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Posted April 01, 2015 by

Graduating This Year? Find The Most Affordable Neighborhoods For Graduates

Are you walking across the stage to accept your diploma in 2015? Congratulations! It’s likely been a long and sometimes even difficult road. Now that you’re about to get your degree, it’s time to think about what comes next.

If you’re lucky, you’ve already landed a job in your chosen profession. If you are like most college graduates, that new job will take you to a brand new city. Starting your first job after college in a city that is new to you can be even harder when you have to find a place to live and aren’t’ familiar with that city’s neighborhoods. (more…)

Posted June 16, 2014 by

Recent Grads, Searching for Entry Level Jobs? 9 Lessons to Learn for Your Next Interview

For recent grads who are searching for entry level jobs, there are nine lessons to be learned for your next interview from the following post.

Whether you receive an offer or not, you should treat every interview as a learning experience. Why? Because the better your interview skills, the better your chances at landing a job. Make each interview better than the last! In my quest to land a full-time job, I did just that. Along the way, I’ve learned 9

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Posted May 19, 2014 by

Looking for an Entry Level Job in the Nonprofit Sector? Some Opportunities to Consider

If you are looking for an entry level job in the nonprofit sector, the following post has some opportunities that you might want to consider.

If you’re searching for an entry-level job but aren’t sure what type of nonprofit you’d like to work at, browsing what’s available can give you a good sense of what’s out there. Just perform a basic search for jobs in your area,…

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Posted May 14, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Do You Have New Recent Graduate Jobs? 5 Lessons to Be Learned

As young professionals with new recent graduate jobs, you will likely learn five lessons found in the following post.

The journey from college to career may not be perfectly seamless. Now more than ever, young professionals often experience a serious learning curve coming fresh out of college. But no matter your level of experience, your approach and attitude to that all-important first job can serve as a valuable

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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 May 14, 2013 by

How to Recruit Entry Level Job Candidates for Positions that Require Relocation

Recruiters and employers may find their top entry level job candidates for positions, but wonder if those candidates are willing to relocate.  The following post has tips that may make the difference.

Your CFO job is in Chicago, but your top candidate is in Atlanta. She has a child who’s a sophomore in high school, and her mortgage is $200,000 underwater. She loves your company and the career opportunity, but can’t get herself over the relocation hurdle. Sound familiar? Unfortunately, for many recruiters, it’s an

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Tips for Recruiters Looking to Recruit Out-of-Town Job Candidates

Posted May 14, 2013 by

Searching for or Working in an Entry Level Job? 5 Career Skills You Should Have

If you want to land or succeed in an entry level job, there are five career skills that can help.  Learn more in the following post.

As a young professional in the workplace, you’ll inevitably encounter certain situations in your career: bad bosses, catty colleagues, work-life balance issues, considering new job opportunities. Navigating the real world isn’t easy, but with more experience and a couple of stumbles and falls along the way, the lessons you learn begin to

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Posted May 03, 2013 by

Top 10 Cities for Job Seeking College Grads

Phoenix, Arizona skylineEver heard the expression, “go where the money is?” Well, for college graduates who are searching for entry-level jobs, it definitely pays to go to the metro area with the largest number of entry-level job openings. The top 10 metros with the most year-over-year growth for entry-level jobs for college grads are: (more…)

Posted October 25, 2012 by

5 Top Cities For Job Seekers Looking for Seasonal Work

Matt Ferguson of CareerbuilderRetailers are stocking their stores with more than just merchandise going into the holiday season – they are also adding more seasonal help, according to a new survey. Thirty-six percent of retailers plan to have extra hands on deck around the holidays, a healthy jump from 29 percent in 2011. The survey was conducted for Careerbuilder by Harris Interactive among more than 2,400 employers between August 13 and September 6, 2012.

While seasonal hiring is expected across the entire country, the five cities with the largest economies and plans to hire include: (more…)

Posted July 26, 2012 by

Top 10 Cities for Employees Swearing in the Office

Swearing in the OfficeAmong top markets in the U.S., workers in the nation’s capital were the most likely to report that they swear at work, with Denver and Chicago rounding out the top three. (more…)