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Posted December 04, 2013 by

Searching Online for Entry Level Jobs? 7 Mistakes to Avoid

If you are conducting a search for entry level jobs online, be sure to avoid the seven mistakes mentioned in the following post.

You’ve been looking all over for a job. But it seems no matter what you do, you just can’t land one. The stress kicks in. Constant rejection destroys your confidence. And you’re getting desperate. You ask yourself why. Well, without knowing it, you could be committing one or more of the seven

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Posted December 21, 2012 by

10 Ways to Use Social Media to Get a Job

CollegeRecruiter.comHave you considered using social media as part of your job search?  The following post offers ways it can help you find a job.

How to use social media to land that dream job

Traditionally it was employers who had to make themselves visible when looking to fill vacancies – posting adverts in the press, then choosing a pool of candidates from a veritable tsunami of applicants. But not any more.

There’s mounting evidence that personnel specialists are now scouring social media sites and job boards for potential employees.

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Posted December 10, 2012 by

5 Ways To Waste Your LinkedIn Account

CollegeRecruiter.comIf you are using LinkedIn for your job search or recruiting, there are certain mistakes to avoid.  The following post identifies ways which make your account ineffective.

The job is yours through LinkedIn – if you know to snag it

By now, most people know that LinkedIn is the world’s most popular professional networking site. Yes, I have drunk the Kool-Aid and am a big fan.

However, while LinkedIn has many useful capabilities, many people do not use it properly. This ranges from not having an account/profile at all or overusing it. If LinkedIn is not appropriately utilized it will be ineffective or even counterproductive. Also, given the fact that recruiters will often check out your LinkedIn profile, it is critical to have a positive LinkedIn presence.

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Posted December 03, 2012 by

10 Uncommon Job Hunt Tactics that Work

CollegeRecruiter.comIn order to land a job, sometimes you may have to do things that may be out of the ordinary.  So, if you’re willing to be proactive in your job search, the following post has some tactics for consideration.

Before you can get a job, you need to know which job search strategies work and which do not. Take a look at these tips to find out how to make your job hunt more effective.

1. Hire a cold caller.

Cold calling to get a job really works–if you’re good at it. Your ability to sell yourself on the phone shows exceptional sales skills, self-confidence, drive, and commitment. But most cold calls are executed poorly for the job hunt.

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