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Posted October 01, 2014 by

How To Make Your Job Interview “Work” For You

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Instead of you doing all the work to make your job search interview successful, consider sharing the responsibility. Put your job interview to work for you. Lay the foundation with the following six steps and then watch your interview take it from there. It will work for you without effort or worry. (more…)

Posted September 12, 2014 by

Work on an Entry Level Job? How to Approach it Like a Boss

No matter whether you work on an entry level job or another position, you can have the mentality of a boss.  Find out how in the following post.

Don’t let Lonely Island mislead you; there’s more to acting like a boss than rolling high and taking liberties with your subordinates’ desks. It encompasses everything from refilling the coffee pot like a boss to going after that big-name client like a boss. No task is too big or too small to tackle with the

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Posted September 09, 2014 by

College Graduates, Don’t Quit Your Jobs Just Yet. How to Make Them Better

For college graduates thinking about quitting their jobs, check out the following post to learn ways to make them better.

Your job is an endless repetition of nothingness. The days could not go slower while your life just seems to pass you by. It’s messing with your energy levels and your sense of joy. You know this can’t go on for much longer. You’re stuck in a dead-end job, and it

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Posted September 02, 2014 by

You Can Groom Yourself for Management

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Successful professional wearing black suit and smiling. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Going from the rank-and-file of regular employment on to a management position is an exciting prospect, and doing so opens up major opportunities in terms of salary and your future career. If the company you work for isn’t ready to groom you for management, why not take the initiative yourself? Here are some steps to get you started: (more…)

Posted July 31, 2014 by

College Graduates, Have You Been Hired for Jobs? Life Lessons to Embrace in the Workplace

Once college graduates are hired for jobs, there are some life lessons they should learn for the workplace.  Find out what these lessons are in the following post.

Post by Vicky Oliver Millennials, or people born between 1983 and 1999, are a talented generation of workers, bringing with them new skills to the workplace. And while this generation has been studied a lot, not all studies concur on their conclusions. Are our youngest employees more socially conscious than previous generations? More into life balance? Sometimes it

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Posted July 09, 2014 by

Young Professionals, 4 Steps to Help You Get Promoted on Your Entry Level Jobs

Young professionals who desire a promotion from their entry level jobs can learn four steps to achieve this goal in the following post.

In our quest for financial freedom, we often work hard seeing a promotion as a direct payoff for our sweat equity. But if you really want to see your efforts pay off, you must be more strategic. Many employees tend to ignore the big picture that influences whether or not they

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Posted June 30, 2014 by

What Do Employers Really Want in New College Graduates? What job candidates aren’t even considering but should be if they want a job.

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Group of graduating students. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

What’s the one thing that many college graduates fail to consider when preparing for a job interview?

Overcoming stereotypes!

Everyone to a certain extent faces unspoken biases during an interview—or what I often refer to as a second conversation or subtext during an interview that is not voiced by the interviewer. For millennial job candidates, biases can include being entitled, requiring constant supervision and positive reinforcement, lacking solid communication skills, and overall possessing a less than stellar work ethic. (more…)

Posted June 26, 2014 by

How are Millennials Doing Finding Jobs as College Graduates?

While it seems that the job market is improving in the U.S.,  we still hear it’s tough out there.  So, how are Millennials doing finding jobs as college graduates?  Learn more in the following post.

Exactly how hard is it for Millennials to find a good job? And by good, we mean: one that pays well, takes full advantage of their education and provides fulfilling work? Thanks to News To Live By and Business Insider, who surveyed over 500 Millennials in the US, we now have

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Posted June 06, 2014 by

How to Get Career-related Experience When Still at College

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Young and diverse group volunteering in clothing donation. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

In today’s overcrowded job market, mere graduation doesn’t open many doors – what employers want is professional experience. While plenty of students consider their time at the university perfect for fun and adventure, the truth is that college is also an excellent time for getting some hands-on job experience. How to do it? Consider some of the options listed below – they will surely help you to launch your career after you graduate. (more…)

Posted May 23, 2014 by

Treat Your Entry Level Job Like Customer Service

Once you land an entry level job (or any job), you should treat it like a customer service position.  The following post explains how you can emphasize this concept in the workplace.

Pop quiz: Name one job that doesn’t include customer service. You can’t. That’s because it wouldn’t be a job unless you were providing some sort of service to somebody. (Click here to tweet this thought.) The intern serves the entry-level guy who answers to a supervisor who reports to a

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