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Posted September 19, 2014 by

College Graduates, Thinking about Creating Your Own Jobs with Startups? Keep These 3 Financial Tips in Mind

College graduates might give strong thought to creating their own jobs by forming startups.  Before doing so, grads should consider three financial tips found in the following post.

You’ve decided to turn your great startup idea into a reality, congratulations! As you prepare to give yourself over to the life of an entrepreneur, some of the biggest challenges you’ll need to prepare for are the financial ones. And not just how to get your great idea up and running — how

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Posted September 16, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Want Jobs as Entrepreneurs but Feel Restricted? 5 Reasons Why and What You Can Do

Some recent college graduates who would like jobs as entrepreneurs may feel like they can’t achieve this dream.  The following post has five reasons they might believe that and what can be done to help achieve entrepreneurship.

Have you ever dragged yourself through a meeting at work, listened to your coworkers ramble about meaningless ideas and thought to yourself, “I’m done! I can’t wait to leave this place and start my own business!” Well, it’s likely you have according to a recent study by the University of Phoenix School of Business. The study shows that nearly

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Posted August 29, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, 6 Tips to Step Your Searches Up to Find Jobs

When searching for jobs, recent college graduates can enhance their processes by applying the six tips in the following post.

You can’t take the same approach to finding employment you would’ve before the economy hit tough times. Several years ago, firms hired more, the job market wasn’t saturated with the unemployed, and prospects looked great for everyone. Things have certainly changed. The amount of competition means finding a way

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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 August 27, 2014 by

Want to be a Part-Time Entrepreneur While Working a Full-time Entry Level Job? Here’s What You Can Do

While you may have a full-time entry level job, you might also have an interest in becoming a part-time entrepreneur.  How can you go about doing so?  The following post has some tips for you.

Some dream of becoming self-employed. Some are brave enough to jump in feet first. But others need to wade into the deep end one step at a time. For those who want to try running a business without substantial risk, use free or cheap resources to design a micro business that’s both profitable and professional. Then slowly grow your

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Posted August 14, 2014 by

9 Entry Level Jobs in Finance with High Salaries

The following post shares nine entry level jobs in finance with high paying salaries.

Less emphasis may be on pay these days – with banks instead preaching culture and commitment – but most junior roles pay much more than equivalent positions in other industries. Here are some of the best high paying entry level roles in…

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Posted July 24, 2014 by

Preparing to Interview for an Entry Level Job? 3 Things You Should Know

Before you go in to interview for an entry level job, the following post shares three things you should know as preparation for this meeting.

Did your last interview go something like this…:

Interviewer: [Blah blah blah, raised voice at the end to emphasize that it’s a question.]

You: [Talk for a minute or two, showing off your skills through stories about your past experiences.]

Interviewer: [Blah blah blah, raised voice at the end to emphasize that it’s a question.]

You: [Talk for a minute or two, showing off your skills through stories about your past experiences.]

… and so on for about an hour? Now, obviously the interviewer didn’t sound like the adults in Charlie Brown to you, and you answered their questions without fumbling because you’ve been practicing the answers.

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Posted July 02, 2014 by

4 Career Lessons for College Graduates Working on Jobs

As they work on their jobs, college graduates quite possibly will learn these career lessons found in the following post.

More than 10 years ago when I graduated from college, I felt fear, anxiety and confusion course through my body. I had absolutely no idea what I was doing. Working as an assistant at a market research company, surrounded by colleagues highly regarded as experts in their fields, I wondered what

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Posted June 18, 2014 by

By the Numbers: Impress Recruiters with Your Resume

While you might focus on various parts of your resume, don’t forget to use numbers to make a powerful impression among recruiters.  In the following post, find out how to use them successfully in this document.

Companies of all shapes and sizes hire one thing (and one thing only): solution providers. And how do you show you are a solution provider? Numbers. Numbers define the size and scope of your previous employer, position, and contribution. Your accomplishments, both past and potential, are defined by these numbers. Employers, when looking for

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Posted June 17, 2014 by

College Students, Applying to Jobs with Cover Letters? 6 Things to Avoid Saying

College students applying for jobs with cover letters should avoid saying six things mentioned in the following post.

Very few job opportunities do not require a cover letter. Cover letters are a must-have in the application process because they give you an opportunity to showcase your skills beyond the traditional resume. Each part of your cover letter reveals something important to potential employers — whether you want the job or not.

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