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Posted July 01, 2014 by

How to Succeed in Video Job Interviews

Andrew Hastings

Andrew Hastings of Kira Talent

If you are a recent graduate or looking for a job, make sure to prepare for new trends. Companies are increasingly using video job interviews as a screening tool to connect with applicants, so prepare yourself with these tips and use the video interview to your advantage. (more…)

Posted July 01, 2014 by

How Would Your Entry Level Job Search Be Different in the Future?

Congratulations on landing an entry level job!  However, let’s say you look for another one in the future.  What would be different?  Learn lessons from a former job seeker in the following post.

The other day I had a fun conversation with a friend who had just landed a great job. But our conversations prior hadn’t always been fun. You see, he was pretty typical of many job seekers. His job search had taken quite a while. In fact, he had no idea how

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Posted June 13, 2014 by

Just Started an Entry Level Job? 6 Ways to Move Ahead in Your Career

Now that you have started your entry level job, are you wondering how to move ahead in your career?  Learn six ways to do so in the following post.

John and Sally worked in the same company at the same position. Over the course of 12 months, John got sponsored to a promotion by his manager, worked his way up at two more companies and finally settled for a managerial position at the age of 28. She did earn several good raises and performance reviews, but that’s

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Posted May 29, 2014 by

6 Job Search Tips to Land Your First Real Job

OK, the college degree you earned is now in your hands.  The U-Haul truck with your couch, bed, desk, books and posters is parked in your parent’s driveway.  It is now time to jump into the next chapter of your life.

But where do you start?

How do you go from college student to new college graduate in todays ‘s job market? (more…)

Posted May 29, 2014 by

Want that First Entry Level Job? Tips to Help You Get It

If you’re wondering how to obtain your first entry level job, the infographic in the following post has some tips for achieving this goal.

As we send another crop of graduates into the workforce, the job market continues to be problematic. Consider: 1 in 4 recent college graduates remain unemployed Another 15 to 20 percent consider themselves under-employed (meaning they aren’t yet fully using their education in their current job) So how do you beat these odds? And

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Posted May 27, 2014 by

Tips If You are Searching for an Entry Level Job with a Liberal Arts Degree

If you need some help searching for an entry level job with a liberal arts degree, check out the following post for some tips that can make a difference.

Like me, you might have realized once you got to college, choosing a major was scary. Like me, you might have felt panicked, because it can seem like a major determines not only what you’ll be studying, but also what your career track will be, and what direction your adult life will take (and that’s hardly a

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Posted May 14, 2014 by

Have A Realistic Plan To Pursue A Career Of Your Choice

Businesswoman writing a plan for a successful career

Businesswoman writing a plan for a successful career. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

An appropriate career choice is the key to a successful life ahead. To substantiate your penchant for a lucrative career, an important step is to have a well-laid and a realistic plan for career development. This is important because often the simple steps seem to be difficult to fulfill. These plans act as the blueprint of the path that you need to follow your career goals. With this plan, you can conduct a gap analysis that reflects the qualification and the skill that you require to fulfill the gap and also the skill that you have now. Thus, you will have a clear projection of the steps that you need to undertake to achieve the same. (more…)

Posted May 08, 2014 by

Career Advice To Young Job Seekers

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Young college student smiling while holding school supplies. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you’re about to finish your college education this term, you must be thinking of how you’re going to get a job after you graduate. Many students thought that life after college is just like walking in a park. They believe that since they have earned their degree and got their diploma, finding a job will be just a piece of cake for them. Sorry to popped out your bubble dream, my friend, but finding success in a complicated job market is not as easy as you have imagined.

Getting your first job will take a lot of personal motivations, patience, determination, and courage. Sending out your applications to a multitude of businesses or companies doesn’t work alone. Many people are also looking for a job and it’s difficult to stand out among the crowd. If you plan to jump right into a full-time career after graduation, please take this advice at heart if you want to get the right job for you. (more…)

Posted May 01, 2014 by

Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? The Interview Plan that Could Make a Difference

Once you land interviews for jobs for recent college graduates, consider using a plan that could make a difference in getting the position you want.  Find out about this plan in the following post.

Being interview ready means more than showing up with your resume with a nice suit on. In today’s job market, being ready is all about showing the hiring manager how prepared you are for their role, and how easily you will be able to step into the open position. In other words: you need to be bold enough to act

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Posted May 01, 2014 by

Looking for Entry Level Jobs? 3 Ways to Build Momentum for Your Search

If you are looking to build some momentum in your search for entry level jobs, the following post has three ways to do so.

You may be familiar with the snowball effect. Or the expression about rolling stones gathering no moss. We all know the value of building momentum in business. But what does it look like in a job search? And how do you build it? If you would you like to create five little snowballs or

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