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Posted September 12, 2014 by

Work on an Entry Level Job? How to Approach it Like a Boss

No matter whether you work on an entry level job or another position, you can have the mentality of a boss.  Find out how in the following post.

Don’t let Lonely Island mislead you; there’s more to acting like a boss than rolling high and taking liberties with your subordinates’ desks. It encompasses everything from refilling the coffee pot like a boss to going after that big-name client like a boss. No task is too big or too small to tackle with the

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Posted September 10, 2014 by

Seeking Entry Level Jobs in Business? 5 Things MBA Programs are Doing to Prepare You

For prospective MBA students who want to land entry level jobs one day, there are five things MBA programs are doing to prepare you for the future.  Find out what they are in the following post.

B-schools that want to stay relevant need to adapt to a quickly evolving field. If they don’t stay on top of those changes, they’ll leave alumni with outdated toolkits, huge debts and little to show for their time and tuition dollars. What does this mean for you, the prospective student? It matters because you’ll

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Posted September 03, 2014 by

Writing Resumes for Entry Level Jobs? 7 Myths that Can Harm Them

For those of you writing resumes for entry level jobs, don’t fall for these seven myths found in the following post that could harm these documents.

When it comes to resumes, many job seekers seem to think all they need is a cover letter to fill in those pesky work gaps and mention those in-demand soft skills. Unfortunately, that mindset means your resume ends up on the rejection heap – and that you stay unemployed. “There are quite a

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Posted August 14, 2014 by

Starting an Entry Level Job? 5 Tips to Find Success Early in Your Career

If you’re about to begin an entry level job, learn five tips to find early career success in the following post.

The primary advantage of having a mentor and listening to solid career advice: the head start it gives your career Through these mentors, and their been-there-done-that advice, you have the opportunity to skip the mistakes others have made – and to quickly learn the secrets of success – while

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Posted August 07, 2014 by

College Students, 7 Soft Skills that Can Help You Land Jobs in Today’s Job Market

College students can boost their chances of landing jobs in today’s job market by possessing these seven soft skills found in the following post.

What skills employers will come to value most as we move away from Industrial Age thinking, and dive even deeper into the Social Age? What soft skills no one even talked about five years ago must we must we pay attention to as we strive to compete well in the job market

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Posted August 05, 2014 by

Under 30 and Want an Entry Level Job in the Federal Government? You Are Wanted

If you are under the age of 30 and looking for an entry level job in the federal government, chances are employers want you.  Learn more in the following post.

When you think of where you’d love to get a job, does the federal government spring to mind? If you’re a Millennial, probably not. A recent Wall Street Journal article reports that the percentage of government employees under the age of 30 hit an eight-year low in 2013: a paltry 8 percent. That’s right: young people aren’t going to

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Posted June 26, 2014 by

Grads, Writing Resumes for Entry Level Jobs? What Should or Should Not Be on Them

When writing resumes for entry level jobs, graduates should not assume what will or won’t count on them.  In the following post, learn some things that should or should not be included on a resume.

Many young careerists – even those with a couple internships under their belt – feel as though their resume and LinkedIn profiles are, for lack of a better word, lacking. And sometimes this is true – especially when you’re up against someone with three, five and even ten years of at least

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Posted June 16, 2014 by

College Students, Need the Right Contacts to Find Jobs? 3 Tips to Build Your Network

For college students to find jobs these days, it is a good idea to have contacts who can assist them.  In the following post, learn three tips they can use to build a network.

As you build a great career, there are few things more valuable than a great personal network. And yet, many of the tasks that must be done to build a truly extraordinary network seem to go ignored. Perhaps it is because these tasks take us outside our comfort zones. Or because they require genuine effort. No

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Posted June 02, 2014 by

Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates? 6 Things to Consider about Your Job Search

Once new grads begin searching jobs for recent college graduates, they should consider six things about their job searches.  Find out what they are in the following post.

All around us, the caps have been thrown; the gowns have been stored (or at least thrown in the closet). Several million graduates are now descending on the workforce. And, sadly, way too many of them don’t have a clue what it takes to be successful at the next level. Before they can learn what it takes to

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Posted May 20, 2014 by

Applying for an Entry Level Job? How Your Resume Can Pass the 7 Second Test

If you are applying for an entry level job, make sure your resume can pass the seven second test.  Learn how it can in the following post.

Depending on who you listen to, it is widely believed that an applicant has between 6 and 10 seconds to impress the resume reader – the recruiter. Here, then, is my version of the 7-second test… and exactly what I look for, step-by-step, when I glance at a resume – and determine

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