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Posted August 27, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Looking for Flexible Jobs? 4 Opportunities to Consider

For some recent college graduates, flexible jobs could be a better option than working in the corporate world.  The following post has four opportunities for grads to consider.

You‘ve probably heard plenty about lifestyle businesses lately. It’s the new world of entrepreneurship: Sitting on a beach somewhere taking client calls from all over the world. As much as you would love to find yourself in that position, you may still be hesitant to dive headfirst into entrepreneurship. After all, there is still a lot of self-directed

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Posted August 05, 2014 by

Under 30 and Want an Entry Level Job in the Federal Government? You Are Wanted

If you are under the age of 30 and looking for an entry level job in the federal government, chances are employers want you.  Learn more in the following post.

When you think of where you’d love to get a job, does the federal government spring to mind? If you’re a Millennial, probably not. A recent Wall Street Journal article reports that the percentage of government employees under the age of 30 hit an eight-year low in 2013: a paltry 8 percent. That’s right: young people aren’t going to

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Posted June 30, 2014 by

What Do Employers Really Want in New College Graduates? What job candidates aren’t even considering but should be if they want a job.

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Group of graduating students. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

What’s the one thing that many college graduates fail to consider when preparing for a job interview?

Overcoming stereotypes!

Everyone to a certain extent faces unspoken biases during an interview—or what I often refer to as a second conversation or subtext during an interview that is not voiced by the interviewer. For millennial job candidates, biases can include being entitled, requiring constant supervision and positive reinforcement, lacking solid communication skills, and overall possessing a less than stellar work ethic. (more…)

Posted June 10, 2014 by

Overcoming the Odds: How College Grad Underdogs Can Beat the Economy

Some graduating classes luck out by entering a healthy job market, while others graduate as underdogs, having to come up with some big plays on their own to score a good position. This year’s class is entering a still-struggling economy, one in which employers are hesitant to start taking on new hires, or at least they are much more selective about who they ask to join their teams. (more…)

Posted May 28, 2014 by

Want to Hire Millennials for Entry Level Jobs? 3 Strategies to Recruit Them

In order for employers to recruit millennials for entry level jobs, they may want to try three strategies found in the following post.

If you want your company to thrive, you’re going to need fresh blood. And in this day and age, that means hiring Millennials. But how can you attract the right Millennials to work for you? The hard-working and innovative young minds whom everyone is competing for? You may be thinking of the flashy offices

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Posted May 27, 2014 by

Employers, Are You Training Workers for Entry Level Jobs? Why You May Want to

When hiring for entry level jobs, employers might want to consider training workers for these positions.  Learn why in the following post.

If there is a future area of strength you know the business will need in general, plant the seeds in entry-level training, whether a trainee’s first job requires it or not. By improving the processes for cultivating your newest and…

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Posted March 17, 2014 by

Interviewing for Entry Level Jobs? Questions You Should Ask to Determine Where to Work

When considering entry level jobs, you should not only think about the positions themselves but also the companies.  So, once you have landed an interview, ask these questions to help you determine where you want to work, found in the following post.

It’s hard enough finding a job in today’s economy, but finding the right job for you can be even harder. It’s rare to find that job immediately, particularly for members of GenY facing competition for entry-level jobs. If you haven’t found that job yet, you’re probably faced with the question: Is it more important to find a good position

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Posted March 03, 2014 by

Don’t Know What to Ask Following Your Interview for an Entry Level Job? 4 Types of Questions that are Necessary

After interviewing for an entry level job, you may be offered the chance to ask some questions.  The following post has four types of questions that are necessary for you to ask as a job seeker.

Every part of the hiring process counts, but a face-to-face interview is the best opportunity to dazzle the boss and land a coveted offer. To maximize those precious moments, here are the four types of interview questions every Millennial should ask an employer. Each one demonstrates critical thinking and declares: I’m in

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Posted February 20, 2014 by

Hiring or Searching for Recent College Graduate Jobs? What You Should Know About the Modern Workplace

Whether you’re an employer hiring for or a job seeker searching for recent college graduate jobs, it is important to understand what’s is going on in today’s workplace.  The following post includes an infographic that can help employers and job seekers in the working world.

In part due to recent technology advances, and partly a result of the influence of the growing number of Millennials in the workforce, today’s workplace is nothing like professional environments of the past. This infographic from Recruiter.com shows how the face of the workplace is evolving. How will this affect your career? How will your job

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Posted November 27, 2013 by

Want More from Your Entry Level Job? How to Continue Growing in It

If you’re one who gets bored on your entry level job doing the same things, then maybe you need to find a way to get more out of it.  The following post offers tips to help you grow in your position.

Ever since I read Paul Angone’s book 101 Secrets for Your Twenties, that book has been stuck in my head. Secret #43 from the book is hugely important to young professionals; it goes like this: “The most dangerous job you can have in your 20s is a comfortable one” Continue reading…

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