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Posted August 27, 2014 by

Recent Graduate, Using LinkedIn to Search for Jobs or for Other Reasons? Mistakes You Should Avoid

For a recent graduate searching for jobs or otherwise on LinkedIn, there are certain mistakes he or she doesn’t want to make in order to get the most of the experience.  Find out what they are in the following post.

If you are still putting off joining LinkedIn, or have an account but haven’t made LinkedIn part of your daily work routine, now is the time to dive in head first. After all, could 300 million people be wrong? LinkedIn, however, isn’t foolproof. Mistakes are made – and care must be taken to make sure

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Posted August 18, 2014 by

College Students, Have Internships as Jobs? 6 Tips to Manage Your Experience Using LinkedIn

For college students with jobs as interns, there is an opportunity to make the most of their experiences.  In the following post, learn six tips to manage an internship using LinkedIn.

The typical college student isn’t really into LinkedIn… at least not yet. Without much professional experience, many wonder who to connect with and how to make your career-to-date look attractive. Once you score an internship, though, things are looking up for you on LinkedIn! Here are six ways you can leverage your

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Posted August 08, 2014 by

Steps on Building a Career in a E-Commerce Jewelry Store

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Green diamond with positive online results in business. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

The Internet has completely changed the way business is done in the modern world.  Over the last 20 years, more and more businesses have embraced the world of online marketing in order to tap into the growing market.

The E-Commerce Numbers

In 2012, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) predicted that 2.5 billion people will be using the Internet by 2015, indicating rich opportunities on this platform. According to a study by Nielsen, U.S. e-commerce sales in 2012 accounted for 5.2% of total sales. What’s more U.S. Census Bureau’s statistics indicated that 77% of shoppers are influenced by online recommendations. (more…)

Posted July 23, 2014 by

Job Prospects Of A Cell Phone Technician Related With Visually Impaired Smartphone

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Cell phone technician at recycling plant working on mobile phones. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

There are some special options, which you are bound to get hold of, when the main area of concern is associated with mobile phone developments. Building some of the best software and tools for the visually impaired can be defined as the right way of helping them communicate with others, without even feeling dependent all the time. With the advent of modern technology, there are some prospective career options, for you to try and get hold of, and one such can be defined as a cell phone technician. The main aim of this group is to offer a proper fault diagnosis, which can help in improving the quality of the phone. (more…)

Posted July 08, 2014 by

College and University Admission Tips for International Students

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Group of young international students studying together at a college. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Studying abroad is always a dream come true for most students. There are a number of reasons attributed to this, one of them being they get a chance to mingle with students from other countries who share their cultural values. With the number of study opportunities currently available for international students, you can understand why the preference.

Even with that said, the preparation process is not always a cakewalk. The process is exhausting considering the fact that different countries have different admission schedules. Before admission, there are a bunch of things that must be completed. This article will highlight some of the college admission tips that’ll help with the process. We will limit our scope to only the US students. (more…)

Posted July 02, 2014 by

Smart Tips to Get Smart Jobs

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Job concept with a hook. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

As a fresh graduate, you frequently find yourself in a vicious circle. You have no experience and this is frequently why you do not pick a job. And since the economic crisis, really the job market is facing rigid competition, as there is a shortage of jobs throughout the world.

For organisations, personalities and qualities of graduates take precedence over technical skills. Points of attention for the candidates are: presentation in job interviews, explaining their motives and writing a good resume.

However, with high rate of unemployment, employers have to choose selected candidates among more than a few applicants. So, how do you get that first smart job? Behold the following steps: (more…)

Posted June 20, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Are You Keeping Track of Accomplishments on Your Jobs? Why It is a Good Idea

On their jobs, recent college graduates might want to consider keeping up with their career accomplishments.  Learn some reasons why in the following post.

Every professional should keep an up-to-date list of his or her accomplishments, responsibilities and results. Academic advisors sometimes call this a “brag sheet,” and they draw from it when writing recommendations for students. Keeping a list of your professional accomplishments serves a similar purpose. This list acts as a repository that you can

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Posted May 20, 2014 by

Work Experience Essential to College Students Looking for Jobs in Accounting and Finance

If you are a college student who wants a job in accounting or finance, make sure you have some work experience under your belt.

According to a new survey from Accountemps, 83% of chief financial officers (CFOs) interviewed said it is important for students to gain work experience in the field during their college years if they are hoping to compete for entry-level accounting and finance positions upon graduation. (more…)

Posted April 28, 2014 by

Graduates, Maintain a Positive Attitude When Searching for Entry Level Jobs

In their search for entry level jobs, graduates need to keep a positive attitude.  How can they show this in their job searches?  Find out in the following post.

Job search, not unlike moving to a new town alone, is often disconcerting… even frightening. For many, attempts to find work can turn confidence into insecurity, and shift calmness into anger and patience into pushiness. Fortunately, many have found ways to positively channel this anxiety and energy. They have propelled their search—and with it, their attitude—forward…

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Posted April 17, 2014 by

Searching for New Entry Level Jobs on the Down Low? Don’t Make These 3 Mistakes

Young professionals who are searching for new entry level jobs on the down low should be careful to avoid the three mistakes mentioned in the following post.

Some folks just don’t get it. They look for work while employed and make the same mistakes over and over. Too often, those mistakes can cost you future recommendations, opportunities and connections. Even your current job. In our age of access to open work environments, unlimited information and fluctuating privacy

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