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Posted May 20, 2014 by

Dealing with an Experience Dilemma While Searching for Jobs for Recent College Graduates? How to Handle It

If you have little or no experience in your search for jobs for recent college graduates, the following post has advice on how to handle it.

I was listening to a radio station segment with a hiring manager and blogger Russell B on how to handle resume gaps. A fairly recent college graduate’s question caught my ear. Basically, he hadn’t found a job in a field even closely related to his major. He wondered how to handle work experience that isn’t directly

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Posted May 14, 2014 by

Unsure What Career to Pursue an Entry Level Job In? How to Choose the Best Option

If you want an entry level job, but don’t know what career to choose, the following post includes an infographic to provide you with some guidance.

For many of us, the “What do you want to be when you grow up?” question causes pure anxiety. We just don’t know… and, more important, we don’t know how we’re supposed to narrow down our choices with little or no experience in the real world. And

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Posted May 02, 2014 by

Considering an MBA Before Pursuing Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 5 Reasons to Get One

If you have thought about earning an MBA before pursuing jobs for recent college graduates, the following post has five reasons that suggest why doing so is a good idea.

Everyone knows getting an MBA might increase your salary and give you access to new career opportunities. But there are others reasons that aren’t discussed as often why business school might be worth your investment. If you’re on the fence about enrolling in an MBA program and aren’t sure whether it’s the

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Posted April 22, 2014 by

Employers, Need to Hand Off Some Work to an Internship Finder or Other Employees? Here is What to Do

As an employer, sometimes you might get to the point where you need to hand off some work to an internship finder or other employees.  If you’re struggling with this decision, the following post has advice on how to approach it.

At first glance, not doing something yourself feels risky: What if it doesn’t get done? What if it’s not quality work? But done correctly, delegating can actually lower the risk in your business. By delegating, you’re decreasing the chance that you’ll burn out and that important activities only you can do won’t get done. Real control comes from managing risk

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Posted April 21, 2014 by

Are You an Internship Finder without Work Experience?

If you are an internship finder, you may discover opportunities that require work experience.  So, how can you overcome a lack of experience in your search?  The following post shares some helpful tips.

You are ready to begin your internship search. And then… you see on several of internship postings that applicants must have previous experience. Previous internship experience. And you have none. And you ask yourself: “When did it become necessary to have experience… to get an internship???”

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Posted April 02, 2014 by

Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? Don’t Make These 3 Assumptions About the Interviewer

Going into your interview for an entry level job, you don’t want to take anything or anyone for granted.  In the following post, learn three assumptions you should not make about your interviewer.

Many job seekers feel they’re not very experienced at interviewing. They feel like the employer has the upper hand. The truth is… most interviewers don’t know how to interview either. Don’t be discouraged by that! Check out the following interview situations. Expect them to arise and, knowing they might happen, you’ll be prepared.

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Posted March 31, 2014 by

Are You Seeking Jobs for Communication Majors or Other Career Opportunities? Practice in Class to Prepare for the Workplace

For those of you searching jobs for communication majors or other career opportunities, learning how to communicate effectively in the classroom can be beneficial in the workplace.  Find out how to practice communicating in class so that you’ll be prepared to do so on the job in the following post.

What are the ingredients that make up a top employee? A positive attitude, attention to detail, and organization skills are useful. But the one skill that elevates an employee the most is quality verbal communication. For those of us still in school, it may seem like the office is the ideal place to learn

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Posted March 25, 2014 by

Why Your Resume for an Entry Level Job is Falling Short of Interest

If you are wondering why your resume for an entry level job is not drawing responses from recruiters and employers, the following post offers one very good reason.

We hear it all the time… “The economy still sucks. I’ve sent 50 applications and haven’t gotten one call.” In many industries and some locations in the US, it is true: the economy still sucks. However, the cold-hard truth is that if you’ve sent 50+ applications and have generated no interest in you as a potential employee…

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Posted March 06, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Thinking About Changing Jobs for Recent College Graduates? What to Consider Before Making a Change

At some point, it might be tempting for young professionals to change jobs for recent college graduates.  However, before they make a change, the following post has some advice for them to consider.

So you’ve worked at your first full-time gig for a significant amount of time, and you feel like you’ve mastered it. You know the ins and outs of your job, and you could probably complete assignments with your eyes closed. At this point in your not-so-new career, not only are your

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Posted March 04, 2014 by

From the Start, Make a Great First Impression When Interviewing for Recent Graduate Jobs

Candidates must understand that when interviewing for recent graduate jobs, making a great first impression starts before the actual interview.  Learn more in the following post.

impressions. Or rather, a series of first impressions. How you present your personal brand both online, and in your resume and cover letter is usually where it starts. This carries through to when you arrive for your first interview. One of the most important moments in terms of making an impression

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