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Posted June 06, 2014 by

Want to Enhance Your Resume When Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Consider These 12 College Experiences

For students who want to capture the interest of potential employers when searching jobs for recent college graduates, consider these 12 college experiences to enhance your resumes in the following post.

We are long past the time when a college degree is all you need to get a job when you graduate. You need to show relevant experience… even if that experience didn’t come from the workplace, but from on-campus activities. Leadership roles, stints as campus ambassador, internships, and so many more

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Posted May 19, 2014 by

Passion is a Key Factor in Hiring for Entry Level Jobs in the Tech Industry

When searching for entry level jobs in the tech industry, your passion could be more important than where you went to school.  Learn more in the following post.

For entry-level tech jobs, hiring managers care about passion for IT more than a diploma. College graduates don’t need to be employed to become involved with the tech industry. By Fred O’Connor | IDG News Service…

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Posted May 14, 2014 by

Have You Thought about Searching for Entry Level Jobs with Google+?

If you need some help searching for entry level jobs on Google+, the following post offers some advice.

Google+ is the second largest social network with 500,000,000+ members, but it’s wrongly ignored by many job seekers. Google+ feeds Google, and Google is where employers look for qualified job candidates. Unlike LinkedIn or Facebook, any recruiter or employer can find your profile and read what you’ve posted there. You don’t need to be connected with

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Posted May 08, 2014 by

Career Advice To Young Job Seekers

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Young college student smiling while holding school supplies. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you’re about to finish your college education this term, you must be thinking of how you’re going to get a job after you graduate. Many students thought that life after college is just like walking in a park. They believe that since they have earned their degree and got their diploma, finding a job will be just a piece of cake for them. Sorry to popped out your bubble dream, my friend, but finding success in a complicated job market is not as easy as you have imagined.

Getting your first job will take a lot of personal motivations, patience, determination, and courage. Sending out your applications to a multitude of businesses or companies doesn’t work alone. Many people are also looking for a job and it’s difficult to stand out among the crowd. If you plan to jump right into a full-time career after graduation, please take this advice at heart if you want to get the right job for you. (more…)

Posted May 02, 2014 by

Can Hard Work Overcome the Importance of a Resume When Searching for Your Dream Entry Level Job?

As much as entry level job seekers hear about the importance of their resumes, can working hard at something overcome this part of the job search when going after your dream job?  Get one perspective in the following post.

Despite graduating at the top of my class, I found myself applying for countless jobs nowhere near where I thought I would be once I was the first in my family to obtain a college degree. Within three years, though, I went from working for ten dollars an hour in an admissions

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Posted May 02, 2014 by

Struggling in Your Search for Summer Jobs for College Students? 7 Mistakes that Could be Holding You Back

If you’re feeling frustrated in your search for summer jobs for college students, see if you’re making any of the seven mistakes in the following post.

It is a sinking feeling: all your friends have secured their summer internships or jobs, but you’re still waiting for your opportunity to come. Although you’re very happy for your friends who landed their dream summer gigs, you’re extremely frustrated that your persistence hasn’t paid off. Nothing seems to work. Here are seven job and internship search mistakes that may

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Posted April 29, 2014 by

Are You Social Media Savvy When Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates?

If you are using social media to search jobs for recent college graduates, check out tips from an infographic in the following post to make the most of this form of networking.

Almost everyone now knows that employers are pre-screening applicants on social media, getting to know the real you (not the polished, on-your-best-behavior job interview version) before they ever make contact for an interview. But do we know exactly what they are looking for when they check us

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Posted April 08, 2014 by

Applying for Recent Graduate Jobs in Summer 2014? Job Search and Resume Trends to Watch

For those of you applying for recent graduate jobs this summer, learn some job search and resume trends to look out for in the following post.

I’ve been reading a lot lately about the top recruiting trends projected for this summer, and I realized this is a great opportunity to show you what’s going on in the recruiting industry. With this knowledge, you can reverse-engineer strategies aimed at meeting recruiters where they are… and giving

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Posted March 14, 2014 by

3 Top Tips to Heighten Your Employment Hunt

Young businessperson holding a sign looking for a job

Young businessperson holding a sign looking for a job. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Unemployment is never much fun.

Whether it’s firing off endless emails to prospective employers or hours spent honing your CV and covering letter, being out of work has the potential to frustrate and depress in equal measure.

Indeed, with hundreds of folk often applying for a solitary position within a company, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to stand out in a job market that’s more competitive than ever.

For many, the employment game’s cut-throat nature has them searching for the remote control in an attempt to find solace in the calming glow of daytime television.

So what can be done? How can YOU make the leap from hapless jobseeker to smiling employee? (more…)

Posted March 06, 2014 by

How to Use Social Media to Find the School of Your Dreams

Ashley Dunlap

Ashley Dunlap

If you’ve been looking for online college programs, by now you’ve realized that it can be more difficult than you first imagined. Many online programs are very new, making them hard to find through a simple search. Other programs, seemingly ubiquitous on the internet, are either not accredited or not able to give you the professional expertise that you will need after you graduate. Wading through what’s out there can be very difficult and it’s easy to miss a lot. What is a prospective degree candidate to do? (more…)