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Posted September 08, 2014 by

Looking for an Entry Level Job in a New Career? How You Can Sell Yourself to a Potential Employer

Are you tired of your current entry level job and want to start a new career?  If so, find out how to sell yourself to a potential employer in the following post.

You graduated college, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. You envisioned the position you were going to pursue. You began working in an entry-level position and were promoted a few times — either earning that desired position or feeling as though you were on track for it. Five years deep into a career

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Posted September 04, 2014 by

College Students, 10 Goals for You to Set in Your Searches for Jobs

As they look for jobs, college students should consider setting these 10 goals for success in the following post.

When it comes to the Social Age job search, the most successful careerists know: we must create actionable goals and milestones that equate to real progress, and eventually result in a job offer. This means your goals need to be realistic and can be accomplished within a reasonable time frame. Regardless of the stage you are at in your job

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Posted August 29, 2014 by

Writing Resumes for Entry Level Jobs? 7 Ways to be Concise

When reading resumes for entry level jobs, employers and recruiters don’t want their time to be wasted.  In the following post, learn some tips to be concise during the process of writing your resume.

According to a CareerBuilder survey, one in six hiring managers spend 30 seconds or less reviewing resumes. So when we write our resumes, there is intense pressure to “sound good.” We use big or fancy words that will make their resume sound professional and well-written. We fill the resume with buzzwords and cliches. And

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Posted August 27, 2014 by

Applying for Entry Level Jobs? What Years of Experience Means in a Job Description

When applying for entry level jobs, how much should you weigh years of experience when reading a job description.  Learn more in the following post.

I’m going to let you in on a little job searching secret: The “years of experience” section of a job description is often a white lie. The job I got after graduating from college “required” 3 to 5 years of experience. (I had none.) The job I just got “required” 5+ years of

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Posted August 25, 2014 by

7 Questions College Graduates May Have about Jobs

The following post has seven questions that college graduates may have about jobs.

No matter who you are or what you do, you’ve likely had a “what if…” moment about your career. Especially if you’re a Millennial, this can be a tense time in your career where things can feel a little shaky. You may be worried about finding a job you like, or

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Posted August 07, 2014 by

Not Hired for an Entry Level Job? 15 Reasons Why You Were Beat Out

If you were hoping to land an entry level job, but ended up losing out to another candidate, check out the following post for 15 reasons why.

You’ve worked hard; you’ve done everything right. And now, you find yourself neck-and-neck with another candidate; the job will go to one of you. When you’re in this position, what makes the difference? How does an employer know who to choose, and who to disappoint?

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Posted July 30, 2014 by

Out There Networking for Entry Level Jobs? 10 Tips that Still Work Today

For people networking for entry level jobs, consider applying these 10 tips in the following post that might seem old school to you, but can still work in today’s job market.

In today’s fast-paced world of branded personal narratives and social media blitzes, it can be hard to slow down. You live in the golden age of ceaseless self-promotion, but that doesn’t mean your every exhale needs to contain a horn-tooting statement nor your every keystroke a mini press release. Yet, to many people, this is exactly what

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Posted July 17, 2014 by

Searching for Jobs, College Graduates? 10 Ways to Get Your Network Involved

When searching for jobs, college graduates should engage their networks.  How you ask?  Learn 10 ways to do so in the following post.

Quite some time ago, on my marketing blog called Fix, Build And Drive, I shared the math equation you see to the right. I referred to it as the “formula for growing, and leveraging, a professional network.” Contributed by some of my favorite guest bloggers, here are 12 powerful ways to engage your personal

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Posted July 14, 2014 by

7 Qualities of College Students Who Will Find Jobs After Graduation

For college students looking to land jobs after graduation, having these seven qualities in the following post can boost their chances.

It’s summer. The time of year when recent college graduates frantically search for jobs in an economy still struggling; a scary time for many. And yet, there are a select few who are rising to the top of the job search heap. This group of college graduates are the college seniors who’ve

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Posted July 08, 2014 by

Want to Move Your Entry Level Job Search Along? 3 Steps that Can Help

If you have been searching for an entry level job and feel like you’re not getting anywhere, check out three steps in the following post to help move your search along.

About an hour after I got married, I lost my job. I’m exaggerating slightly, but I’m sure that’s what my in-laws probably thought. After our wedding, I moved their Georgian daughter up to Boston for my job—and then promptly lost it. Those were not fun months. A lot of young professionals are in

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