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Posted July 01, 2014 by

What Recruiters Want to Know When Asking These 5 Challenging Interview Questions

Job seekers, here is a heads up on five challenging interview questions that recruiters may ask you.  Find out what they want to learn from you in the following post.

During a job interview, there are five questions you must absolutely be ready to answer. Why these five? Because recruiters and hiring managers have come to count on them as the best possible way to gauge your confidence, passion, sincerity and knowledge of the role for which you’ve applied as well as the mission of

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Posted June 27, 2014 by

Recent College Graduates, Need Some Help Finding Jobs on LinkedIn? 5 Tips to Create an Attention Grabbing Profile

Recent college graduates searching for jobs can create a LinkedIn profile to get the attention of employers by using five tips in the following post.

If you have neglected your LinkedIn profile, or wondering why it isn’t having an impact on your lead generation, then this article will give you five simple tweaks to help your LinkedIn profile start to win you work.  I regularly do research for my clients and prospects on the state of their social media efforts. Of

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Posted June 23, 2014 by

Would an Abundance of Entry Level Jobs in the U.S. Boost Salaries?

If you’re not for increasing the minimum wage, perhaps adding more entry level jobs to the U.S. workforce would create a pay increase for employees.  Learn more in the following post.

What could possibly help elevate the earnings of entry-level workers better than a new minimum wage law? How about a thriving economy and near-zero unemployment!.06/22/2014 0:07:16AM EST.

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Posted June 20, 2014 by

Disappointed You Didn’t Land an Entry Level Job or Internship? 12 Reasons You Came Up Short

If you did not get hired for an entry level job or an internship, the following post shares 12 reasons that could explain why.

You thought you nailed the interview – and you expected an offer. But the offer never came. The job or internship went to someone else.What went wrong? What happened that made the recruiter choose another candidate? When trying to understand how we could get so close but come up empty, we

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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 May 06, 2014 by

Did Your College Recruiter Tell You This? Advice to Keep in Mind for College

As a prospective student, your college recruiter might not tell you everything to expect during your time in school.  So, check out some advice to keep in mind for college in the following post.

There are more benefits in getting a college degree. The increased earning potential, as well as the social and intellectual stimulation, is worthwhile. Continue reading this article for advice on succeeding at college.

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Posted March 24, 2014 by

Want to Learn More about Recent College Graduate Jobs? Conduct Informational Interviews

Informational interviews can provide entry level job seekers with an opportunity to learn more about a career field.  So, how should you go about the process of setting them up and handling each step?  Find out in the following post.

In informational interviews, you talk with a professional from your desired field to learn more about their current line of work, their career history and obtain insider knowledge about the company (culture, availability of mentors, etc.). Informational interviews are also a great opportunity to ask advice about how to achieve your own career goals. Here’s what else you

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Posted February 19, 2014 by

Networking to Establish a Personal Brand to Help Your Search for Recent Graduate Jobs? Don’t Make These 9 Mistakes

Networking is a great opportunity to create a personal brand for yourself, which could also help your search for recent graduate jobs.  However, there are nine mistakes that could hurt your brand, according to the following post.

You may not know it yet, but while you are working hard to build a respectable personal brand – you may be doing the exact opposite. While you labor to extend your contact list and sphere of influence – you are actually limiting your potential. All because you’re making these nine easily fixable rookie networking mistakes:

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Posted February 05, 2014 by

Does the Minimum Wage Represent Only Young People with Entry Level Jobs?

One U.S. politician says that the minimum wage is primarily for young people with entry level jobs.  Learn more in the following post.

Entry-level jobs typically indicate positions that, while at the bottom of the totem pole, have potential for growth. Young adults take entry-level jobs at companies hoping to climb the career ladder. And while wages are lower,…

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Posted January 30, 2014 by

Beginning Your Entry Level Job Search? Break It Down

While the main goal of your entry level job search is to land a new position, it’s important to understand how to get there.  Learn more in the following post.

In a competitive job market, how can you stand out among the rest? What makes you different? What do you need to do to land the job? I recently read The One Thing by Gary Keller. In the book, Gary stresses the importance of narrowing your focus down to the ONE thing that will benefit you

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