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Posted August 28, 2014 by

College Graduates, Considering New Jobs? 7 Ways to Plan Ahead

For college graduates interested in finding new jobs, the following post shares seven ways to get a head start.

These days, gold watches and pensions can be filed under “career fairy tales.” Quite on the contrary, just surviving a round or two of layoffs is considered a happy ending. In a tough economy and an increasingly competitive job market, it may feel like you should always be planning your next

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Posted August 26, 2014 by

5 Mistakes to Be Wary of in Your Entry Level Job Search

Finding an entry level job takes some work, so you don’t want to be careless in your job search.  Here are five mistakes to be careful of in the following post.

From time to time job seekers discuss with me the difficulties they face in finding a job, or getting interviews. Most times I empathize with these individuals because the job search process can take a toll on anyone; people get into panic mode, and all rational thinking goes through the window. And mistakes are made, like these:

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Posted August 21, 2014 by

How to write in social networks to find work

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Social networks are the future but also the present. On the Internet there are many jobs and it is also an important weapon to make yourself known to companies. Each network has some unique features and capabilities you need to know, it is therefore paramount to discover how to write for each of the major social networks to achieve your main goal: finding a job. (more…)

Posted August 19, 2014 by

Searching for Jobs, College Graduates? 8 Traits that Prove It’s Not All About Your Resumes

College graduates searching for jobs should understand that it’s not just their resumes that will help them find employment.  From an infographic in the following post, learn eight traits that are bigger factors than a resume.

No matter how many versions are written, there are certain things a resume just can’t say about you. Which means that your cover letter, online presence, and LinkedIn profile must demonstrate the traits that employers covet most: things like grace under pressure, integrity, charisma and – perhaps most important – a positive attitude

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Posted August 18, 2014 by

Looking for Jobs, Recent College Graduates? Don’t Damage Your Personal Brand by Making These 5 Mistakes

Recent college graduates looking for jobs can hurt their personal brands by making these five mistakes in the following post.

Understandably, many young careerists focus first on building a successful brand. However, it is just as important to understand what can negatively affect your brand, and how to avoid killing all the hard work you’ve put in so far…

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Posted August 07, 2014 by

10 Ways a Recent Graduate Can Manage Social Profiles When Searching for Jobs

As a recent graduate searching for jobs, it is important to carefully manage your social profiles.  Learn 10 ways to do so from an infographic in the following post.

For years, you’ve worked hard to get where you are now. They don’t just hand out those degrees to anyone, right? And yet just one rogue post, a moment of weakness perhaps, and your personal brand can take a serious hit. Which is why we love this infographic from BestMastersPrograms.com, which shows us ten

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Posted August 04, 2014 by

Searching for an Entry Level Job? Don’t Make These 5 Big Social Media Mistakes

If you are searching for an entry level job on social media, do yourself a favor and avoid these five big mistakes in the following post.

More than ever, hiring managers and recruiters are using social media to find and pre-screen candidates – and they’re not just using LinkedIn. So for job seekers, it is important to avoid some of these major social media mistakes…

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Posted July 31, 2014 by

College Students, Want to Gain an Edge in Search for Jobs? 3 Reasons to Create a Personal Website

If college students are looking to distinguish themselves in their search for jobs, then creating a personal website might be the key.  Learn three reasons why in the following post.

Ask the self-employed and solopreneurs for advice on how to get your next gig and you’ll hear the same thing, over and over: “You need a website to land clients” Now ask yourself: If I am in a job search, doesn’t this same logic apply to me? Or is a killer resume and LinkedIn profile

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Posted July 01, 2014 by

College Students, Writing Resumes to Help You Land Jobs? Get Some Expert Advice

To help them land jobs, college students need to write resumes that speak to potential employers.  The following post shares some career advice for this part of the job search.

Scoring your first real job can feel a little daunting at times, but there’s always something you can do to up your chances. For instance, you can make your resume (and LinkedIn profile) as perfect as possible. To help you do just that, we’ve spoken with some of the best, most reputable Generation Y experts

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Posted June 18, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, Recent College Graduates? Be Careful of Your First Impressions

For recent college graduates interviewing for jobs, how they present themselves can make or break their chances of getting employed.  Learn the impact of a first impression in the following post.

So much work goes into getting a job interview. The resume must be perfect. Your online presence must be free of all red flags. And your personal brand must closely match the culture of the company. And quicker than a recruiter can think “Next!” all that work is for naught… because in the first 90 seconds of that hard-

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