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Posted September 04, 2014 by

Working Entry Level Jobs that are Nocturnal? 6 Tips to Help You Make it Through

Young professionals and others who work entry level jobs at night can get six tips on how to survive them in the following post.

You don’t need a science degree to figure out that people need sleep. But countless research points to the same conclusion: insufficient sleep can cause a wide range of physical and mental health problems, from poor judgment to depression to heart disease. And ideally, humans should get the sleep they need at night and stay

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Posted August 28, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Would You Like Jobs with Flexible Work Schedules? Here are Some Benefits

Flexible work schedules could be one factor recent college graduates consider when searching for jobs.  The following post shares some benefits of this style of working.

In the business world today, it is no longer necessary to punch the clock in the office or follow the 9-5 principle to be successful and productive. Flexible scheduling is one of the most important employee benefits. Not only employees want it there are quite a few who are negotiating flexible working before accepting the job

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Posted August 27, 2014 by

Applying for Entry Level Jobs? What Years of Experience Means in a Job Description

When applying for entry level jobs, how much should you weigh years of experience when reading a job description.  Learn more in the following post.

I’m going to let you in on a little job searching secret: The “years of experience” section of a job description is often a white lie. The job I got after graduating from college “required” 3 to 5 years of experience. (I had none.) The job I just got “required” 5+ years of

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Posted April 23, 2014 by

Internship Finder, 3 Ways to Make Sure Your Devices are Safe at Work

For an internship finder, protecting what is yours is important in a competitive environment.  Learn three ways to keep your devices safe at work in the following post.

Featured: Featured This is a guest post by Anna Hicks. A few weeks ago, we talked about how — in today’s internship and entry level world — it is common for employees to have to share everything in a workspace. Shared space set-ups and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) environments can have

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Posted September 23, 2013 by

Starting a New Entry Level Job? 5 Ways to Become Organized

If you want to make things less stressful when starting a new entry level job, take the time to get organized.  Learn five ways to do so in the following post.

Starting your first job can be overwhelming and intimidating. You’re eager to prove yourself, produce quality work and stay on top of things — which you can do by mastering the art of staying organized. Right from the get-go, you’ll want to explore the advice and tools available to get yourself organized. By

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Posted June 19, 2013 by

Use Youth as an Advantage on Your Entry Level Job as an Entrepreneur

While youth can be perceived to be a disadvantage when working on an entry level job, if you’re an entrepreneur it can serve you well.  The following post shares more information.

Being a young entrepreneur in business today is exciting. Youth is your biggest asset; you should rock it to your advantage. But how do you overcome the preconceived notions that come with being a younger contender—like assumptions that you’re inexperienced, naive and in for a rude awakening by the industry? The answer is simple: you turn

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Posted May 17, 2013 by

Can Recent College Graduate Jobs Lead to Careers that Fulfill Many Interests? Learn 6 Tips to Get You Started.

It may be challenging to find recent college graduate jobs that fulfill multiple interests.  The following post has six tips that can begin a path that leads to a career where you can satisfy all of your passions.

Do you cringe when thinking about pursuing only one career? As someone with a lot of different passions—someone with both a film degree and a law degree, who did freelance Web design and played classical violin for much of her life—I couldn’t imagine ever finding a single career that would keep

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Posted December 07, 2012 by

Maintaining a Professional Distance

CollegeRecruiter.comWhile it is okay to be friendly with co-workers, employees need to understand why it is important to keep a professional distance in the workplace.  Learn more in the following post.

One place where many people fail at work is in maintaining a professional distance between them and colleagues. This is primarily a problem for young and inexperienced workers because they are not used to being in a business environment. This can be especially problematic for those looking for a new job.

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Posted November 30, 2012 by

E-mail marketing and landing pages for college student recruitment

CollegeRecruiter.comOne way colleges and universities may be able to improve their student recruitment process is by better understanding e-mail marketing and landing pages.  Learn more about these topics in the following post.

When I conduct workshops with college marketing and recruiting staff on the topic of e-mail marketing in higher education, I often lead with this question: “What’s the single most important job of an e-mail message?”

Frequent responses include “to get new students,” “to inform,” or “to get someone to apply.” More often than not, folks in the room are surprised when I share my answer: The most important role of an e-mail message is to get someone to click out of it as soon as possible.

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