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Posted May 08, 2014 by

Writing Resumes for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 5 Reasons Why You Should Customize Them

Job seekers writing resumes for recent college graduate jobs should keep the specific employer(s) in mind.  In the following post, learn five reasons why you should customize them.

Every recruiter I have spoken with strongly disagrees with one-version-of-your-resume-is fine philosophy. They believe that resumes should be customized to the opportunity the job seeker is applying for. You can find many reasons (or make many excuses) for not taking the time to customize your resume. But here are 5 reasons why

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Posted April 22, 2014 by

You’ve Finished Interviewing for an Entry Level Job. What Impression Did You Leave the Interviewer?

Now that you have completed your entry level job interview, how do you think the interviewer sees you as a candidate?  In the following post, learn what he or she might be thinking about after your interview.

During the interview, you do your best to make a good impression. When your job interview is over, there you are… stuck in the old waiting game wondering what the recruiter really thinks of you… Did I do as well as I could have? Did I make a good impression? Could

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Posted March 26, 2014 by

Are You Optimizing Your Resume in the Search for Recent College Graduate Jobs? 3 Tips to Apply

For those of you searching for recent college graduate jobs, make sure your resume is given the best chance to be found by recruiters and employers.  There are three tips in the following post you should take advantage of to achieve this goal.

When webmasters design a web site to be found by the search engines, they call the process (science? art? skill?) “search engine optimization.” Appropriate placement of the right words in the right place is critical to search engine optimization – and to your resume! Here are 3 areas you can use this technique so recruiters find your resume

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Posted March 25, 2014 by

Have You Been Turned Down for Recent Graduate Jobs? What You Should Do Next

If you’ve been rejected for recent graduate jobs, remember not to take it too personally.  In the following post, learn how to recover from job search rejection.

When you get turned down for a job, it is not a personal rejection, even though it usually feels that way. Nor is it a permanent rejection.

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Posted February 26, 2014 by

How You Can Approach Networking to Land an Entry Level Job in 2014

Do you need some guidance on networking to land an entry level job in 2014?  If so, learn how to approach this part of the job search in the following post.

Networking is a critical component of your job search success. Many people feel it is the most important. Countless studies indicate that employers prefer to hire candidates who are referred by current employees, as this is much more effective than reviewing hundreds of applications through job boards. So what is networking and how does one go about it

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Posted February 06, 2014 by

Interviewed for Entry Level Jobs and Haven’t Heard Back? 10 Possible Reasons Why

For candidates who have interviewed for entry level jobs, it can be frustrating after a long time has passed without hearing back from the employer.  However, before getting too upset, learn 10 possible reasons why you haven’t received feedback on your interview in the following post.

One of the most common frustrations for job seekers: wondering why they haven’t heard anything from the employer well past the stated hiring decision date. After all, the recruiter/HR person/hiring manager said they’d make a decision before the end of last week. Job seekers seem to assume that the process

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Posted February 04, 2014 by

Use Keywords in Social Media Profiles When Searching for Entry Level Jobs

How much do you focus on keywords when searching online for entry level jobs?  If you have not been doing so in your social media profiles, the following post shares three ways to make them more effective for your job search.

Your social profiles – especially LinkedIn – is like a permanent billboard placed on the Internet’s highway; it is visible, day and night, to employers shopping around for great job candidates. What many job seekers overlook, however, is the need to include the best possible keywords for their career and next job…

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Posted January 30, 2014 by

Think Your Resume is Enough to Land an Interview for an Entry Level Job? What Else Employers Are Doing

Employers will not only look at your resume when considering interviewing you for an entry level job, but find out what else they are doing to candidates in the following post.

In the current job market, many job seekers lament that submitting a resume is like banging their head against a wall. It doesn’t feel good, it’s extremely frustrating and a waste of time. You want that resume to get you a job interview, but more often than not, it doesn’t. And I think this could

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Posted October 17, 2013 by

Need Some Help When Searching for Recent Graduate Jobs? 4 Things Personal Networking Can Do for You

Don’t be afraid to ask for some help in your search for recent graduate jobs.  The following post discusses four things personal networking can do for you.

On Twitter this week, a message from Susan Avello (@susanavello) really stuck with me this week: “Build your network before you need it.” That simple sentence inspired today’s blog. For job seekers and young careerists, the message is simple: life and business change fast, you need to always be one step ahead…

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