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Posted June 02, 2014 by

Want to be a Summer Internship Finder? 6 Ways to Get a Position Just in Time for the Season

If you desire to become a summer internship finder, the following post suggest six ways to land a position just in time for the season.

With summer internship season just about in full swing, you may feel like you’ve been left in the dust. While most of your friends are staring up their summer internships, it seems like you’re the only one who hasn’t secured something for the summer. Feeling lost and frustrated with your internship search, you begin to wonder if you should

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Posted May 29, 2014 by

Searching Jobs for College Students? Don’t Be a Bug a Boo in These 3 Ways

Being eager in your search for jobs for college students is okay, as long as you don’t do anything over the top to hurt your chances of employment.  The following post shares three ways to be a bug a boo that will annoy employers.

Persistence is key in a job search, but can you take it too far? A new study by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis reveals that more than 65 percent of job seekers contact employers directly as a method of job searching. While this shows employers you’re taking active steps to find a job, there

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Posted May 16, 2014 by

How to Get an Entry Level Job in 5 Steps

In your search for an entry level job, try these five steps in the following post that can help you get hired.

You can also imagine that landing a job with a company such as LinkedIn means there is a ton of competition. Yet Lillian Chen fought her way to the top… and won the job. So how did this job seeker do it? What was the secret to success?

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Posted May 14, 2014 by

Have You Thought about Searching for Entry Level Jobs with Google+?

If you need some help searching for entry level jobs on Google+, the following post offers some advice.

Google+ is the second largest social network with 500,000,000+ members, but it’s wrongly ignored by many job seekers. Google+ feeds Google, and Google is where employers look for qualified job candidates. Unlike LinkedIn or Facebook, any recruiter or employer can find your profile and read what you’ve posted there. You don’t need to be connected with

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Posted May 07, 2014 by

Want Your Resume to Attract Potential Employers for Recent Graduate Jobs? 7 Cliches Not to Use

When writing resumes for recent graduate jobs, employers want to see if you stand out from other applicants.  In the following post, learn seven cliches you shouldn’t use if you want to attract companies.

You may think your resume is already tip top, but put yourself in the shoes of a recruiter. They look at hundreds of resumes every day. To them, most look exactly like all the other nondescript resumes in their pile. If you’re using the same tired phrases as everyone else, you’re not as exciting —

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Posted May 05, 2014 by

Are You Using LinkedIn’s Resources When Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates?

For those of you using LinkedIn when searching jobs for recent college graduates, make sure you’re taking advantage of the resources being offered to get the most out of the site.  Learn about these resources in the following post.

LinkedIn is perhaps the most powerful networking resource job seekers have at their disposal. According to Jobvite, 36% of job seekers report that they use LinkedIn. That’s a fairly large number. Well, it’s a large number until you consider that 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn! This difference in percentage means

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Posted May 01, 2014 by

Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? The Interview Plan that Could Make a Difference

Once you land interviews for jobs for recent college graduates, consider using a plan that could make a difference in getting the position you want.  Find out about this plan in the following post.

Being interview ready means more than showing up with your resume with a nice suit on. In today’s job market, being ready is all about showing the hiring manager how prepared you are for their role, and how easily you will be able to step into the open position. In other words: you need to be bold enough to act

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Posted May 01, 2014 by

Looking for Entry Level Jobs? 3 Ways to Build Momentum for Your Search

If you are looking to build some momentum in your search for entry level jobs, the following post has three ways to do so.

You may be familiar with the snowball effect. Or the expression about rolling stones gathering no moss. We all know the value of building momentum in business. But what does it look like in a job search? And how do you build it? If you would you like to create five little snowballs or

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Posted April 16, 2014 by

Want a Chance to Find an Entry Level Job Faster? Use LinkedIn and Follow These 7 Tips

If you want to increase your chances of finding an entry level job sooner rather than later, you may want to consider using LinkedIn for your job search and seven tips included in an infographic found in the following post.

We’ve all heard the stories. Perhaps we even know one of the those recent graduates and young careerists who seem to have almost no trouble finding a new job. What do they have that we don’t have? Did they go to a better school? Have parents with better connections? Born luckier than us? No, they made their

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Posted April 16, 2014 by

Concerned about the Status of Your Entry Level Job? How to Protect Yourself

Hearing about job layoffs can make anyone feel nervous about keeping his or her position.  If you have an entry level job that you’re concerned about keeping, learn how to protect yourself in the following post.

An HR executive once described most layoffs as being done with an ax rather than a scalpel. In my experience, that is definitely true; unfortunately, who goes and who stays is more a matter of right-place-right-time than competence. So don’t assume that being a “top performer” will protect your job.

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