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Posted July 07, 2014 by

5 Employers That Should Be On Every Recent Graduate’s Radar

Ken Sundheim

Ken Sundheim, Chief Executive Officer at KAS Placement Recruiting

When you work for a company that is growing, innovative and full of passionate individuals, you are much more apt to have a successful, fulfilling career.

Conversely, when you accept a job at a firm that isn’t run properly, you are bound to have your creativity handcuffed by bureaucratic management and be surrounded by unhappy, unambitious individuals.

Needless to say, for recent college graduates it is of the utmost importance to locate the firms that have winning attitudes, provide ample career growth and possess strong, determined leaders. (more…)

Posted June 24, 2014 by

How College Graduates Can Be Brazen on Their Jobs

At work, just like in life, confidence makes a difference in how we feel about ourselves.  College graduates working on jobs who need a more brazen attitude can learn how to get it in the following post.

You know how some words have an energy about them? Brazen is one. It gives an energy of power and confidence. Whereas its antonyms — timid, shy, meek — have a much different energy. Interesting how a simple word — brazen — can make us feel a certain way and elicit a sense of

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Posted June 24, 2014 by

Help Your Gen-Y Traits Stand Out Among Job Seekers

The things that matter to today’s graduates when it comes to finding workplace happiness are a bit different than that of generations past. In fact, when comparing Gen-X (born during the mid 1960s through the late 1970s) to Gen-Y (born early 80s to early 2000s), there are a number of factors that make them very distinct kinds of employees.

While Generation X is known for its entrepreneurial nature, confidence, and self-motivation, Generation Y is more technologically savvy, can multitask with ease, and isn’t afraid to take risks. As a member of Gen-Y, you’ll want to learn how to play up those attributes to employers so that they are perceived as strengths. For instance, it’s typical for more recent graduates to prefer a workplace that provides staff members with a lot of feedback, has team-building exercises, and gives recognition for a job well done. (more…)

Posted June 19, 2014 by

College Graduates, Seeking Promotions from Your Current Jobs? Obtain Them with These 5 Strategies

For college graduates with jobs looking for promotions in the workplace, the following post shares five strategies that can increase their chances of getting them.

Sometimes it seems like everyone is searching for the next best thing and following their bliss to ultimate employment fulfillment. But some like what they do. Not everyone wants to leave the company they work for; they simply want to climb a few more rungs up the ladder of success. Let’s face it, in

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Posted June 13, 2014 by

Recent Graduates, Do You Have Entry Level Jobs as Entrepreneurs? 6 Tips to Keep in Mind

For recent graduates who have entry level jobs as entrepreneurs and are looking for some advice, the following post shares six tips to keep in mind for success.

As founders, we learn from our own experiences. But you can’t know everything. If this is your first time starting up, it’s important to seek advice from people who have been there before. Let these six tips become part of your entrepreneur’s credo: (Click here to tweet this list.) 1. Know your differentiating factors You might not know this right

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Posted June 13, 2014 by

Just Started an Entry Level Job? 6 Ways to Move Ahead in Your Career

Now that you have started your entry level job, are you wondering how to move ahead in your career?  Learn six ways to do so in the following post.

John and Sally worked in the same company at the same position. Over the course of 12 months, John got sponsored to a promotion by his manager, worked his way up at two more companies and finally settled for a managerial position at the age of 28. She did earn several good raises and performance reviews, but that’s

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Posted June 12, 2014 by

9 Reasons You’re Not Landing an Entry Level Job and Ways to Succeed in Your Search

Are you wondering why you are not landing an entry level job?  The following post shares nine reasons, along with ways to find success during your search.

No job or internship search is perfect. We’re going to make mistakes. One mistake you can’t afford to make as a during an active job search, however: with every application, you (the “seller”) must pay close attention to what the employer (the “buyer”) wants…

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Posted June 10, 2014 by

You Should Be Using This Job Interview Technique

Anna Crowe

Anna Crowe

Every recent college grad is looking to bring home the bacon, but first you need a strategy for a winning job interview. If you’re looking to land your first big gig, you need to approach each interview with a game plan and fearlessness.

You need to come armed and ready with a powerful first impression, but how? It’s simple: tell your story.

Here are my tips for narrating the perfect story: (more…)

Posted June 03, 2014 by

Trying to Advance from Your Entry Level Job? Don’t Do These 4 Things

In order to advance from your entry level job, it is a good idea to avoid these four things mentioned in the following post.

Whether you want to achieve something big or just make a small change in your working life, the path to any new experience or outcome begins when you know what you want. While that sounds straightforward, in reality it can be the hardest part of change because we often struggle to talk about

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Posted May 22, 2014 by

Have Jobs for Recent College Graduates? How Happiness Leads to Career Success

For those of you who have or will search jobs for recent college graduates, make sure you feel good about your positions.  The following post features an infographic explaining how happiness leads to career success.

The average person spends more time doing work than any other activity. And yet most of us aren’t truly happy with the work we’re doing. That’s a problem. And now we know, thanks to this infographic from noomi.com, what might be the root cause of that problem. For years, we’ve

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