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Posted August 13, 2014 by

4 Ways to Get a Head Start on Your Career Options after Graduation

Graduation caps thrown in the air

Graduation caps thrown in the air. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Being a recent graduate, you may be full of hope for the future. There are probably a million and one ideas swimming in your head about your career and where you want it to go in the next few years and that is exactly as it should be. You have after all spent at least four years studying to hone and perfect the skills you need to build a career on.

However, the job market is very competitive today. There are more graduates in the market than there are jobs to suit them. It is therefore no wonder that many are out of a job or working at jobs that they would never have imagined themselves in. However, this doesn’t have to be your story. Here are four great tips to give you a great head start in your career. (more…)

Posted July 23, 2014 by

Searching for Entry Level Jobs? Practice These 7 Habits for Success

For those of you searching for entry level jobs, there are seven habits to practice included in an infographic in the following post that can result in a successful job search.

Based on Steven Covey’s classic book, “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” our friend Daisy Wright created this impactful infographic, which shows the traits closely associated with job seekers who routinely enjoy career success. As Daisy says: “These principles…are not quick-fixes for one’s job search

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Posted July 18, 2014 by

How to be proactive: Build these 5 strengths

 

Proactive people think deeply and never stop taking initiatives. Being proactive at work not only boosts your confidence, but also your professional career. Proactive employees often have effective planning skills, communication skills and a good sense of humor. When you are a proactive employee, you can easily resolve problems individually, without acquiring assistance from anybody. But if you don’t know how to be proactive, here we offer five areas to strengthen at work.   (more…)

Posted June 19, 2014 by

College Students, Do You Have Routines When Searching for Jobs? 4 Reasons to Get Away from Them

As college students searching for jobs, make sure routines don’t hinder your progress.  There are four reasons why should get away from them in the following post.

An article by Deepak Chopra, the famed Indian author and alternative medicine healer, suggests that routines pose an obstacle to living consciously and affect the way we work. The same holds true for the job search, and routines could be the thing preventing long-term job seekers from advancing in their careers. While

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Posted March 26, 2014 by

How to be Professional When Searching for Freelance Entry Level Jobs

If you’re searching for entry level jobs as a freelancer, be sure to show potential employers that you are professional.  The following post has some helpful tips to do so.

As a freelancer, you’re responsible for selling yourself to potential clients. That means applying for projects, pitching clients and always presenting yourself as a trustworthy, reliable professional. As part of a recruiting team, I see my fair share of applications for freelance positions. I review resumes, portfolios and test samples

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Posted February 03, 2014 by

Take Your Internship and Turn It into an Entry Level Job

If you have enjoyed your internship and want to boost your chances of turning it into an entry level job, the following post includes an infographic with some helpful tips.

Internships are now essentially mandatory to get a real-world job. Employers want to hire candidates that come with skills already in hand, ready to go from day one. And many employers hire their current interns. Recently NACE reported that 69% of employers with 100 or more employees offered full-time

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Posted December 16, 2013 by

Internship Finder, 6 Tips for a More Meaningful Experience

Are you an internship finder looking to get the most out of your experience?  The following post offers six tips that can help.

Many recent grads face a big problem: it’s hard to get a job without experience. And at the same time, how do you get experience without a job? One common solution to this age old dilemma is to obtain an internship either while you are still a student or immediately after graduation. However, all internship

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Posted October 24, 2013 by

Is This Your First Entry Level Job? How to Deal with Fears You May Have

When the time comes to start your first entry level job, you may be anxious about certain things.  The following post offers advice on dealing with some fears you may have about your new position.

You ironed your outfit three days ago. You already packed your bag with a fresh notebook, two brand new pens and a pack of gum. Your shoes have that brand new smell and a polish so bright you can see your reflection. Your scent would make that Old Spice Guy jealous. But something isn’t right.

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Posted September 27, 2013 by

Five tips for balancing internships and school

A young college intern working at her desk

A young college intern working at her desk. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The beauty of a summer internship is that you can devote most of your time and energy to the internship, since you’re probably not in school. Fall and spring interns don’t have the same luxury though, and often find themselves balancing a full course load, an internship, and possibly even a job. Can it all be done?

It can, if you know how to balance it all. Here are five tips for balancing internships and school. (more…)

Posted September 05, 2013 by

PR Internship Finder, How to Succeed in Your Interview

If you are an internship finder who is looking to land a position, your interview could make or break your chances.  To give yourself a shot at this type of internship, learn some interview tips in the following post.

Featured: Not Featured Because of intense competition, PR internships are difficult to land. There are a number of strong candidates in the job market, each one worthy of the position being offered. This is why it’s essential to bring along some original ideas, a strong work ethic, a broad knowledge of the industry and a resume that effectively

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