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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 February 28, 2014 by

7 Tips to Grab a Potential Employer’s Attention in Your Search for Recent Graduate Jobs

When competing for recent graduate jobs, what can you do to stand out from other job seekers?  The following post shares seven tips to grab a potential employer’s attention.

What do you do when 30 other candidates are competing with you for the same job—and, at least on paper, many of them appear more qualified than you? You need to do something to stand out. You need to have something unique, something that makes you what Seth Godin calls “The Purple Cow.” Here are

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Posted January 30, 2014 by

Try Out Candidates for Recent College Graduate Jobs Before Hiring Them

Employers, have you thought about some way to try out candidates for recent college graduate jobs before actually hiring them?  It might not be a bad idea, according to the following post.

Automattic employs 225 people. We’re located all over the world, in 190 different cities. We have a headquarters in San Francisco and it operates similar to a coworking space. For employees who live in the Bay Area, they can work from the office, if they’d like. But in general, the majority of our employees work

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Posted December 11, 2013 by

5 Reasons Employers Should Hire Veterans for Entry Level Jobs

The following post includes five reasons why employers should hire veterans for entry level jobs.

With a stack of resumes and a list of applicants leaving messages, employers definitely aren’t short on interested individuals, but that doesn’t mean each is a strong applicant. Finding quality talent to fill your open positions is rarely easy. However, there is one demographic that isn’t short on quality: Marines. Not only should veterans use these tips

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Posted September 27, 2013 by

Do You Have an Entry Level Job Working from Home? 4 Tips for Success

While working from home can be a convenience, it can also be a distraction at times, affecting your productivity.  So, if you’re a telecommuter on an entry level job or other position, the following post has four tips to help keep you on track.

In college, working from home meant sleeping, watching reruns and lounging. But young professionals know that working from home is about cranking out work. Many tools exist to make sure you’re working when you’re at home working, not pinning recipes to Pinterest or updating your fantasy football team. Here are four

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Posted August 23, 2013 by

About to Attend a Networking Event for Entry Level Job Seekers? Enter with Confidence

Networking may not come as easily for some people as others.  If you are about to attend a networking event, say for entry level job seekers, the following post has advice to help you enter it with confidence.

Guest blog by Heather Townsend, co-author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and author of ‘FT Guide To Business Networking’, and guest blogger for Big4.com. Why is it that when we are told to go out and meet a room full of strangers, “because it is good for our profile”, it

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Posted May 07, 2013 by

Looking for a New Entry Level Job in a Different Career

While your entry level job may have seemed ideal at first, you may be ready for a different career path.  In the following post, learn what to consider during this transition.

Use your talent to serve the American public! The IRS has a variety of career opportunities and is seeking bright people like you. Learn more here: http://jobs.irs.gov. Many of us are working jobs we don’t like. What’s worse, many people fall into the trap of staying in these ill-fitting positions or industries for years,

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How to Change Careers Even If You Think It’s Too Late