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Posted September 18, 2015 by

What’s the difference between diversity and inclusion?

 

We hear the words diversity and inclusion often and might think they are one and the same. While they do go together, diversity and inclusion each have their own meanings. Understanding the difference helps job seekers decide the type of company to work for and helps employers build a more open-minded culture. In today’s article, Joan Kingsley discusses what is the difference between diversity and inclusion. (more…)

Posted August 25, 2014 by

Leaving Your Entry Level Job? 5 Tips to Exit on Good Terms

If you’re planning to leave your entry level job, make sure you do it with respect to your current employer.  In the following post, learn five tips to move on in a positive manner.

You finally decided to take the plunge and interview elsewhere. You got the offer and you kind of want to try out the new gig, but you’re not sure you want to commit. The grass might be greener… but then again it might not. You feel like it’s time to move on, but at

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Posted August 14, 2014 by

Writing a Resume to Find an Internship? 7 Tips to Keep in Mind

If you’re writing a resume to find an internship, remember these seven tips in the following post.

Featured: Featured Students send over their resumes so I can take a look and provide feedback almost daily. I don’t always have time to do this for everyone, but I love to look over them when I can. I wanted to share some advice I gave a student recently about her resume. She was applying for

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Posted August 12, 2014 by

Trying to be More Productive in Your Entry Level Job Search? How to be Smart about It

If you want accomplish more in your entry level job search, the following post has advice on taking a smart approach to it.

You likely began your job search methodically and with purpose. But over time, as multiple leads come in, as you write multiple resumes, and as you make multiple phone calls, both your desk and email inbox become filled with leads and questions. Your overflowing inbox is paralyzing. As you weigh

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Posted March 24, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Don’t Forget to Follow Up with Previous Coordinators

As an internship finder, you might think that once this experience is over that it’s not necessary to stay in touch with the person who coordinated your internship.  However, in the following post, find out why it is a good idea to continue communication with any previous internship coordinators.

Featured: Featured If you’ve heard me speak before, you know my rule on staying in touch with professional contacts. You stay in touch with all of your professional contacts, past internship coordinators, past employers, and past co-workers three times per year! At my presentations I dance around the stage screaming this from the

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Posted January 15, 2014 by

Want Candidates for Recent Graduate Jobs? Use This Rule to Improve Your Recruiting

For recruiters trying to find candidates for recent graduate jobs, consider using one rule that can improve your recruiting according to the following post.

There are a lot of metrics for measuring recruiting success. Most recruiters focus on the big statistics: the number of placements made, interviews received, candidates submitted or commissions earned. It’s easy to set goals with these metrics in mind, but what type of day-to-day adjustments will improve these numbers and allow

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Posted December 16, 2013 by

Internship Finder, 6 Tips for a More Meaningful Experience

Are you an internship finder looking to get the most out of your experience?  The following post offers six tips that can help.

Many recent grads face a big problem: it’s hard to get a job without experience. And at the same time, how do you get experience without a job? One common solution to this age old dilemma is to obtain an internship either while you are still a student or immediately after graduation. However, all internship

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Posted October 07, 2013 by

Applying for Your First Entry Level Job? What to Do and Not to Do

When applying for your first entry level job, you want to make a great impression.  Learn some do’s and don’ts for filling out a job application in the following post.

Applying for college courses can be a challenging experience for first time students – especially when mastering that personal statement part of the application. After making the transition from campus to career, the skills, tips and tricks learned during those days (or even weeks) spent painstakingly crafting the perfect personal statement for your college application

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Posted December 03, 2012 by

10 Signs Your Resume Needs Updating

CollegeRecruiter.comIf you are searching for a new job, it may be a good idea to tweak your resume.  The following post has 10 signs to tell you that your resume needs some adjustments.

The dynamic job market of today keeps changing and what was required on a resume a few years ago could be the show stopper today. To roll with the punches the clever job seeker has to be flexible and prepared to adapt, this goes especially for your resume. Resumes are living documents and will change over time, just like you should. The devil is most often in the detail and are you confident that your resume will do you justice?

Signs that tell you it’s time for a little resume makeover:

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10 Signs Your Resume Needs Updating