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Posted June 16, 2014 by

Are You Using Pinterest for Your Entry Level Job Search?

When it comes to searching for an entry level job on social media, Pinterest might not be the first site you think about.  However, the following post includes an infographic that shows how Pinterest can be applied to your job search.

Pinterest can be an extremely effective tool to get noticed by recruiters. To fully understand its power – and how to maximize that power – we bring you an infographic from our friends at Giraffe CVs. This graphic goes in-depth on how (and why) to expand your search to Pinterest. How will you make yourself different?

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Posted June 06, 2014 by

Is Your Entry Level Job Search Ready for a Test Run?

In order for a potential employer to buy into you as a candidate for an entry level job, you must show them what you have to offer.  Find out how in the following post.

Would you buy a car based only on what the sticker says? On what the salesperson tells you? No, you wouldn’t! While relying on your experience to guide your decision, you would take into consideration every single thing that’s important to you before you made an offer. For recruiters trying to find

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Posted June 05, 2014 by

The Benefits of Employees Using Social Media on their Entry Level Jobs

While some employers might prefer their employees not using social media on their entry level jobs, there are some benefits to them doing so.  Learn more in the following post.

Use of social networks at workplace – right or wrong or can be assigned to the gray area? Social networks are sometimes seen as platforms where employees lose time in their working hours, to the point that some companies have blocked access to these platforms for being considered a waste of time. In fact, there are studies that

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Posted May 21, 2014 by

Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs? How Mere Exposure Can Benefit Your Ability to Network

When it comes to networking for recent graduate jobs, mere exposure could make the difference in your job search.  Learn about this concept and some do’s and don’ts of it in the following post.

As young professionals, we’re taught to network like our careers depend on it. Your professional network can open just about any door. All we have to do to capture that holy grail of networking is put ourselves out there, and then we’re golden. We’re told to just “start networking,” but in reality it’s

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Posted May 07, 2014 by

Are You a Graphic Design Internship Finder? 5 Opportunities to Consider

If you are an internship finder interested in graphic design, the following post has five opportunities for you to consider.

Featured: Featured Attention passionate graphic designers! We both know that there is nothing more important than getting experience and building that graphic design portfolio. Lucky for you, I’ve compiled the top five graphic design internships you MUST apply for this summer. Good luck and have fun applying! 1. Cupcake Digital Inc. 2. The OR’ES Group read

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Posted April 22, 2014 by

Are You a Social Media Internship Finder?

If you are an internship finder interested in social media opportunities, check out five of them in the following post.

Featured: Featured Companies all over the globe are using social media to build community around their brands and grow their bottom line. If you’re thinking about launching a career in social media, you need to check out these five social media opportunities that were just posted. Happy applying! 1. The Huffington

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Posted April 11, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Do You Have a Phone Interview Coming Up? Things You Need to Remember

If you are an internship finder with a phone interview coming up, the following post has some things for you to keep in mind for success.

Featured: Featured Internship season is in high gear and I know a lot of you are dealing with phone interviews; especially those of you who plan on going to another state or country for a summer internship. Here are some of my top tips to rock the phone interview: 1. Show the employee you can carry the

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Posted March 31, 2014 by

Not Sure Why You Didn’t Get that Entry Level Job or Internship? Here are 14 Reasons

If you’re wondering why you did not land a particular entry level job or internship, the following post offers 14 reasons that are possible.

Featured: Not Featured We’ve all been rejected from a job or an internship interview before. It hurts – we know. Here are 14 reasons why you may not have gotten the job. 1. You weren’t responsive to the email the interviewer sent out. 2. You took too long to respond to an email (more than 24 hours). 3. Your emails

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Posted March 19, 2014 by

Writing Cover Letters for Internships or Entry Level Jobs? Talk About Your Goals

When writing cover letters for internships or entry level jobs, be sure to talk about any goals you have for these positions.  Learn more in the following post.

Featured: Not Featured I had a student from the University of Portland email me and ask if she should be including her future goals in her cover letter. This is a great question. As an employer, I want to know that a student applying to intern or work for me

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Posted March 18, 2014 by

Interviewing for Recent Graduate Jobs? 7 Questions to Ask that Will Impress Your Interviewer

If you are not quite sure what questions to ask when interviewing for recent graduate jobs, the following post includes an infographic that has seven that will likely impress your interviewer.

Got your questions ready for that big job interview? “Questions?”, you ask. “What questions?” You better take notes. We asked dozens of hiring managers about the best questions they’ve been asked by candidates who got hired. The following is an easy-to-scan infographic with seven amazing questions to ask your next interviewer

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