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Posted March 13, 2015 by

12 Tips for Studying Abroad

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Sarah Landrum

It hits you the moment the plane touches down – you’re in a new country, and an exciting journey is about to begin.

Studying abroad is filled with new places, people and experiences that will teach you things you cannot learn in your homeland. It can also be a bit overwhelming at times, but no worries. Here are 12 tips to help you make the most of your time abroad: (more…)

Posted February 06, 2015 by

7 Simple Steps to a ‘Smashing’ Job Interview

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Jimmy Sweeney, President of CareerJimmy

You’ve probably heard the sage advice about what not to do in order to ace an interview that could lead to the job you want. Most people are well intended. They hope for the best for you and for themselves. However, what most of us need and want are solid tips or steps for what to do to have a winning interview.

That’s the point of this article––to offer you seven steps to take that will result in a smashing and successful job interview. After you’ve read them over, you may want to print out the list or put it into your mobile phone so you can refer to it often—even right before you enter the interview room. (more…)

Posted September 23, 2014 by

From the Pros: The 13 Secrets of Landing That Dream Teaching Job

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Teacher helping pupils studying at desks in classroom. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Teaching is rewarding for many reasons, yet landing a job in this sector is not as simple as teaching the ABCs. It’s a special profession, which warrants job skills as well as deep empathy.

Others may tell you that it’s who you know in addition to what you teach, but aside from acquaintances and inside relations, check out the following_ secrets presently employed teachers used to land their dream job. (more…)

Posted September 12, 2014 by

College Graduates, Interviewing for Jobs? Answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” Question in These 4 Ways

When interviewing for jobs, college graduates may be asked the “tell me about yourself” question.  In the following post, learn four ways to answer it.

Everyone hates this interview question, “So, tell me about yourself.” How a candidate reacts and answers this simple interview question can be extremely telling of a candidate’s viability as a candidate. You must bring bring your A-game to this challenge! Here’s how:

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Posted July 30, 2014 by

Recruiters, Could Big Data Represent a Whole New World for Recruiting?

As recruiters constantly search for the best candidates available to fill job openings, the process of recruiting may become easier thanks to big data.  Learn more in the following post.

Can you imagine a world where you don’t have to sift through piles of resumes? Where a small list of qualified candidates lands on your desk, waiting for you to make the final hiring decision? With the growth of big data, this isn’t some futuristic fantasy — it may soon become your reality. A recent Mashable article calls big data

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Posted July 21, 2014 by

Trying to Find an Internship or Job this Summer? 4 Ways to Get Your Search Going

If you are still trying to find an internship or job this summer, the following post has four tips to help move your search along.

We’ve always been told that searching for a job during the summer months is a bad idea. Luckily for you, that is just a myth! So grab a cold one, go outside, break out the BBQ… and have some fun job hunting! Here are four tips sure to help you heat up your summer job search

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Posted July 15, 2014 by

Graduates, Interviewing for Entry Level Jobs? 10 Questions You Should Ask First

Before interviewing for entry level jobs, graduates should ask these 10 questions in the following post when scheduling a meeting about a position.

There is a ton of advice out there about questions to ask during an interview… and rightly so; asking the right questions can put you way ahead of the job seeking pack. That is not, however, the first chance you have to impress a potential employer. Other than your resume, cover letter

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Posted July 10, 2014 by

Already Have Entry Level Jobs, Young Professionals? 5 Tips to Establish Networking Karma

While young professionals are blessed to have their entry level jobs, there may be people in their networks that can benefit from any help they can offer.  In the following post, learn five tips to establish networking karma.

Hiding in the shadows can be a compelling image. It suggests a cunning and opportunistic position. Ready to strike. Rambo did it in First Blood. His eyes darting left and right out of the rain-drenched mud

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Posted June 23, 2014 by

10 Attitudes College Graduates Should Have to Increase Their Hopes of Landing Jobs

College graduates looking to land jobs should adopt any of these 10 attitudes found in the following post.

Employers are looking for people with not just technical skills, but those with the attitude your co-workers, customers and vendors respect. So choosing the right attitude makes a huge difference to their business, and your chances of getting hired there. Here are 10 value-adding attitudes, what they look like, how they help you and employers, and some questions to

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Posted May 01, 2014 by

Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? The Interview Plan that Could Make a Difference

Once you land interviews for jobs for recent college graduates, consider using a plan that could make a difference in getting the position you want.  Find out about this plan in the following post.

Being interview ready means more than showing up with your resume with a nice suit on. In today’s job market, being ready is all about showing the hiring manager how prepared you are for their role, and how easily you will be able to step into the open position. In other words: you need to be bold enough to act

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