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Posted September 26, 2014 by

Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? Prepare to Take Control

As a candidate heading into an interview for an entry level job, you understand the importance of preparation.  This includes things such as doing your research, reviewing your resume, laying out your attire, etc.  However, there is another thing to prepare for and that is to take control of the interview.  Wait, aren’t you supposed to be intimidated of the interviewer(s)?  While the answer might seem to be yes, it does not have to be.  Here are a few ways to take control of your next interview. (more…)

Posted September 04, 2014 by

Working Entry Level Jobs that are Nocturnal? 6 Tips to Help You Make it Through

Young professionals and others who work entry level jobs at night can get six tips on how to survive them in the following post.

You don’t need a science degree to figure out that people need sleep. But countless research points to the same conclusion: insufficient sleep can cause a wide range of physical and mental health problems, from poor judgment to depression to heart disease. And ideally, humans should get the sleep they need at night and stay

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Posted August 13, 2014 by

4 Steps to Building and Defining Your Personal Branding

Personal branding on a torn piece of paper

Personal branding on a torn piece of paper. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Personal branding is your reputation. It is the name you build for yourself. And please know—you do have a brand. Whatever you have done consistently over time has become your brand. Or you may have met people only once, and they now see you as being a certain way. They branded you, and you may not have realized it.

Personal branding is how you differentiate yourself. It is the emotional response that others feel when your name is mentioned. A response that comes from the value that you bring and the way you leverage that value. Personal branding happens whether you like it or not. (more…)

Posted July 21, 2014 by

5 Ways to Earn Trust & Respect from Your Boss

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Boss happy with his employee. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Before you step into your new position and start working to make a great impression on your boss and coworkers, keep these tips in mind. A few simple moves like these can help you launch your career on the right foot and start immediately earning the trust and respect of those around you. Every morning when you first arrive and every evening before you leave, keep these considerations in mind. (more…)

Posted July 10, 2014 by

Why & How You Must Let Go Of Your Old Self and Become a Go-To-Guy At Workplace

A young businessman wearing shirt with "go" to motivate people

A young businessman wearing shirt with GO to motivate people. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Is it your dream to become an indispensable unit to your Hospital or any organization for that matter? Or, is it just the envy that you experience when you gaze your eyeballs at the one they call- The Go-To Guy…?

In either of the cases, don’t let that animosity get the best of you, because you could be that Go-To Guy too if only you try harder. Wonder, how? Well, it is fairly simple than you could ever imagine….

Ever wondered, what makes a Go-To Guy the most sought after person? Is it his aura exuding a unique charm that magnetizes others towards him? Or is it fairly something else? The answer to that is pretty simple: resourcefulness. Yes, it is his resourcefulness that makes everyone at the workplace, be it his doctor, nurses or other colleagues, instinctively seeks him when a complicated problem arises. (more…)

Posted July 08, 2014 by

College Students, Are Your Jobs as Interns Off to a Rocky Start? 7 Signs Your Internship Won’t be a Success

After a little time, college students with jobs as interns can probably tell whether or not if they will have a good experience.  In the following post, learn seven signs that an internship will not be successful.

Today’s workforce practically requires every college student to gain professional experience before landing an entry-level job. And one of the best options for college students to gain that experience: internships. But what if that internship is less than satisfactory? What if what looked good on paper, isn’t so good in real life?

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Posted July 02, 2014 by

Think You’ve Found Your Dream Entry Level Job? 10 Signs that Prove You Right

Let’s say that during your entry level job search, you find an opportunity that you believe is perfect for you.  How will you know if it is?  In the following post, learn 10 signs that prove you have found your dream job.

Many dream of landing the perfect job. But do we really know what that means? Is it a specific company? The size of the company, or the location? Successful work-life integration? Four-day work weeks? Maybe a casual dress-code and Friday happy hours? Surprisingly enough, ultimately our vision of a

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Posted May 21, 2014 by

Grads, You Determine Who Lands Jobs for Recent College Graduates

What graduates put into their searches for jobs for recent college graduates is what they will get out of them.  So, while they might see hiring managers as the ones who will provide the jobs, it is the graduates who determine who gets them.  Learn more in the following post.

If you’re thinking you need something to get you out of a rut during a long job search…the point of this post may be what you need. If you’re waiting for someone to decide that the job is yours. If you’re waiting for a hiring manager to anoint you as

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Posted February 21, 2014 by

Starting a New Entry Level Job? 10 Ways to Gain Respect

When beginning a new entry level job, you might be uncertain how to handle new coworkers and a new environment.  The following post offers 10 tips that can help you gain respect in the workplace.

Entering the workforce for the first time or starting a new gig can be challenging. Making it even more difficult: being new to a tenured team – a team that has already spent years or decades creating their culture, developing common ways of doing things and building a shared understanding between members. Here are 10 ways you can ease the “new

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Posted February 10, 2014 by

Issues with Coworkers on Recent Graduate Jobs? How to Handle Them

On their recent graduate jobs, young professionals may encounter some problems with coworkers at some point.  How they handle them will demonstrate what type of people they are.  In the following post, get some tips on dealing with colleagues in a professional manner.

Have you ever had to confront a colleague or teammate? How did you manage to express yourself? Was the result as you expected? Communication is everything. (Click here to tweet this thought.) Your career can be shaped by how you deal with a dispute, confrontation or crisis. Spontaneous, heated squabbles damage your credibility and respect. While

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