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Posted August 20, 2014 by

Not Qualified Enough to Land Your Dream Entry Level Job? 3 Tips to Stand Out from Other Job Seekers

If you don’t believe you can land the entry level job of your dreams because you’re not qualified, think again.  The following post shares three tips to help you stand out from other job seekers.

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” — Abraham Lincoln If all you did was submit your cover letter and resume, you’re screwed. Why? Because someone out there speaks one more language, has a one point higher GPA or has one more year

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Posted August 18, 2014 by

Are You a Recent High School Graduate Searching for Jobs? 20 Well Paid Positions for those without a College Degree

While getting a college degree can help boost your career, if you’re a recent graduate of high school there are jobs you might be interested in.  Learn 20 positions that pay well without a degree in the following post.

In several of these jobs, workers may need to attend vocational school or other non-college-level training programs to achieve licensure or certification. Additionally, entry-level requirements will vary by state, locality, and…

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Posted August 01, 2014 by

Want to Grab Attention for Your Entry Level Job Search? Apply the STAR Method

For college students and recent graduates looking to get attention in their entry level job searches, one strategy might be to apply the STAR method.  Learn more in the following post.

Like most job seekers, you have a lot to say about how great you would be as an employee. However, you have a limited amount of space on a resume – and only so much time during job interviews – to get your point across, and impress the recruiter. The language you choose, then, must be both concise…

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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 May 29, 2014 by

Want that First Entry Level Job? Tips to Help You Get It

If you’re wondering how to obtain your first entry level job, the infographic in the following post has some tips for achieving this goal.

As we send another crop of graduates into the workforce, the job market continues to be problematic. Consider: 1 in 4 recent college graduates remain unemployed Another 15 to 20 percent consider themselves under-employed (meaning they aren’t yet fully using their education in their current job) So how do you beat these odds? And

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Posted April 29, 2014 by

About to Graduate and Begin Searching for Entry Level Jobs? Career Advice from Commencement Speeches

Before college graduates begin their searches for entry level jobs, they should consider some career advice from commencement speeches in the following post.

It’s almost May, and the class of 2014 soon will be donning their caps and gowns. Commencement speeches are a final rite of passage for graduating seniors anxiously awaiting the next step in their lives. The wisdom imparted in the speeches isn’t applicable to students, but instead to graduates, as young professionals. And sometimes the advice is so good, we

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Posted March 18, 2014 by

Are You Using Twitter to Search Jobs for College Students?

If you are looking for employment while receiving a higher education, and not searching jobs for college students on Twitter, you might want to reconsider.  In the following post, learn how the social networking site could benefit your job search.

I meet with college students every week regarding their job and internship searches. Part of the discussion involves networking via social media. Most students have profiles on LinkedIn, but when I bring up Twitter, I usually get blank stares. In over four years working in college career services, I have not personally met one student who

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Posted February 28, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Do You Want to Go Abroad for a Position?

If you’re an internship finder who wouldn’t mind traveling abroad for a position, the following post has information about an opportunity you may want to consider.

Featured: Featured If you’ve caught the news or even read your Twitter feed recently, you know that our world is becoming increasingly global. As a result, international internships are becoming an important new experience to add to your arsenal – just ask TIME Magazine! read more

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Posted February 19, 2014 by

Want LinkedIn Endorsements When Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Why They Don’t Mean Much to Recruiters

If you’ve obtained a lot of LinkedIn endorsements when searching jobs for recent college graduates, know that all recruiters won’t be impressed.  Find out why in the following post.

You know those LinkedIn Skill Endorsements you have on your profile… the ones where friends, co-workers and check a box indicating that you possess particular skills? They are meaningless. We asked more than 25 hiring managers and found that most of them don’t care much about how many people endorse your skills. So, why aren’t hiring managers warming

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Posted December 30, 2013 by

Interested in Jobs for Communication Majors? 6 Social Media Jobs to Watch in 2014

There is no denying the impact that social media is having on personal and professional networking.  For college students interested in jobs for communication majors, the following post shares six social media jobs to look out for in 2014.

Social media has transformed the way people socialize, network and stay in touch. We’ve seen large social networks like MySpace and Friendster come and go, and other ones like Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and LinkedIn completely transform and redefine our online trends. One thing is abundantly clear: social media is now necessary for

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