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Posted September 04, 2014 by

College Students, 10 Goals for You to Set in Your Searches for Jobs

As they look for jobs, college students should consider setting these 10 goals for success in the following post.

When it comes to the Social Age job search, the most successful careerists know: we must create actionable goals and milestones that equate to real progress, and eventually result in a job offer. This means your goals need to be realistic and can be accomplished within a reasonable time frame. Regardless of the stage you are at in your job

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Posted September 03, 2014 by

Are You Willing to Put in 8 Hours to Land an Entry Level Job?

While landing a new entry level job may take some time, putting in eight hours of work in your job search just might make a difference.  Learn more from an infographic in the following post.

If you knew that eight hours from now you could be much closer to a brand new job… how long would it take you to get started? According to this infographic created by LocalWork.com, by making the right changes to your jobs search tools and strategy, you can be much more employable with

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Posted September 02, 2014 by

You Can Groom Yourself for Management

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Successful professional wearing black suit and smiling. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Going from the rank-and-file of regular employment on to a management position is an exciting prospect, and doing so opens up major opportunities in terms of salary and your future career. If the company you work for isn’t ready to groom you for management, why not take the initiative yourself? Here are some steps to get you started: (more…)

Posted August 14, 2014 by

Starting an Entry Level Job? 5 Tips to Find Success Early in Your Career

If you’re about to begin an entry level job, learn five tips to find early career success in the following post.

The primary advantage of having a mentor and listening to solid career advice: the head start it gives your career Through these mentors, and their been-there-done-that advice, you have the opportunity to skip the mistakes others have made – and to quickly learn the secrets of success – while

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Posted August 11, 2014 by

From Classroom to Conference Room: Insights and Tips to Getting Hired

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Male student with computer taking notes in university class. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Walking off the stage after receiving your college diploma can feel a bit like stepping into the void – a vast void of unemployed graduates all hoping to land the best job offer for their chosen field. Some job seekers focus with a laser-like intensity that blocks out opportunities disguised as “poor fits,” while others make it to the interview only to freeze and not communicate their experience and desire for the job.

Just as receiving your degree was the result of discipline, preparation and hard work, so too is the journey to receiving the right job offer. Here are a few insights and tips to help speed your path to the career you’ve worked so hard to launch: (more…)

Posted August 11, 2014 by

10 Best Questions a Recent Graduate Can Ask a Mentor While Searching for Jobs

If you are a recent graduate searching for jobs, having a mentor can provide some guidance for your career.  Here are the 10 best questions to ask a mentor, according to the following post.

You finally gathered up enough courage to ask a mentor, or potential mentor, for a cup of coffee. The pressure is mounting. You’re sweating, a lot; there aren’t enough Starbucks napkins in the world to dry your palms. And just when you think you have enough time to hit the

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Posted July 31, 2014 by

College Graduates, Have You Been Hired for Jobs? Life Lessons to Embrace in the Workplace

Once college graduates are hired for jobs, there are some life lessons they should learn for the workplace.  Find out what these lessons are in the following post.

Post by Vicky Oliver Millennials, or people born between 1983 and 1999, are a talented generation of workers, bringing with them new skills to the workplace. And while this generation has been studied a lot, not all studies concur on their conclusions. Are our youngest employees more socially conscious than previous generations? More into life balance? Sometimes it

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Posted July 08, 2014 by

College Students, Are Your Jobs as Interns Off to a Rocky Start? 7 Signs Your Internship Won’t be a Success

After a little time, college students with jobs as interns can probably tell whether or not if they will have a good experience.  In the following post, learn seven signs that an internship will not be successful.

Today’s workforce practically requires every college student to gain professional experience before landing an entry-level job. And one of the best options for college students to gain that experience: internships. But what if that internship is less than satisfactory? What if what looked good on paper, isn’t so good in real life?

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Posted July 07, 2014 by

College Students, Need Some Advice about Getting Jobs and More? Ask Alumni These 7 Questions

Networking with alumni is one way for college students searching for jobs to get some advice.  Here are seven questions in the following post for students to ask alumni.

Looking for a new direction in your job search this summer? Attempting to expand your personal network after graduation? Struggling with career decisions? Been-there-done-that career advice and mentorship may be closer and easier than you thought. When was the last time you tapped your alumni network?

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Posted June 19, 2014 by

College Graduates, Seeking Promotions from Your Current Jobs? Obtain Them with These 5 Strategies

For college graduates with jobs looking for promotions in the workplace, the following post shares five strategies that can increase their chances of getting them.

Sometimes it seems like everyone is searching for the next best thing and following their bliss to ultimate employment fulfillment. But some like what they do. Not everyone wants to leave the company they work for; they simply want to climb a few more rungs up the ladder of success. Let’s face it, in

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