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Posted May 15, 2015 by

10 Behaviors That Are Sabotaging Your Job Hunt

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So you’re on the hunt for the perfect job. You’ve written the perfect resume, spruced up your cover letter, and brought your A game to the interviews. But no one has offered you a position. What’s going wrong?

More likely than not, you’re making one small – but fatal – error. When applying to job after job after job, it’s easy to miss the small thing that’s turning employers away from you. We’ve collected some of the most common reasons for not being hired, so you can tune up your own techniques accordingly. (more…)

Posted May 01, 2015 by

Make Yourself More Employable Upon Graduation – 6 Things You Can Do Right Now

Portrait of two happy graduating students. Isolated over white background.

Portrait of two happy graduating students. Isolated over white background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Yes, it’s a tough job market; yes, the statistics say that the jobs are just not there the way they used to be. But a certain percentage of college grads do land jobs in their career areas. Sometimes it is because they are in high-demand, low-supply fields; in a few cases, they have contacts through a parent or other relative. But there are grads who land those jobs because they have taken some critical steps before graduation that just make them more attractive to employers. Here are 6 steps for you. (more…)

Posted April 28, 2015 by

Searching for an Internship While Abroad? Tips to Land Current Opportunities

Have you ever thought about landing an internship while abroad?  Interning in another country can not only allow you to gain some work experience in a particular career field, but also learn about a different culture.  In order to make this goal a reality, you must prepare ahead of time.  So, what do you need to know?  Here are some tips to help you get one of the current internship opportunities available during your time abroad. (more…)

Posted October 02, 2014 by

Searching for an Entry Level Job or Internship Using Social Media? How to Approach It

It is no secret that social media is a huge part of modern day communication.  While many people use it for personal reasons, some also use it for their job searches.  If you’re looking for an entry level job or an internship, social media can help you learn more about job opportunities and companies that you are interested in working for.  However, job seekers must be careful how they present themselves online to be taken seriously by potential employers.  Let’s take a look at some ways to approach your search for career opportunities. (more…)

Posted June 30, 2014 by

Is Facebook Better than LinkedIn for College Students to Search for Jobs?

For college students searching for jobs, the following post makes the case why Facebook might be a better option than LinkedIn.

I am not a fan of the typical sharing that takes place on Facebook. For career purposes, however, I contend that Facebook is arguably the social place to be. Yes, LinkedIn seemingly has cornered the professional network niche and Facebook is generally viewed as a personal social network. Upon closer inspection,

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Posted May 22, 2014 by

Graduate Tips: How to Deal with Interview Nervousness

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Female office worker interviewing prospective employee. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

If you’re just graduating from college you may not have had much experience with job interviews. That inexperience can cause a lot of nervousness. The best ways to calm your nerves is by preparing, planning and practicing to get the job you want and get started on your career path. Here’s what you need to do. (more…)

Posted January 24, 2014 by

Organizing Your Job Search From Start to Finish

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Job search and resources surrounding it. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When plotting out a job search, it can often be difficult to organize your process. There are job offers flying left and right, and there are people you could be reaching out to right and left. It’s overwhelming when you don’t have a solid plan, but the following steps will help put some perspective into your job-seeking task list: (more…)

Posted November 14, 2013 by

4 Tips to Reduce Stress in Interviews for Jobs for Recent College Graduates

Going into an interview stressed out likely won’t help your chances of landing a job.  So, if you’re interviewing for jobs for recent college graduates, the following post has four tips to reduce stress before these meetings.

No matter their experience, many interviewees sabotage their chances of having a successful job interview because they over-think, or don’t think enough because they are too consumed with worry. To prevent the unnecessary and destructive anxiety that you feel leading up to your interview, consider these following job interview tips…

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Posted June 03, 2013 by

LeBron James’ Jobs for College Students Who Want Internships

Most of us would agree that LeBron James is the best player in the NBA, and now his company is looking for the best interns.  Learn more about these jobs for college students in the following post.

Featured: Not Featured I was traveling last night and a friend sent over the link for LeBron James’ new internship program. Clearly, we had to cover it! It looks like LeBron’s company, LeBronJames.com, launched an internship program for journalism, marketing and communications majors. Some of the tasks that look interesting include: • Maintaining basketball and technology

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Posted May 07, 2013 by

Looking for a New Entry Level Job in a Different Career

While your entry level job may have seemed ideal at first, you may be ready for a different career path.  In the following post, learn what to consider during this transition.

Use your talent to serve the American public! The IRS has a variety of career opportunities and is seeking bright people like you. Learn more here: http://jobs.irs.gov. Many of us are working jobs we don’t like. What’s worse, many people fall into the trap of staying in these ill-fitting positions or industries for years,

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How to Change Careers Even If You Think It’s Too Late