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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 30, 2013 by

Create an Entry Level Job Opportunity Before One Opens Up

If you are having trouble finding an entry level job, learn how to create an opportunity for yourself with the company you wish to work for in the following post.

Just about every job seeker can tell this story: They apply for the perfect job opening. And then they wait. And wait. They never hear from the company. An organization may want to hire, and may post open positions, but that doesn’t mean it’s in a rush to fill them. Job seekers should note a new study by

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Posted July 24, 2012 by

8 College Degrees with the Worst Return on Investment

What’s more expensive than going to college? Until recently, the answer was easy: not going to college. Numerous studies over the years have shown that individuals with college degrees significantly out-earn those with high school degrees by $1 million or more over the course of a lifetime.

But as the cost of education increases faster than inflation and the economy remains relatively weak, people are beginning to question how they spend their education dollars. As student loans hit the $1 trillion mark and more and more graduates are faced with years of paying staggering monthly payments, many are starting to ask themselves, “Is it worth it?”

While there’s no doubt that a college degree increases earning power and broadens opportunities, today’s high cost of education means it makes sense to more carefully consider which degree you earn. When it comes to return on investment (ROI), not all degrees are considered equal. This article exposes eight college degrees with poor ROI. (more…)