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Posted August 14, 2014 by

Interviewing for Jobs, Recent College Graduates? How to Deliver a Winning Performance

The goal for recent college graduates interviewing for jobs is show the interviewer you are the best candidate for a position.  In the following post, learn how to deliver a winning performance during an interview.

Interviewing feels like a performance. You carefully put on your costume, assemble your props, and repeatedly go over your lines until you can recite your strengths and weaknesses in your sleep. However, you’re not a character – you’re you. Here’s how to give an award-winning performance, based on your true story.

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Posted July 09, 2014 by

3 Reasons Why Graduates Should Find an Internship

If you are a college graduate looking to get some work experience and potentially discover a career, the following post shares three reasons why you should find an internship.

Featured: Featured Students always ask me if they should try to intern after college. My response is that it always depends on the student’s circumstance and previous experience. One of our campus ambassadors from UCF just graduated and is interning at UniversalMusic Groupthis summer. I asked Kailee why she decided to intern after graduation and

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Posted June 09, 2014 by

What LinkedIn Says about College Recruiting in 2014

As graduates head off into the real world, they will have decisions to make concerning their career paths.  So for grads and employers who are interested, the following post reveals what LinkedIn says about college recruiting in 2014.

Another graduating class has walked across the stage, diplomas now in hand. Next step: the workforce. But what are these recent grads thinking? What about a career opportunity appeals to them most (and least)? What companies to they most want to work for? And where do they go to find work?

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Posted June 06, 2014 by

College Students, Are You Looking for Entry Level Jobs? Don’t Use This Word in Your Search

For college students searching for entry level jobs, there may be one word not to use to improve their chances of getting hired.  Learn what it is in the following post.

So, you’re a student. That means you’re interested in some field and study it from an academic perspective. Boring. And unremarkable. Why would a company want to hire a person that spent four years studying a profession… instead of doing? And we wonder why “students” have a hard time getting hired?

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Posted May 20, 2014 by

Searching for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 17 Realities Facing Grads

For those of you about to search for recent college graduate jobs, you should be aware of 17 realities facing graduates that are found in the following post.

It’s ONLY a selfie. That’s the argument from graduating students at the University of South Florida. School officials at USF have asked grads to not snap selfies as they receive diplomas. A quote from the Associated Press: “I don’t have an anti-selfie bent,” said Michael Freeman, the USF dean who made the selfie rule. “I would just caution students to think

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Posted March 24, 2014 by

Internship Finder, Don’t Forget to Follow Up with Previous Coordinators

As an internship finder, you might think that once this experience is over that it’s not necessary to stay in touch with the person who coordinated your internship.  However, in the following post, find out why it is a good idea to continue communication with any previous internship coordinators.

Featured: Featured If you’ve heard me speak before, you know my rule on staying in touch with professional contacts. You stay in touch with all of your professional contacts, past internship coordinators, past employers, and past co-workers three times per year! At my presentations I dance around the stage screaming this from the

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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 March 03, 2014 by

Want to Build Your Brand While Searching Jobs for College Students? 5 Benefits You Will Find

As you’re searching jobs for college students, you can also build your professional brand on campus.  Learn five benefits of establishing your brand while in college found in the following post.

College students are no longer waiting until after they walk across the stage to venture out into the professional world. They’re building brands, starting businesses and cultivating their careers in between classes, giving a whole new meaning to the phrase “young professional.” Two-thirds of U.S. colleges and universities — more than 2,000 schools &#

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Posted July 08, 2013 by

Tips to Help Candidates Searching for Recent College Graduate Jobs

Even though college graduates might face a challenging job market, they can still find employment.  The following post has tips to help them on their journey into the real world, as they search for recent college graduate jobs.

As a recent college graduate leaving behind the world of academia, you’re heading toward new hurdles on the immediate horizon. This is the time of the dreaded “quarter-life crisis.” Unpredictability seems to surround everything—particularly when considering employment opportunities and financial stability. You face a rocky start in an economy that’s still recovering from the Great

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Important Tips for New Graduates as You Head Into the Working World