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Posted April 30, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Worried about Losing Your Recent Graduate Jobs? Here is What You Can Do

Young professionals who hear about their recent graduate jobs being at risk should take a look at the following post to learn what they can do in this situation.

By Michael VanBruaene, Big4.com Guest Blogger When you see and sense that you may be terminated in the near future, there are actions you can take to prepare for the termination and position yourself to successfully move forward.  It’s important that you have a mind-set that positions you to be effective

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Posted April 11, 2014 by

College Graduates, 10 Things You Need to Be Aware of When Hired for Entry Level Jobs

As college graduates transition from school to the workforce, they should understand that there will be differences between these environments.  The following post highlights 10 things new grads need to be aware of when hired for entry level jobs.

A Guide To Your First Entry-Level Job. 10 things new graduates absolutely need to know. By U.S.News. Posted Apr 4th 2014 @ 5:00AM. Share. Businesswoman looking at a businessman listening to headphones and blowing bubbles…

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Posted March 27, 2014 by

Part-time employees can be your prizewinning lot: Just bring the best out of them!

Bimal Parmar

Bimal Parmar, VP of Marketing at Celayix Workforce Management Solutions

“Employers are even more reluctant than usual to commit to full-time employees. They like the flexibility.”Harry Holzer

Donning the worker’s hat in your neighborhood store owner to big corporations, the ‘part-time employees’ have supported the service industry for a long time. While many of them have had a tough ride until now, with Obamacare on the horizon a transformation in the way young America works looks possible.

As for the employers, here are a few surefire measures that’ll help you get the best out of your part-time staffer. (more…)

Posted February 06, 2014 by

Getting Over a Job Search Slump

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, Chief Executive Officer at KAS Placement Sales Recruiting

If you think of your job search like a sport, then it is natural to expect peaks and valleys in your own performance.  Still, there is nothing more draining, humbling and dispiriting than consistent rejection and non-responsiveness during a job search.

I’ve learned that when interviewing, challenges or problems will always arise and there are two ways to deal with them: the effective way and the ineffective way.  The effective way is to assess where you are, determine where you want to be in your career, identify and implement creative solutions, and remain resilient. (more…)

Posted January 28, 2014 by

Overachieving on Those Recent Graduate Jobs? 7 Ways to Highlight Resumes

Achieving success on recent graduate jobs is great, but how can employees show it to others when applying for future jobs?  Learn seven ways to highlight resumes in the following post.

You think of yourself as driven; a capable team-player ready to contribute. But are you also good at selling yourself on paper? Would anyone know how good you are? If you’re unsure, good news! Lou Adler, best-selling author of The Essential Guide for Hiring and Getting Hired and creator of Performance-Based Hiring recently wrote a post on

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Posted January 09, 2014 by

Working on Jobs for Recent College Graduates in 2014? 5 Career Resolutions to Consider

So, you’ve made your personal resolutions for 2014, but how about those for your career?  If you’re working on jobs for recent college graduates this year, think about making these five resolutions for your career found in the following post.

In this blog post Heather Townsend, author of ‘How to make partner and still have a life’ and ‘The Go-To Expert’ explores 5 career resolutions everyone should make in 2014 1. Follow your passion and play to your strengths When we play to our strengths and do something that we are really passionate about our productivity and performance generally soars. But it

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Posted December 12, 2013 by

Dealing with Bad Bosses on Those Recent College Graduate Jobs? 5 Ways Not to Approach Them

Young professionals who are dealing with bad bosses on their recent college graduate jobs may be tempted to confront them at some point.  However, they should be careful about doing so in the wrong manner.  The following post has five ways not to approach a bad boss.

If you’re depressed, angry or constantly chewing your fingernails to nubs because you have a bad boss, the good news is you’re not alone. Millions of workers join you in your despair and anguish. Yet no matter how miserable you are, you’re probably not going to quit, because let’s face

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Posted December 09, 2013 by

Writing Resumes for Entry Level Jobs? 5 Tips to Get Better Results

If you’re writing resumes for entry level jobs without much success, then the following post includes five tips that could help you improve your results.

Everyone tells you how important it is to make a strong first impression with your resume … “you only have a few seconds” goes the standard advice. And it’s true. Many employers get hundreds of resumes for their positions which means it’s vital to make an impression from the very beginning of your resume. But how do

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Posted December 06, 2013 by

5 Ways Getting an MBA Will Benefit Your Employer

Graduation cap with tassel over MBA

Graduation cap with tassel over MBA. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

It’s easy to see how earning an MBA would benefit you. Higher degrees usually result in higher pay, more extensive skill sets and better job opportunities. The question is: Why should your employer care?

Actually, improving your own professional appeal directly improves the appeal of the company you work for, which is something employers would equally benefit from. When recruiters search for new employees on everything from LinkedIn.com to career websites like job-applications.com, education is one of the first things they look for. Once they have an employee willing to further their education while staying loyal to the company, many employers are happy to help. But if you want to prepare your speech before you go talk to the boss, here are five reasons why your employer should support your decision to get an MBA. (more…)

Posted December 03, 2013 by

Survey: Lack of Communication is Biggest Problem Concerning Employee Morale

Better communication in the workplace could provide a boost to how workers feel on the job.

Poor communication may do the greatest harm to workplace morale, suggests a new Accountemps survey. One-third (33 percent) of human resources (HR) managers interviewed said a breakdown in communication is at the heart of most morale problems; almost one in five (18 percent) survey respondents pointed to micromanagement as the biggest factor. Communication also was cited by 38 percent of HR managers as the most effective way to counter low employee morale. (more…)