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Posted September 04, 2014 by

Searching for Jobs, Recent Graduate? 5 Tips You Can Learn from Online Dating

As a recent graduate searching for jobs, you may not believe that your job search could relate to online dating at first.  However, the following post shares five tips you can apply to your search from online dating.

Job searching is like online dating: you seek to find a great match and then put in the effort to woo the object of your desire. Another similarity: in both online dating and job searching, technology has enabled greater ease in the matchmaking process. Specifically, both dating and career sites allow users to upload personal

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Posted August 27, 2012 by

Entry-level jobs are no longer entry-level

Climbing the corporate ladderSince 1994 we’ve been helping college students find internships and recent graduates find entry-level jobs and other career opportunities. So we’ve been through some economic up and down times including a few recessions. No recession came close to the one from which we’re still emerging. One of the unfortunate trends during and after each recession has been the significant increase in experienced workers taking jobs which normally would have gone to inexperienced workers. As a result, jobs which may be regarded and perhaps even advertised as entry-level are pursued and often taken by candidates with years of experience.

It isn’t just which has noticed this trend. Job aggregator SimplyHired is also concerned: