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Posted May 18, 2015 by

A Graduate’s Guide to Negotiating Your First Salary

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Congratulations! Whether you’ve just graduated or you’ve had a couple months to contemplate the degree you’ve earned, completing a college career is no small task. And for many, it’s just the kind of warm-up you need for a successful job search. In my years counseling young professionals, I’ve helped many prepare for every step of their journey in landing the career they love. That’s formed the basis for this negotiation guide: (more…)

Posted March 25, 2015 by

Best Motivational Quotes to Inspire

Motivation is the fuel that can empower and propel the vehicle of human effort towards great and extraordinary results. Behind every great person is a strong motivation to achieve more every day, and to make more positive difference in the life of people with sincere efforts in their area of action. Soak in the elixirs of knowledge that flow out of these motivational quotes, and see how your days become more productive, and your energies become better channelized. The best businessmen, the greatest explorers, the most iconic politicians, and people who changed the world have worded their mantras of motivation, it’s for you to absorb the same and see the real power of genuine motivation. (more…)

Posted October 07, 2014 by

Employers, Do You Want to Hire Millennials? How You Can Recruit Them

Some employers may have a desire to recruit Millennials but don’t know how to go about doing it.  In order to attract this tech-savvy generation, it is important for companies to know what they value, while focusing on their specific needs.  Here are some tips to help employers recruit the best candidates for hire. (more…)

Posted August 12, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Not Happy on Your Entry Level Jobs? 5 Ways to Create a Culture Change

For young professionals who are not happy going to work on their entry level jobs, learn five ways to create a culture change at your company in the following post.

If you feel like it’s been a long week and it’s only Tuesday, your company might have a culture problem. If your company says it values teamwork, but runs a grown-up version of The Hunger Games, you might have a culture problem. If your coworkers spend more time trolling LinkedIn for better job opportunities than doing actual

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Posted July 31, 2014 by

College Graduates, Have You Been Hired for Jobs? Life Lessons to Embrace in the Workplace

Once college graduates are hired for jobs, there are some life lessons they should learn for the workplace.  Find out what these lessons are in the following post.

Post by Vicky Oliver Millennials, or people born between 1983 and 1999, are a talented generation of workers, bringing with them new skills to the workplace. And while this generation has been studied a lot, not all studies concur on their conclusions. Are our youngest employees more socially conscious than previous generations? More into life balance? Sometimes it

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Posted July 30, 2014 by

Want to Use LinkedIn as an Advantage to Find an Internship or a Job? 7 Steps You Can Take

For those of you trying to find an internship or a job on LinkedIn, the following post has seven steps you can take to use the site to your advantage.

Many college students, recent graduates and young professional are starting to see the power of LinkedIn. However, the one thing they learn very quickly is that they don’t yet have the quantity or quality of contacts necessary to leverage the world’s largest professional network. The best of them, however, don’t let that stop them from using

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Posted July 14, 2014 by

“X” Powers for a Successful Entry Level Job Search

Have you heard of having the “X” factor?  Well, when it comes to your entry level job search, there are some “X” powers that can contribute to success.  Find out what they are in the following post.

From writing a resume to attending job interviews, the entire job search experience has the potential to sap the strength of any mortal. But we have abilities—superpowers, you could say—that can help us, if only we remember to employ them…

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Posted July 09, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Involved in Negotiation When it Comes to Jobs? Avoid These 7 Mistakes

Before accepting new jobs, recent college graduates may have the opportunity to negotiate for something.  When negotiating, they (and other job seekers) should avoid these seven mistakes discussed in the following post.

While even the word “negotiation” can evoke fear, stress and anxiety for many, the intent is quite simple: to discuss and ultimately agree on a deal.  Whether it’s a multimillion dollar contract or just deciding where to meet for lunch, life is rife with negotiations.  And, the negotiation process is

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Posted July 02, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Not Feeling the Love on Your Entry Level Jobs? How You Can Survive

For young professionals working hard on their entry level jobs and not feeling appreciated, the following post has some survival tips for the workplace.

Have you ever felt like you were being taken advantage of at work? Well, welcome to corporate America. Unless you work at a notoriously employee-friendly company such as Google or Zappos, you need to accept that the company you work for may be more interested in the bottom line than your happiness. In an ideal

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Posted June 30, 2014 by

Are You a Recent Graduate Writing Resumes and Cover Letters for Jobs? Carefully Consider Word Choice

When writing resumes and cover letters for jobs as a recent graduate, think about the words you use.  They could help or hurt your chances of getting one step closer to the job you want.  In the following post, learn some words to enhance your job search documents.

Words have the power to influence, soothe, agitate or amaze. Using them carefully in your jobsearch may not seem that important to you at first thought, but the answer to success may lie in the trivial pursuit to write each word in your resume, your profile or cover letter in an impeccable way to impress and influence the reader.

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