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Posted April 08, 2014 by

Applying for Recent Graduate Jobs in Summer 2014? Job Search and Resume Trends to Watch

For those of you applying for recent graduate jobs this summer, learn some job search and resume trends to look out for in the following post.

I’ve been reading a lot lately about the top recruiting trends projected for this summer, and I realized this is a great opportunity to show you what’s going on in the recruiting industry. With this knowledge, you can reverse-engineer strategies aimed at meeting recruiters where they are… and giving

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Posted April 03, 2014 by

Using Social Media to Search for Recent College Graduate Jobs? How to Prepare for Social Recruiting

If you’re on social media attempting to find recent college graduate jobs, the following post shares advice on how to prepare for social recruiting.

Recruiting candidates isn’t what it used to be… and we don’t meet generations ago. We’re talking over the course of the past few years. Employers now use “social recruiting” as a major component of their hiring strategy. What is it? Social recruiting is what companies and recruiters do when they

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Posted March 26, 2014 by

College Students, Make Your Spring Break Productive for Your Entry Level Job Search

While college students should enjoy spring break, they should also make it productive for their entry level job searches.  Learn some ways they can do so in the following post.

James Franco said it best in his movie Spring Breakers: “Spring break. Spring break. Spring break fo’ever!” OK, so your spring break may not involve holding up a restaurant to fund your vacation or working with a drug dealer. But it can be just as productive. When you’re in the final stages of your college

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Posted March 10, 2014 by

How the Social Job Search Can Assist Your Resume When Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs

Are you searching for recent graduate jobs and need to assist your resume?  If so, the following post discusses how the social job search can help.

If you haven’t experienced the dreaded “resume black hole” during your job search yet… the odds are high you will some day. The resume black hole – where your resume goes never to be heard from again – usually encountered by job seekers who apply through the traditional means of sending

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Posted February 26, 2014 by

Are You Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs Using Mobile Devices?

If you haven’t heard, you can search for employment, such as recent graduate jobs, using mobile devices.  Learn more about this job search trend in the following post.

Seems like everyone is glued to their smartphone these days, everywhere we go. Apps, texting, Instagramming, Snapchatting, posting, tweeting… And increasingly, we’re using our phones for yet another life task: the mobile job search. A hot trend to watch is the rise in job seekers searching and submitting applications while “on the go”. This is

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Posted February 12, 2014 by

Using Social Media for Your Entry Level Job Search? Don’t Make These 6 Mistakes

If you plan on using social media for your entry level job search, be sure not to make the six mistakes mentioned in the following post.

Most everyone uses social media during their job search – and increasingly our social presence (or “social footprint”) is how we are represented to colleagues, networking contacts and potential employers. Despite this importance, people continue to make major mistakes on social media. And especially during the job hunt, these blunders could be costing you dearly…

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Posted January 24, 2014 by

Organizing Your Job Search From Start to Finish

Job search and resources surrounding it

Job search and resources surrounding it. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

When plotting out a job search, it can often be difficult to organize your process. There are job offers flying left and right, and there are people you could be reaching out to right and left. It’s overwhelming when you don’t have a solid plan, but the following steps will help put some perspective into your job-seeking task list: (more…)

Posted January 14, 2014 by

HOW to beat bad luck in the job market

Young female student looking in newspaper for a job

Young female student looking in newspaper for a job. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Sometimes sending a job application can seem similar to the spinning of a roulette wheel – really, all you can do is hope that the ball lands on your number and that you’re not pot out of luck come the end of the night.

And, if a big fat rejection pops up in your inbox, you’ll find yourself wondering if the gamble is even worth making.

In reality, not everything in the job market is a gamble – there are a number of ways that you can strive from a bottom-rung player to a high roller who’s matching the house at their own game.

Here are just a few tips to make that job search less of a gamble and more of an even playing field. (more…)

Posted January 06, 2014 by

Having Personal Connections Can Impact Your Search for Recent College Graduate Jobs

Congratulations!  Now that you’ve graduated, you need to find a job.  Do you know anyone that can help you in your search for recent college graduate jobs?  If yes, understand that having personal connections can have an impact on your job search, according to the following post.

You’ve likely heard the often used phrase, “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” When it comes to your career, this means “personal connections get you hired”. Indeed, in surveys, it’s typical for roughly half of employees to say that they found their job through a friend, family member

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Posted December 17, 2013 by

What Does It Take to Get an Entry Level Job in Medical Sales? 5 Steps to Follow

If you’re interested in getting an entry level job in the area of medical sales, the following post lists five steps to follow.

A career in medical sales is often filled with awesome perks, opportunities for growth, and a prettylucrative paycheckthat rises with experience. You’ve probably seen pop culture references, heard about the flexible lifestyle, and perhaps have friends in the industry. However, while a medical sales career is one of the more rewarding

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