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Posted October 20, 2014 by

Seeking Entry Level Jobs? Make a Social First Impression with Employers

Social media can work for or against you, depending on how you use it.  For job seekers, it is important to understand that while their posts might seem harmless to them, other people may not agree.  Today, employers are paying attention to what they see on social media sites and making decisions based on this information.  So, if you are among the recent graduates trying to find entry level jobs, you must focus on creating a positive first impression of yourselves online to be considered serious candidates for employment.  Here are some things you can do. (more…)

Posted August 06, 2014 by

Searching Online for Jobs, Recent Graduate? This is What Employers Who Google You Want to See

As a recent graduate searching jobs online, remember that employers are doing their homework on you as a potential job candidate.  Find out what employers who are on Google want to see from you in the following post.

If you have an ounce of common sense, you know the basics of keeping your social media profiles “clean” when applying to jobs. You already avoid pictures with red Solo cups. You don’t share anything you wouldn’t want your mom to see. You keep a close eye on your privacy settings. These are necessary

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Posted July 31, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Are You Using LinkedIn to Search for Jobs? Why Your Profiles Should Look Like a Business Plan Instead of a Resume

For recent college graduates searching for jobs through LinkedIn, they should create profiles that are more like a business plan than a resume.  Learn why in the following post.

Does your LinkedIn profile feel more like a resume (focused on the past) or a business plan (focused on the future)? If you answered “resume” consider this question: If you had only a few minutes with a person with whom you may want to build a future business relationship, would you spend more time on your

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Posted July 18, 2014 by

Searching for an Entry Level Job in Mental Health Nursing? What You Need to Know

If your goal is to find an entry level job in mental health nursing, the following post shares information you need to know.

Mental health nursing is a very rewarding job. If you are passionate about people, then you will want to embark on a career in psychiatric and mental health nursing. Money is secondary when you care about people and their health and well being. It’s not an easy path, the role is very complex and demanding. You will

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Posted July 15, 2014 by

College Students, Hoping LinkedIn Will Help You Find Jobs? 5 Things to Do Daily on the Network

College students could enhance their chances of finding jobs on LinkedIn by doing these five things on the site daily, which are found in the following post.

Do you want to see your efforts on LinkedIn pay off day after day, week after week? Start by doing what highly successful LinkedIn users do every day: schedule a 20-minute appointment with your LinkedIn account – and get these five things done…

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Posted July 11, 2014 by

College Graduates, How Social Media Can Provide Proof in Your Search for Jobs

As college graduates search for jobs using social media, they should understand how these sites can provide proof to employers of them as ideal job candidates.  Learn more in the following post.

Are you as passionate as your resume says about your profession or craft? Are you as positive as you hope and as likeable you’d like? Without knowing you, your digital footprint – your public profiles and online activities as reviewed potential employers – often best demonstrates who you really are. Recruiters refer to this online process as

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Posted June 23, 2014 by

Would an Abundance of Entry Level Jobs in the U.S. Boost Salaries?

If you’re not for increasing the minimum wage, perhaps adding more entry level jobs to the U.S. workforce would create a pay increase for employees.  Learn more in the following post.

What could possibly help elevate the earnings of entry-level workers better than a new minimum wage law? How about a thriving economy and near-zero unemployment!.06/22/2014 0:07:16AM EST.

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Posted May 27, 2014 by

How Recent Grads Can Plan Careers as They Pursue Entry Level Jobs

For recent graduates who didn’t plan their careers while in school, that does not mean they can’t do so today.  As these grads pursue entry level jobs, learn how they can still plan careers in the following post.

I received a tweet this morning from a senior who graduated from a university a few days ago, “what do you do when you are exactly as the student described in that post except you are now in the real world?” Basically, what do you do if it’s too late

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Posted April 08, 2014 by

Looking for Entry Level Jobs in the Music Industry? 5 Opportunities Where Career Growth is Possible

If you have the desire to break into the music industry, the following post shares five entry level jobs that could give you that opportunity and lead to a potential career.

Becoming a street teamer is a great way to start making connections in the music industry and begin your trek to a full-fledged music career. It is essentially an entry level marketing job, where you will most likely be tasked with…

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Posted February 10, 2014 by

Searching for Entry Level Jobs Online? 12 Mistakes to Avoid

If you’re conducting a search online for entry level jobs, the following post warns you of 12 mistakes to avoid.

Some job search mistakes are extremely common. Unfortunately, they cost job seekers opportunities they may otherwise have had, and extend their job search by weeks or even months. Avoid these 12 common online job search mistakes, which I call the “Dirty Dozen”:

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