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Posted September 11, 2014 by

Grads, Interviewing for Your Dream Entry Level Jobs? 11 Tips to Prepare You

College graduates hoping to land the entry level jobs of their dreams should make sure they are prepared for their interviews.  The following post has 11 interview tips that can help.

Few aspects of adult life are more distressing than the job interview. Something about having to offer up your entire life experience to a stranger for validation makes us feel uneasy. Luckily, you can take certain steps to ensure you present your best self, no matter what position you’re applying for. (Click

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Posted August 18, 2014 by

How Social Networking Sites Are Recruiting Students

Smiling students looking at laptop at school

Smiling students looking at laptop at school. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

In the 21st century social media sites are providing a way for employees to directly connect to high post employers. The extraordinary growth of social media platforms provides access to a large number of people who are looking for experienced and qualified people. Moreover, social media sites make it possible for job seekers to find out and contact a potential employer individually. However, if you are a college student and looking for a job for the first time in your life then you are at the right spot. Review the information provided below to know how social networking sites will land you on a perfect job. (more…)

Posted February 28, 2014 by

Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? You May Want to Consider Google Plus for Your Job Search

While you might not have thought about using Google Plus to search jobs for recent college graduates, the following post offers seven tips to help you make the social media site a part of your job search.

Using Google+ in your job search – is it useful? Essential? Too much in addition to the other social media you already use? In this article I’ll share with you my thoughts on the effectiveness of using Google+ in your job search – along with the steps you can follow to get yourself up and running as a Google+ job

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Posted May 31, 2013 by

Regain Your Online Reputation!

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•    Job titles and descriptions are increasingly incorporating online knowledge. Even if your occupation isn’t under the category of “tech” you still have one issue to consider when applying for jobs; online reputation. With instant internet access and endless websites, your information is being stored, shared and saved on the World Wide Web. Before waltzing into your interview, are you confident with how you’re portrayed online? (more…)

Posted August 02, 2012 by

Don’t Let Your Executive Brand Slip Away From You

Jessica Holbrook Hernandez of Great Resumes Fast

Jessica Holbrook Hernandez of Great Resumes Fast

When you reach the executive level, your reputation means everything. You are relied upon to lead entire departments—or the company as a whole—in new directions, which means you need to prove you are knowledgeable, wise, trustworthy, strong, innovative, and a natural-born leader.

It’s not easy to prove that you meet all of these qualifications without some evidence to back yourself up. Your executive brand serves as a window into that evidence, vividly providing the imagery needed for the hiring manager to envision you as a great candidate who simply must be called in for an interview.

The only problem is that an executive brand isn’t always set in stone, especially in today’s online world. Although you can try your best to control which information about you is shared, you can’t control it all. So what are some ways you can avoid having your executive brand slip away from you? (more…)

Posted December 28, 2011 by

Job Search Wasn’t Built in a Day

Acting is all about honesty. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” – George Burns

Are we there yet? You either remember that phrase from your childhood or your parenthood. Either way, job search (like Rome) was not built in a day. Patience, dedication and perseverance are your best tools for keeping your sanity in what sometimes seems like an eternity in job search. But for finding a job, your best tools are balancing your search across the major job search resources: Networking, Recruiters, Company Career Sites and Job Search Sites. I get lots of emails offering job search tips, tricks and resources. Today’s post is focused on your recommendations. (more…)