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Posted February 20, 2014 by

You Got the Job! Now Hold Onto It…for 2 Years

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Young male with arms crossed, showing confidence and charisma. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Summary: How long should you ride out your first job out of college? Read on for some advice.

You did it! After years of school, a bit of hard work, and a few lucky network connections, you finally landed your first professional job. Welcome to the adult working world, and good luck! As you move forward, a few strategic career moves can help you hold onto your hard-won prize. And when the time comes, these moves can also help you move on to the next phase. Keep these tips in mind. (more…)

Posted February 06, 2014 by

College Recruiting for a Digital Marketer? 10 Tips to Find the Right Person

If you are college recruiting for a digital marketer, the following post has 10 tips to find the right person for the job.

Are you considering hiring a digital marketer? Are you searching for someone to help make your business more successful and draw the right attention to your company? Hiring a digital marketer isn’t as easy as it sounds, which is why these 10 tips will help you pick the right person: 1. Don’t demand too much Many of the best digital marketers have

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Posted January 27, 2014 by

Starting a New Entry Level Job and Desire to Make Friends? What You Should Know

If you want to make friends on your new entry level job, the following post answers some questions you might have concerning this effort.

Whether you’re at your first job fresh out of college or on your fifth career change, everyone worries about how well they’ll get along with coworkers. Sometimes, you really hit it off and stay friends forever, even well after you’ve left the job; other times, you dread going into the office each day because

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Posted January 02, 2014 by

How to Apply for a Job in 8 Easy Steps

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Happy female job seeker finding a job. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The first step in landing the job you desire is knowing how to navigate your way through the application process. By taking your time and doing some research, finely tuning your writing and proactive communication, you will be on your way to landing a job interview in no time.

1.    Decide the type of job you desire

To streamline the application process, examine your desires and needs for employment. Narrow down the options by considering the career field, considering the skills needed for a specific position and consider the benefit and salary requirements for each position. Be realistic and honest about what your bottom line is in terms of a new job. (more…)

Posted November 21, 2013 by

Communicating with Your Boss on an Entry Level Job. 4 Things Not to Do

If you are communicating with your boss on an entry level job, there are four things you should not do.  Learn what they are in the following post.

Not all bosses are created equal. And, if you’re lucky, you’ll have an awesome boss throughout your professional career. Someone who leads by example and is active in your career development. Someone who ultimately wants to see you get promoted to a managerial position. They’ll take you under their wing and show

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Posted October 16, 2013 by

Want to Find Success When Starting an Entry Level Job? 10 Tips for Young Professionals

Now that you’ve graduated from college and landed your first entry level job, you want to prove that you were the best choice for the position.  The following post has 10 tips young professionals can use to get off to a good start in their careers.

For recent grads, entering the professional world for the first time is often intimidating. You may think you know what to expect. However, as in any new situation, parts of your first job will catch you by surprise. No matter what industry you enter, there are certain things you should be prepared for in every entry-level job

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Posted October 02, 2013 by

Hiring for Entry Level Jobs? 5 Lessons to Learn When it Comes to Hiring Practices

Employers, do you need some advice when it comes to hiring?  Whether you’re hiring for entry level jobs or other types of positions, the following post has five lessons to learn when it comes the process.

This month LinkedIn polled the influencers on its columns on their hiring strategies. The result is an awesome compilation of ideas and strategies on recruitment and hiring. The How I Hire series brings forth valuable lessons, inspiration and ideas on recruitment – a wealth of knowledge that new start-ups and entrepreneurs can use as they advance

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Posted June 14, 2013 by

Want to Communicate Better on Your Entry Level Job? Avoid These 10 Communication Mistakes

While you may not be the most talkative person on your entry level job, it is important to have good communication skills.  Improve yours by avoiding 10 communication mistakes in the following post.

A Guest Post by Marvin Brown Whether you’re engaging in chitchat with coworkers on the first day of your new job, or talking to a prospective client to land a potential sale, you need good communication skills in the workplace. All employees experience awkward moments, such as being alone in the elevator with

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Posted April 12, 2013 by

Why You Should Dress Your Desk for Success

Do you want to create a better office space?  If so, check out the following post for some advice.

Your desk is your haven, your personal launch pad for brilliance and all the amazing gems you drop during the day. It’s also what everyone sees when they step into your cube or office, not to mention a representation of you when you’re not there. People who walk by look at it

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Posted April 10, 2013 by

An Insider’s Guide to Virtual Internships

If you want to get the most out of your virtual internship, consider tips in the following post.

In the age of technology and people living on the internet, it’s no surprise that we have found a way to intern over the computer. Virtual internships are the latest trend to explode on college campuses and throughout different companies. A virtual internship is when a company allows an intern to do all their work from home

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