skills are those that aren’t as hard

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Posted June 11, 2014 by

Social Media Trends that Could Help Recent College Graduates Find Jobs

For recent graduates trying to find jobs, consider applying these social media trends to your job searches, according to the following post.

Social media changes rapidly; there are constantly new ways of leveraging it in your job search. Social media trends in 2014 include a focus on visual content, new tools for LinkedIn users, and a need for all employees to possess social media skills. To maintain your relevance in the workforce, apply these three current social media trends to

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Posted June 11, 2014 by

Are You Searching for an Entry Level Job? See if This Job Description Makes You an Ideal Candidate

Do you want to know what it might take to get an entry level job in the 21st century?  If so, check out the job description in the following post.

In a previous blog post, Conducting an Effective Job Search, I wrote that “finding a full-time job is a full-time job.” And then I thought: “Every job has a job description, right?” So I’ve created a job description for everyone that ever needs to find work. Here, you’ll see exactly what skills are required, as well

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Posted June 09, 2014 by

What LinkedIn Says about College Recruiting in 2014

As graduates head off into the real world, they will have decisions to make concerning their career paths.  So for grads and employers who are interested, the following post reveals what LinkedIn says about college recruiting in 2014.

Another graduating class has walked across the stage, diplomas now in hand. Next step: the workforce. But what are these recent grads thinking? What about a career opportunity appeals to them most (and least)? What companies to they most want to work for? And where do they go to find work?

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