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Posted July 30, 2014 by

5 Reasons Why Internships and Co-ops Are Essential!

Intern organizing shelves in supermarket under supervision of store manager

Intern organizing shelves in supermarket under supervision of store manager. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you’re a student, you might be looking into part-time jobs to make some money during the school year, or maybe a full-time job for the summer. While making money to help pay for school sounds like a good idea, it might end up costing you money in the long term.

The reason is simple: it’s getting harder and harder for university and college graduates to find a full-time job in their career path once they graduate—especially for those who do not have any practical work experience. It has become incredibly valuable for students to take co-ops during the school year and internships in the summer.

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Posted July 14, 2014 by

Will Increasing Minimum Wage Reduce Entry Level Jobs in Restaurants?

There is talk that an increase in minimum wage will cost entry level jobs for the restaurant industry.  Learn more in the following post.

… the minimum wage mean fewer entry-level jobs. With a shortage of entry level work nationwide recognized recently by Hillary Clinton, CRA urges people not to reduce jobs even more with higher minimum wage demands.

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Posted June 23, 2014 by

Would an Abundance of Entry Level Jobs in the U.S. Boost Salaries?

If you’re not for increasing the minimum wage, perhaps adding more entry level jobs to the U.S. workforce would create a pay increase for employees.  Learn more in the following post.

What could possibly help elevate the earnings of entry-level workers better than a new minimum wage law? How about a thriving economy and near-zero unemployment!.06/22/2014 0:07:16AM EST.

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Posted March 21, 2014 by

Do You Feel Stuck in an Entry Level Job?

Getting an entry level job is usually an opportunity to learn skills and develop experience, which can lead to advancement.  However, some workers feel this is no longer the case.  Learn more in the following post.

For years, many Americans followed a simple career path: Land an entry-level job. Accept a modest wage. Gain skills. Leave eventually for a better-paying job. The workers benefited, and so did lower-wage retailers such as…

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Posted February 19, 2014 by

Internship Finder, 3 Reasons Not to Consider Yourself an Entry-Level Employee

Once an internship finder becomes comfortable in their position, he or she might feel like an entry-level employee.  However, the following post shares three reasons an intern is not in this role just yet.

These days, while some may still ponder whether they are pro-internship or against, others wonder if internships could just replace entry-level jobs altogether. Here are a three reasons interns are not entry-level employees. 1.

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Posted February 05, 2014 by

Does the Minimum Wage Represent Only Young People with Entry Level Jobs?

One U.S. politician says that the minimum wage is primarily for young people with entry level jobs.  Learn more in the following post.

Entry-level jobs typically indicate positions that, while at the bottom of the totem pole, have potential for growth. Young adults take entry-level jobs at companies hoping to climb the career ladder. And while wages are lower,…

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Posted August 19, 2013 by

Will Increasing the Minimum Wage Hurt Entry Level Jobs?

Entry level jobs provide opportunities to job seekers who are starting out in a specific career field.  While the pay for some of these positions might depend on one’s skills and experience, what would happen if minimum wage entry level jobs increased in salary.  One opinion is found in the following post.

There is great value in ensuring that there are ample “entry-level” employment opportunities all across America, particularly in the current economy. By entry-level I mean low wage positions that allow employers to take more…

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Posted May 16, 2013 by

Will Increasing the Minimum Wage Hurt Entry Level Jobs for Millennials?

While most minimum wage workers would probably love an increase in pay, there is talk about how doing so could hurt finding entry level jobs.  Learn more in the following post.

America’s youth greatly benefit from these types of entry-level jobs where they develop the skills and work ethic necessary to succeed further down the line. But increasing the cost of hiring makes it dramatically more difficult to …

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Raising minimum wage will kill jobs for young Millennials