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Posted March 19, 2014 by

Using Phone Referrals to Recruit Candidates for Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 5 Tips to Increase Them

Recruiters, if you’re wondering how to increase your phone referrals to find candidates for jobs for recent college graduates, learn five tips in the following post.

Referrals are a vital part of recruiting. Not everyone you speak with on the phone will be the right fit for a job, so the best way to increase the number of qualified candidates you’re able to reach is to ask for referrals. People you’re referred to will be more receptive to hearing about the opportunity you’re calling about

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Posted March 19, 2014 by

On Recent Graduate Jobs that Require Presentations? 4 Tips that Will Leave a Positive Impression

Some recent graduate jobs may require young professionals to give presentations.  If you’re on one of them, learn four tips in the following post that will leave a positive impression about your presentation.

Wouldn’t you love to walk away from a presentation feeling confident that you nailed it? You want your audience — whether you’re speaking to your clients, colleagues or CEO — to be impressed. You want them to feel motivated, informed and maybe even a bit jealous of your mad presentation skills. But that’s not easy.

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Posted January 13, 2014 by

A Graduate’s Guide to Interviews

Young female job applicant waiting for an interview

Young female job applicant waiting for an interview. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Here are 7 key points to remember when you have been invited for an interview.

1. They Want You

One of the first things to appreciate when invited by a prospective employer for an interview is that they already think you are qualified to do the job. That’s why they want to meet you. Interviews are far more about seeing whether you will fit into the company culture and add something unique to the business. (more…)

Posted October 04, 2013 by

Feng Shui Your Dorm Room for Improved Grades and Reduced Stress

Amanda Greene

Amanda Greene

Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese practice of balancing and optimizing the “chi” or flow of energy throughout your living and working space. By following the home décor and design guidelines for Feng Shui, you can set up your dorm room to improve your environment and reduce stress. Feng Shui also can be arranged to help you focus on certain areas of your life that you want to improve upon such as relationships, success, health, career, and more. (more…)

Posted September 23, 2013 by

Starting a New Entry Level Job? 5 Ways to Become Organized

If you want to make things less stressful when starting a new entry level job, take the time to get organized.  Learn five ways to do so in the following post.

Starting your first job can be overwhelming and intimidating. You’re eager to prove yourself, produce quality work and stay on top of things — which you can do by mastering the art of staying organized. Right from the get-go, you’ll want to explore the advice and tools available to get yourself organized. By

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Posted August 15, 2013 by

Vacation Time? 12 Ways to Leave the Office Behind

Dawn Dugan

Dawn Dugan, Salary.com contributing writer

You work hard. You deserve your vacation. Yet in a world where we’re all shouldering more and constant connectivity is par for the course, leaving the office behind can seem difficult, if not impossible.

Yet with a little preparation and follow-through, work doesn’t have to ruin your vacation.

This article explores 12 tips to a restorative, relaxing, and work-free vacation you can truly enjoy. (more…)

Posted August 07, 2013 by

Dorm Living Tips and Advice

Amanda Greene

Amanda Greene

Each year a new set of college students get ready for the great adventure of dorm living. Just as college is a learning experience, new college freshmen moving into a dorm can learn from the advice of other college students who have already “been there and done that.” These students can help new college students learn what dorm life is all about, and provide tips and advice on how to make the most out of this wonderful experience. (more…)

Posted August 06, 2013 by

Are You Leaving Your Entry Level Job to Think About Your Next Career Move?

If you have not been happy in your current entry level job and want to make another career move, consider what to do during this time.  The following post offers some suggestions.

Are you thinking about taking some time off to figure out your next career step? Maybe you’re wishing you could take a break from your current job while you explore possibilities for the future. As someone who helps people create more fulfilling careers, I often talk with people who are in the midst of taking time off to figure

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Posted July 22, 2013 by

Hotel Industry Offers Entry Level Jobs and More

Are you thinking about a career in leisure and hospitality?  In addition to entry level jobs, the hotel industry has much to offer, according to the following post.

Leisure and hospitality added 75,000 jobs in June, 2013. Monthly job growth in this industry has averaged 55,000 thus far in 2013, almost twice the average gain of 30,000 per month in 2012. Within leisure and hospitality, employment in food services and drinking places continued to expand, increasing by 52,000 in June. Source: BLS.gov Infographic via 3BLMedia.com The hotel

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Posted April 10, 2013 by

Critical Career Advice: Don’t Skip the Entry-level Job | The Savvy …

While job seekers may one day dream about reaching the top of their chosen professions, keep in mind that we all must start somewhere.  In the following post, learn how entry level jobs are beneficial to your career.

Many of you soon-to-be college graduates are just starting your job search, and you’re probably looking at LinkedIn postings for mid-level management position on LinkedIn with visions of cool-sounding titles – and big paychecks – dancing in your head.

This is totally normal… I had the same “first job” fantasies myself. But what I got was even better: a series of entry-level jobs.

Don’t roll your eyes just yet.

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