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Posted May 29, 2015 by

Job Search: Tips on What You Should and Should Not Do

When looking for a new job, you want to make the right first impression.  This is because there are likely many other job seekers competing for the opportunities you are interested in, meaning you must stand out.  As a job seeker, take the approach that everything counts.  So, what are some things to keep in mind?  The following post offers job search tips on what you should and should not do. (more…)

Posted November 04, 2014 by

Searching for Internships or Entry Level Jobs? Don’t Scare Aware Employers by Making These Mistakes

Even though Halloween is over, that doesn’t mean that job seekers are not making mistakes that will scare off potential employers.  If they expect to land internships or entry level jobs, job seekers can not afford to be careless or lazy.  Your first impression should be memorable, in the right way that is.  So, please for your sake and those who will be considering you for job opportunities, avoid making the following mistakes in your job search. (more…)

Posted September 04, 2014 by

Writing Resumes for Jobs, College Graduates? Don’t Include These 10 Things Even if You Think They’re Funny

When writing resumes for jobs, college graduates probably should not try including anything funny like these 10 things from an infographic in the following post.

We all want to stand out on our resumes. That is, after all, still how we get noticed most often by HR, hiring managers and recruiters. Some applicants, though, have taken this a bit too far. Sometimes too honest, often guilty of trying to be too clever or too funny (a resume, funny??) – these

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Posted July 29, 2014 by

Are You a Recent Graduate Searching for Jobs on LinkedIn? Connect with Alumni Using These 5 Tips

As a recent graduate now searching for jobs, using LinkedIn to network with alumni could help you establish connections beneficial to your career.  In the following post, learn five tips to connect with alumni on the site.

The university I attended was large, but a few years removed from college I still feel a common bond and sense of purpose whenever I meet a fellow alum. For students and grads, those alumni connections provide even more value: alumni connections are an important resource that will accelerate your networking, learning and career opportunities:

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Posted June 09, 2014 by

Succeed in Your Entry Level Job Search by Focusing on These 5 Factors

In order for your entry level job search to have a happy ending, focus on these five important factors found in the following post.

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” ~ Mark Twain Get going on your job search but know what is essential first. The stronger you build on the basics and the foundation, the better

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Posted April 30, 2014 by

Young Professionals, Worried about Losing Your Recent Graduate Jobs? Here is What You Can Do

Young professionals who hear about their recent graduate jobs being at risk should take a look at the following post to learn what they can do in this situation.

By Michael VanBruaene, Big4.com Guest Blogger When you see and sense that you may be terminated in the near future, there are actions you can take to prepare for the termination and position yourself to successfully move forward.  It’s important that you have a mind-set that positions you to be effective

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Posted January 29, 2014 by

Landed a New Entry Level Job in IT? 3 Important Things to Do

The following post shares three important things to do in your entry level job in IT.

We all have to start somewhere and, for most of us, being new to the workforce means taking an entry-level job. Starting out at the bottom of the food chain can often feel daunting and disheartening. I mean, did you really…

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Posted December 11, 2013 by

Tips to Keep Your Entry Level Job Search Warm During the Winter

Job seekers who don’t search for employment in the cold weather season may miss out on boosting their chances against the competition.  To keep your entry level job search warm during the winter, apply some tips from an infographic found in the following post.

Winter is coming, but that doesn’t mean your job search has to stop. Too many job seekers hold-off their job search during holidays, missing out on great job opportunities. Continuing a job search during the winter months can help you beat your competition, snag a seasonal job, or even find the perfect contact to take your job

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Posted November 19, 2013 by

5 “C” Words that Can Make a Difference in Winning an Interview for an Entry Level Job

What are five things you can do to enhance your resume to get an interview and hopefully an entry level job?  They begin with the letter “C” and are found in the following post.

The purpose of a resume is to convince the hiring manager or the recruiter that you are the best (or one of the best) candidate for the job. It is not an easy task to come through convincingly if you are an entry-level applicant or a career changer; but with some effort

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Posted December 26, 2012 by

Interview Follow up for Maximum Success

CollegeRecruiter.comIt never hurts to show your appreciation when someone takes time out to help you.  As a job seeker, learn how you can make a lasting impression after an interview in the following post.

You have a killer resume and you feel like you aced the interview. If you want to maximize the positive impression that you leave following an interview, be sure to send a thank you note to the interviewer.

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