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Posted February 10, 2015 by

Affording the Unaffordable: Empty Pockets Don’t Equal Empty Life

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How often do you say to yourself or hear it from those near you: “You can’t afford it”? But the truth is, there are very few things you really can’t afford. Even if your financial position leaves much to be desired, it doesn’t mean you should skimp on everything – and it doesn’t mean you cannot do anything to improve it. Here are 5 ways to afford the unaffordable: (more…)

Posted September 11, 2014 by

College Students, Are You Considering Jobs and Other Factors When Studying Abroad?

If they decide to study abroad, college students may think about one day getting jobs internationally.  In addition, there are other factors to consider for this experience, which are discussed in the following post.

Studying abroad is once-in-a-lifetime experience and those amongst us lucky enough to have the chance to do it often have an incredible time and amazing stories to share. However, it is a huge step, and with any big step, there are a lot of things to think about. Although I’m sure you’ve been inundated with stuff

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Posted August 18, 2014 by

What Makes Recruiters Successful at Networking?

In the following post, find out what makes recruiters do well in networking and what job seekers can learn from them.

I recently attended a two-day conference of top recruiters. And it was a very educational experience as I met and interacted with over 100 of these top professionals. And not just because of the talk around recruiting best practices, but because it quickly become clear to me that recruiters are the best networkers on the planet. They

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Posted June 19, 2014 by

College Students, Do You Have Routines When Searching for Jobs? 4 Reasons to Get Away from Them

As college students searching for jobs, make sure routines don’t hinder your progress.  There are four reasons why should get away from them in the following post.

An article by Deepak Chopra, the famed Indian author and alternative medicine healer, suggests that routines pose an obstacle to living consciously and affect the way we work. The same holds true for the job search, and routines could be the thing preventing long-term job seekers from advancing in their careers. While

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Posted May 12, 2014 by

Want to Land Entry Level Jobs by Getting an Online Education? 4 Tips to Get Off to a Good Start

For students who plan on getting entry level jobs by pursuing an online education, the following post has four tips to help them get off to a good start to this form of learning.

With online and distance learning, students with tight schedules are able to get the education they want on a timeframe that works for them. While the flexibility of online learning is alluring, it takes dedication and self-motivation. Here are a few tips to maximize your success when pursuing an education from home: Research Well Yes, it’s important to

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Posted March 13, 2014 by

Why are Entry Level Jobs. . .

I know this title about entry level jobs is vague, but that’s for a reason.  When it comes to your job search or your job, Google might just have the answer you are looking for thanks to auto-fills.  So, what does Google say when the phrase “why are entry level jobs” is typed in its search engine?  That you can find out on your own time.  In the following post, learn what comes up from other career related keyword phrases.

The world recently learned three things about Google: 1. CEO Eric Schmidt received $106 million in bonuses in 2013. Maybe that’s because the company’s sales reached $16.9 billion in the fourth quarter of last year ALONE. 2. You can now add Google Glass hardware to actual prescription eyeglass frames. 3. When you type common career questions

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Posted February 04, 2014 by

Are You Making These 10 Common Mistakes When Searching for Entry Level Jobs?

If you’re searching for entry level jobs, be careful to avoid 10 common mistakes being made by job seekers according to the following post.

Did you know there are several different kinds of intelligence? There’s the most familiar… IQ or Intelligence Quotient. There’s also your EQ or Emotional Intelligence Quotient. And today I want to introduce you to a third kind of intelligence: SI or Situational Intelligence. Specific to your career, your SI is tied

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Posted January 15, 2014 by

Failed on Your First Entry Level Job? 3 Ways to Bounce Back for a Successful Career

If you experienced failure on your first entry level job, the following post shares three ways to help you bounce back to have career success.

As we young professionals build careers, we rarely (if ever) factor in the inevitability of failure at some point along the way. Once you realize failure is just a normal part of the experience, how can you make it work for you? How can you benefit from all the times that you have (or

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Posted January 09, 2014 by

Networking Advice to Find an Entry Level Job or Advance Your Career

What is the key to networking?  Whether you’re trying to find an entry level job or advance your career, the following post shares advice from business leaders and young professionals on how to network successfully.

You know that networking is key to everything from growing your career to landing a job. But let’s face it; many of us dread doing it. It can feel awkward and forced, and we don’t always know the best way to approach it. Which is whywe asked some of today’s top entrepreneurs, thought leaders, speakers and bloggers

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Posted October 17, 2013 by

Need Some Help When Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs? 4 Things Personal Networking Can Do for You

Don’t be afraid to ask for some help in your search for recent graduate jobs.  The following post discusses four things personal networking can do for you.

On Twitter this week, a message from Susan Avello (@susanavello) really stuck with me this week: “Build your network before you need it.” That simple sentence inspired today’s blog. For job seekers and young careerists, the message is simple: life and business change fast, you need to always be one step ahead…

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