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Posted September 08, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Need to Update Your Resumes When Applying for Jobs? 10 Things to Keep on Hand

When applying for jobs, recent college graduates will likely need to update their resumes.  Here are 10 things they should keep on hand in the following post.

Just like anything else, resumes have a lifecycle: You obsess over your resume; you get a job; you forget your resume. Then, all of a sudden, you need it updated right now for either a job opportunity that just comes along or your next job search…

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Posted December 16, 2013 by

Writing Your Resume for an Entry Level Job? How Testimonials Can Give It a Boost

Testimonials can influence people to buy something from an advertisement, but could also be an effective tool when writing your resume for an entry level job.  Learn how, and ways to gather testimonials in the following post.

Have you noticed how often you see testimonials used in advertisements? I don’t know about you, but if I’m going to buy something new, I go online to read reviews. I don’t want to know what the company says – I want to know what customers think about it. Reference quotes

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Posted October 07, 2013 by

Tips to Transition into an Entry Level Job After Graduating from College

As a young professional, you should expect changes once you’ve graduated from college and then start your entry level job.  Learn how to make a successful transition in the following post.

Going from college to an entry-level position in the workforce can be a jarring transition. Use these tips to make it as smooth (and successful!) as possible.

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Posted May 22, 2013 by

4 Reasons to Get a New Entry Level Job as an Entrepreneur

Do you feel that your current entry level job is not going anywhere and want more control of your career?  The following post provides four reasons for you to consider becoming an entrepreneur.

Almost everyone can find a place in corporate America. It’s usually working a cog-in-the-wheel position that’s demanding, yet unrewarding, and lacks room for growth. But that’s not an employee-employer relationship…that’s called getting used. Corporate loyalty sounds like an oxymoron these days. How can you

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Posted March 28, 2013 by

What are Performance Reviews or Appraisals

If you are concerned about what to expect in a performance review on the job, learn more about what it is in the following post.

Be it the year end review or the beginning of the year goal setting meeting, you might feel as if it is just another meeting to get done with. Think again, your performance management, appraisals and reviews impact you in different ways. It could mean a higher raise, an opportunity for a

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Posted January 07, 2013 by

3 Ways To Flex Your Best Work Muscles

CollegeRecruiter.comI believe that all of us want to perform at our best on the job.  So, how can we use our best skills to our advantage?  According to the following post, there are three ways to do so.

“Know what you’re the best at; go where you can shine.”

That is one of my favorite pieces of career advice, especially good for anyone who’s just starting in a field. Or perhaps you prefer this approach: “Play to your strengths.”

Those two pieces of smart advice can ignite your career, taking it from a struggling flicker of flame to a huge roaring bonfire, big enough for a dozen people to toast their toes or their marshmallows.


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Posted December 14, 2012 by

Five questions to ask yourself before meeting with your federal employees

CollegeRecruiter.comBefore evaluating their employees, federal employers need to know they can offer them valuable feedback.  The following post has some questions they should ask themselves in preparing for these meetings.

With the new fiscal year just beginning, now is the perfect time for federal leaders to have one-on-one conversations with their employees about expectations, performance and results, as well as offer feedback and coaching to help them continuously improve and succeed.

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Posted July 19, 2012 by

CFOs and Employees Feel Differently about Performance Reviews

One of these groups believes performance reviews work, while the other says not so much.

How useful are performance reviews? It depends on whom you ask. In an Accountemps survey, 94 percent of chief financial officers (CFOs) interviewed said formal evaluations are either somewhat or very effective in helping employees improve their performance. Yet nearly one in three workers (31 percent) disagreed, calling these appraisals either somewhat or very ineffective.

CFOs were asked, “In your opinion, how effective are annual or semiannual performance reviews in helping employees improve their performance?” Their responses: (more…)