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Posted September 18, 2014 by

Grads, Are Your Searches for Entry Level Jobs Taking Longer than Expected? Eliminate These 30 Mistakes

Graduates who believe their searches for entry level jobs are taking more time than they expected might be hurting themselves.  Learn 30 mistakes they should eliminate in the following post.

As many have discovered, effective job search methods have changed substantially in the last few years – and it can be hard to leave behind the job search techniques that used to work, but don’t in our current economy. You can, however, control what you do – and how you are spending your valuable time. And that means eliminating

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Posted September 05, 2014 by

Recruiters, Here’s a New Resource to Help You Find the Best Job Candidates

For recruiters trying to find the best candidates for job openings, the following post shares a new resource they might be interested in.

In many ways, recruiting is a lot like dating. So in the arduous process of finding the perfect match, what works for one might work for the other, right? That’s what Jobr thinks: This new job search app is taking its cue directly from the online dating world. Matching employees and jobs On the surface, Jobr

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Posted September 03, 2014 by

College Graduates, 12 Tips for Success When Interviewing for Jobs

When interviewing for jobs, college graduates should keep these 12 tips in mind in the following post to have success.

Many experts and mentors – and maybe even well-meaning peers and parents – will tell you that the only way to ace your job interview is to provide the perfect job interview answer to every job interview question. And while that is an important issue, so many other factors go into who gets the

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Posted August 26, 2014 by

Think Networking is a Nuisance When Searching for Entry Level Jobs? 3 Things that are Misunderstood

When it comes to finding entry level jobs, networking might not be your favorite thing to do.  However, it does not have to be hard either.  In the following post, learn three things that are misunderstood about this part of the job search.

Many job seekers say they hate the networking part of the job search. Apparently, those job seekers would rather spend (no, waste) time comfortably clicking on the “Apply” button on postings they find on job boards. But networking is easier, less scary and more natural (in terms of simple conversations) than you think…

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Posted July 18, 2014 by

College Graduates, Do You Ask People About Their Jobs When Meeting Them? Ask Questions Like These

College graduates who are networking for jobs should think about asking these questions in the following post when meeting people for the first time.

When you meet someone, what are the first questions you ask? Probably what their name is, where they’re from, and what they do. But is “What do you do?” a good question to ask anymore? Why are we so focused on what someone does for a living — and in today’s job-hopping society, does it even

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Posted July 11, 2014 by

College Graduates, How Social Media Can Provide Proof in Your Search for Jobs

As college graduates search for jobs using social media, they should understand how these sites can provide proof to employers of them as ideal job candidates.  Learn more in the following post.

Are you as passionate as your resume says about your profession or craft? Are you as positive as you hope and as likeable you’d like? Without knowing you, your digital footprint – your public profiles and online activities as reviewed potential employers – often best demonstrates who you really are. Recruiters refer to this online process as

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Posted July 02, 2014 by

College Students, Writing Resumes to Apply for Jobs? Make Sure to Customize Them

When applying for jobs with their resumes, it’s important for college students to customize them for each opportunity.  Get some tips on tailoring resumes in the following post.

Customizing your resume for each opportunity is not optional in most situations. Resume/application customization is becoming increasingly important now that most resumes and applications are stored in an employer’s resume database or applicant tracking system (“ATS”). In addition, several recent studies have indicated that the human reviewer – if/when they

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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 May 30, 2014 by

Looking for Recent College Graduate Jobs? Be Specific

In order to find recent college graduate jobs, job seekers must be specific about what they want so that potential employers know if they can fill their specific needs.  Learn more in the following post.

Imagine this posting appearing on Craigslist or the classifieds: “For sale: a mode of transportation to get you to work every day. Reasonably priced, environmentally friendly, and gets great mileage.” Not likely. And employers operate the same way when they have a job to fill…

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Posted May 28, 2014 by

New to Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs? Avoid Hurting Yourself by Making These 9 Mistakes

For new grads entering the workforce, keep in mind that any little flaw can cost you in your search for recent graduate jobs.  In the following post, learn nine mistakes to avoid so that you don’t hurt your employment chances.

Your first “real” job search (as a newly-minted young professional) is quite a learning experience. So many options; so little time! You can’t wait to hear those magic words: “You’re hired”. You don’t want to make job search mistakes that will extend your job search. But, you may not be clear on exactly what to

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