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Posted November 13, 2014 by

Looking for Your Next Job While Networking? 3 Ways to Make the Most of Your Opportunities

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Networking is an opportunity to meet new people who can potentially become contacts.  As a job seeker, networking gives you the chance to talk about your job search.  With the right contact(s), you can take another step in finding a new job.  So, when opportunities arise to network, how can you take advantage of them?  Consider these three ways to make the most of your opportunities. (more…)

Posted September 15, 2014 by

Applying for an Entry Level Job Online? Make Your Resume ATS Compatible

If you are applying for an entry level job online, you want your resume to get through the applicant tracking system, or ATS.  For that to happen, apply these tips in the following post.

It can be frustrating to send out multiple resumes every day and hear nothing back. Yet recruiters find it overwhelming to sift through the approximately 1,000 applications that come in for a single job post. To help manage this large flow of resumes, recruiters use something called an applicant tracking system (ATS). These

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Posted May 29, 2014 by

Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? Ask These 25 Questions to Learn More About the Company Culture

So, you’re interviewing for an entry level job, and it is your turn to ask questions.  If you are concerned about the company’s culture, the following post has 25 questions to help you learn more.

You are entering a job interview feeling more nervous than a dog in a room full of rocking chairs. You usually do a good job answering the recruiter’s questions, but draw blanks as soon as they get to the end and ask, “Any questions for us?” In your mind you are thinking,

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Posted November 25, 2013 by

Want to Boost Your Chances of Getting Interviews for Entry Level Jobs? Try These Tips

While it’s easy to blame other people for your lack of job search success, the real problem might be you.  To land more interviews for entry level jobs, consider trying tips found in the following post.

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Posted October 21, 2013 by

Landed a New Entry Level Job? 5 Tips to Manage Your Career Like the Life of an Automobile

Now that you have landed an entry level job, how can you successfully manage your career as if you’re maintaining an automobile?  The following post shares five tips.

38.2 percent. According to Kelley Blue Book, that’s how much original value your car retains after five years. Hurts, doesn’t it? Just like cars, we all have a certain value at our jobs. Unlike cars, our price doesn’t have to go down. In fact, if we manage our careers right, our value can increase

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Posted December 21, 2012 by

What Makes You Valuable

CollegeRecruiter.comA good reputation is a valuable asset to have in your career.  Learn how you can develop one in the following post.

You are only as valuable as your last sale. You are only as valuable as your Rolodex.

Have you heard these lines before? Do you believe them? Do you live by them?

I hope you’ve heard of them, but I hope you haven’t based your career on them.

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