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Posted May 23, 2014 by

Writing Resumes for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 5 Ways to Make Them Concise and Meaningful to Employers

For job seekers writing resumes for recent college graduate jobs, learn five ways to keep them short and meaningful to employers in the following post.

As a young professional, keeping your resume concise is crucial. One page is a good rule of thumb because it’s easy for busy employers to scan. “Focus on communicating how what you possess meets my needs instead of focusing on how pretty your resume is or whether you have two bullet points or

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Posted April 10, 2014 by

Interviewing for Recent Graduate Jobs? 5 Impressive Questions to Ask Recruiters

Do you want to stand out among other candidates interviewing for recent graduate jobs?  If so, ask any of these questions to impress recruiters in the following post.

In addition to the now standard questions good candidates ask during a job interview, you’ve also got to drop in one or two “wow!” inducing bombs… questions so unique, well-researched and enthusiastic that you’re sure to become a truly memorable candidate! To help you impress your next interviewer,

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Posted April 02, 2014 by

Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs? What Employers Want from You

I’m sure that new grads now searching for recent graduate jobs would love to know what employers are looking for in potential employees.  Find out in the following post.

Congratulations! You got accepted to . Your career is set, right? Maybe not. While a prestigious college name certainly doesn’t hurt your resume, a new Gallup Survey tells us that—in hiring decisions—“only 9 percent of business leaders say the school on a candidate’s diploma is ‘very important.’” So, this begs the question: What do they care about?

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Posted March 18, 2014 by

Interviewing for Recent Graduate Jobs? 7 Questions to Ask that Will Impress Your Interviewer

If you are not quite sure what questions to ask when interviewing for recent graduate jobs, the following post includes an infographic that has seven that will likely impress your interviewer.

Got your questions ready for that big job interview? “Questions?”, you ask. “What questions?” You better take notes. We asked dozens of hiring managers about the best questions they’ve been asked by candidates who got hired. The following is an easy-to-scan infographic with seven amazing questions to ask your next interviewer

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Posted February 17, 2014 by

Writing Your Resume for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Use Bullet Points to Make Strong Statements

For anyone writing resumes for recent college graduate jobs, it’s important to capture the reader’s attention as soon as possible.  To highlight your skills and qualifications, the following post suggests using bullet points to reduce your chances of rejection.  As a result, you can make strong statements about you as a candidate.

When a recruiter looks at your resume (and by “looks at” we mean “scans quickly”), you have about six seconds to convince them you’re worthy of further consideration. Which is why targeted bullet points on your resume are so important. They’re the easiest way to break down all the reasons why you’re awesome

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Posted January 16, 2014 by

Using LinkedIn to Search Jobs for College Students? Watch Out for Overused Buzzwords

If you’re using LinkedIn when searching jobs for college students, be careful about including certain buzzwords in your profile too often.  Learn what they are and more from an infographic in the following post.

When you see the same word a thousand times, over and over, it kind of starts losing meaning, right? Recruiters feel the same way. This handy infographic from the fine folks at LinkedIn includes the top 10 most overused words…

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Posted November 12, 2013 by

Finished Interviews for Recent Graduate Jobs? How to Follow Up

Once candidates for recent graduate jobs have completed their interviews, it is important for them to know how to follow up.  The following post includes an infographic that breaks down how to do so.

One of the most hotly debated, and seemingly one of the most perplexing subjects for job seekers, is how and when to follow-up after a job interview. In the most simple terms, unless you’re specifically told not to… and no matter what you hear from old-school recruiters who don’t want to be bothered with providing a

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Posted October 08, 2013 by

Looking for Recent Graduate Jobs? Learn from Recent Grads

Recent graduate jobs will be obtained by candidates who are willing to listen and learn.  If you’ve recently graduated from college, the following post has tips to keep in mind from fellow graduates.

I have been out of the college scene for more than two years now and, after turning a three-month internship into a full-time position after graduation, I’ve learned a few lessons about the corporate world. Of course, we all have our own paths to success. I asked a few other recent grads who have successfully landed a job

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