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Posted November 03, 2015 by

How to write better emails and cover letters

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Melinda Osteen

Because there are so many people looking for jobs, standing out is quite difficult these days. The hiring environment has changed, and candidates have to persuade employers without even meeting them in person.

The internet has interfered with the job market, too, and now the main tools of job seekers are resumes and cover letters. The basic rules of successful submissions are the same as the ones for traditional paper writing – no mistakes at all, clear structure, uniqueness, originality, and 100% professionalism. Along with these, there are other aspects that must be taken into consideration when applying online for a job. (more…)

Posted September 17, 2014 by

Following Up After Interviewing for an Entry Level Job? Here are Some Rules

After interviewing for an entry level job, make sure you follow up using these rules from an infographic in the following post.

One of the most perplexing subjects for job seekers: how and when to follow-up after a job interview. Everyone knows they should follow-up (although truth be told, few actually do). But how? When? At what point to you go from a quality candidate to a creepy stalker?

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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 30, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Want to Write Your Best Resumes for Jobs? Follow These 10 Steps

For recent college graduates looking to write their best resumes to help them get jobs, the following post includes an infographic with 10 steps for success.

There’s a ton of resume advice out there… most of it contradictory. As YouTern CEO Mark Babbitt says: “Advice on resumes is like snowflakes. It’s impossible to find two the same.” Which is why we love this infographic from YellowLineLabs.com! Here, you’ll see great advice – all told from the perspective of what your audience, the employer, wants

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Posted July 08, 2014 by

12 Things to Know Before Graduating and Pursuing Entry Level Jobs

Before graduating and going after entry level jobs, students may want to know these 12 things found in the following post.

Eight years ago when my partner and I started our branding firm, we were both in our twenties and had a desire to make a mark on the world. Yet, as young guns with no prior agency experience and $250 to our names, all we had was ambition and heart. Everyone warned us how much we had to learn,  but you don’t realize how little you

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Posted July 07, 2014 by

Think You Know Recruiters? 10 Things They Want to Share with You

While job seekers might have an idea of who recruiters are, the following post reveals 10 things they want you to know about them.

As corporate recruiters, we hear the misconceptions about who we are and what we do for a living. We want to set the record straight. And since we are the ones that will ultimately be the person who decides to give you a job offer or not, so please take notes. Here are 10 things you probably don’t

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Posted July 01, 2014 by

How to Succeed in Video Job Interviews

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Andrew Hastings of Kira Talent

If you are a recent graduate or looking for a job, make sure to prepare for new trends. Companies are increasingly using video job interviews as a screening tool to connect with applicants, so prepare yourself with these tips and use the video interview to your advantage. (more…)

Posted April 29, 2014 by

Ladies, Want to Dress to Impress on Those Recent Graduate Jobs? 4 Tips to be Fashionable Yet Professional at Work

For women with recent graduate jobs who want to dress to impress, there are four tips in the following post to help them be fashionable, yet professional at work.

Guest Post by Amy Kline Any and every female go-getter is faced with the challenge of being both assertive and respected; a leader and a team player. Unfortunately, it often is the case that we are judged by our dress first and foremost, rather than our capabilities. Appearance is a part of

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Posted March 27, 2014 by

Part-time employees can be your prizewinning lot: Just bring the best out of them!

Bimal Parmar

Bimal Parmar, VP of Marketing at Celayix Workforce Management Solutions

“Employers are even more reluctant than usual to commit to full-time employees. They like the flexibility.”Harry Holzer

Donning the worker’s hat in your neighborhood store owner to big corporations, the ‘part-time employees’ have supported the service industry for a long time. While many of them have had a tough ride until now, with Obamacare on the horizon a transformation in the way young America works looks possible.

As for the employers, here are a few surefire measures that’ll help you get the best out of your part-time staffer. (more…)

Posted March 18, 2014 by

Writing Resumes in Search of Jobs for Recent College Graduates? Don’t Follow These 5 Rules

It looks like some of the rules for writing resumes have changed.  So, when creating yours in search of jobs for recent college graduates, the following post has five rules you should not follow.

Many of the “rules” have changed. Technological advances and the economic downturn have combined in recent years to create a significant effect on what works, and doesn’t work, as you job search. Resumes are no exception…

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