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Posted December 19, 2014 by

10 mistakes that should be avoided when negotiating a salary

"Before you start negotiating for your client. I should remind you this job only pays $30,000."

“Before you start negotiating for your client. I should remind you this job only pays $30,000.” Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Whether you’re a newbie at hunting for the perfect job or a seasoned professional, whether you hate salary negotiations or love them, the truth is it’s important to master salary negotiation strategies. Avoiding traps is essential to landing an offer that you deserve. Here are 10 mistakes you should steer clear of when bargaining salary terms. (more…)

Posted August 28, 2014 by

Writing the Perfect Resume Regardless of College Major

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, Chief Executive Officer at KAS Placement Sales Recruiters

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard some variation of the phrase, “I majored in _______, therefore I feel my career options are limited.”

That statement is not only illogical, but it couldn’t be further from reality.  Regardless of what it says on your degree, you could and should still relentlessly pursue your professional interests.

Though, if you want to be successful in chasing those dreams, you are going to have to learn how to write an above average resume.

Below, I am going to touch upon a new way to approach the process. (more…)

Posted July 08, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, College Graduates? 3 Situations You Might Face and How to Respond

There is a chance that college graduates interviewing for jobs might face three situations.  Learn what they are and how to respond to them in the following post.

Once the interview is over and you’ve landed the job, it’s smooth sailing from here on out, right? Not exactly. If your job includes communicating with clients and closing deals, you’ll have to go through the job interview process over and over again. Luckily, you can translate the skills that got you in the door to help your sales

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Posted March 11, 2014 by

The “How to” Concerning Body Language on Recent College Graduate Jobs

When working on recent college graduate jobs, it’s important to understand body language.  In the following post, learn the “how to” of body language for certain situations in the workplace.

Did you know humans can produce over 250,000 facial expressions? And can adopt over 1,000 postures? That our eyes account for 82% of the way we process the world around us? This emphasis on visual stimuli, and how we intrepret the facial expressions and posture of others, makes it extra important to be aware of how our body language is

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Posted February 12, 2014 by

7 Not-So-Obvious Tips for Writing an Appealing College Cover Letter

Leslie Anglesey

Leslie Anglesey

Writing an appealing college cover letter these days is a completely different animal to tangle with versus the outdated standards of yesteryear. Oftentimes it’s the little not-so-obvious rules of the game that we miss, because they tend to change with the times. This article provides you with 7 tips that can help you get an edge.

These days every little bit helps, and we’ve got to use everything at our disposal to stick out above and beyond the noise. Let’s start with the not-so-obvious basics. (more…)

Posted December 16, 2013 by

Interview for an Entry Level Job Coming Up? Can You Explain Why You’re the Best Candidate

While you may be confident heading into your interview for an entry level job, you need to be able to explain why you’re the best candidate for the position.  Learn how you can do so in the following post.

As the interview for a job you really want approaches, your nerves start to play funny tricks on you. You find it hard to focus on anything else. Anxiety, apprehension and worry are all natural human responses to a stressful situation like an interview — these are indicators that you want to

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Posted November 27, 2013 by

Sell Yourself Before Finding an Entry Level Job. 5 Tips to Deliver a Successful Elevator Pitch

An elevator pitch is a chance for you to sell yourself, a product, or service to someone.  Practicing this speech is a good idea as you search for an entry level job because you never know who you’ll meet, which could turn into a beneficial relationship.  The following post has five tips to help you deliver a successful elevator pitch.

Right now… stop what you’re doing and tell me: What do you do… Who you do it for… why you do it well… And what can you do for me to solve my problem? You have one shot. Go! Such is the challenge of the elevator pitch – a personal marketing spiel… and a staple of successful networking…

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